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Determining Your Resting Heart Rate

In general, the higher your resting heart rate, the less physically fit you are, and the lower your heart rate, the more physically fit you are. (Some athletes have resting heart rates in the 40s.) One [more…]

Fitness

Breathing Your Way to Good Health

You can help alleviate stress through the simple practice of yogic breathing. Among other things, breathing loads your blood with oxygen, which maintains your health at the most desirable level. Shallow [more…]

Fitness

Stand Instead of Sit at Your Desk to Improve Health

A new trend in fitness encourages those who must be at their desks for long periods of time to stand instead of sit. Research has shown that sitting at your desk is bad for your health. [more…]

Cardio Exercise

Correct Walking Techniques

If you plan to increase the amount of walking you do on a regular basis to lose weight, it’s important that you walk correctly. You know that song “the knee bone’s connected to the thigh bone, the thigh [more…]

Cardio Exercise

10 Essential Tools for Any Walker

Whether you have yet to start your walking program or are already a seasoned walker, certain tools can enhance the effectiveness of your walk as well as make your life as a walker easier. Although you [more…]