cardio

Exercising When Hard-Pressed for Time

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These past weeks, in fact, the past few months, I have been very busy. I am currently studying for a certification course- and exams is just 2 weeks away. My day job- busy and filled with challenges that are sometimes stressful- and it looks like more work waiting in the horizon. Earlier this week, my [...]

Enjoyable Exercises You Can Do at Home

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Here are some enjoyable exercises- where it raises your heart rate, at the same time, it is enjoyable: Paula Abdul Hip Hop Cardio Dance Gospel Dance Aerobics Dance Aerobics (if you don’t understand the language, just follow the movements) Aerobic Dance (learn to isolate body parts when dancing) Arabic Belly Dance Fat Burning: Part 1, [...]

Exercise Progress So Far (Cardio, Strength, Core & Flexibility)

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Here’s my strengths & weaknesses: Cardio- Improving. Treadmill: Spend a lot of time running at the treadmill, at the speed between 8.5 to 9.0 km/hr which I am able to maintain for 10 min. Then I will do brisk walk for about a minute or two before increasing the gradient of the machine to 4.0 [...]

Spot Reduction- does it work?

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Spot reduction- targeting workout in order to lose fat on a specific part of the body. For instance, people will do a zillion sit ups in order to reduce the tummy. Or a thousand push ups for a firmer arms in order to fit into that evening sleeveless dress only to find that your abdomen [...]

How to Get Rid of Tummy Fat

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Some experts said that there are no such thing as spot reduction- that even though you do a zillion sit ups, you will not get a flat stomach. I have seen results in friends that contradict that claim. A colleague of mine, well, I must say he is a bit fanatic (and he knows it)- [...]

Phrases of a Workout

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4 important steps in a proper workout. Step One: Start with a warm up. Warm-up is not stretching, as what I had been taught during my school days. It consists of light cardio work to warm up those muscles. Maybe 5 to 10 min of lighter workout at the bike or treadmill. When you stretch [...]