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Changing up your workout can be stressful. It’s hard to be creative and think of new things to do. There are some gyms in Huntsville Alabama that have figured out fun and creative ways to change your workouts. They’ve shared some of there helpful tips below…
Say you want to get stronger and you start off with 100 lbs. on the bench press exercise. The following week you can press 115. The week after that you can do 120. How much will you add on to your press next year? I don’t know, but I do know that at some point you may hit a plateau.
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, which is the deterioration of cartilage and over growth of bone due to wear and tear on the bones.
The causes of osteoarthritis are: aging, metabolic factors, chemical factors, genetic factors, mechanical factors, deformities, obesity, or a chronic or sudden injury to a joint (Johnson 197). Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in the body, but most commonly affects the hands, feet, spine, and large weight bearing joints such as the hips and knees (Kisner 314). Exercising with Osteoarthritis can be difficult, however we have listed some helpful tips below.
Are you making a deposit or a withdrawal at your gym?
When you hear the words, deposit or withdrawal, what do you think of? If you’re like me, you probably think of your bank account. Most of us look at our bank statements line by line, seeing the deposits that are made and the withdrawals that are taken out.
We have known for years that exercise releases endorphines, making us temporarily feel better. But studies are currently showing that getting into shape can also be the most effective way to reduce long-term stress on our bodies as well. Loosing the extra thirty pounds around a person’s midsection can reduce stress on their cardiovascular system, lower their cholestrol, and blood pressure. The body no longer has to compensate and work extra hard to perform the same actions of somebody in shape.
Getting in shape can reduce stress as much as improving work enviroments, improving relationships, or getting out of debt.
Careful out there ladies! Research is showing women to be at a higher risk of ACL strain and injury. For details on the findings and what makes women more injury-prone, read the entire article here…