Exercise Information

Exercise Information

Bodybuilding Training Tips - To be a Champion!


Twenty two years ago I fell into the world of bodybuilding by accident. I had absolutely no discipline, determination or confidence in myself.

Exercise - More is NOT Better!


Years ago when I was a professional bodybuilder, I fell into the mindset that the more I exercised, the less fat I ate, the better I would look and feel. At the time this seemed like the logical thing to do.

Best Flat Tummy Exercises for Great Female Abs


Are there flat tummy exercises that are the best for great female abs? Abs-olutely! To make this list, the female abs exercises must be safe, effective and can be done nearly anywhere. Your abs can be worked out every day.

Exercising - Ways of staying motivated!


The number one reason people say they do not exercise is lack of time. Not long ago, a twenty-year study was completed centering on the theory that, "There is not as much time in the day as there used to be.

Reviewing Weider Home Gyms


For most of us non-professional body builders the Weider Home Gyms can be a great addition to our exercising needs. Driving times, busy and active schedules makes this product a must have tool in the convenience of your own home.

Get Moving...The Benefits Will Last a Lifetime!


The benefits of physical activity are numerous and very well documented. Aside from substantially reducing the risk of dying of a heart attack, regular physical activity decreases the risk for stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain forms of cancer.

Precision Abdominal Training


It's almost impossible to turn on the television or open a magazine without being barraged by advertisements for washboard abs, the best abdominal training machine ever designed or a 'magic' pill specifically designed to remove fat from problem areas. In my previous articles I alluded to the fact that most machines do not work, in fact they actually can increase the risk of injury.

Home Gyms with Free Weights


Having your own home gym with free weights is not only convenient but gives you the freedom to work out anytime you want. You save time and money, have no costly gym fees, no driving time, and no child care is needed.

Benefit of Pilates


One of the main benefits of Pilates is it refreshes your physical and mental well-being. Pilates is a series of controlled movements that unite the body and mind and creates a direct connection to the muscles.

Do You Want To Be A Bodybuilding Champion - The Power Behind The PEN!


IT ALL STARTED ON A TYPICAL NOVEMBER MORNING back in nineteen eighty seven. Life was changing for me quickly; I just didn't realize it at the time.

Why Core is Key


Do you currently suffer or have you ever suffered from any of the following: Lower back pain, frequent hamstring injuries, a twisted knee or a pulled shoulder?Have you ever considered that it may not be just the fact that you slipped and twisted something or your back simply 'goes'? It could be you need to strengthen your core?Core training is a buzzword in the fitness industry that's been around for a while now. The measure of its popularity can be seen in the increased use of stability balls or Swiss in gyms, books, classes & videos and the fact that big name clothing stores are even selling stability balls alongside underwear and belts!But in order to train something correctly we must understand exactly what it is we are training.

Diet and Exercise - Without Going to the Gym


Exercising and dieting are tasks that are very difficult for many of us, but usually just the thought of it that makes us queasy. There are some simple ways to get out and get fit, and you just might enjoy yourself too.

Online Fitness Coaching


If I were to tell you that you could burn away as much fat as possible by sitting at your computer twiddling your fingers and toes, would you believe me? Well I sure hope you don't!However, losing weight in the confines of your own home at your computer is not only possible, it's a reality. What I mean is that you can use the advice that's given to you through online fitness coaching to pursue a more productive way of burning off undesired fat and reach your fitness goals.

When Exercising Right Looks Wrong II


Enter any health club and a concept is very apparent, the same exercise performed again and again. Crowded floor space taken up by machines designed to make exercise easier, and a thought process called 'gym science' which involves no science at all.

Exercise Equals Fun!


Getting America's children to exercise has never been more difficult as the new boob-tube generation slouches in front of TVs, or sits for hours, mesmerized behind shoot-out video and computer games.However, it is possible to foster a regular exercise pattern for children from an early age, with simple activities that are more "fun" than "exercise.

