Is the TreadClimber as Great as It Looks?

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Bowflex has some incredibly compelling commercials for the TreadClimber exercise machine. Unless you live under a rock, you know that’s the exercise machine that combines a treadmill with a stair climber with an elliptical motion to give you a workout that is three machines in one. The testimonials you see are very convincing, but is Read more …

10 Ways To Make Your Workout Work with Your Life

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Everyone has just 24 hours in a day, but some people are able to do a lot more with that time than others. The key to fitting exercise or any other activity into your life is proper time management. If something is important, you can make time for it, and your health should definitely always Read more …

Should You Exercise While Under the Weather?

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Should you exercise when you’re sick? A recent study at Ball State University shows that exercising when you are sick isn’t bad for you. In fact, the results indicate that moderate physical activity can make you feel better when you’re under the weather. Study participants who exercised reported that they felt better, even though their Read more …

How to Eat Before and After a Workout

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In order to maintain your optimal weight, the calories you consume should equal the calories you burn.  We lose weight by reducing the overall number of calories we consume and increasing the calories we burn through exercise and other daily activities.  From a mathematical standpoint, it doesn’t matter when you consume calories or when you Read more …

A Bowl of Cereal Just as Good for Sports Recovery

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Back in 2008, nutritionists and sports enthusiasts agreed that protein drinks offered the best chance of improving an athlete’s performance. Current studies, however, show that a bowl of high-fiber, whole-grain cereal is just as helpful to an athlete recovering from exercise. Why Protein Sports Drinks? In 2008, a study was published in the Journal of Read more …

The Talk Test and Workout Intensity – Does it Really Work?

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For many years, the talk test has been used as a means of measuring aerobic intensity. Many fitness experts question the effectiveness and accuracy of the test. The talk proposes that if you can carry on a light conversation, then you are in a good range of intensity for fat burning and cardio results. Proponents Read more …

2 Quick Ways To Tone Your Arms

2 Quick Ways To Tone Your Arms Having strong, toned arms is an absolute must these days if you are into fitness. The good news is that in order to achieve this look you will not have to spend hours at the gym. By doing a few simple exercises, three times a week, you will Read more …

10 Essential Diet Foods

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When it comes to the best diet foods, it is important to remember that a healthy, balanced diet is the best way to lose weight. Through portion and calorie control, you can lose weight without feeling hungry: 1. Non Fatty Fish: This is a good source of protein and Omega 3 fatty acids that is Read more …

Reasons To Lighten Up Naturally

Many people are so desperate to lose weight that they are willing to sacrifice anything to accomplish weight loss. This means developing eating disorders, taking hazardous pharmaceuticals, and choosing risky surgical procedures that can detriment a life  and the well-being of a person. There is much substantiation into the theories that these harsh methods of Read more …

Fast Weight Loss Tips

Here are the top 3 Fast Weight Loss Tips. Find more fitness videos at http://diet.com/videos. Start your new years resolution off right with a healthy lifestyle diet and exercise plan. These free weight loss diet tips will help you lose fat and weight fast! Happy New Years and clip this video for future art reference. Read more …