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Weight Training 101
Weight Training 101

Weight Training 101 This is solely for educational purposes and assumes a generally healthy individual. You should see a doctor before participating in any workout regimen. "I'm just getting in the gym (first time, or over a year since) where do I start?" Well, for most noobs a full body routine with moderate weight 3-4x a week. This will allow you to perfect form, and learn all the movements. A general full body workout should include: • Quad/Glute Push Movement...

New Sit-up plan
New Sit-up plan

Different kinds of Sit Up Exercises On March 6 2002, Edmar Freitas, a weight-training instructor, did 111,000 sit-ups in twenty-four hours. Freitas ate an energy bar and drank a glass of coconut milk to keep up his energy and strength while performing the sit-ups. He was also allowed a five minute break every four hours so he could go to the bathroom. How to do the basic Sit up: # Lie on your back with your knees bent and your...

HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training
HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training is a quick and intense program that allows you to burn fat quickly and effectively. This is what has gained HIIT its growing popularity. Because most people lack the time to spend working out, HIIT has created an easy way for people to lose weight without spending endless hours at the gym. And for those who are not looking to lose weight, it is a simple way to keep fit! High Intensity Interval Training is an...

Best Time for Cardio
Best Time for Cardio

Most wonder when the best time is to do cardiovascular training. But is there really an exact time to put cardio into your workout that will benefit your body? Many researchers have looked at this in a number of ways, but there has been no significant proof of when the best time of day is to do your cardio work out. However, there are many factors to consider when deciding on when to do your cardiovascular training. By following a...

The Importance of Water Consumption
The Importance of Water Consumption

Water is by far the most important nutrient for the human body. Next to oxygen, the human body needs water in order to survive. 2/3 of the human body is water; therefore it is important to take in as much water as we can. Our bodies replace 2 ½ quarts of water each day, to keep running; and in order to stay healthy our bodies need lots of water. Regular water consumption is good for our health and diet, and...

Water vs. Other Drinks
Water vs. Other Drinks

A lot of drinks claim to be better than water; however, this is not true. There is a huge difference between drinking water and drinking beverages that contain water. A lot of beverages can actually contradict some of the positive effects of drinking fresh water on its own. Beverages that contain caffeine such as coffee and tea are examples of drinks that can actually defer water from helping the body. These beverages stimulate the adrenal glands in the body and...