Making the commitment to get physically fit and stay fit is a huge one. It means spending a lot of time outside your comfort zone; when many people will be home relaxing on an evening or enjoying a lie-in at the weekend, you’ll be pumping iron or pounding the pavement in an effort to increase...
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Today I’m going to write about my business partner Neil, an inactive type who I’ve got down to Wearside Virgin Rackets Club at long last. Your health is the most important thing in the world. Maybe you only come to realise that when you go through a period of ill health.
I was horrified the other day when I saw my Dad sitting on his couch with both legs bandaged all the way from his knees to the bottom of his feet. The reason for this is basically he doesn’t do enough walking and this has been the problem since he has been caring for my mother and refuses to virtually leave her side. He is proof that inactivity can seriously damage your health.
Working out on a stationary bike can assist you in burning tons of calories. Cycling is an effective way to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance, as well as lose weight.
Having recently taken up this new hobby of mine it is now important to me to get fit for badminton. Equally I know I need to get fit to win, and being a competitive type this is crucial to me. I have to be honest and admit to my frustrations at the moment that I just don’t seem to be seeing much progress with my badminton game and worse still, I don’t seem to be able to beat somebody that I k now that I am better than. I know fitness plays a large part.
We all know that it is important for us to be living a healthy lifestyle, we want to be able to do it, however frequently we will find reasons why we can’t.
Badminton is a very simple game but one where you really need to learn all the basics in order to play the game well. Even though badminton is a relatively easy game to learn initially, it can be challenging if you want to play at a descent level. That's why learning how to hit different shots correctly, practicing proper footwork, and knowing the best strategies for singles and doubles are so important.
Studies show that High Intensity Interval Training help burn up to nine times more fat than training traditional ways.
As a fitness instructor I have found a majority of the guys I've trained, have a goal of getting ripped, defined & big. While for the women they generally want to get rid of all their body fat that's accumulated around their waist, bum, thighs, stomach and they want to achieve a slimmer figure with toned muscle.