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reasons for hiring a personal trainer

Reasons For Hiring a Personal Trainer

Reasons for Hiring a Personal Trainer We all aspire to look good with a great body and to achieve that end we sign up at a good gymnasium and work out. But in most cases you do not consult a trainer and start using the gymnasium equipment on your own. It is no surprise that […]

effects of fitness on mental attributes

Positive Effects of Fitness on Mental Attributes

Most of the populace are aware about the positive effects of exercise on health, whereas another aspect of exercise is always been neglected that is the effect of exercise on mental health. The antidepressant properties of exercise have been demonstrated several years ago by the researchers. Research also shows that exercise has great impact to […]

standing abs exercises

5 Best Standing Abs Exercises

Exercising your ab muscles while standing is better than doing so on the floor as it engages more muscle and helps tone up entire torso. A regular workout to tone up your muscles in the ab is recommended four times per week. Ideally you should exercise your abs after your regular cardio and strength exercises. […]

heart-rate-monitor

Know If You’re Overtraining With A Heart Rate Monitor

We all know that exercise is vital to our health and should be undertaken on a regular basis, but it is possible to have too much exercise. A heart rate monitor is an exceptional accessory for fitness and sports activities because it helps maintain the right level of intensity for optimum health gain. Overtraining can […]

cardio exercises

Shed the Maximum Fats of Your Body During Cardio Exercises

The idea behind cardio is very simple. It helps you lose body fat. So the idea is to burn more calories than you take in. however, only rigorous training, and allotting more time to your cardio session doesn’t help you lose fat fast. For that you need to know the basic tricks and the tips […]

sports massage

Why You Should Take Time For Massage

Massage is essentially the science of touch. Known to have a pivotal role in child development, touch has been found to produce endorphins which are linked to feelings of love, comfort, and relaxation. This is no different in adults. The sensations have proven beneficial for those suffering from various psychological and physiological ailments, many of […]

Preventing and Treating Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness

Preventing and Treating Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness

One of the downsides to working out is the soreness that comes after. Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is that soreness and stiffness that sets in within 24 to 48 hours of your workout session. In the best case scenario it’s annoying, and can slow down your workouts. In the worst case scenario it can keep […]

Aqua Zumba and its benefits

What is Aqua Zumba and How to Get Best Benefit From It

What is Aqua Zumba? Zumba Fitness lets the participants work on their fitness based on dance moves on Latin and international music. The exercise entails a high impact workout that involves a routine of dance exercise moves on cue from an instructor. When this type of exercise in done in water like in a pool […]

Fitness Apps For 2014

Discover The Top 10 Essential Fitness Apps For 2014

Are you hooked to your fitness and workout sessions? Just can’t imagine yourself not exercising or working out? Well, welcome to the club. For all you fitness freaks out there, there is ample number of fitness apps available across all the various platforms. These apps serve many different purposes like improving your running, building stamina, […]

tips for Pilate DVD Selection

Wish to Have the Best Pilate DVD Selection? Follow These Tips

Pilates is a physical exercising system which helps in improving flexibility and muscle strength. It has several exercise routines for benefiting different parts of the body. If you are into Pilates or wish to learn the best way to do Pilate exercises, then you may either need to join a class or take DVD lessons. […]