Keeping Tabs On Your Health With A Fitness Tracker

One’s fitness goals and regimen require a steady stream of collected data. This means keeping tabs on what you want to do and what you are doing. Statistics allow for us to gather information at a glance and that’s where a fitness tracker comes in. There are dozens of fitness tracker devices out there and each has its own special features. Some are expensive and others not. What you’re looking for is quality and overall value. A fitness tracker that can accurately record and display Read More +

Ramp Up That Metabolism With A Calorie Burning Workout

Many people just don’t understand the importance of increasing their metabolic rate in regard to burning off excess calories. Fat is nothing more than stored calories. If you eat more than your body’s daily caloric requirement, the body will store the excess calories as fat and it build sup from there. The first stage is limiting the amount of calories you consume each day but not compromising the nutritional value. This calls for understanding nutrition and studying up on nutrition is of vital importance. Once Read More +

Fitness And Pregnancy

There are so many misconceptions about exercising and pregnancy that it’s tough to separate the chaff from the wheat regarding the issue. To get to the bottom of the controversy it’s best to look at the situation overall. First and foremost is to always, always consult a your physician every step of the way. This cannot be understated by any means. Pregnancy is a long term series of development of the fetus as well as changes in the mother’s body. Metabolism and more comes into Read More +

Exercising Can Help Maintain Strong Bones

Osteoporosis and the weakening of bones is an issue that millions of people suffer from. It is easy, especially in our primarily indoor modern lives that we forego going outside and getting the exposure to the sun and exercise that our ancestors naturally had to get to survive. This lack of exercise and exposure to the sun can lead to reduced vitamin D levels and general weakening of the bones. This is why it is particularly important to go outside and get direct exposure to Read More +

Fitting In Fitness

Today’s online marketer and webmaster or worker may have a lifestyle that doesn’t allow for enough exercise. Fitness is a major part of our well being and without such, we can deteriorate rather rapidly. In the rush and rampaging of today’s lifestyles, and the sedentary behavior that has become too commonplace. It’s then time to fit in some time for fitness any way you can. With some strategies and new exercise equipment developed specifically for your lifestyle, you can get fit as a fiddle. First Read More +

Exercise Does Help Fight Insomnia, Especially For Obese Men

In a study that involved several dozen men who were obese, it has become apparent that an exercise program can and does help these people with insomnia. The study was co-authored under the leadership of Sulin Cheng of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China as well as the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland. The study recruited 45 men ranging in age from 30 to 65. Each of the men were obese or overweight. The subjects all had been suffering from insomnia. Three parameters of Read More +

Study Suggests Exercise Is Beneficial To Fight Mental Illness

Many will say, and doctors included, that exercise is the cure for all ills. It’s philosophical at best, but a recent study suggests that exercise may indeed help to battle several mental illnesses especially in young people. The study was comprised of 38 adults between 18 and 35 years of age in England. All had experienced at least one episode of psychosis. Psychosis is a mental disorder wherein a person can lose touch with reality and experience both hallucinations and delusions. Each of the subjects Read More +

Beyond Measurement of the BMI Calculator

The purpose of a BMI calculator is to formulate, through gauging an individual’s weight and height, what a medically ‘reasonable’ and responsible weight is. While this formula is designed with preventing illnesses and unhealthy eating habits, it is being discovered to be less and less credible through scientific research. A recent study conducted by Canadian scientists and practitioners jointly demonstrated that those, including women, that were labeled as ‘obese’ were just as prone to earlier death, cardiovascular disease, and Type 2 diabetes as that of Read More +

De-Stress With Exercise

One won’t find an argument here that exercise helps with stress. We see people jogging, bicycling, playing soccer, and other rigorous sports and exercises all over the place. It’s because exercise does wonders for stress and scientists and researchers have been studying the reasons why for decades. Outside of the scientific circles, one can take charge of one’s own stress levels via exercise by choosing whichever exercise regimen that is best enjoyed. It can take a while for you to find just the right exercise Read More +

How to Use Your Fitness Tracker

The market for fitness trackers and “wearables” is poised to explode. There are so many novel uses for these devices that have the potential to drastically improve user wellness and help clinicians across the country better understand how their patients are doing on a continuous basis. One of the things with fitness trackers is that the user needs to be educated on how to appropriately use the device and further, be trained on best practices to increase their odds of accomplishing their own health goals. Read More +