Archive for the ‘Cardio & Workouts’ Category

Simple Habits That Will Help Manage Hypertension

High blood pressure is an increasingly common problem among people in the urban population. Factors such as stress, unhealthy diet, sleeping habits, and more can lead to hypertension over time. Managing the condition is important in slowing down its destructive effects on the heart. Here are some simple habits that will help you better manage […]

How to Improve Your Cardio

One of the most important things that one can do is to improve his or her cardiovascular exercises. This is a very integral part of a good weight loss plan as well as the cardiovascular health. There are a good number of people out there who do not put enough emphasis on the development of a good cardiovascular workout simply because they would want to tone their muscles more than their heart. One reason for this shift in focus is that these bodybuilders are usually more concerned about losing m…

How to Check Your Pulse

It may seem that determining one’s own pulse is complicated and that it is a complicated process. On the contrary, it is very simple to find out a person’s pulse which is also a method to determine the heart rate of that person. For a resting heart rate, the pulse should be counted for 60 seconds before beginning any exercise. One thing to remember is that if a resting pulse rate is counted in less time, it increase the probability of an error happening. In the event of checking a pulse during e…

Benefits of Swimming

Don’t you just love the feeling of water caressing your body as you glide through the water? And hoe much more refreshing when you get out from the outer. Your body feels so refreshed not only from the feel of the water but from your relaxed muscles. Swimming is also a form of aerobics. Contrary to beliefs, aerobics involves several types of activities which include swimming. The benefits of swimming includes the following: It serves as a great exercise that fuses fun and workout especially when…

Physical Activity and Health

Physical activity helps you control your weight by using excess calories that would otherwise be stored as fat. Most foods you eat contain calories, and everything you do uses calories, including sleeping, breathing, and digesting food. Balancing the calories you eat with the calories you use through physical activity will help you reach and maintain a healthy weight. Experts recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most, if not all, days of the week. To achieve a…