10 User Friendly Habits for Successful Home Gym Training

Are you dissatisfied with your current training program? Are you not achieving the results you had hoped for when you started training? If you are you stuck on a fitness plateau and are in need of some tips on how to start seeing progress then keep reading.I am sure you... Read More

How To Gain An Avalanche Of Energy!

For many people out there trying to become more energised and active they are terrified of committing to daily activity. It is so engrained in their minds that they might over train that they literally shy away from daily physical training and instead follow the herd and train two or... Read More

Why Do My Feet Hurt So Much When I Run?

If you are a seasoned runner you know the importance of a good running shoe. It can make the difference between a great running experience and potential injury.The problem is not being informed. Most people do not know that there is a proper shoe for your foot type. Knowing your... Read More

Exercise - Anxiety & Panic

Yes, all I'm afraid this does play a part in reducing anxiety and depression. As much as you may not like doing it (I've never been a huge fan of it myself) but once you get into it, you certainly feel better for it afterwards.Exercise is also helps increase your... Read More

Exercise: How To Keep Your Kids Moovin and Groovin

One out of five American kids is obese and the numbers keep going up. Lack of exercise is one reason for the obesity epidemic and it's a true epidemic that threatens health. In fact, this may be the first generation of kids in history not to outlive their parents because... Read More

Who Else Wants To Get In Shape in 35 Minutes?

Most of the physical fitness trainers, and coaches agree that doing some sort of resistance training, and cardio training, sets up a good foundation for all around fitness. What most people like to do is alternate days. M-W-F do resistance training and on Tues-thurs-sat do aerobic training or some other... Read More

After WLS: Walking for Wellness

Step for step, mile for mile, walking is the best cardiovascular activity you can include as part of your weight loss surgery success story. Walking is easy, accessible, inexpensive, individual and effective. It is the gold-star sport for real people with real lives. Formerly stigmatized as cheap transportation and a... Read More

15 Quick Tips for People Who Dont Like to Exercise

We've all had days when we don't have the energy to tie our athletic shoes, let alone bounce around in them. But exercise can give a daily blast to your mind, body, and soul.Here are fifteen quick tips to get you moving:1. Don't get intimidated by the prospect of a... Read More

Debunking Common Exercise Myths, Part 1

Myth #1: Heavy weights make you "bulky"Heavy weights typically do not lead to increased muscle mass, moderate weights do. Muscle mass is more of a function of volume (ie. number of sets x number of reps). Muscle mass is best gained using multiple sets (3-5) for moderate repetitions (8-12) at... Read More

Programming Brief: Exercise Order

One of the fundamental principles of exercise prescription, specifically resistance training, is the principle of exercise order. Which exercises do I do first? Which do I do last? Does exercise order really matter? From personal observations in the weight room, it would seem to many it doesn't matter. However, if... Read More

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Recognize Your Motivation to Exercise

The positive effects of exercise have been documented and reported... Read More

3 Great Weight Loss Exercises

It's a given that effective weight loss is much more... 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

Want To Get In Shape? Watch Another Infomercial!

You know I have always wondered how people of yesteryear,... Read More

Exercise Tips

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

Your Guide To Exercise

Even light exercise is good for you, so don't get... Read More

Speed Training With Intensity - Bound To Get Faster

Bounding can be a great addition to your high intensity... Read More

Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts: Part 4

Welcome to article number 4 in our series "Bodybuilding Sins... Read More

Sets And Reps - The High And Low Weight Workout

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

After Exercise Headache - More Serious Than You Think?

It's surprisingly common - you're exercising, everything's fine, and then... 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

How to Maximize Your Fitness Results

What I am about to reveal to you can make... Read More

Top 10 Tips For Finding Time For Exercise

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

How Exercise and Beta-Glucan Help the Immune System

It is thought that moderate exercise, such as speed walking,... Read More

Home Gyms with Free Weights

Having your own home gym with free weights is not... Read More

Benefit of Pilates

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

7 Ways To Guarantee You Stick To Your Workout Program

1. Begin Looking at Exercise Differently. Think of exercise as... Read More

Diet and Exercise ? Without Going to the Gym

Exercising and dieting are tasks that are very difficult for... Read More

Exercising In Heat

Summer is officially here. Finally you can pack away your... Read More

How to Pick a Good Personal Trainer

One of the major benefits of the YourBestBodyNOW Program and... Read More

After WLS: Walking for Wellness

Step for step, mile for mile, walking is the best... Read More

Exercise Tips: Move Your Body - Boost Your Productivity

Do you find yourself setting a New Year's Resolution (every... Read More

Warming Up Properly

In our 'Stretching' article series (http://optimumlife.co.nz/Fitness%20Articles/Stretching/Stretching1.htm), we discussed why it's... Read More

Exercise Intensity

"Physical Fitness"Some physical activities (exercise) are not intense enough to... Read More

The Truth about Spot Reduction

At any point, we can pick up the latest fitness... Read More