Top Ten Most Annoying things people do at the gym
Written by John Rogue Wednesday, 08 September 2010 21:52
Let's face it, some people at the gym are annoying. It can be a case of hogging up the machines or not wiping sweat off. Some do not even realize they do it, but here is a list of the most annoying things people do at the gym. You will most certainly be able to relate to some of the items listed. And if you're doing any of these, it's time to stop and read why it could make you that "girl" or "guy" at the gym.
Children and Exercise When is it too young?
Written by Cathleen Dower Friday, 20 August 2010 00:00
Children should be outdoors, actively running around and playing tag, not sitting in front of the TV all day watching movies or playing video games. Sadly, this is what many children do for the majority of the day and sadly, a percentage of overweight children in the United States are growing at an alarming rate, with one out of three children now considered overweight or obese. This gives them a predisposition to be overweight for the rest of their lives as well as be susceptible to diabetes and heart disease. How can your turn the tide so your children are not part of the percentage?
Clothing at the Gym: What To Wear?
Written by Giles Howard Wednesday, 11 August 2010 22:15
Deciding what clothing to wear at the gym is much less difficult than educating yourself about proper exercise techniques or about the basics of healthy eating. Indeed, when it comes to athletic clothing, it’s often best to wear what makes you feel most comfortable and gives you the widest range of motion possible.
Spinning: A group class that focuses on your legs
Written by Giles Howard Wednesday, 04 August 2010 11:47
Spinning, also known as indoor cycling, is an aerobic exercise with the added benefit that it works the muscles of the legs and lower back. Spinning is an exercise most usually performed as part of a 45 minute to an hour class where an instructor sets the pace of the exercise to music.
The Importance of Stretching
Written by Cathleen Dower Thursday, 22 July 2010 16:39
Failure to stretch after being sedentary for long periods of time can result in lower back pain, and even injury if you forget to stretch before exercising - injuries can lead to chronic pain if not treated properly. To avoid this make sure that you stretch daily, and most importantly, always warm up and stretch before and after you workout.
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