General Exercise Advice

This page provides exercise advice in general. It is here you can find regularly updated tips on everything related to exercise. Simple facts and scientific research on exercise is provided. For example, the fact that around 70% of the human body is made up of water, and nearly two thirds of that water is shown through the muscles in your body. So, it is vital that you make sure you are drinking the right amount of water if you want your muscles to show. This information is provided on the page below, and is just one example of the type of advice that it provides.

Bad Knees? Ways to Tailor Your Workout

It’s not just those with existing knee injuries that need to worry about exercises that may strain the knees. If you’re not used to regular exercise or are overweight – or both – you may be more likely to experience knee pain when undertaking an exercise regimen. Don’t let that put you off. Learn how to work around knee worries.

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Is Hula Hooping a Great Workout?

Hula hooping? Yes, hula hooping. While it may sound like yet another exercise fad, people have used the hula hoop for exercise almost as long as humans have been exercising. As you may imagine, it may be a great core workout, but it can also be a full body workout as well.

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Exercise Calculations

It is vital for your training that you are constantly monitoring your progress and tracking improvement. However, you also need calculate how many repetitions (reps) you are performing, your heart rate and your oxygen levels. If you do so you can assure that your exercise is organized, safe and effective.

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Aerobic Exercise Increases Belly Fat Loss

While weight training can help you lose weight and tone your muscles, if you want to get rid of your stubborn belly fat, also known as visceral fat or abdominal fat, aerobic exercise may be more beneficial. Belly fat, or increased fat deposits around your midsection and internal organs, has been long known to cause an increased risk of developing cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Read about this study that recently examined and compared the effectiveness of both aerobic exercise and weight exercises on belly fat.

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