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Showing posts with label best workout programs. Show all posts

Core Workout Routines Reviewed

Core Workout Routines Reviewed
I don't think people realize how much we use our core! A core workout routine can be highly beneficial to every movement we do in life. Everything comes from the core of the body. Here, I will review some of the core workouts, and you can decide for yourself which core workout might be best for you.
Core workouts is a bit of a catch phrase in fitness right now, and many people are catching on to it. But, the significance of these types of routines is even more than people realize. Every movement, even picking up your groceries, comes from the core.
Yoga - Yoga is mostly core! Every movement in yoga relies on the core muscles. Yoga is an excellent fitness program on many levels. It helps to gain flexibility, as well as strength and muscle endurance. The other thing about Yoga that is so interesting, is all of the different help benefits. It's said to regulate heart rate, and much more. I had one yoga instructor explain it to me like this.
 He said, "Yoga massages your internal organs." I have taken several yoga classes, and you will be in a pose and hear the teacher say, "This is opening up your adrenal glands." It's a fascinating practice and good for people of all ages. It can be a great core workout on it's own, or a great addition to your current exercise practices.
Boxing - Boxing seems like it may be your arms, but, it's not! My arm by itself can be quite weak, but, when I throw my body into it (my core!), that same punch becomes much, much more powerful. This is a great workout for anyone wanting to increase their health. 
Many trainers are now discovering the emotional benefits to boxing as well. It can be quite empowering for people, and many of my clients have discovered that they get a great emotional release from putting the boxing gloves on and giving the heavy bag a piece of their mind. 
After a great workout, they gain a sense of calm, and general well being. And besides all of that, who wouldn't want the amazing, great physique of a boxer? They are agile, quick, powerful, and strong

Workout Routine for Improving Posture

Workout Routine for Improving Posture
A proper, natural posture not only gives a good look, it is also less demanding on the body. An upright posture ensures proper stacking of major body joints and can be maintained with less muscular effort. There is low level of strain on ligaments and other body parts and weight of the body is adequately distributed over the body structure.

As the posture starts deviating from its natural, upright position, different parts of body are strained unnaturally causing numerous complications. However, the problem can be resolved by designing your workout routine properly.



It was long time back when our ancestors moved out of their natural habitat. Earlier, in natural surroundings, they got plenty of exercise hunting, climbing tress, and generally fending for themselves. They maintained natural posture and gait.
Now the compulsions of our modern day life have forced most of us to develop faulty posture. The damage starts in the childhood when children sit for long hours with hunched back in the classroom or playing computer games. The sedentary lifestyle does not make things any easier for them.

When a child sits in front of the computer with "rounded" back and head drawn forward, the position of the body puts extra strain on various parts. The back is stretched and the muscles in the front of the neck are extended for considerable period. As the child repeats the act the adverse effects of the strained body position keeps accumulating. Gradually a fertile ground is prepared for start of aches and pains.
Not only that, the natural sense of balance is also affected. As hunching the back and jutting head forward becomes a habit, the body's sense of balance reconciles with this new position. As a result the new posture becomes "normal".
A right handed person uses his muscles on the right side more than his left muscles. Unless he does proper exercise to work up his muscles, he will develop asymmetrical posture. This development may not look apparent but will be discernible to the trained eyes.
As the child grows he continues with desk-type occupations and sedentary lifestyle. The faulty posture causes more and more problems with increasing age. Muscle spasms and fatigue, pinching of nerves and blood vessels, strain to the ligaments are some of the potential sources of trouble. Inactivity of the joints can cause inflammation and arthritis. Even more severe ailments cannot be ruled out.
Though we may not be able to do much for the compulsions of modern life, we can improve our posture by properly designing and following a workout routine. Before I talk about workout routine I must mention that the persons with medical problems should seek expert advice before starting regular exercise.
Whatever set of exercises you start, all major muscle groups should get adequate exercise. These may include muscles of legs, arms, shoulders, abdominal and pelvic area and neck. There should be exercises for gently stretching and contracting the back such as forward bending, backward bending, sideways bending, twisting of upper body keeping the feet unmoved. These exercises, beside giving other advantages, will keep the back bone supple and flexible.

