5 Tips for Women to Build Lean Muscle

Many women seek to improve their fitness levels, partly for health reasons and partly for looks. When it comes to looking more toned this is achieved by building muscle tone and making those muscles much leaner. But how is this achieved for women? We all know that women’s bodies are different to men’s in many […]

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Can Exercise Beat Candida?

When many people hear the word exercise, they cringe. The association with the word drums up images of lifting heavy weights in a sweaty gym, performing calisthenics or body weight exercises at the direction of a sadistic instructor, and running or jogging for hours. These are all forms of exercise, but exercise, when you get […]

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10 Habits Of Fit And Healthy People

Have you ever met anyone who is a health fanatic? Maybe they rarely touch dessert or fried chicken, or they go to the gym every day. Maybe their favorite lunch includes a whole grain bread sandwich with sprouts and a wheat grass juice chaser? Possibly they don’t engage in unhealthy behaviors like, smoking or excessive […]

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6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Skip A Workout

Creating an exercise routine and staying committed to it is easier said than done. We all want to skip a day every now and then, but should we? When we skip a day we set ourselves up to want to skip more days. We can also lose momentum, this is especially true for those prone […]

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Walking for Fitness

Walking is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to keep fit. All you need is a good pair of walking shoes and a pedometer to help you count your steps, and you will be well on your way to working up to the 10,000 steps per day recommended by the US Surgeon General […]

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13 Ways Men Can Improve Their Physical Fitness And Health

Most of us are aware of the fact that we don’t always eat what we should and that exercise often takes a back seat to other seemingly more important things. However, the truth is, it is very important to take control of your physical fitness to make your quality of life better. There are many […]

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7 Ways to Get Fit Without A Gym

When you think of fitness, you may naturally consider joining a gym. Gymnasiums and health clubs provide all of the fitness equipment you could ever use. This way you don’t have to purchase a lot of weights and fitness machines yourself. However, gyms also have several downsides you need to consider. Gymnasiums can be unhealthy […]

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Simple Tools to Help You Measure Your Endurance

Strength is one measure of fitness. There’s also your VO2max or the measure of oxygen consumption. And there’s also your endurance. Endurance may be one of the most important levels of fitness because it impacts your body in a number of ways. So how do you measure your endurance? How do you know if you’re […]

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5 Benefits of Group Fitness Classes

Many people are afraid to join a group fitness class usually because they think they aren’t in as good of shape fitness-wise as the rest of the class participants or they won’t be able to keep up with the rest of the group. The secret to get the most benefit out of your group fitness […]

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6 Low Impact Exercise Activities

Did you know that the human knee is only designed to last about 35 or 45 years? Like many joints and muscles in the human body, the knee is probably not really happy that modern science, technology and nutrition can routinely mean human lifespans of 70 to 90 years. So, how do you stay fit, […]

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