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Exercise offers a whole host of benefits to health and well-being. Cardiovascular exercises aim to get your heart rate up and increase blood circulation.
Walking is a great way to get active...
Resistance and strength exercises can help strengthen your muscles. This is usually done on the spot and will not make you out of breath like cardio exercises.
Instead of using tools like we...
Strength and flexibility routines help balance, will reduce joint pain, and reduce the risk of falls.
Yoga, pilates, and tai chi are examples of flexibility exercises.
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Calisthenics is a form of fitness consisting of different movements that exercise large muscle groups: running, standing, grasping, pushing, etc.
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Before you start doing any exercises, make sure you're all warmed up.
Do 5-10 minutes of cardio, just to get your heart rate up a bit.
Motivation tip: Listening to music can help you feel motivated throughout your workout.
Muscles worked: abs, obliques, quads, hamstrings, deltoids, biceps, triceps, and the chest.
Start off in the standard push up position. Pull your knees up to your chest, one at a time, in quick succession. You want to keep your body in a push-up position all the way through the exercise, so don't bob your hips up and down as you're tucking your legs in. Do 20 seconds three times.
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While being at home in lockdown, or a quarantine situation, it is extremely important to keep moving.
Infuse tiny moments with movement: like getting up and doing squats during commercial...
HIIT workouts generally combine short bursts of intense heart-pounding exercise (during which a person’s heart rate reaches at least 80 percent of its maximum capacity, usually for 1 to 5 minute...
...has to do with heart health: Intervals can boost cardio-respiratory health with a smaller time investment compared to continuous forms of exercise.
It's not about superior fat-burning capacity or bigger muscles, but about improved VO2 max, a measure of endurance that calculates the maximum volume of oxygen the body can use.
VO2 max is one of the best predictors of overall health.
People can burn comparable amounts of calories in HIIT routines lasting, compared to longer continuous exercise routines. But this doesn't mean that calorie burn translates into weight loss.
This is the problem with HIIT, just like with any other form of exercise: it’s much easier to lose weight by cutting calories in your diet than trying to burn excess calories.