Elliptical Trainer - Health Benefits For Hearts, And Hips

Having an elliptical trainer as a cardio workout companion pays handsome health dividends. Improved cardiovascular function, overall conditioning, and healthy weight loss due to a revved up metabolism all play a role in you seeing weight loss results.

Although these machines were primarily developed as a low-impact exercise solution, elliptical trainers have become superb general fitness tools. Read on to see more benefits.

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Have you said this: Why aren’t I building muscle?

Have you been going to the gym regularly for months and haven’t been able to put on any serious poundage? Do you keep standing in the mirror flexing to make your muscles look bigger? It could be the frequency of your workouts, the number of hours you sleep or what you are eating. Read on to find out what you can do to pump up those muscles.

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Creating a Fitness Plan: How to do it? What to add? What to delete?

Fitness is a state of the human body that allows it to function up to its full potential. It is the ability to do regular jobs without any strain, while being alert and energetic enough to endure any stressful activities. How is your fitness level? Is it giving you the results that you have been seeking? Maybe it’s time to make some adjustments. Read more…

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The Importance of Stretching

Among the methods applied in sport training, one that has been used more and more lately is stretching. The word, English in origin, is used as such in many other languages and it comes from the verb to stretch (meaning, in this sense, 'to make your arms, legs and body as straight as possible so that your muscles become long and tight'). More exactly, we talk about stretching the muscles, the joints, the tendons, the ligaments, etc.

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Cholesterol...good or bad? You decide for yourself.

With all the talks of obesity and America’s race for thin bodies, cholesterol has suffered a beating. It is even one of the main figures in the development of hypertension, that contribute much to coronary heart disease. Often seen as the culprit in “fattening” America, cholesterol has become a food taboo, something that must be avoided at all costs.

What people do not know though is that there are two kinds of cholesterol and one kind is actually beneficial to the body. Read more…

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5 Tips To Losing Weight While Keeping Your Sanity

Losing weight is the goal of many individuals worldwide however there is no simple way to drop the pounds like taking a pill or simply wishing them away. Losing weight takes determination and commitment to a healthy diet and exercise plan and even then it takes patience as we drop those extra pounds. So, what can you do to lose weight and keep your sanity? The following five tips should help you out.

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