Deciding which exercise is best for weight loss can be a dilemma for anyone who doesn’t already play a sport or exercise regularly. The very fact that we may be hunting for an answer to that question acknowledges that we want to accomplish our weight loss goal as quickly as
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What’s Your Exercise Story?
Individuals come to exercise programs with different histories of physical activity. Maybe you played a team sport in high school and intramural athletics in college, but gradually became less active with the demands of work and family. Perhaps you’ve always preferred solitary activities, such as hiking on
Measuring your resting heart rate (RHR)—the number of times your heart beats per minute while you are at rest—can give you information about your current heart health, as well as potential problems you may be facing.
RHR By the Numbers
A RHR between 60 and 100 beats per minute is considered
One of the easiest and most effective means to measure your current and future health can be done with two fingers and a watch. Measuring your resting heart rate (RHR)—the number of heartbeats per minute while at rest—can be a strong marker for potential heart problems.
“A high RHR is a
When faced with a chronic health condition, your attention naturally focuses on treatment and not exercise. However, you can and should continue to be physically active, since regular exercise can help ease symptoms and may even contribute to your healing process.
“Often, it is a ‘Catch-22’ situation in which people with
A new study shows you can decrease body fat while increasing muscle mass, strength and endurance – without killing yourself at the gym six days per week! The key is to perform “non-activity” exercise without equipment.