Fat Loss Kettlebell Workout Routines

Fat Loss Kettlebell Workout Routines
Kettlebells can be used for several purposes, but here I will present various kettlebell workout routines which are extremely effective for fat loss. One of the primary factors to making an exercise session burn a lot of fat is to bring the heart rate and breathing rate up. Breathing heavily, while not very fun at that moment, is important to burn off fat since the fatty acids inside the blood stream have to be oxidized; thus oxygen usage is extremely important. A lot of heavy breathing leads to a good deal of oxygen being drawn in throughout the workout, and that is exactly what will burn a good deal of fat.
Fat loss kettlebell workout routines don't need to be complicated; there are many straight forward set-ups which can be positively ferocious to complete. For instance:
Fat Loss Workout #1
10 kettlebell swings, 1 push-up, 10 swings, 2 push-ups,... , 10 swings, 10 push-ups
Details
Bear in mind these swings can be done with one bell or two, and if using two, perform the push-ups while gripping the handles of the kettlebells. Executing push-ups that way (with neutral wrist position) is usually easier on the wrists, elbows, and shoulders.
Minimum rest ought to be taken at all times, ideally going through all the reps without resting in any way. For individuals who are less mathematically-inclined, that's 100 swings and 55 push-ups, completed in (if possible) less than 15 minutes. That's a great deal of work in addition to a great way to get rid of some body fat.
Although it's unquestionably vital to keep moving during a fat loss kettlebell workout in order to attain the best results, additionally it is imperative that exercises are chosen intelligently. Using an exercise that forces the body to keep moving isn't sufficient: it should present enough of a challenge so the workout acts as an effective strength stimulus simultaneously. A younger and in-shape fitness enthusiast would probably be breathing hard after a set of swings and 12" box step-ups, but will those step-ups pose a decent strength challenge? Probably not. Even though they would keep the person working and breathing more heavily than usual, they wouldn't do much to build additional strength.
Therefore, for the swing and push-up workout earlier on, adding weight for the push-up is advised if the person can complete the entire workout without too much effort.
Swings, being as powerful as they are, ought to be incorporated into just about any fat loss kettlebell workout. It's almost impossible to do "too many" of them, so there's no harm incorporating them since they do such a good job of getting the heart rate up.
Here's another great kettlebell fat loss workout containing swings and push-ups:
Fat Loss Workout #2
Swings for 20 seconds, 5 push-ups, 30 seconds rest. Repeat for 15 minutes.
If after that workout the push-ups remain easy, consider adding weight or reps next time.
Here are two additional powerful fat loss kettlebell combinations:

Fat Loss Workout #3
Using 2 kettlebells:
10 swings, walk 30 steps, 10 goblet squats, walk 30 steps
10 swings, walk 30 steps, 9 goblet squats, walk 30 steps
Continue down to 1 goblet squat.
Fat Loss Workout #4
Using 1 or 2 kettlebells. Start at the top of the minute.
5 swings, 1 push-up, rest the remainder of the minute.
10 swings, 2 push-ups, rest remainder of the minute.
5 swings, 3 push-ups, rest remainder of the minute.
The entire way up to 10 swings and 10 push-ups.
For this one, rotating between sets of 5 and 10 swings will provide a small bit of additional rest. Go ahead and make all sets of swings 10 once successfully completing the workout above.
Give these fat loss kettlebell workouts a shot! While including correct nutrition and strength training, they will likely provide all the additional fat burning anybody would need.

Fast Weight Loss Workout Program

Fast Weight Loss Workout Program
Would you like to know the powerful solution to finding a weight loss workout program that will meet your fitness goals? Read this article entirely and you will discover the methods that will improve your appearance, add lean muscle to your body and make you feel better about your self then you have in a long time.
There is a surprisingly simple way that will increase your muscle to fat ratio, promote good cardiovascular and improve muscle strength and flexibility. Yes, your goal is to lose weight but why settle for just losing weight? Why not look good too? Doesn't everyone want to look his or her best? Of course they do. The secrets of this program are the road map that will ignite the change in your body and in your life.
High intensity strength training, as it is known, is not a new invention but rather it is a collection of techniques and principles that have been shown to be the most efficient and effective in attaining the goal of weight loss health and fitness. This program will expose core truths that will allow anyone to build muscle, burn fat and achieve their fitness goals.
There are three principles that are the axis of high intensity strength training. They are intensity, volume and frequency, and progression. Intensity refers to the amount of effort applied during your exercise session. Volume and frequency are represented by how long and how often you workout. Progression, the loss of weight and the gaining of lean muscle and strength require that you train your body in a progressive way.
When you train you body using these principles you will achieve the highest level of weight loss, strength gain and lean muscle. The intensity of these workouts have your body burning calories like mad during your workout and will keep you burning calories at a higher rate for up to 72 hours after workouts end. Even when you are sitting and watching TV for instance your "revved up" metabolism is still burning fat.