Category: Fitness

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Fitness for Seniors

Staying fit is the key to healthy aging for seniors. Remaining active will help reduce the impact of illness and enhance mobility, flexibility and balance. Exercise also helps to improve sleep, boosts energy, promotes a sense of well-being and improves memory. All these benefits allow older people to keep their independence longer. Regardless of age, health,...

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How to Get Ready to Run on the Trails

You’re almost ready for your trip on the trails. There’s only one tiny problem: you are short a few supplies. Even if you think you’ve got everything, odds are you don’t. Most people forget to take important items like energy-dense food, good quality dry clothing, and even enough water. Sure, food and water is always on...

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Getting Fit: Exercise Tips for Beginners

You are certainly familiar with the importance of exercise.  It seems every time you turn around there is someone spouting the benefits of improved health, right? But rarely do you hear how to go about starting an exercise regimen.  For beginners, the exercise process can be intimidating and raise many questions.  What type of exercise should...

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Fitness Swimming Tips

Swimming is an excellent exercise that benefits the whole body, and helps maintain an ideal body weight as well as improve overall fitness. Swimming is a challenge for people who are afraid of having water get into their nose, or who feel that it irritates their eyes. But once you get the hang of it, however,...

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5 Sports That Will Help You Keep Fit

Some may tell you to go to the gym; some may say to spend some time for an evening walk to build a healthy body. Most of us find it so hard investing our time doing these things to keep us fit. What if we see an easy solution with which we will not end up...

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Cardio and Diet – How Improved Fitness and Nutrition Enhances Energy Levels

If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. – Hippocrates Is there really a mystery to enhancing and improving your energy levels and stamina? Well, scientifically speaking it isn’t. There are quite a number of...

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Building Up : 10 Advanced Muscle-Building Tips

Here are 20 tips, this time for more advanced athletes, especially if you’ve been training for a couple of years already. 1. No More Than Four Lifting weights 5 or more days a week is unnecessary and can quickly lead to over-training, especially when engaging in other physical activities, like cardio and sports. 2. Limit Workouts to...

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Boost Your Immune System by Hitting the Gym

If you are in the habit of exercising on a regular basis then there are high chances that you’re helping strengthen your body’s immune system. Recent studies have shown that working out even a few times a week can help you bring down the number of colds you experience each year. So besides keeping your body...