Seniors and yoga – these things have more in common than one could think of. Despite the fact that elderly people have less options to go in all sports they might like due to their health state; yoga is one of those they can easily try – chair yoga in particular.
Stomach vacuum is a simple abdominal breathing exercise that originates from practice of yoga, and later it became an integral part of Pilates. Stomach vacuum targets your innermost deep abdominal muscles. A lot of power lifters use this exercise, and deep divers that helps them train their breathing and stamina. And basically a strong and fit abdominal transversus also helps to improve your posture, protect your inner organs and also burn excessive abdominal fat and train diaphragm.
Do you think that you know everything about the gluteal muscles and how to work out on them in the gym? Make sure that you are not the victim of the most common myths about this eye-catching part of the human body.
Healthy spine is the foundation of our body as it supports all the organs in its natural position ensuring their proper operation. When you release from pain in your back, you immediately feel burst of energy, mental clarity and faithful memory. We have selected the best exercises of Paul Bragg for you to practice this easy combination at home – just 15 minutes per day devoted to an excellent general physical and mental state.
Starting exercising on a regular basis is a difficult task for people who haven’t been very much into it before. Finding enough time, picking the right exercise program, getting required clothes and shoes are already big challenges. But it may get even harder if one is overweight or obese. At the same time, exercising is of great benefit and importance for those who belong to this group.
Very often people judge health condition of other people merely by their appearance, their body weight and Body mass index (BMI). It’s so easy to see a thin slender person stuffing oneself with tons of simple carbohydrates and not bothering with regular physical activities.
No doubt that running is quite a beneficial kind of physical activity in regard to our health, body image and self-esteem. However, many people keep failing in establishing running routine that would fit them because they are unable to enjoy such a physical practice.
Excessive sitting continues to plague the lives of office workers, professional drivers, and… people, who are too lazy to turn a hair and get their bodies to work. Not infrequently, it is not until we find a serious health issue that we realize that we must do something about it right now. Physical activity is one of the simplest and most effective prevention measures and cures against a variety of diseases. There is one perfect way to make things better: get up and take a walk!
Plank is the one of the most effective exercises to strengthen your stomach muscles and tone entire body. Why so?
It is a well-known fact that an hour or so of rigorous physical activity gives you a portion of strength and health. Not only does it shape your body, but also improves your cognitive potential. How and why does that happen? A resent scientific research showed that physical training, particularly aerobics and running, influences neuronal activity in the brain. It takes a little closer look at neurogenesis to understand the mechanism.
We all make New Year’s resolutions and if we don’t write them down and stick to the fridge, we think about them anyway. If you want to become more active and healthier in 2017, have a look at these 7 uncommon and challenging fitness activities that will bring you much fun!
First versions of what is now known as ‘interval training’ have been introduced by the early 1900s. Having been developing for a few decades since then, this approach was at first used for raising effectiveness of training and performance among professional athletes. Afterwards it has successfully extended to embrace all categories of people who do sports in order to maintain good state of health and high levels of body strength and functionality.
Nowadays, almost everyone can say that he or she is not satisfied with his or her body. That is why, recently, more and more people started paying attention to how they look and to taking care of their bodies. Some people think it is shameful to have excessive weight, thus causing behavior changes. Also, people experience frequent breathing shortages, cardiovascular diseases and decrease in the person’s efficiency. But how to turn weight losing process into a funny and exciting occasion?
Not infrequently, parties and holidays give us extra fat and wrinkles, and you may suddenly find it hard to button your trousers. So, repair your cart in December, in July your sledge remember. December is just the right time to get your body ready for beach-time observance! Here is a batch of exercises from a fitness couch with years of experience.
The effect of home exercising is grossly underestimated; however, it is a mistake to do so. In fact, there is no easy and effortless way that allows both doing nothing and staying fit at the same time. It is impossible to both go on living the way you used to and losing weight (if this is the goal).
Have you ever wondered what sport delivers the best results when it comes to burning fat? It is definitely a great question that concerns a lot of people, and here we focus on some important points, which will help you choose an activity that will get you closer to having the body you want.
Whatever you do, fitness has tons of advantages, benefiting your health, boosting your energy and self-esteem, contributing to your life expectancy and, of course, giving you the desired body shape. However, along with such expressions as ‘muscular fitness’ and ‘healthy lifestyle,' more and more researchers and doctors use the phrase ‘sports addiction’ when referring to physical activity. As a rule, addiction presupposes drug or alcohol abuse and definitely not workouts, yet you’ll be surprised to know how much the
In the modern, urban lifestyle people often forget to take care of their health. As a result they suffer from much health related problems. Obesity is now globally accepted as a harbinger for many ailments like - blood pressure, cardiac problem etc. People are slowly realizing that staying in shape is not just a priority for sportspersons, models and movie stars, but for everyone. Fitness boot camp is an interesting new concept. It is fitness program and vacation rolled into one. On one hand there is grueling physica...
So many people whether they are regular trainers and the gym or just do gentle exercise from time to time suffer from back pain at one time or another. Regular exercisers spend a lot of time and effort in training their outer muscles in order to 'look good' when they flex in the mirror, buy not enough think about the inside. Training the back for strength and conditioning is a very simple process and can be done with a few easy to learn exercises that can be done anywhere, gym, kitchen, bedroom, lounge, it doesn't ma...
The meditation not just allows reaching deep relaxation and inner peace, it enables people to grow as personalities. However some people have the impression that meditation is a waste of time. They don't realize that meditation sharpens your mind and provides positive life perspective. Compared to certain other activities, meditation is to be performed with a sense of purpose. You need a purpose for meditating which may differ in methods. Meditation practitioners do this to get inner calmness, and to discover new ...