Walk your way to better health

Walking strengthens your heart Reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by walking regularly. It’s great cardio exercise, lowering levels of bad cholesterol while increasing levels of good cholesterol. A brisk 30-minute walk every day helps to prevent and control the high blood pressure that causes strokes. Walking lowers disease risk A regular walking …

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Fitness for seniors

You look at your figure in the mirror and ask yourself, “When did this happen?” Or, you painfully drag yourself out of bed and ask, “What did I do to deserve this?” The fact is, life happens. People grow older, muscles, bones and organs begin to break down and pain sets in. Is there hope? …

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Strength training mistakes

Many people join a gym or buy expensive exercise equipment and begin strength training without knowing how to properly lift weights. Remember the cliché: “what you don’t know can hurt you”. The experienced weight lifter may be able to execute movements that may very well be dangerous for a beginner, therefore it is better to …

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The importance of stretching

Stretching is a part of exercise that is often ignored, by seasoned athletes as well as ordinary people. Eager to begin their workout, they jump right into it without properly stretching. This can lead to pain and tightness in the muscles after a workout and can even adversely affect their overall performance. Most exercises subject …

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