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03/01/2019 01:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - What To Look For When Choosing A Stationary Exercise Machine
When it comes to choosing a cross-trainer or stationary exercise machine, there are a few things you will need to be on the lookout for if you are going to purchase one you will enjoy using for some time. Many people think choosing a stationary exercise machine is easy and you need to find one at your price point, but there are many other factors to consider. Let us go over what some of these are so you can shop wisely.
02/25/2019 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Should You Consider L-Leucine Supplementation?
When it comes to keeping your progress intact where your workout sessions are concerned, there is one thing you will want to focus on, and that is healthy amino acid supplementation. Most people are already aware of the importance of protein powder for enhancing their results. Also, protein powder is an excellent addition to any diet plan and something you need to think about adding on a regular basis. However, beyond that, certain amino acids also play critical roles in your progress, and if these are overlooked you could be missing out on several benefits. One particular amino acid that seems to be especially important is L-Leucine. What does it do and why should you take it? Let us look at this in greater detail.
02/18/2019 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Ways Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health
If you are planning on becoming healthier and improve your overall well-being, it should come as no surprise to know exercise is one of the most critical factors for your success. However, what many people do not realize is exercise also boosts brain health. It is going to do so much more for you than help ensure you can keep your weight in a healthy range and protect your heart. It will also keep your mind sound as well.
02/04/2019 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Top Tips For Realizing Fitness Success
If you are a person who has set a new goal and seriously plans to achieve it, there are a few steps you must take to ensure the best results. How can you guarantee you will put your best foot forward as much as you should? Having a solid game plan is an absolute must. You cannot get from point A to point B without clear-cut directions, so that is what this is all about. Here are a four important tips to keep in mind.
01/24/2019 09:55 AM
Focus on the Big Picture
When I want to start or create something that I have never done before- be it exercise or something that calls for growth, development, and consistency- I find that it is important for me to take a look at the whole picture and then take bite-size pieces that I create instead of trying to figure out. Why not figure out? Well, I can only figure out things I have done before.
01/18/2019 01:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - How To Get More From Your Treadmill Training
If you are someone who is interested in getting fit and improving your heart health, walking, jogging, or running might be a natural choice for you. Many people find one of these to be a perfect way to help improve their health and they go on to do so, seeing great results. But, if you are currently using your treadmill and not seeing ideal results, you need to ask yourself "why is this?" What could be preventing you from seeing the success you desire? The answer is often a few simple things.
11/28/2018 12:57 PM
Power Up With Plyometric Training
Improve conditioning, increase muscle development and propel your physique to new heights! While these moves may seem better suited for the playground, they're actually beneficial to those of us a few years beyond playtime.
11/26/2018 03:39 PM
4 Words Every Exerciser Should Remember
After nearly 40 years of regularly exercising, this senior exerciser discovered 4 little words that serve as his motivational mantra. Perhaps this little hint can help you get your exercise program going, and, more importantly, keep it going.
11/19/2018 02:17 PM
4 Effective Strategies To Change Your Life and Become Healthier
Change can be difficult and habits hard to break. Here you have 4 strategies that are guaranteed to teach you exactly how to master your mindset and make a change that lasts forever.
11/19/2018 01:18 PM
Reverse-Grip Pressdown - Hit Your Tris In A Whole New Way!
Q: I've heard that the reverse-grip pressdown works the triceps lateral head better than the standard pressdown does. What's the best way to perform this exercise?
11/19/2018 01:00 PM
7 Most Effective Variations On The Curl
Big arms are the mark by which recreational lifters and professional bodybuilders inevitably make comparisons. In fact, they have their own lexicon: guns, cannons, firearms.
11/12/2018 12:17 PM
Six Weeks To A Sexy Stomach
Jump-start your fitness programme with an ab routine that's guaranteed to work! Many women come up in the gym and ask about "training secrets to success.
11/12/2018 12:10 PM
FAQs On Back Training
Answers To Frequently Asked Questions On Building A Broader Back How would you define your back training? If you've been pushing the weights for a while, you've probably discovered that certain bodyparts are rather stubborn.
11/09/2018 12:26 PM
Gains Over 40 - My 5,000th Workout
BEEN TRAINING SINCE THE "IRON AGE"? Q: I've been lifting for about 20 years now, and I often struggle with joint pain and flexibility issues.
11/09/2018 09:54 AM
