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Health Fitness Guide – Knowledge is Power

Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all” – Pericles There are two kinds of knowledge when it comes to fitness; general and specialized. General knowledge tends to be of little value when achieving your fitness goals. Knowing that weight lifting, for example, can help you lose weight ...

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Total Health & Fitness

There are any number of reasons to get in better shape, most of which vary by age – they range from getting in shape for a specific sporting competition to wanting to lose weight, to boosting confidence and physical appearance, even doctor’s orders for improving cardiovascular health. Look at the time you spend in the gym as an investment – ...

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Foundation for all Health and Fitness Achievement

Like any learned skill, there are certain basics that must be mastered first. The very bedrock upon which all health and fitness achievement rests are thoughts. Everything man-made in the world or any action you’ve taken in the past all started with a thought. There is not one man-made object or goal that didn’t start as a thought in someone’s ...

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Getting Started in Your Own Health Fitness Program

The keyword in any fitness program is activity. Activity would indicate being active. But just what is being active? Active according to Webster is “acting, working, causing motion or change, lively, agile”. “Couch Potato” does not fit this description. Lively and agile brings to mind just what an exercise program should be. Even starting out at a slow pace can ...

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Exercises Meant to Improve Your Health

Health and fitness results are difficult to achieve if you don’t have a targeted as specific plan from the start. A properly guided exercise program involves goal setting, correct methodology, and a large variety of exercises from which to choose. Below, you will find guidelines to help you in each one of the above categories. Goal setting and goal achievement ...

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Getting Started in Your Own Health Fitness Program

Soon you will be ready to begin a cross-training program that will include stretching, cardio-workout, and core muscle workout. STRETCHING Why is stretching important? Stretching maintains your muscle elasticity as well as increasing the range of motion of your joints. Stretching is also an important part of training for a variety of sports as it warms up the muscles to ...

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Health & Fitness Is Not A 12 Week Program

Not long ago, one of the members of my health club poked her head in my office for some advice. Linda was a 46 year old mother of two, and she had been a member for over a year. She had been working out sporadically, with (not surprisingly) sporadic results. On that particular day, she seemed to have enthusiasm and ...

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Top 10 – Health & Fitness Trends for 2007

The messages of concern regarding the epidemic of obesity and its related chronic illnesses and diseases continue to be unheard or just plain ignored, as waistlines continue to expand and the lack of sufficient physical activity also increases. In a recent worldwide survey published in the ACSM’S (American College of Sports Medicine) Health & Fitness Journal over 4,000 health and ...

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Health Fitness Nutrition – Tips and Advice

If you are looking to get in a shape or just want to learn a few tips and advise on how to improve your diet and exercise routine, the issue of health fitness nutrition is one of extreme importance. Health fitness nutrition means eating the right foods and getting the right amount of exercise, to attain and maintain a healthy ...

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