5 Ways You Can Benefit From Bodyweight Training!

Anyone can benefit from bodyweight training. That’s right, regardless of age, fitness level or experience; everyone can gain from doing bodyweight training. Bodyweight training has been around for a long, long time – thousands of years. Before the invention of weight training equipment, bodyweight was all people had to train with. The Ancient Greeks, Romans,…

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Top 5 Beginner Bodyweight Exercises

As a beginner, focus on performing the following 5 basic bodyweight exercises perfectly before expanding your workout.       Very simple, super basic, the sit-up works multiple muscle groups. Lie down on your back, with your legs slightly bent and feet together. With your hands on either side of your head, slowly raise forward.…

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How to Customize Your Unique Home Training Program

You know what it takes to effectively build muscle, burn fat and become fit using your own body weight for resistance. You also understand there are a few accessories which can really amplify your results. You have even been introduced to a few common bodyweight exercises.     Fire up your computer or smartphone and…

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Can I Really Build Muscle and Get Fit Using Just the Weight of My Body?

So, you might be wondering if simple bodyweight exercises can really get you fit and healthy. Can using just resistance and the weight of your body build muscle, burn fat and sculpt your “dream body”?     When you stress your muscles by using your body weight resistance against them, they experience tears and rips.…

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4 Complementary Bodyweight Training Accessories

Have you started your body weight training routine? Great! You are probably already seeing results. That is because naturally working out using nothing more than the weight of your body really cranks up the fat and calorie burning process. People see weight loss, muscle and strength building results quickly using this type of exercise program.…

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How Quickly Can You Get Fit After Years of Inactivity?

How Quickly Can You Get Fit After Years of Inactivity?

The short answer is “It depends!” because how fast you get into shape is directly relevant to your present physical condition and how fast your body reacts to physical conditioning.  For example, someone 10 pounds overweight, but with no physical limitations, will get in shape a lot faster than someone 50 pounds overweight with Type…

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How Many Days Off Should You Have From Exercise?

How Many Days Off Should You Have From Exercise?

If your fitness goal is building or toning muscle, you can actually benefit from taking some time off from exercising. Why? Because muscle repairs, tones and builds itself during your recovery period (the time between your workouts) and not during your workouts themselves.     So from a weekly standpoint, you should take at least…

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How Long Does It Take to Reach Peak Physical Fitness?

Reach Peak Physical Fitness

Before you can reach your peak physical fitness, you have to define what peak is for you; it won’t be the same for everyone. For you, it may be reaching a professional level in a sport, such as getting on the Olympic swim team, or finishing a marathon, or winning a powerlifting competition. Or it…

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How HIIT Could Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

How HIIT Could Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a fairly new concept where you perform an exercise at a very high intensity for a short duration of time and then switch to a lower intensity for a longer period of time. You keep up this cycle until you reach your total training time goal – usually 15…

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How Exercise Can Help You Look and Feel Younger

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It’s been proven many times over that exercising can help you look and feel younger, but exactly what kind of exercises should you be doing? Broken down into two broad categories, it should be a mix of cardio and strength training.     Doing anything that raises your heart rate qualifies as cardio training. So…

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