Round Out Your Delts For Bigger Gains In Size And Strength!
Shoulders are one of those rare body parts that are often both overtrained and undertrained. Allow me to explain: With delts playing a part in all chest pressing movements, it's easy for them to be overtrained and so come up short when shoulders are worked.
11/06/2018 02:48 PM
5 Cast Iron Principles For Rock Solid Results
Here are the best principles for arm training: Overload Principle, Cheating Principle, Forced Reps Principle, Descending Sets Principle, and Rest-Pause Principle. In order to force a muscle to become larger and stronger, you must continually overload it with increasingly heavier weights.
11/06/2018 02:19 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Four Checks To Make During Your Cardio Workouts
When it is time for a cardio session, what do you typically do? If you are like many people when working out, you hop on the machine and begin exercising. There is not much thought put into it; you have done this a hundred times before so you know how the process goes. However, next time you have a workout planned, you may want to slow down and think about what you are doing a little more. Here are four checks to make to help you know what you are doing during your cardio workouts. They will help you to get better results.
10/25/2018 02:04 PM
Legs You'll Love
While most men spend much of their workout time focusing on the muscles above the waist (chest, arms, back), let's face it, ladies are often more concerned about the parts below the waist. Whether you want to run faster, get stronger or look absolutely killer in a short skirt, your leg work probably takes up a big part of your time in the gym.
10/01/2018 02:56 PM
Exercise Does Lower Blood Pressure!
Can you "walk off" your high blood pressure with an investment of just two hours a week? Read the results of this exciting new study...
09/26/2018 01:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Four Ways To Boost Your Heart Rate
For many people, hitting the gym is very challenging. It takes time away from your busy schedule and often you are too tired in the first place. However, what you need to remember is exercise does not necessarily have to take place in the gym. There are many ways to fit in a great workout session without even stepping foot in a commercial gym establishment. All you need to do is get your heart rate up. Do this, and you will be burning calories, strengthening muscles, and seeing results.
08/16/2018 03:00 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Running Is Not Always Ideal For Fat Loss
It is true; exercise is good for you. Physical activity will lower your blood sugar and is beneficial to your heart. But what do you think is the best way to lose body fat? Is it to go for a long run? Many people hold this notion. Moreover, it is quite understandable considering many realize to lose weight; you have to burn more calories. What better way to burn calories than to go for a run? However, there are some factors you may be overlooking that could be preventing you from seeing the results you are hoping for.
08/02/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise - Are Adjustable Dumbbells Worth The Cost?
Strength training has emerged as being a powerful diabetes prevention strategy over recent years. As people age, the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes rises partly because of the loss of muscle mass. Muscle is the body's leading clearinghouse for blood sugar and accounts for roughly 75% disposal of sugar. Strength training is the most effective type of exercise for building muscle. A body strengthening regimen can be accomplished with two one-hour sessions each week. You could train in a gym or your home. If you are someone who loves doing home workouts, one thing you might be considering purchasing is adjustable dumbbells. Adjustable dumbbells are dumbbells that allow you to change the weight without having to change the dumbbell. They can be great space savers, and it seems, would make perfect sense for that at home workout.
07/25/2018 04:30 PM
How to Like Exercise
Too often exercise is seen as a bitter medicine that has to be taken. By learning to enjoy exercise, fitness goals and weight maintenance go on auto-pilot.
07/25/2018 11:48 AM
Why You Should Walk
A walking exercise will benefit your health many ways. Exercise and a physical activity are good activities for just about everyone. There are four main activity types and each type has a different movement. Walking will give you many of these excellent benefits.
07/25/2018 09:50 AM
10 Ways to Burn Extra 300 Calories a Day
Do you want to shed extra pounds by burning calories but hate diet food and strenuous exercise? Listed here are the easiest ways to burn extra 300 calories during your day.
07/23/2018 02:37 PM
Walkers Should Eat a Proper Diet
Walking is a terrific exercise for any one that needs to do an activity. This is one that is a great one for any one that must do an activity. Walking is a great sport for anyone but the 40 plus community it is great.
07/19/2018 12:34 PM
8 Smart Ways for a Full Body Workout
Are you trying to follow a workout routine and are unable to do so because of a hectic schedule? Many of us find it a bit of a challenge to follow a workout regime because we are so entangled and caught up in our daily routines that we are unable to make extra time. Often it is when we fall ill, or when the doctor orders us to insert a workout session in our lives every day for at least an hour; then we realize its significance.
