Fitness is defined as a state of being healthy, which prepares the body for the physical necessities of daily life. To be more precise, fitness provides strength, flexibility and stamina for the proper functioning of the body. It is a total solution for a perfect, fine-tuned life. The five main components of fitness are aerobic endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility and body composition. The right kind of physical and mental … full story
In day- to-day's life, it is very essential that we follow a good diet with some light exercise. Exercise is very much beneficial to possess good health. People in order to gain material success forget their health. If you do not want to live in a land surrounded with medicine and illness, then you need to maintain your own health. Whenever we suggest our kith and kin to follow some good exercise in order to gain good health, they tend to neglect … full story
Finally, a positive solution regarding Americas difficult and costly campaign to stem childhood obesity is emerging. For the thousands of children and their families who are currently battling with childhood obesity, this good news is long awaited.
Indeed, the risk factors for childhood obesity read like a checklist of ailments that only a generation ago would never have been linked to children and diet: heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood … full story
Recently, I have been following a continuing debate in the medical community about diet, and the amount of fat you should have in your diet. If you're a little bit like me, you wish that there was a magic pill that could take care of this, but nobody has that formula at present, and maybe we never will.
But some studies have shown a remarkable relationship between fish oil and weight loss,
and it doesn't matter which healthy diet you are following. … full story
Water is the most needed chemical compound of our body. Without the daily necessary amount of water our body functions would be forced to shut down. The human body is anywhere from 55% to 78% water depending on body size. To function properly, the body requires between one and seven liters of water per day to avoid dehydration; the precise amount depends on the level of activity, temperature, humidity, and other factors. Most of this is ingested … full story
The immune systems are defending our body many diseases are responsible for prevent entry into our body undesirable and dangerous individuals (viruses, batteries, allergens ...). When one of those diseases get into our body, immune come on alert and prepare defense strategies where they see 2 situations:
1 - Meet the villain because he had entered before, our defense system has stored all the information sheet on who is, where it tends to attack, … full story
Not enough hours in the day? Feeling the crunch when it comes to finding time for just your own needs? If exercise is important to you, you might do well to consider the following:
Scenario: I really want to get in shape, but I work all day and attend multimedia classes until 8:30. How do I find the time to exercise, and what are a few good exercises for beginners like me? Solution: Finding time to exercise is certainly a challenge. Even the … full story
Why does the title of this article mention Housewives and Athletes? Brace yourself for the answer: Because the training protocols for both are exactly the same!
"How can that be?" you ask. "Is the author of this article on drugs?" "How can an athlete and a housewife train the same way?"
Here is your answer: Because each of them works diligently towards their respective goals using the same time-proven training techniques that you are about to learn. … full story
Physical fitness is the state of the human body when it is in perfect health. Being fit is very important to stay alert both physically and mentally and also to ward off certain diseases that attack as the body ages. Fitness programs are schedules that allow a person to incorporate exercise into their daily routine. There may be many reasons for taking up a fitness program: to gain strength, to lose weight, to lose body fat, to fight certain disabilities, … full story
When I was growing up there was rarely an overweight child. Occasionally someone would be plump, but I can't remember anyone in my class being fat. However, TV wasn't around until I was eight years old and the streets were a safe place to play. We had plenty of P.E. in school and played hard after school. Even as we grew older and had more homework, physical activity was a major part of our lives. And there wasn't as much junk food around yet.
Today, … full story
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