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5 Components of Physical Fitness

Physical fitness is the ability to function effectively throughout your workday, perform your usual other activities and still have enough energy left over to handle any extra stresses or emergencies which may arise. The components of physical fitness are: * Cardiorespiratory (CR) endurance – the efficiency with which the body …

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Exercise And Stress

Even though exercise may not be the most exciting word in your vocabulary, it sure is a word with a lot of benefits. Participating in daily exercise will not only make you healthier in general, but it can also diminish the effects of stress on your body as well. Think …

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Making Time for Exercise

As a certified personal trainer and editor of a popular fitness site, FitnessGear101.com, I’ve heard every excuse in the book when it comes to why people don’t exercise. However, the one that takes the, pardon-my-pun, “fitness cake” is lack of time. A day doesn’t go by without one of my …

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Enhance Your Flexibility

When it comes to the Big Three of exercise – cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training – it’s pretty clear which one can get overlooked. After all, while we prize cardiovascular and strength training for their role in helping us lose weight, build muscle and get fit, the benefits of flexibility …

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Home Exercise Workout Equipment

Life is busy. Between jobs, housework, family, and errands, the days fly by. Add into that the task of spending time going to the gym, and it just doesn’t seem possible for a lot of us. Home exercise equipment and exercise videos are often a great alternative to spending time …

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How To Exercise For Maximum Energy

There are two main types of exercise. Aerobic and Anaeobic exercise. Let’s start with the first one. Aerobic literally means with oxygen. Aerobic exercise has an important distinction; it burns fat as its main fuel. Can anyone find a use for this? Anaerobic means without oxygen. Anaerobic burns sugar as …

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When Looking For Abs Exercise Equipments

You need to get in shape for summer because those sunny periods are just around the corner and almost everyone is shopping for their bathing suits. A major consideration during this time also is whether the swimwear will fit, and if the legs are toned and the arms fit. To …

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Exercises You Can Do In Your Chair

It is possible to exercise without moving from your chair, and these types of exercises can be ideal for seniors or people who are otherwise restricted in the methods they can use to keep in shape. Here are some ideas for exercise while you sit and watch TV or even …

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