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Hydration: The Key To A Successful Workout

Hydration: The Key To A Successful Workout

Working out on a daily basis is an excellent way to lose weight and feel better. However, the key to enjoying the benefits of a workout is staying hydrated. The damage to your body from dehydration is far worse than any benefits you will receive. It is estimated that the human body can use or […]

The Belly Dancing Fitness Craze

The Belly Dancing Fitness Craze

Belly dancing has a calming effect and reduces stress mainly because the music is so rhythmic and soothing. Spiritually, homage is paid to the goddess in every woman so it is no wonder that it frees the mind and uplifts the soul. It is currently very popular as it is good for the body as […]

Exercising Outdoors Can Be Fun

Exercising Outdoors Can Be Fun

Outdoor exercising does not have to be a boring routine involving standing or sitting in one spot. There is a whole other side of outdoor exercise that you may want to explore. These are not your typical exercises like lunges, hill climbing, or jumping rope. What better place is there than outside amongst the elements […]

10 Healthy Snacks For Super Busy Moms Who Are Always On-The-Go

10 Healthy Snacks For Super Busy Moms Who Are Always On-The-Go

How many times have you experienced the morning rush in your kitchen? If you have a very busy schedule, you skip breakfast or lunch – and then make up for it later on.

How To Choose A Personal Trainer?

How To Choose A Personal Trainer?

A personal trainer can help you develop an exercise program, evaluate your level of fitness, and help you achieve your goals. Here are some tips on choosing a personal trainer. First and foremost, your personal trainer should be certified. There are a number of credible certifying bodies, including the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the […]

Healthy Food Choices For Children

Healthy Food Choices For Children

Most parents today are concerned with providing a well balanced healthy diet for their children. With the skyrocketing rate of obese children across the world, this is a very real concern. However, providing your children with healthy food choices does not have to be a battle. There are many nutritious foods you can offer that […]

Report Shows Cardiorespiratory Fitness Avoids Heart Problems

Report Shows Cardiorespiratory Fitness Avoids Heart Problems

The results of a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that people with a higher level of Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) are much less likely to die from heart diseases and other life threatening illness. The research team looked at data gathered from thirty three studies that had taken place […]

Should You Exercise When You Are Sick?

Should You Exercise When You Are Sick?

Your exercise routine is set. Keeping on track for your weight loss has been your goal, and you are close to achieving it. This morning though, you woke up not feeling like your normal self. You are not sure whether you should continue your exercise workout or not. Losing those pounds is important to you, […]

Fitness Options For The Supersize Woman

Fitness Options For The Supersize Woman

If you are a woman weighing more than 300 pounds, you may have despaired of ever finding a way to be fit. There is no reason, however, to think you cannot improve your fitness levels. Even if you weigh as much as 500 pounds, you can improve your fitness. The first step is to take […]

Kickboxing To Strengthen Your Heart

Kickboxing To Strengthen Your Heart

Do you ever feel sluggish, as if you might need to jump-start your body? Are you tired of being tired all the time? Maybe you are looking for something to strengthen your body and your heart, but you want it to be a lot of fun. Kickboxing workout can offer you both. Aerobic kickboxing adds […]