Being familiar with all the muscles in the body will help you plan your daily workouts to help tone problem areas, build muscle, or lose weight. Each muscle group has a specific function. In this article, we will describe the major muscle groups in . . .
To lose weight, the calories burned need to be greater than what are consumed. Exercise can help you shed excess pounds by burning off extra calories. It’s important to find an activity that you will enjoy and fits easily into your lifestyle, so . . .
Broccoli is a green vegetable that resembles a miniature tree. This cruciferous vegetable is closely related to cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kale. It is one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables on the planet. Why should you incorporate . . .
Whether you want to lose weight, lower your “bad” cholesterol, or improve your overall health, it’s a good idea to reduce your intake of foods that are high in saturated fats. While you may already have an idea what foods to avoid, there . . .
What is aerobic exercise? Aerobic exercise is any activity which gets blood pumping and muscle groups working. Also known as cardiovascular exercise, some examples of this form of exercise include brisk walking, running, cycling, and swimming. Here, . . .
For some people, motivation to exercise may come from the desire to be healthy. For others, it may be to lose weight. You may think that motivation will come to you if you wait long enough – that you’ll wake up one day and have that willingness . . .
Strength training (also known as resistance training or weight training) is a type of exercise that induces muscular contraction to build strength, muscle size, and anaerobic endurance. There’s a misconception that strength training is only applicable . . .
Pilates is an exercise system developed by Joseph Pilates. It is practiced worldwide, especially in countries such as the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Globally, there are about 11 million people practicing Pilates on a regular basis. . . .
Will eating an apple a day keep the doctor away? Apples are sweet, edible fruits produced by the apple tree (Malus pumila). There are over 7,500 varieties of apples; they come in red, yellow, and green. The skin is thin but sturdy, while the inner . . .
We all know that exercise is very important. Yet, one common excuse for not exercising enough is “I don’t have time.” While it can be difficult to find time to exercise, that doesn’t mean that it’s okay to live a sedentary lifestyle. Exercise . . .