07/16/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - The Secret To Becoming Naturally More Active
If you are someone hoping to make improvements in your health, there is no question adding more activity to your day is on your list of "things" to do. No matter how you look at it, a mobile body is healthier than one that is immobile, and as the saying goes: "a body in motion stays in motion." Often the hardest part of being more mobile is getting the process started. So this said, what can you do to ensure you are not sitting around? How can you become one of those people who naturally craves exercise? It is not as hard as you may think.
07/09/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Secrets Elite Athletes Know About Recovery
As you go about your workout program, one aspect you will want to keep in mind is how your recovery is progressing along. Recovery is something that is a constant effort and must always be monitored for the best results. If you are not recovering, you will pay the price. You will not see the strength progression you are after; you will not be feeling your best, and you may even come to hate the process of working out altogether. The good news is recovery is something you can work at improving. When you understand a few fundamental concepts, the process becomes much more comfortable.
07/09/2018 09:38 AM
Staying Fit In This Age Of Running Against Time
In this day and age, when we are all running round the clock to meet deadlines, some very simple tips might help you reach that place of fitness that you always wished you could be at. These tips are outlined in this article.
07/05/2018 01:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Tips For Better Foam Rolling
Foam rolling was once a technique used by professional athletes and coaches. Nowadays it is an everyday practice for people at all levels of fitness. So as you go about your recovery strategies after working out, one of the main techniques you may want to consider utilizing is foam rolling. It is now one of the fastest and most effective ways to work on those tired muscles and help prevent injury.
07/01/2018 10:13 AM
When Being 'Ropey' Is A Good Thing! Join the Battle Rope Revolution
In recent years battle ropes have started popping up in gyms, and not just the CrossFit / Functional type gyms! As you've probably gathered from many of my workout videos I'm a big fan of battle rope exercises - I even have one set up in my garden! So why am I such a big fan!?
06/28/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Figuring Out The Best Type of Squat For You
As you hit the gym to improve your fitness level which in turn will then improve your blood sugar sensitivity and go on to enhance your Type diabetes management, you will want to consider adding squats as one of the main exercises you choose to complete. Few other tasks are going to be as beneficial as the squat. This exercise is a compound movement pattern that will help ensure you are putting sufficient amounts of stress on all the lower body muscles.
06/21/2018 08:18 AM
Why There Are No Fat Vampires
Where are the fat vampires? Learn how their late night lifestyles keep them strong and lean.
06/18/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Four Smart Moves For A Faster Body
When most people hit the gym, they have goals in mind like improving their strength, burning fat, or increasing their muscularity. But what about speed? If you are an athlete or even if you are just an everyday individual, improving your speed should be a goal no matter what gym routine you go through or which sport you play. What do you need to do to become faster? What type of speed training should you perform?
06/17/2018 10:26 AM
How To Get Fit And Have Fun Doing It With P90X
P90X If you haven't heard of it, is an exciting fitness journey. It is challenging to be sure but it adjusts to your level of fitness. Tony Horton, the creator of P90X says, "do what you can" even as he goes through something that maybe you can't touch. "Do what you can, do as much as you can," and soon you'll be doing it all. This is the P90X mantra.
06/12/2018 10:56 AM
Phantom of the Opera's Fitness Routine
The Phantom of the Opera was incredibly strong and agile. When you learn some of his history, you can understand why. He was far more than an ugly man with a talent for music.
06/07/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - How To Prevent Elbow Tendonitis When Working Out
If there is one injury that will slow your workout down in a hurry, it is tendonitis. Different types of tendonitis affect various parts of the body and is a condition where the tissue connecting muscle to the bone becomes inflamed. Common causes include a sudden injury, or the repetition of a movement over time. Tendonitis is typically considered to be an overuse injury, so the most common means of treatment includes taking a rest from the activity that aggravated it. Depending on the location of the tendonitis though, this can be challenging.
06/05/2018 11:12 AM
Daily Exercise With Children
Although there are still many children who are physically active, more and more children surf the Internet or play video games before participating in physical activities. As technology advances, it becomes more entertaining for children and they become less active. Exercise is not only important for adults, it also benefits children in many ways.
06/01/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Exercising Is Not a Fix for Poor Food Choices
