Cardiovascular

Selecting a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program for Heart Health

Selecting a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program for Heart Health

A heart attack is a scary, life-changing event. You want to think that, once it’s over, it’s over, and you won’t have to worry about dealing with heart trouble again. However, nobody is simply able to forget about what happened, jump out of bed, and get back to normal. Before you start up your old routines, you’ll need to go through a cardiac rehabilitation program that will help you learn to live a heart-healthier life. (more…)

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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→

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→

Example of Anaerobic Exercise

Examples of Anaerobic Exercise

Anaerobic exercise is a form of high-intensity exercise that increases a substantial oxygen deficit. When performing at elevated intensity levels, your cardiovascular system has a challenging time delivering the oxygen requirement needed to your muscles fast enough.  Continue Reading>>

4 Weeks to Fit & Fabulous

lose weight and inches is 4 weeks

You really can get fit and fabulous in just four weeks, but get ready to work. Each week will include three sessions of strength training every muscle group… Continue Reading>>

Fitness and Diet for Pregnant Mama’s – My Personal Account

Pregnancy fitness and diet

When I found out I was pregnant again, I decided that since I had not lost all the baby weight from the previous pregnancy, I wanted to gain little to no weight. Illness and extreme fatigue blew that idea out of the water. Continue Reading→

Toning and Losing Inches While Pregnant

Staying fit while pregnant

Pregnancy creates considerable stress on a woman’s body. Scientific studies show, however, that for healthy pregnancies, exercise offers remarkable advantages. Continue Reading>>

A Comparison of Elliptical Trainers

Elliptical machines

Ellipticals, which are aerobic, low-impact machines, can be found in most fitness facilities and home gyms. They work the upper and lower body simultaneously in addition to the core muscles of the abdominals and back. Continue Reading>>