Why You Should Learn Tai Chi

Learning Tai ChiTai Chi combines movement, meditation and breathing, to enhance the flow of vital energy in the body, to increase both physical and mental well-being.Tai Chi is one of the most broadly applicable systems of self-care in the world and is suitable for both young and old alike.In China,... Read More

What the Philosophy of Tai Chi Can Do For You

Taoist PhilosophyTo understand the purpose of the form it is important to understand its basis and roots.The origins of Tai Chi go back over 5,000 years and are based in Taoist philosophy developed and refined by the great Taoist thinkers such as, Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu.The... Read More

Muscle Cramps and Exercise

Quite often runners and exercisers experience painful muscle cramping either during or immediately following a strenuous exercise bout and as a result, these types of cramps have become known as Exercise Associated Muscle Cramps or EAMCs. Much confusion surrounds the causes of EAMCs including dehydration to electrolyte imbalances. This article... Read More

3 Exercises for Good Posture and a Six-Pack

These days many people spend a significant part of their day slaving away over a hot computer and as a result, their posture is not what it should be. Bad posture can result in short-term discomfort such as neck stiffness and headaches and also lead to more serious problems in... Read More

The New Discovery That Makes It Possible To Get An Effective Workout In Less Time

The Art of Multifunctional TrainingPeople often complain about how they just do not have enough time to spend working out in a gym. It seems every year the lives of many Americans become more hectic and they have less time to devote to bettering their health. As a certified personal... Read More

Avoid These Top 5 Workout Myths

Do you know the health and fitness industry is plagued by an over abundance of workout myths? A myth is a fiction or half truth, especially one that forms part of an ideology. Rob tells Jen about a new fitness program that is suppose to deliver amazing results; Jen tells... Read More

Burn that Fat - The Most Efficient and Effective Exercise Yet Devised by Man!

Rebounding: Health and Fitness BenefitsAs quoted by NASA, rebounding is "the most efficient and effective exercise yet devised by man". It is an excellent, non-impact, aerobic excercise gained by bouncing on a mini-trampoline.The benefits of rebounding are astonishing and have been promoted significantly within the last decade.It is a unique... Read More

Top 10 Exercise Mistakes and How To Fix Them

This is a list of ten common mistakes made during exercise. Quite often the exerciser and even the personal trainer or coach is unaware of these mistakes, decreasing the effectiveness of the exercise and even risking injury. This list describes each "mistake" but follows with a suggested "correction". You may... Read More

Super Charge Your Metabolism

1. Cardio in Combination with Strength Training- If you need to combine your cardio with Strength training then do your Cardio AFTER your Resistance Training workout. You need that extra energy for the Hi Intensity Strength training and you also want to pump blood into your muscles after you have... Read More

The Truth About Lactate and Exercise

For years exercise scientists and physiologists have preached that lactate/lactic acid build-up in the muscle is the direct cause of muscle fatigue and a decrease in performance. It is proposed that lactate builds up in the muscle cells during intense exercise and literally "poisons" them, essentially shutting down activity biochemically... Read More

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The History of Pilates ? It All Began With One Sickly Child

A look into the history of Pilates helps you understand... Read More

Exercise Equals Fun!

Getting America's children to exercise has never been more difficult... Read More

Different Exercises Schedule to Combat Diabetes, Arthritis, and Obesity!

Different Health Problems generally do not allow us to do... Read More

Why Do My Feet Hurt So Much When I Run?

If you are a seasoned runner you know the importance... Read More

Calf Cramps - How To Get More Gain For Less Pain!

I cannot imagine that there is anyone past the age... Read More

Mom, How F.I.T.T. Is Your Workout?

Moms don't have the time or desire to mess around... Read More

2-Minute Fitness

Why would I want to write about yet another fitness... Read More

Sports Specific Exercise

The Greek physician Galen (AD 129 ? 210) is generally... Read More

Exercise and Diet ? For Your Waistline

Caring for your body is the most important thing you... Read More

Have a Detailed Exercise Plan Before Training

You would never build a house without a site plan,... Read More

Doing vs. Performing: The Difference Between Exercising and Getting Results

Back when I was young and living on my parents'... Read More

Exercise and the Time Clock

I have to admit that I sometimes find it amusing... Read More

Movement That Matters: Exercise With a Greater Purpose

You've seen the commercials Ive fallen and I cant get... Read More

Exercise And Stress

"Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize... Read More

Lance Armstrong, Exercise, and Will Power? Characteristics that Make a Champion!

The Tour De France, arguably may be the hardest sport... Read More

Stay Mentally Focused When Training

When you decide to exercise, try to really stick to... Read More

The Right Exercise Intensity

We've all heard the exercise guidelines that recommend we participate... Read More

Exercise Is a Key to Good Health for All of Us

There's plenty of evidence that an essential component of a... Read More

Exercise Tips

Exercise TipsThe most effective exercise regimen includes both strength training... Read More

Workouts That Travel

A vacation can do wonders for reducing stress levels, but... Read More

VO2 Max- Exposing the Myth

VO2 max is defined as the maximal amount of oxygen... Read More

The Many Benefits of Exercise

Health experts encourage us to include exercise as a necessary... Read More

The New Discovery That Makes It Possible To Get An Effective Workout In Less Time

The Art of Multifunctional TrainingPeople often complain about how they... Read More

Basic Abdominal Exercises

If it's six pack abs that you're after, daily abdominal... Read More

3 Steps To Starting a Successful Fall Exercise Program

Ah, the crisp cool breeze, the invigorating feel of the... Read More