Too Light, Too Heavy, Just Right: Choosing the Right Weight for Your Workout
15 March 2017
Whether you are hitting the gym or pursuing your workouts at home, you will need to start using weights if you want to grow muscles for that ripped look. Such exercise can be provided through weight machines or free weights. Free weights include dumbbells and barbells. If you are new to weight lifting, you need to begin with the correct weight load to accomplish your muscle-building goals without injuring yourself. Find out how to determine if the weight that you are lifting provides a productive workout.
Tips For Getting Into The Gym Routine When You're Feeling Self-Conscious
11 March 2016
It's no secret that getting into shape is important for your health. But when it's been years since you've set foot in the gym and you're self-conscious about your body, the prospect of pulling on your workout clothes and lifting weights in front of everyone can be intimidating. Worries of people staring at you or of embarrassing yourself in front of others can keep you from ever beginning the fitness regimen you so desperately need to start.
Is Weight Loss Camp Right For Your Teenager?
8 February 2016
If you're a parent, the chances are good that you've heard the frightening statistics about childhood obesity – the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development estimates that about 17% of kids between the ages of 2 and 19 are overweight. That's about 12.5 million kids who are facing health consequences like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If you're the parent of one of those children, the problem becomes even more personal and wrenching as you watch your child struggle not just with their weight and the attendant health consequences, but also with self-esteem issues and with judgement and harassment from others, including their peers.
7 Gift Ideas For That Special Bike Enthusiast In Your Life
26 May 2015
Bicycling increases brain power, decreases the risk of heart disease, encourages better sleep, and even helps to save the planet – so it makes sense to support a loved one's enthusiasm for the sport. To do just that, consider one or more of these seven awesome gift ideas for that special bike enthusiast in your life:
Padded Bike Shorts
Breathable bike shorts that are padded on the rear will help keep your favorite bike rider on the road longer so they can more easily accomplish their performance goals.