If you're committing to a walking routine to keep up with your fitness and exercise resolutions this year, you can keep track of your progress by wearing a pedometer. Experts recommend that everyone should take at least 10,000 steps per day for better health, but you don't have to count these steps in your head to reach your fitness goals! A pedometer is designed to count every step you take, making it much easier for you to set goals and track... Read More
You may have caught sight of hundreds of workout DVDs at the local store or movie rental outpost, but how do you know which one is the best fit for your fitness goals?
From kickboxing cardio to hip-hop dance workouts, there's a workout for all fitness levels and tastes. However, you need to select a routine that will elevate your heart rate enough to qualify as a real workout and challenge you to stick with the routine for the long-term.... Read More
Have you spent hours on the treadmill and elliptical machine each week but still aren't getting results? You're probably stuck in a fitness rut where your body has adapted to your workout routine and just doesn't respond to the activity like it used to. The best way to get over the plateau is to change up your workout and challenge new muscle groups; it's the only way to get your body into shape for the long-term and might even help you stick with... Read More
If winter has you singing the blues because you have to set aside some of your workout routine due to the bad weather, don't look so glum. Here are some ideas for workouts you can do in the winter -- both indoors and outdoors.
The main objective with any workout program is to increase your heart rate, which burns calories. Bearing that in mind, look for opportunities to increase your heart rate. Create a combination of exercises that target the... Read More