Make the Most of your Sit Ups

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The sit-up is one of the most popular exercises performed both at home and in gyms. Everyone man wants a ripped torso and every women a flat toned stomach and it seems so easy, you just sit on the floor, put your hands behind your head and crunch. Well not exactly and that is why...

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Exercise and the Immune System

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Over the years research has conclusively proved that exercise effect’s the immune system. Too much can lower it, making you susceptible to colds, flu and a general feeling of malaise. However regular exercise performed sensibly has the opposite effect, boosting your immune system and protecting you from a range of ailments. No reputable person would...

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Your Energy Systems and How They Impact On Your Training

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Your body uses three basic energy systems and the system that your body utilizes depends on the type of training you do. If you understand how your energy systems work it may help you design a more effective exercise programme. The first thing to point out is that no energy system works alone but one...

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Stretching to Improve Flexibility.

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Flexibility is when a joint can move through its full range of motion without discomfort or pain. Some people are naturally more flexible than others as genetics can play a large part. It can come down to many things including elasticity in muscles and tendons, joint structure, age, previous injuries, body type, gender and strength...

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Rehabilitating On A Treadmill

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It’s not easy recovering from an injury; it can be a long and frustrating process. For runners it can be particularly exasperating as runners are very dedicated to their sport. This is where a treadmill can help speed up the process as it uses the same muscle groups but with less stress allowing the body...

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Exercise Does Not Have To Be Torture To Improve Health

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Latest research has proved that we should change our conception of exercise and physical activity....

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If Fitness Is Maintained Golf is Ideal For Your Golden Years

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Older people are taking up golf and it is one of the fastest-growing segments of the golfing population with about one quarter now in their mature years. Many people assume that golf is a leisurely walk around a field, interrupted by hitting a ball a few times and then with a drink in the bar...

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Calories Burned During Exercise

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It is very difficult to measure exactly how many calories are burned during exercise as there are many factors to consider. Your body weight, the intensity of the workout, how fit you are and your natural metabolism will all effect the total. However it is possible to give an approximate figure based on intensity and...

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Turning Procrastination into Motivation

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It’s not easy to fit an exercise programme into you daily schedule. Its particularly difficult if you are working out a health club, as you have to fit your schedule into the health clubs schedule. The smallest amount of conflict between you and them and the excuses for skipping a training session will come thick...

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Can You Exercise Too Much

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Doctors and health professionals are always telling us to exercise but is there such as thing as too...

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