02. November 2016 · Comments Off on Fun Family Sports Options For Exercising Together · Categories: Family, Physical Fitness · Tags:

Parents have plenty of responsibilities and today, one of the most important is teaching your kids the value of physical fitness. It’s easy for both adults and children to lead sedentary lifestyles that contribute to numerous health problems, so exercise is something that your whole family needs. Sports are one of the best ways to […]

27. October 2016 · Comments Off on How to Dunk a Basketball · Categories: Sports · Tags: , ,

Every popular basketball player from Lebron James and Michael Jordan to Yao Ming and most recently Stephen Curry have endlessly wowed audiences worldwide with their ability to deliver great dunks on the court. Given that dunking holds with it the capacity to displays prowess while scoring maximum points, serious basketball players put a lot of […]

20. October 2016 · Comments Off on The Muscles That Drive Your Vertical Jumps, And How To Build Them · Categories: Physical Fitness · Tags: , ,

While there are a number of different physiological elements that come together to contribute to your vertical jump height, the strength of the muscles you engage is one of the main pieces of the puzzle. The quads and the hamstrings play the greatest role in your ability to generate explosive force for a jump, but […]

13. October 2016 · Comments Off on How to Jump Higher: 10, 9, 8 . . . Takeoff! · Categories: Physical Fitness · Tags: , ,

Believe it or not, discovering how to jump higher is possible through training. Even if you are a natural, and can jump up and grab the rim of a basketball hoop, with a little training you can achieve greater vertical heights than you thought possible. Many professional basketball players and those aspiring to become pros, […]

01. July 2016 · Comments Off on HIIT Can Help Balance Hormones · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

Do You Need HIIT To Balance Hormones For You? HIIT is great for weight loss, focus, and energy. One key reason this approach to exercise is so effective may be that it is the most effective exercise strategy to balance hormones. If you think hormone imbalance doesn’t apply to you, take a look at the […]

20. June 2016 · Comments Off on HIIT For Women – Is This What You’ve Been Missing? · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

Is HIIT The Workout You Need? Women workout for a variety of reasons. Some want to tone up. Other women want to improve their cardiovascular health. Still others want to lose that fat that has been following them around for way too long. If you are working out to lose fat and not achieving the […]

06. June 2016 · Comments Off on How To Know If Your Workout Is Too Easy · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

Find Out If Your Workout Is Too Easy Wondering if your workout is hard enough is a common question today. There is a good reason for this. Working out takes time and effort and sometimes money (if you use a gym). No one wants to spend precious time, money and energy day after day, week […]

20. May 2016 · Comments Off on Is Your Current Workout Working For You? · Categories: Physical Fitness

Where Is Your Current Workout Taking You? If you are getting exercise on a regular basis, you are way ahead of the crowd. If your exercise makes you feel good and satisfied, that is another big plus! If you have goals you want to reach through working out then you need to be sure you […]

16. May 2016 · Comments Off on Why HIIT Workouts Are The BEST For Fat Loss · Categories: Physical Fitness

For The Best Fat Loss Use HIIT Workouts If your goal is losing fat there is no faster, better way than with HIIT workouts. Its hard to believe that using short bursts of intense exercise you can actually increase your fat loss but it’s true. To understand more about why HIIT workouts are better for […]

13. May 2016 · Comments Off on Tired Of Being Sore? Try These Tricks For Post Workout Soreness! · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

Don’t Let Post Workout Soreness Get In Your Way! Working out brings big benefits. Everyone has their own goals and reasons for taking the time and effort to work out. One thing is certain, the reward is there! No matter which of the many benefits you are after the fact is that working out just […]

25. April 2016 · Comments Off on Don’t Miss Your Workout! Tips For Motivation · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

Important Questions Before Putting Off A Workout Who hasn’t woken up one morning, thought about their scheduled workout, and hit snooze instead of getting up? It’s all too easy to make an excuse of being too tired, too sore, or too busy to workout. Next time that happens, ask yourself some of these questions and […]

22. April 2016 · Comments Off on Want Clearer Skin? Move More! · Categories: Enjoying Life, Physical Fitness

Active Life = Clear Skin We talk a lot about the benefits of exercise, from energy to emotional health to better sleep, but did you know how powerful physical movement can be for your skin health and vitality? Below is a great explanation of why getting active is the best way to protect your skin […]

15. April 2016 · Comments Off on HIIT Workouts and Anti-Aging · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

The Many Benefits of HIIT High intensity interval training (HIIT) has been getting more and more attention lately for a reason. Unlike other workout methods, HIIT takes advantage of how your body is made to bring some unique benefits to the table. Let’s take a look at what HIIT does for your body! The reason […]

11. April 2016 · Comments Off on Understanding High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) · Categories: Physical Fitness, Sports

HIIT New Heights You may have heard that high intensity interval training can be extremely effective in helping people reach their fitness goals. So why does it work so well? And more importantly, what could that mean for you in your workout routine? Let’s take a look at the basics of HIIT! Compelling and ever-mounting […]

08. April 2016 · Comments Off on Exercise Could Help Calm Your Anxiety · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

Move Regularly, Recover From Anxiety Faster It’s amazing what scientists can learn about the human brain by studying mice! If you’d like the ability to bounce back faster and more smoothly during times of stress, listen up. Something as simple as regular walks around the neighborhood might have a lasting impact on how your brain […]

06. April 2016 · Comments Off on Softball: A Sport for the Whole Family · Categories: Family, Kid Sports, Sports · Tags:

When it comes to family sports, few summer activities for kids are as all-American as softball. While you do need the equipment, you don’t need much else. No memberships to sport and health clubs, no tryouts or cuts to endure and you don’t even really need other teams to play against. With opportunities to engage […]

06. April 2016 · Comments Off on How to Become Great at Playing Basketball · Categories: Sports · Tags:

When you want to understand how to cook something, you look up a recipe online. As you continue cooking new recipes, you are better at it, and your food comes out tastier. The same goes for the game of basketball, so learn the rules and read the helpful hints below to better your game. Always […]

04. April 2016 · Comments Off on Can You Exercise With Allergies? · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

You Can Exercise With Allergies – It May Even Help! As the weather warms up and everyone is ready to get outside and enjoy the sun there is also an increase in pollen and other allergens that drive our eyes, noses and lungs crazy! Who can exercise with allergies! If you are suffering with allergies […]

01. April 2016 · Comments Off on Exercise May Fight Cancer · Categories: Health, Physical Fitness

New Study Concludes Exercise May Fight Cancer We can all agree that exercise is good for everyone. From fighting diabetes, to just making a person feel stronger and better, there are many reasons to exercise on a regular basis to have a better life. Now there is reason to believe that exercise may fight cancer. […]

21. March 2016 · Comments Off on What’s Getting In The Way Of Your Workout? · Categories: Physical Fitness

Surprising Workout Truths Think you know all the basics (plus some) about working out? Think again! Some foundational truths tend to get ignored in the world of fitness. Here’s a hard look at reality, with some truths about exercise that will help you build a better you! Start light and train for volume before intensity. […]