Tag: Exercise

“Exercise and temperance can preserve something of our early strength even in old age.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Exercise and temperance can preserve something of our early strength even in old age.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero   Cicero was born in 106 BCE. He was a philosopher and a politician in the Roman Empire […]

Nickels and Dimes Workout

This workout won’t burn a hole in your wallet, but it will leave you with a burn. Nickels and dimes is a fun workout you can do almost anywhere.

2 Weeks to Health: Kick Start Weight Loss and Live a Healthier Life!

2 Weeks to Health is a health challenge designed to give you the tools you need to lose weight, get fit, and be healthy!

Woman Bench Pressing

The 7 Laws of Training – Getting the Most Out of Your Workouts

With hundreds of workout routines available for us to choose from, it is important to choose a program that follows the seven laws of training and is suitable for our desired training outcomes.

The Six Fundamental Movements of Major Body Segments

The six fundamental movements of major body segments are flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, rotation, and circumduction. Flexion is decreasing the angle between body segments, an example being a bicep curl whenever the wrist is moving […]

The Difference Between Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise and Why it Matters

I’m sure you hear the terms aerobic and anaerobic all the time. The term aerobic has often been used synonymously with the term cardio and is sometimes confused with a type of fitness class from […]

Quote of the Week – 12 June

“Limiting the time you’re inactive is even more important than exercise.” – Tom Rath

Quote of the Week – 30 Jan

“If you get 1% better at something every day then it is a successful day” – Unknown Lets look at an example of this. If you want to get better at walking, and you get […]

Quote of the Week – 23 Jan

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – Haruki Murakami When doing physical training, pain is inevitable. The pain often begins with the sound  of an alarm clock and continues until the last muscle is no […]

The Top 5 TED Talks on Health and Fitness

For those who are unfamiliar with TED Talks, TED is an organization that hosts conferences around the world so people can share their ideas that are worth sharing. Usually these ideas worth sharing tackle some […]