By Jim Fisher
Want to get in shape without joining a gym and without the expense of purchasing exercise equipment for your home? No problem. Here are 10 home exercise routines that require no equipment.
1. Jumping Jacks -- Yes, good old fashioned jumping jacks-the same exercise we did as kids. They are an excellent warm-up... Read More
You're about to learn three "power tips" for burning fat that fitness models, athletes, and high-profile personal trainers use to bring out those sexy abs, arms, and thighs in no time...
I'm a little sick and tired of hearing the same old "top 10 fat loss tips" circulating in magazines and on websites. You're smart enough to realize that regular exercise and dieting will help you lose fat, but you're looking for better advice,... Read More
Let's face it, most of us live pretty busy lives and the amount of time spent exercising does eat up what little free time a lot of us have. I don't like to waste my free time any more than anyone else, so if I am going to use it up on an activity, then I feel the rewards of the activity should outweigh the cost.
One of the activities that I add to my workout routines is a cardio program. I do not enjoy cardio at all, but I... Read More
Routine boosters can make cardio even more fun and effective than it was in the first place. Sure, walking for 30 minutes per day is healthy, but it can begin to feel too easy and repetitive before long. That might not sound so bad, but the human body needs to be pushed to its limits to avoid plateauing.
People need to keep interested in their workouts in order to stay motivated. The key to a successful cardio routine is variety. Anyone... Read More
We live in a fast-paced world amidst technology that makes things happen in an instant. Hence, we expect every aspect of our lives to follow suit, we even feel think that losing weight or obtaining the perfect body should be instantaneous.
It isn't easy to admit that such a feat takes time; magic pill ads and fit celebrities obscure the realization that to achieve a great body (for good) takes time!
The most... Read More
Ask most people what their New Year's Resolutions were, and you'll likely find a common answer to lose weight. With so many of us wanting to shed the pounds, why is the obesity pandemic reaching new heights?
Weight loss tends to conjure up images of near starvation and tons of cardio. Most of us do not even start on our New Year's Resolution simply because the thought of it stops us dead in our tracks.
What if we had some... Read More
At first glance, smoking and exercising do not seem to go hand in hand. Smokers are generally not known for their stamina and overall good health. They do, however, put their health in jeopardy if they do not engage in some kind of exercise to offset the health effects of smoking. If you are a smoker, this is probably not what you want to hear. But there is good news; exercise can help to keep your general health in a better state. ... Read More
Even when you're determined to get in shape and finally lose the extra weight, it can be hard to get going on a consistent fitness routine. Adding exercise to your daily routine and keeping up with your workouts can be a challenge, but you'll be able to achieve your goal when you make a commitment. Committing to get in shape will help you overcome the obstacles of just getting started with that new sport and keep you motivated for the... Read More
To avoid the agony of the feet, you should wear athletic shoes geared to your sport. Running shoes, for example, won't cut it on the basketball court because they lack the lateral support needed for all those hard, swift moves, and the stability for a smooth landing after a slam dunk.
If you wear the wrong athletic shoes, you could end up sidelined with torn tendons or damaged ligaments. This doesn't mean you should buy the most... Read More
Whether you work out at the gym or outdoors, at home or while playing a sport, wearing the right workout attire is essential for staying comfortable and finishing your routine successfully. Wearing the wrong type of clothing can take its toll on your performance and hold you back from doing your best. You may need layers for an outdoor workout, supportive shoes for intensive indoor exercises, and loose-fitting clothing for stretching or... Read More