Basic Abdominal Exercises

If it's six pack abs that you're after, daily abdominal exercises are the key to reaching your goal. There are a variety of effective abdominal exercises that you can try out to find which one is best for you. Or, for maximum results, you can combine a few different abdominal... Read More

The Benefit of Back Exercises

Back exercises are often prescribed effectively as an alternative to surgery. Doing daily back exercises can significantly reduce back pain related to a variety of common ailments. However, not every exercise is appropriate for some conditions and certain back exercises may even make the problem worse. This is why it's... Read More

The Importance of Stretching Exercises

Muscles and connective tissues shorten over time and that results in less flexibility. If your muscles have gone some time without being used, they tend to become weaker and quite stiff. The risk of injury is greatly increased when you start to use those muscles suddenly. If you are doing... Read More

Benefits of a Good Training Journal

Most of us have trained at one part in our lives. Chances are if you've ever taken your training seriously you've used a training journal or a training log.The main difference between training journals and training logs, is what you document in them after each workout or day, etc. Training... Read More

The Degradation of Fitness Science

The world and our selves evolve and exist in a cyclic fashion; good times and bad? ups and downs? we experience changes that seem to repeat, including everyday cycles of sleep-wake and cell regeneration. History is a broad example of cycles, whereby we enter the "dark ages" followed by an... Read More

3 Great Weight Loss Exercises

It's a given that effective weight loss is much more then simply going on a "diet". To really lose weight and (hopefully) keep that weight off, you need to add exercise to the equation. For Most people, weight loss exercise means aerobics ? running, jogging, kickboxing or some other type... Read More

Planning An Exercise Program

When designing an aerobic or strength training exercise program, fitness professionals, such as personal trainers and gym instructors, invariably use the F.I.T.T. principle as their starting point. The good news is that with a little bit of knowledge anyone can use this principle in designing an exercise program that will... Read More

What is the Best Exercise for Weight Loss?

It is a common misconception that aerobic exercise tones/firms muscles. Actually it accomplishes very little toning/firming. Resistance exercise (weight training) is where real toning/firming of muscles occurs.Doing both aerobics and weight training is the optimal way to lose more fat and gain more muscle. If you are trying to lose... Read More

Home Gym Workout Routines

Home gym workout routines can take the hassle out of staying healthy. How often have you claimed your busy schedule as the reason you could not get to the gym? How many times have you skipped a workout you knew would make you feel better because the fatigue of traffic... Read More

6 Things A Norwegian Fable Teaches Us About Healthy Perseverance Part 1

Author, H. Besser, in his book, "Perseverance: How To Develop It," shares a Norwegian fable about a man who left his hometown to rejoin his fianc?e. They were to get married when he arrived.On the way he chose to take a different route because the direct route to his fianc?e... Read More

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Stretching for Health

Lack of flexibility is now seen to be a major... Read More

Exercise & Motivation, Part 2: Overcoming Inertia & Getting Started

In the first article in this series (http://tinyurl.com/8ztbo), we gave... Read More

Exercise and the Time Clock

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

Benefit of Pilates

One of the main benefits of Pilates is it refreshes... Read More

Sets And Reps - The High And Low Weight Workout

Big weights! Wicked pump! I always get caught between two... Read More

Lower Back Extension Exercise

This is an excellent exercise for the lower back that... Read More

Get a Health Screening Before You Start Training

So, you have decided to hire a personal trainer to... Read More

Flattening Your Stomach in Four Easy Steps

You look at it every day and wish it would... Read More

Attention, Ladies!

Building those impressively sleek shoulders takes a great deal of... Read More

Yoga

Yoga traditionally conjures up images of long hair, loin cloths... Read More

Exercise Tips

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

No Pain, No Gain Isnt True For Arthritis, But Exercise Is Still Important

Recent studies have shown that exercise may acually help people... Read More

Top 10 Tips For Finding Time For Exercise

If you're like most people, finding time for exercise... Read More

Super Secret Exercise Tips for People with Arthritis

People with arthritis should exercise ? but they need to... Read More

Exercise And Stress

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

Get Fit From Home!

-------------------- Things Around The House --------------------Don't feel that just because... Read More

Are You A One-Dimensional Trainer?

Most people are classically biased toward one of the three... Read More

Some Great Ideas on Staying Fit

Physical exercise is something that you need to do on... Read More

Strength Training FAQs

Do you need some beginner's strength training 'how to' information?... Read More

Keep Exercise Journals For Real Results

Always make sure to keep a detailed training journal. By... Read More

10 Workout Mistakes Cheaters Make

"When I'm lifting free weights, I tend to go pretty... Read More

Benefits of a Good Training Journal

Most of us have trained at one part in our... Read More

Basic Abdominal Exercises

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

Triathalon Racing, It Starts At The Beginning

Long before you can enter into triathalon racing, you will... Read More

Bodybuilding, Weight Loss, and Exercise Tips ? Goal Setting for Long Term Results

My name is Greg Ryan. I am a fitness expert,... Read More