Top 5 Cardio Exercises For A Leaner Stomach

Getting lean, washboard abs is a two-step process. First, you need to tone up your stomach muscles to get the tight, well defined, muscular outline. Then you need to reduce your body fat percentage so that your toned abs are visible. However, many people neglect this second step and end up disappointed with their ab […]

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Mountain Biking 101 For Health And Fitness

Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Then we’ve got just the thing for you- a good old dose of mountain biking. Not sure what mountain biking is? It is the sport of using a specialized designed bike, aptly known as a mountain bike to ride on off-road conditions, laden with obstacles or incline surfaces. Before […]

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Endurance Exercises for Beginners

There are two different types of endurance. You can have cardiovascular endurance, meaning your heart and lungs can help you sustain a good effort over a long period of time. You can also have muscular endurance, meaning your muscles can help you sustain a good effort over a long period of time. Ideally, it’s great […]

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30 Minute Spinning Workout

One of the best things about spinning is the vibrant, high powered atmosphere. However, if you can’t get to a class, you can still enjoy the benefits of spinning while exercising alone. Below is a highly effective 30 minute spinning workout that you can do on your own. The workout includes a 5 minute warm […]

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Back to Basics: Cardio Training

“Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.” – Jack LaLanne

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Top 5 Outdoor Cardio Exercises

Outdoor cardio exercises are a great way to strengthen your heart, lungs and vascular system while also enjoying the great outdoors and topping up your vitamin D levels. This post will outline five of the best outdoor cardio exercises that you can easily incorporate into your lifestyle.   1 – Cycling   Cycling is a […]

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I Exercise All the Time, So Why Don’t I Look More Toned?

First let’s define what being toned really means. By knowing the definition, it will help you change your exercise plan to work on getting the look you desire. Being toned is when your body fat percentage is low enough so that your muscle definition shows through. So with that said, you most likely don’t look […]

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What Is Endurance?

Endurance The capacity to maintain the needed intensity for a particular sport or activity is called endurance fitness. There are four basic kinds of endurance: aerobic, anaerobic, speed and strength. Aerobic endurance is built up through interval and constant running. While at work, the body is supplying the oxygen and energy needed to meet the […]

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Dancing: A Way to Get Fit

  Dancing for Fitness Numerous people turn away from physical exercise simply because it is unappealing. They simply don’t like it. You might discover yourself in this position. You would like to exercise but swimming or walking just do not light your fire. So what can you do? How about dancing for physical exercise? Zumba […]

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Snowshoeing: Winter Hiking Alternative

Some people find downhill skiing intimidating. Others just don’t like strapping what amounts to sled rails on their feet and then heading out into snow. Then there are some who simply don’t want to go through the sometimes complex learning curve involved in skiing. If you fit any of these descriptions but still want to […]

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