Nutrition & Fitness
Exercising has an incredible number of benefits and is a necessary part of maintaining your health.
|Attitudes & Fitness
You can expect to feel an initial soreness when you begin to exercise. But how much pain or soreness should you tolerate?
|Calorie Burning Aerobic Exercises
When developing an aerobics program, choose an activity you enjoy, or even pick a variety of activities for the benefits of cross-training.
According to the American Heart Association, roughly more than fifty million Americans have blood cholesterol levels high enough to be at risk for heart disease.
|Drugs & Fitness
In addition to being controlled substances, narcotics have significant negative physical effects on the body.
Low-fat cooking and fine dining aren't necessarily contradictory. Cholesterol is found only in animal products, including meats, poultry, fish, and dairy.
If you're looking for ways to cut back on the amount of fat you eat, there are several ways you can do so. First, read labels of packaged foods to find out how much fat the products contain.
|Food Label Claims
A good rule to follow on fat is 'the lower, the better!' Too much fat in a diet can contribute to heart disease and cancer. Learn what to look for in this section.
|Injuries & Problems
High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition in which the arteries constrict and cause the heart to pump harder in order to distribute the blood to the body.
|Reading the New Food Label
Read food labels to see what percentages of cholesterol, dietary fiber, fat, and the serving size of each item. Reading the nutrition label helps in choosing foods that make up a healthy diet.
It's been shown that if you're seeking to lose weight, you're likely to do better on a program involving both diet and exercise, rather than either diet or exercise by themselves.
In order to develop a successful weight-training program, you need to understand the three principles that are basic to success: intensity, duration, and frequency.