Passiflora incarnata is more commonly known as passionflower. Also called apricot-vine, maypop, and maracuja, this plant is as exotic as its name implies, growing in the tropical areas of North, South, and Central America. Continue reading The Power of Passionflower
You know its bad when the Surgeon General issues a warning that lack of exercise is hazardous to your health. And that was back in 96. Since then, the stats havent improved much, either 25 of the American population is still sedentary and 60 do not exercise regularly Reference
For fitness minded folks, we could do worse than to follow the hour-a-day prescription outlined by the Surgeon Generals Healthy People Report. Its just a guideline, o… Continue reading Warning! Lack Of Exercise Could Be Harmful To Your Heath
Being physically active is a vital part of being healthy for any individual. Eating a balanced healthy diet and being active in your daily life are the two best things to help keep you healthy and young. Everyone should try to get in at least three days a week where they are doing some sort of exercise, although more is better. Weight bearing exercise is important for some individuals, especially those who are suffering from bone loss, or have a history of bone loss in their … Continue reading Fitness And You’re Health
In order to be effective, fitness training must be well assimilated and personalized. The process of learning and mastering the exercises properly takes a lot of time. Many of the movements must be practiced until they become automatisms; this way, the focus will be on the muscles that are worked out and on intensity of practice, rather than on the execution technique. But this routine of training has also some disadvantages. Continue reading The Routine of the Training
So you’re overweight, “fat”–to be honest–and you want to start exercising. Before you take off like an overlarge airplane and start preparing for the Olympics trials, stop right there. You may have it all figured out by now, after checking with your friends, the media and finally that fickle fiend known as the bathroom mirror, that a regular exercise program is the only way to fly when it comes to permanent weight loss. That entails working out or otherwise flexing your phy… Continue reading Get Started Exercising Now, But Take It Easy!
The pressures of daily life can be daunting, and with demanding careers and raising a family, working out is probably the last thing on your mind at the end of a busy day. However, physical fitness can benefit you in more ways than you think. Continue reading Making Fitness Part of Your Life
Obesity is one of the risk factors in many serious diseases like diabetes, heart ailment or gastro-related illnesses. Mans present lifestyle has made it almost impossible to avoid fatty foods. A closer look at the most-sought after restaurants for busy people includes diners that offer quickie but fat-filled meals.
Added to the proliferation of tempting food outlets is the busy schedules of people who barely have enough time to meet their family, much more to exercise. Th… Continue reading Why Choose Treadmills Over Other Exercise Machines
How do you regularly stay fit, healthy and flexible? A hale and hearty diet of nutritious fruits and vegetables is the key as well as regular and continuous exercise. Continue reading Be Lean, Mean Tips for Buying those Fitness Equipment Machines
Does it seem from time to time that when you go to the gym and do your workout routine, it just takes too long? What you need are some things you can do that will shorten your time in the gym, and still give you a good workout. Continue reading Some Tips to Help Shorten Your daily Workout
Whether you’re trying to lose weight, want to look sleeker in shorts, or improve your athletic performance, lunges should be part of your training program. Continue reading Shape Your Legs, Tone Your Butt and Build Strength