Soccer has always been known as a great alternative to jogging as a great form of exercise but a new study seems to show that Soccer is actually much better as a form of exercise than jogging. University of Copenhagen sports scientist Peter Krustrup and his colleagues conducted their research on 37 men. The researchers strapped heart monitors to their chests and compared blood samples and muscle tissue before and after matches and jogging sessions. The men were split into groups of soccer … [Read more...] about Soccer instead of jogging?
Found this great bit of info from mercola.com. Apparently the best way to really pick up a cardio workout is to have short high intensity peaks in your workout to really push yourself. New findings suggest that it pays to alternate short bursts of high-intensity exercise with gentle recovery during workout regimens at least once a week. Using Interval Training Although this alternating technique, called interval training, has existed for decades, a new study has confirmed that it can … [Read more...] about Best Way To Improve Cardio Workouts
I wrote a post last week about buying used exercise equipment because at this time of year it is much easier to by exercise equipment then it is at any other time of the year and to save money to boot. Anyway in all of the equipment that I mentioned I never did mention the best piece of cardio exercise equipment and that is the rowing machine. Rowing machines are a bit more complex and a bit harder to use than the standard stair machine, exercise bike, or treadmill. A rowing machine is a much … [Read more...] about Rowing Machines
If you want to feel great, have more energy and improve your overall health, take a walk. Walking is one of the best forms of exercise and you can do it almost anywhere, anytime, and for free. The generally recognized health benefits of walking regularly are far-reaching: reduced risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, and other chronic diseases, reduced stress, control, muscle tone, and cardio fitness. Walking for exercise does not need to be strenuous to produce results. Even walking for 30 … [Read more...] about Walking Tips
I was watching Honey we are killing the kids just now and they talked about an exercise called rebounding. Rebounding is a type of exercise done on a mini trampoline at home indoors. I have always liked trampolines because they are so much fun. I looked around and found the following article about rebounding on the trampoline: Rebounding Workout, Rebounder, Gym Rebounder, Mini Trampoline Ever heard of rebounding? Rebounding is a fun way to get great exercise using small controlled … [Read more...] about Trampoline rebounding