Even a busy job may not provide enough exercise to meet current activity recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, according to a study reported at the EuroPRevent congress in Lisbon.
Dr Eleanor McIntyre from the Galway University Hospital in Ireland said that the workplace -- where most adults spend around 60% of their waking hours -- "represents a significant domain where short bouts of physical activity can be accrued and counted towards the recommended guidelines" for CVD prevention. However, results from this small.Read more
A strong, toned lower half not only turns heads, but it also boosts your performance in nearly every activity, from running errands to running marathons. This four-move plyometrics workout for your legs and butt is designed to be done anywhere and doesn’t require any equipment. But wait. What’s plyometrics again? Plyometrics is a style of exercise based on the idea that explosive movements performed in short intervals of time can add up to big gains in terms of speed and.Read more
Whether you want to trim down or tone up, sticking to a fitness program is challenging, especially if you don’t have any outside support. With regular boot camp workouts, however, you’ll get the motivation and guidance you need to advance to the next level of fitness. With Mile High Fitness & Wellness in Denver, Colorado, you can enjoy invigorating boot camp workouts that provide all the weight loss support you need to reach your fitness goals—and best of all, their personal trainers.Read more
Everybody is different, even when it comes to the best time of day to schedule your fitness routine. Does the idea of getting up before the sun to exercise send you back under the covers? Maybe the thought of going to a spin class after a long day of work sounds daunting. You don’t have to be a morning person to reap the benefits of fitness, but having a routine and sticking to a schedule, whatever time of day that is, will set you up.Read more
After all the holidays have passed, most of us might experience a little guilt or regret after eating all those yummy deserts and buttered rolls. No worries! Now is the perfect time to make a resolution to GET in shape and STAY in shape. Most of us have no problem starting an exercise regimen, but very few of us have the discipline or drive to make it a lifetime habit. Here are a few tips to help you do just that: Get Motivated! At times, we.Read more