Fitness Articles

Exercising With Cold and Flu Symptoms

Making an exercise routine part of your daily routine can help to ensure that you keep going back to the gym. Under normal circumstances, an exercise routine can be easy to keep up, but what happens when you get sick with the flu or a similar common illness? If breaking the established workout habit is out of the question, then what are the safety concerns and limitations to consider? A workout routine performed while a person is sick is still possible depending on … [Read more...]

Advantages of Cold Weather Work-Outs

Giving yourself a dose of fresh air can work wonders for your health – no matter what the weather outside is like. Exercising outdoors can give you an energy boost. It can also help fight stress and keep depression away – even depression that comes from winter-related seasonal affective disorder. A recent report in Environmental Science and Technology offers scientific evidence to back these ideas up. Many fitness experts feel that working out in cold weather … [Read more...]

Why You Should Exercise

Have you ever felt tired and stressed out from work and by the time you get home you see your three children running towards you asking you to play basketball with them? You refused and promised them that you will after you take you rest. Instead of disappointing your children, why not say, "yes" after all? You will be surprised by the amount of energy you will have after that 30-minute activity. Did you know that by exercising at a moderate pace for only 30 … [Read more...]