Don’t Fear Running Will Cause Arthritis Many runners are concerned that their exercise routine and other competitions that they partake in as part of their love of running are starting to deteriorate the health of their knees. Whilst many may worry that the wear and tear of running will ultimately ruin your knees or create a higher risk of osteoarthritis, research actually suggests that runners are reducing their risk of bad knees and osteoarthritis by running on a regular basis. According to Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Rheumatologist Alicia Zbehlik, MD, MPH, ‘A runner tends to be leaner on average and the lower […]
I say you should download BlockFit Quick & Office Workout app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch today as a means to get active during your day of sitting in an office chair. BlockFit Quick Home & Office Workout app has solved the problem of office workers not getting enough activity during their 9-5 day.
Protein: it’s an essential part of any diet. And it’s especially important for those who exercise regularly, as it plays a major role in recovery. Protein has a lot of jobs, including helping your muscles repair, grow and get ready for the next workout. That’s why you’ll often see people at the gym consuming shakes and bars to maximise the impact of their workout. Protein supplements are widely accepted as an effective way to make sure your body gets the nutrients it needs. These supplements come in many forms, but protein powder is enduringly popular. Most commonly added to water […]
When you put forth effort to smile every day, do some form of exercise every day and change your diet to be more of a balance between good and bad; then you will ultimately find out that you are being the best you possible!
When you’re juggling kids, work, keeping your home clean, family, and your relationship, it can be hard to keep up with working out. It seems that working out is one of the first things to go when you’re feeling a little overwhelmed. There has to be a way to get some exercise in throughout your busy day, though, right? Well, there are! Here are a number of different workouts that you can do throughout your day without taking too much time out of your day. If you’re a mom, one of the easiest ways to add some exercise to your […]
Feeding your kids is hard. Sometimes they don’t want fruit and vegetables. Just try and keep them on a wide and nutritious diet as much as possible. They’ll thank you for it eventually.
Regardless of your plans this holiday season, don’t forget to make time for your fitness routine. Here are seven ways you can incorporate exercise into your holiday plans. Get a Partner It is a lot easier to stay motivated and follow through on a commitment when there is someone to hold you accountable. Find someone to be your workout partner and have them encourage you to remain committed to your fitness routine. Go for a Walk One of the best things about walking to stay in shape is that you can squeeze it in at any […]
There is nothing wrong with wanting to lose a few pounds or inches. There is nothing wrong with wanting to be stronger or faster or to have more endurance. Getting fit is a good goal! It is how you go about achieving that goal that contains all of the problems. There is no field filled with more scam artists and profiteers than the health and fitness industry. Think about all of the weird fads, crazes and “get healthy right now” schemes you’ve probably come across in just the last couple of months: cabbage soup diets, Atkins, Paleo, Shake Weights, BowFlex, […]
While some people enjoy exercising and can motivate themselves to follow a fitness program faithfully, others may need someone to guide and motivate them to achieve their fitness goals. It is a good idea to engage the service of an in-home personal trainer if you are new to exercising or have a busy lifestyle. Here is a look at how hiring an in-home personal trainer can be beneficial to you. Saves Time In-home personal training eliminates the need to spend time packing a bag, traveling to the gym and finding a parking spot. This is especially important if you have […]
Those sports drinks you are purchasing at the grocery store or health club may come in fancy packaging and be convenient, but you are paying four to five times more than you would for the raw ingredients to make these nutritious drinks at home. Sports drinks are great for helping to replenish the body’s energy either before or during exercise and every nutritious sports drink requires a combination of water, electrolytes such as sodium and potassium, and carbohydrates. The Most Economical Mixtures. One of the most economical and satisfying sports drinks you can concoct at home that costs only pennies […]