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arm exercise

Best Arm Exercise – for Toning and Size

When it comes to arm exercise, the requirements for men and women tend to be somewhat different – while most men would like to increase bulk and size, most women tend to want toning of the arms; particular the kind of arm exercise that will help get rid of the loose or flabby tissue that […]

gym fitness equipment

Gym Fitness Equipment and Other Gym Factors to Consider

If you have made the decision to join a gym, congratulations to you. And if you made a full commitment to taking charge of your health and making a change then an even bigger congratulations to you! When you pick out a gym there are several factors to consider, such as the gym fitness equipment, […]

tae bo

Resurgence of Tae Bo Fitness

The 1990’s saw a surge of popularity for the aerobic exercise routine of Tae Bo, a form of Cardio boxing (the ‘tae’ comes from taekwondo and the ‘bo’ comes from boxing) developed by taekwondo practitioner Billy Blanks. Over a hundred million workout programs of Tae Bo have sold since it was first introduced. Recent reports […]

mental fitness

5 Tips for Mental Fitness – Part 2

In part 1 of the post, we discussed about some tips to help you keep your brain fighting fit. Here are some more of them: 1. Drink Coffee. It may be reviled for a number of reasons, but new research is showing how the caffeine in coffee has a protective effect on the brain, even […]

double chin exercises

Double Chin Exercises that Can Work for You

First and foremost one has to understand that one can do all the double chin exercises in the world and never get rid of your double chin or jowls, so long you are overweight and carry around a lot of excess fat all over the body. If however you are committed to an effective fitness […]

mental fitness diet

4 Tips for Mental Fitness – Part 1

As you try to keep your body fit, try not to leave out the most important body organ and take steps to keep your brain fit. Here are some tips to help you keep your brain fit: 1. Eat a diet that has a low glycemic index so that food gives sustained release of energy […]

foods for weight loss

7 Foods that Help in Weight Loss and Enhance Fitness

You may not have associated cheese with weight loss, but there may be some surprises in this list of 7 foods to help you lose weight and keep fit- 1. Full fat cheese can help you lose weight because of its linoleic acid content that helps give a boost to the metabolism. 2. Almonds may […]

human growth hormone

Human Growth Hormone Suppression Could Prevent Diabetes and Cancer

The human growth hormone could be a preferred choice for those looking to combat the impact of advancing age or people could be using growth hormones for other reasons. But now recent research has shown that less growth hormone could mean preventing cancer and diabetes. A small, unknown community of people in Ecuador demonstrated this […]

fitness at home

Fitness at Home – Ways to Bring Fitness into the Home

It could be that you don’t have the time to enroll in a gym or fitness center, or that it is an expensive or impractical proposition for you. For any of several reasons you would prefer to have the option of fitness at home. Here are some fitness at home options that may work for […]

fitness fire

Tips to Keep the ‘Fitness Fire’ Going

Keeping to fitness plan can be difficult for so many reasons – there is boredom, losing motivation, feelings of monotony, wanting to sleep just that little bit extra; there are all the excuses that creep back and send you back to square one. So what can one do to keep the fitness fires stoked? Personal […]