Category: Health Fitness

What to look for in elliptical machines

Buying an elliptical bike is an investment. It’s actually quite a large investment, not just financially, but more importantly, in your health and fitness as well. You want to make the right purchase decision, as the stakes are high. I’ve heard of many people buying the wrong elliptical trainer...

The dangers of wearing a sauna suit: fact or fiction?

The greatest falsehood ever told For years we have all heard all the extreme warnings that have been repeated over and over again about how sweating in a sauna suit can kill you, sweating will cause the body to become dehydrated, is likely to cause a heart attack, increases...

The health benefits of rowing

Sliding seat rowing is the greatest sport around, according to Fritz Hagerman, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Hagerman, who studies the physiology of exercise, such as aerobic and anaerobic capacities, metabolic response, and the effects of blood lactate levels in athletes, found that...

Ski exercise tips: ski all day this season

Have you ever wished you could prepare for the ski season and improve your skills by doing ski exercises at home? Well, there are several types of ski training machines on the market that will allow you to do just that. These exercise machines work by simulating the side-to-side...

How to lose 20 pounds in 2 weeks

Lose 20 pounds in two weeks In 1995, the WHO (World Health Organization) estimated that 200 million adults and 18 million children under the age of 5 are obese. In 2000, it reported that this number had risen to more than 300 million. The hectic lifestyle is the most...

Prediabetes and obesity, the truth about weight loss

The link between prediabetes and obesity has been proven. Of course, not all obese people are type 2 diabetic and it is possible to be diabetic without being overweight. But obesity increases the risk of developing prediabetes. As obesity becomes a global problem, the link cannot be ignored. Speaking...

Even on a nutritious diet, you may be deficient in these supplements

This year, Americans will spend more than $ 40 billion on supplements, meal replacements, and sports nutrition products, a number that will continue to grow. But do supplements really work? Studies are mixed, but supplements appear to be beneficial when there are deficiencies in the diet and the quality...