6 Basic Leg, Back, and Bicep Workouts For Men and Women
This article outlines the basics of leg, back, and bicep exercises for both men and women. There are simple instructions on how to perform these exercises. In many cases, minimal equipment is needed.
How to Build an Anime Hero’s Finger Strength With Minimal Equipment
You've seen anime and manga characters with super strong fingers. Now time to develop your own iron digits.
Virtual Outdoor Workouts: Scenic Videos for Indoor Cycling, Running and Rowing
Biking outside is fun and exciting—indoor cardio workouts can be boring. Why not watch outdoor running and cycling videos while working out inside?
How to Consistently Get 10,000 Steps Every Day
Getting in 10,000 steps every day is hard. You have to plan carefully and learn where you can add more steps into your day. There are a long list of benefits associated to adding more steps into your day including: better heart health, toning and gaining muscles, and improved brain function.
Chloe Ting vs. Pamela Reif: A Physiotherapist's Review
A physiotherapist provides a detailed comparison of Chloe Ting and Pamela Reif, two popular fitness YouTubers, and their home workout routines.
How to Walk an Average of 20,000 Steps a Day Each Week
By now, we've all seen or heard about the benefits of walking 10,000 steps a day. Maybe you're shooting for more, say, 20,000 steps per day on average each week. Here are some practical tips to get there.
How to Use Yoga to Strengthen Your Arms
You can work on getting strong and well-formed arms with yoga as if you were lifting dumbbells and bars. Several large and small muscles in your upper body help you curl your fingers, move your hands, flex your wrists, extend your elbows, and lift your arms.
Use Yoga to Boost Core Strength: Better Balance and Stability
Learn how to use yoga to build your core strength and balance with a step-by-step guide (with photos) through the sun salutation flow sequence.
How to Breathe in Yoga
It is common knowledge that breathing in a deep and mindful way calms the mind and body, reduces stress and anxiety, increases oxygen supply to the blood, helps keep the lungs healthy, releases muscular tension, and prepares for a deeper meditation.
4 Yoga Poses to Help Correct Posture and Body Misalignment
Yoga helps with proper body alignment so that all your body parts move together in sync. Body alignment has an impact on our overall health. This article gives instructions on a few yoga poses that target the ribs and the hips.
10 Essential Tips for Building Muscle and Getting in Great Shape
Building a muscular physique for both men and women can be a slow and difficult process, especially when done naturally without drugs or supplements. Don't make the mistakes that many beginners or intermediates make when working out.
What to Wear to a Pilates Class
Whether you’re a beginner or Pilates veteran figuring out what to wear to your classes can help you focus on the workout. Learn about how leggings and breathable tops can make a difference in your practice and how it just might be okay to reuse your yoga wardrobe.
5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Cross Country Runner
Learn all the tips and tricks you need to become a successful cross country runner.
30-Day Challenge: 100 Calf Raises a Day for Bigger Calves
Your calf muscles support most of your body weight, and they are one of the more noticeable muscle groups. Increasing the size of your calves can change how you look and feel. Strengthening them can also help you become healthier and more athletic.
30-Day Pull-Up/Chin-Up Challenge Results: Before and After
I started doing 10 pull-ups and 10 chin-ups almost every day for a back and biceps workout. Here are my results.
3 More YouTube Channels to Kick Up Your Fitness Routine for Women
Take your fitness routine to the next level or switch it up with these three YouTube channels!
Why You Should Try Running to Reduce Asthma Symptoms
Running is one of the most common cardio exercises in America, and it's one of the most effective to help with asthma symptoms.
How to Build Bigger Legs: Best Quadricep, Hamstring and Calf Exercises for Mass
Want to know how to build bigger legs? Here are the best exercises for the quadriceps, hamstrings and calves, plus some tips to help you get the most out of them.
10,000 Steps a Day: Not an Effective Method for Weight Loss
Think of all the people who surely put in at least 10,000 steps a day on the job. Some are overweight, even by up to 100 pounds. Getting in many steps a day is important, but it’s not an effective vehicle for significant weight loss.
Staying Motivated: Working Out With Man's Best Friend and More
Learn how to lose weight and get your body swimsuit ready while having fun and playing with your furry best friend.
Why Am I Losing Fat, but Not Losing Weight When I Exercise?
Are you losing fat, but getting heavier? Most workouts that are good for burning calories are also good for improving your strength and endurance. Building muscle helps you lose fat, but it also increases the weight of your muscles.
Attending Yoga Class vs. Doing Yoga at Home: Which Is Right for You?
Yoga classes at a studio and practicing yoga in your own living room each have advantages and disadvantages. Which option is right for you?
Cardio Endurance Training Workouts. How to Increase Endurance.
Increasing your cardio endurance can be simple and fairly easy. I improved my stamina over and over again so I could bike 20 km. Then, I increased it again so I could bike 60 km. Learn how to increase your endurance.
How to Build Muscle Without Lifting Heavy Weights
People build muscle while their muscles are recovering from a difficult workout or activity. You can work your muscles hard with light weights or just your body weight. So, you don't need to lift heavy weights to build muscle. Learn how to build muscle without heavy weights.
Kid-Friendly Yoga Flow Sequences for Movement Breaks and Early Childhood Fitness
Yoga is an excellent option for classroom movement breaks. These poses and yoga sequences are easy and fun for younger children who are just starting out with their yoga practice. The yoga flow sequences are short enough to incorporate into brain breaks between lessons.
How Young Children Benefit From Practicing Yoga
Yoga can have a profound positive impact on child development in many ways. Yoga provides many life-long benefits to children, from physical fitness, and improved health, to reduced stress, and greater overall happiness.
Off the Bike Strength Training for Cyclists. At Home Leg Exercises for Cycling.
Strong muscular legs make it easier to bike up hills and go at a fast pace. Doing strength training in the off season can prevent you from losing the muscle you gained while biking. Strengthening your legs while you are off the bike during cycling season can help you gain muscle faster.
Push up Challenge: How to Strengthen Fingers for Finger Push Ups
Finger push ups are one of the hardest push up variations. Progressing from easier variations to doing them on your fingers can be very difficult and painful. It can also take a long time. I discovered a quick and easy way to get good at doing finger push ups.
5 Energizing Yoga Poses to Beat that Afternoon Slump
Beat that afternoon slump with a little yoga! Try these 5 uplifting poses to re-energize yourself!
Best Forearm Workout for Bigger Stronger Forearms, Wrist Roller Exercise
Arm workouts tend to focus on the biceps and triceps. The lower arms are often overlooked because your forearm muscles do not move your arms. After testing different lower arm exercises I started doing a wrist roller forearm workout once a day for 30 days. See my results.
Fitness Motivation: How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise with a 30 Day Workout Challenge.
Motivating myself to exercise was easy some of the time but most of the time it was hard. It was easy when I focused on improving every week so I could accomplish a fitness goal. It was hard when I was just working out to lose fat or build muscle. So I started doing 30 day challenges.
3 Fitness Challenges to Join for Your Fittest Year Ever
Set yourself up for success! Try these fitness challenges to reach your new year's goals!
The Importance of Exercise for College Students
Between balancing classes, a job, and social life, exercising, eating right, and keeping oneself in shape can be difficult for a college student. This is largely due to lack of motivation after attending to life's day-to-day tasks. Thankfully, there are ways to combat this.
10 Things You Must Know Before Taking a Yoga Class
Yoga is the latest trend in fitness. It is an activity that perfectly merges physical activity with mind relaxation. But, before jumping into your first class, there are a few things you should know about.