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 . . .
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 . . .
When we refer to fitness, we usually think of fitness of the body. But fitness can also refer to our state of mind and well-being. Good nutrition and a quality exercise program can help reduce stress and improve overall health. Aside from the health . . .
What is CrossFit training? CrossFit has been a buzzword in gym circles for a couple of decades. It is a specific type of training designed to make you work out in a variety of ways. The aim of CrossFit is to build and strengthen muscle, while also . . .
Many of us are familiar with the appearance and lumpy feeling of cellulite. Women, in particular, want to make cellulite less noticeable as they are often more conscious about the look and shape of their body. While it is more often seen in overweight . . .
When you think of belly fat, you may think of how your lower abdomen looks in a swimsuit or think of the reason why your jeans are a bit tight. But belly fat is a lot more than that. Belly fat can actually be harmful to your health.
Visceral fat, which . . .
What is physical fitness? Physical fitness is a measure of the body’s ability to function effectively in daily activities, work, and sports. It is a person’s overall state of health and well-being. However, physical fitness can be difficult to . . .
What’s the difference between jogging and running? You might think they mean the same thing, but actually, they don’t. The main difference between jogging and running is the pace. Jogging means going at a pace of less than 6 miles per hour, while . . .
Exercise refers to any coordinated movement that makes muscles work and requires the body to burn calories. There are different types of exercises, such as aerobic exercises (running, swimming), strength exercises (push-ups, lifting weights), balance . . .
Cardio exercises strengthen the heart, increase lung capacity and build endurance. These exercises are also excellent for burning calories. The problem is, many people don’t have the time to go to the gym to do cardio workouts because of their busy . . .