Exercises

Physical fitness and health benefits of exercising

Health benefits of exercising are immense. Physical exercises help you keep your physical fitness intact, plus it’s great for your mental health as well. Some of the physical exersises that are beneficial to your health are: aerobic exercises, walking, jogging, swimming, skiing and working in the garden. Age related changes in the body are physiologically

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Nordic walking

After the discovery that I have problems with cardio – vascular system I followed the advice of the attending physician and started walking in the fresh air. And because walking on the asphalt in a dusty and filled with gases city would have brought all my attempts to improve my health down to zero, I

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Fitness training benefits

People all over the world are becoming more and more health conscious, the priority has been shifting from everything else to the fact that the most important thing in life, is to keep oneself in shape and fit, to enjoy things in life. Keeping fit, means capturing the days of youth and all the fun

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Health benefits of tai chi & how to improve your fitness

I have been attending Tai Chi classes for a more than a year now. I used to do Tai Kwon Do (proudly have gained yellow belt), but when it became too serious (I mean we started real kicking and punching in the class) I knew it was not for me. I was always fascinated by

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Simple Upper Body Workout Routine

This is about a simple upper body workout routine that I alternate every other gym visit.  Basically I do one set of five different exercises (a circuit), moving through all of the exercises until I reach the first one.  I then do a second set, and finally a third set.  Every set is on 10

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Biofeedback: An Interesting Take on Human Performance

Biofeedback isn’t a new idea, but some high performance weight trainers have taken a new spin on it.  The idea is that if you want to get the maximum gain for your weight training efforts, you need to listen to your body and do what it is going to perform best at during that specific

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A Simple Leg Workout Routine

If you haven’t already read my upper body workout routine, you should.  I’ve outlined some of my overall workout routine information there, and won’t be going over that again in this post. This leg workout, when coupled with a 10-15 minute cardio exercise to get heart rate up should last about 45 minutes to an

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Exercise isn’t Just Going to the Gym

My wife and I were talking the other day about her lack of attendance to the gym. She doesn’t want to go anymore, which was quite disappointing to me at the time. We were both going to try and get fit and now she was bailing on me. That was about a week ago, and

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Supplemental Reading: Great Fitness Blogs

On my journey to discover more about how to be fit myself, I’ve discovered some great places out there for material.  Being fit encompasses a whole gamut of things, like eating healthy, exercising, and staying motivated.  There are also places with great stories and overall fitness tips from people sharing their journey. Extreme Human Performance

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Visual Representation of Fitness

I made this info graphic to help me keep motivated. It breaks down fitness as it truly is. It’s quite simple really. Let me know what you think.

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