Gym Workouts For Beginners

I highly recommend joining a gym, if you can somehow add it to your budget. It is actually not that expensive, compared to other areas of spending, such as cell phone bills and eating out. You should be able to get a membership for $20-$25 per month, which is very reasonable, considering it is an …

10 Most Effective Strategies To Boost Your Workouts!

Do you do the same exercise routine every week? Do you go to the same machines every gym session? If so, this may be why you are not seeing the dramatic results you want from your weight loss program. So here are some suggestions to increase the intensity of your next workout! Not only will …

Exercising Safely For Your Fitness Level

Beginner Fitness Level: You do little to no exercise. Your strenuous exercise endurance is a few minutes. For your workout safety, you should begin with short bouts of light-moderate exercise (such as 10 minutes, 2x/day). Good options are water aerobics, walking, stationary bike, any light cardio, light strength training. Seek guidance from a personal trainer, …

Getting Out Of Your Workout Rut

Whenever you exercise, do you always do the same thing(s)? Treadmill, Zumba, Free weights? Whatever your typical workout routine, it is important to find ways to spice up your exercise so as to really challenge your body and get the most benefit. Here are some easy things you can add or modify. 1. INTERVALS. Instead …

The 4 Components Of Aerobic Exercise

There are 4 factors in aerobic training: Type of exercise, frequency (# of times weekly), duration (length of each workout), and intensity (how hard you work). 1. The type of exercise you select is important because it must be something you enjoy or at least tolerate regularly. The more you enjoy it, the more you …

Cardio EXERCISE and WEIGHT LOSS

I highly recommend cardio exercise as one piece of a weight management program. Here are some tips: Be sure your cardio workouts are challenging! You should be sweating and breathing moderately hard throughout (unless you have medical conditions–please consult your physician). Your heart rate should be 50-70% of your maximum heart rate (220 minus your …