fitness contains 19 articles
Fitness, Endorphins and Bliss
Categories: Self Help

Did you know that getting fit and in shape can actually make you happier – in other words, send you into sheer bliss? Chronic depression is combated with regular exercise, and aside from helping you return to your natural body weight, regular exercise and other fitness activities are great for your heart and your circulation. […]

The Jack of All Trades – An Intro to General Physical Preparedness
Categories: Mixed Bag

Whether you’re a serious athlete, first responder, health fanatic, or just one of those weekend warriors, everyone has one thing in common: everybody has to deal with a thing called Life. When it comes to living life, you don’t always know what you’re going to come up against, so it’s a good idea to be […]

How To Get 6 Pack Abs
Categories: Mixed Bag

Of all the features of a well-toned body, the most admired in our society are strong, flat abdominals. Everybody wants to know how to get "six pack abs" and these elusive muscles are one of the strongest motivators for embarking on a fitness program. The problem is that what's required for tightening and strengthening your […]

Start Swingin’! A Boxing Workout to Excite the Body
Categories: Mixed Bag

I was very curious when I first heard about boxing as a fitness discipline. I think about two sweaty guys punching each other in a ring, but obviously my knowledge needs some updating. The first sentence of the intriguing article below says it all. Fact: The next best thing to being a professional boxer is […]

Evaluating Home Fitness Machines: Bowflex and Total Gym
Categories: Mixed Bag

Whenever we make a commitment to become more physically fit, we have to start with a plan. We need to devise a way to reach our fitness goals in the most efficient manner possible but there are many variables that we must take into account when mapping out a path to the fit, strong body […]

7 Ways To Choose The Right Fitness Trainer For You
Categories: Mixed Bag

Almost every human being wants to be fit and strong and look great in their clothes. However, only a tiny percentage of those longing for physical perfection ever persist until they have the body of their dreams. Why do so many fail? There seem to be two main reasons for the dreadful attrition rate of […]

To Stretch: 10 Tips For Stretching Your Body For Superb Conditioning
Categories: Health

When you see a man or a woman who is so superbly conditioned that they could be a model for the fit human body, they may seem to be solid, hard, like a rock. And, indeed, some are. There are passionate bodybuilders who are literally unable to raise their arms above their head – but, […]

Fitness Trackers: Fitness Journal
Categories: Health, Weight Loss

So far we've reviewed two fitness trackers: 1) Daily Burn and 2) Daily Mile. Today we add our last fitness tracker review: Fitness Journal. It's important to note that, unlike the other two, Fitness Journal has no free options. It's a leading fitness site based on paid subscriptions only. The cost ranges from $7.95 per month to […]

Fitness Trackers: Daily Mile Review
Categories: Mixed Bag

Daily Mile [] is a fitness tracker but it’s very different from Daily Burn which we recently reviewed. Yes, it’s a spot to keep an online training log but it’s much more of a social networking site than is Daily Burn. When we’re exercising we can sometimes be isolated. Our family, co-workers and friends may […]

How To Bulk Up Without Gaining Fat
Categories: Weight Loss

If you want to know how to bulk up, you might be murky about bulking up – without gaining fat. When we first commit to becoming super physically fit, we may not have a clear idea of what we need to do to become the "perfect human body" (if there is such a thing). When […]