I am never sure how many calories I am really burning when I do exercise. Quite often you will have a great workout and according to the numbers you only burned a couple of hundred calories. There is a lot more to calorie burning than what the numbers may say. Some question you should ask yourself are: How long did you exercise? How hard was the workout to you? Did you gain any muscle in the workout? How long where you tired for after your workout? You have to remember when you … [Read more...] about Burning up calories
Time for riding the stationary bike is coming quick. Well, winter is going to be kicking in here in Alberta soon enough. I have been riding my bike still and now this week is great but the weekend does not seem so good. This winter I will be riding a stationary bike that is sitting in the bedroom and has been collecting dust over the summer. After I wipe down the bike, I am looking forward to watching some movies this winter while getting nice long leisurely workouts or, as a change of … [Read more...] about Riding the stationary bike
Every now and again you will get on a treadmill or elliptical trainer and see that it lists the number of METS in the workout, like me you probably glaze over it and just start. But this Mets number is very interesting and important. If you are anything like me it gets kinda confusing sometimes to compare heart rate, calories burned, time, number of miles or floors. It would be much easier to just make a number that takes it all into account. And that is the idea behind METs METs are … [Read more...] about The Value of METs in Weight Loss Workouts
Having a healthy lifestyle involves having proper exercise, as these exercise tips for women will show, and diet. Women nowadays are getting more and more motivated to maintain a healthy lifestyle through proper exercise in order to lose fat and , to maintain their physique, and to have a longer and healthier life. Here are a few exercise tips for women to help you achieve your desired and size through proper exercise: Exercise Tips for Women Create a workout plan. One of the main … [Read more...] about Exercise Tips for Women
What happens when you combine running with the practice of T'ai Chi? The answer: chi running. When people first hear about it, they often ask, "What is chi running?". Chirunning, as it is also called, is a relatively new way of running that focuses on form and keeps you relaxed and meditative while running. Danny Dreyer, who popularized chi running, claims that it will result in less pain and fewer injuries. What is the Chi Running Approach? Chi running is mindful running that focuses on every … [Read more...] about What is Chi Running?