Fitness

Preventing a Fall During Pregnancy: Strength and Balance Exercises

Fall Pregnancy strength and Balance ExercisesPregnancy is a time of remarkable physical and emotional changes, from your growing belly and glowing skin to that all-too-common moodiness and forgetfulness. You may have even noticed significant changes in your sense of balance, causing you to trip and stumble more than before.

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How to Keep the Legs Slim After a Long Layoff From Running

Keeping the Legs Slim After a Long Break From Running

Occasionally, seasoned and beginning runners are required to take a hiatus from running due to pain, injuries or deconditioning. Runners often have to stop running due to issues with their hips, thighs, ankles, feet and shins. Continue Reading>>

Could My Running Insoles Make My Calves Burn?

Burning Calves from Running Shoe Insoles

Experiencing burning in your calf muscles may be caused by a number of conditions. The calf muscle is situated on the back of the lower leg. The two muscles that make up the calf are the soleus and gastrocnemius. Continue Reading>>

Pro Form 920 Treadmill

Pro Form 920 Treadmill Specs

The Proform 920 model treadmill was built in the mid-1990’s by Proform Fitness Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Weider Health and Fitness, Inc. This treadmill has since been discontinued to make room for newer models. Continue Reading→

Exercises Without Equipment That Really Work Fast

Exercises Without Equipment Fast Results

Working out with equipment is not always practical in this fast-paced world. An effective method to get fit fast without equipment on the road — or at home — is with body-weight exercises. Body-weight exercises use the weight of your body instead of weights or machines to provide resistance to build muscles fast. Talk with your doctor before you begin a new exercise regimen. Continue reading →

Swimming for Youth

 

kids swimming benefitsSwimming is fun and lifesaving sport and an excellent form of exercise. As a form of exercise, swimming has many advantages. According to the CDC, swimming works the lungs, heart, joints and the muscles of the whole body. It is fun fitness activity that is primarily a summer sport but can be extended to year-round, providing an indoor pool is accessible. Continue Reading→

The Best Cross Trainer Machines for Seniors

The best eliptical machines for Seniors

Exercise is important to seniors as you age to help you maintain your independence, mobility, wellness and quality of life . Regular exercise can help to prevent and improve many diseases and conditions according to the National Institute on Aging. (more…)

Rhomboid Exercises for the Shoulder Blades

Rhomboid Exercises for the Shoulder Blades

The rhomboids major and minor work collaboratively with other muscles of the back and shoulder to pull shoulder blades together. By strengthening the rhomboids, you can improve your posture, decrease shoulder tension and lessen mid-back pain. Continue Reading>>

Exercises to Strengthen the Supraspinatus & Infraspinatus Muscles of the Shoulder

Exercises to Strengthen the Supraspinatus & Infraspinatus Muscles

The supraspinatus and infraspinatus are two of the four muscles in the shoulder that make up the rotator cuff. The infraspinatus muscle is in charge of shoulder external rotation. Continue Reading>>

List of Strength Exercises for Kids

weightlifting for childrenStrength exercises can help kids build healthy muscles. With an appropriately organized program, kids can advance their strength, endurance and performance. Usually, if the kid is ready to play organized sports, beginning strength exercises is safe.

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