When it comes to exercise, many people do just fine. Not everyone has an inactive lifestyle. Some people have a job where they are on their feet for most or all of the day. Others play a sport every week because it is a hobby and they enjoy it: so they are regularly active. Some people are gym rats and are in and out of the gym on several days of the week. Not surprisingly, exercise can be addictive. It brings on a positive mood and a surge in energy levels while doing well for the body.
05/31/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Best Moves For Great Trap Development
If you are excited about your workout program and are managing to get in the exercises you need, one muscle group you do not want to forget is the traps or trapezius muscles. While many men are aware well-developed traps can completely transform their look; many women shy away from trap building exercises. But you must remember, the traps are not only sitting above the neck. The trapezius muscles will also be running down the center of your back and into the lower back to a slight degree; thus they can transform your look overall.
05/30/2018 01:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise - Do It for the Post-Workout Feeling
Struggling to exercise? You are not alone. Millions of adults are in the same position as you. You know you should exercise, and your doctor has suggested it several times. Your health may be suffering because of a lack of activity, and you are in a position where exercising will confer vital benefits to you. A workout program is more important to you now than ever before. It is easy to procrastinate or overlook physical activity in your 20's and 30's. But it catches up to you sooner or later.
05/29/2018 02:59 PM
Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Stop Postponing Your Exercise Plan
"As soon as the month is over." "At the start of the New Year." "Once my projects are done, and I have more free time." "After this weekend." The variety of excuses for postponing an exercise plan are endless. You have probably heard at least a hundred variations. You may be guilty of some of them yourself. If so, how many of those times can you say with confidence you stuck to your plan? Did you end up exercising after procrastinating for longer than you should have?
05/28/2018 08:38 PM
Exercises and Workouts - A Guide to Getting Started With Jogging
If you are someone who has always wanted to be a jogger but has not had the right plan to get started, that is all about to change. It is not hard to start jogging. You need a program to help ease you into it, making sure you do not begin to overtrain, become sore and achy, or wind up getting burnt out and end up disliking the idea of jogging altogether. As with any exercise routine, slow and steady is the key. Too many people who start jogging begin by doing too much, too soon and end up sidelined.
05/22/2018 11:32 AM
How To Properly Lift
Many people, including myself, were unsure about lifting weights in public in fear that their form wasn't correct. I took a weight lifting class last semester and it completely changed my confidence with lifting and I am writing this pillar article to help those of you that have been in that position. If you are not lifting with the correct form, you will be missing out on the benefits that lifting has to offer.
05/17/2018 08:44 AM
How Physical Fitness Training Boosts Resilience by Meeting Targets
Physical activity is not only done for healthy body and mind but also to achieve success in different fields. Practising workouts personally may not be fruitful due to lack of professional knowledge. Therefore physical fitness trainer must be hired to perform exercise in the correct way and reach some specific goals in life.
05/10/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Three Workout Errors You Do Not Want To Be Making
When you hit the gym, do you feel confident you are doing everything you can to see the best results? Do you feel like you are in there with the knowledge and know-how to create a workout you feel great about? If you have any doubts, these tips are for you. It is essential you are aware of some of the most prominent mistakes people make so you can side-step these yourself. Here are some of the main ones to consider.
05/07/2018 08:05 AM
Ten Tips to Sneak Exercise Into Your Day (and Why!)
With the unofficial start of summer at the end of this month, many begin to think about starting to exercise before putting on a bathing suit and hitting the beach or pool. Exercise is of course helpful for weight management and building muscles and can improve physical appearance.
05/05/2018 05:36 PM
5 Steps to Increasing Your Physical Activity
Physical activity is part of the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. Learn 5 steps you can take to include physical activity into your life at ease.
05/03/2018 02:59 PM
Exercises and Workouts - Exercise Modifications To Make Past The Age Of 40
If you are in your 40's, 50's or beyond, you may be wondering what this means for your workout program. Can you still do the workouts you have always done? Or will you need to make adjustments? As you get older, there is no question specific changes take place in your body. If you want to continue to stay active into these years, you will need to modify things a little. The good news is if you keep up with your fitness, you will not need to adjust as much, as your body will maintain itself quite well.


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