Posts Tagged“exercise”

Whether you’re in the recovery process for drugs or alcohol, you’ll find that there are several different ways to cope with a past addiction. Some choose to take up a new hobby, while others choose to surround themselves with close friends and family members as much as possible. Both ways help to divert your attention from your problems and help to ease you into a new lifestyle. If you love being outdoors, or even if you like the idea of spending time at a gym, you’ll find that using exercise as a recovery method is not only very popular, but…

As a parent, you’ve no doubt noticed that your child is never happiest than when he or she is running, bouncing, spinning, or rolling around with abandon. It’s certainly true that an active child is a happy child, and that there’s very little you can do to calm a toddler once they’ve decided on a mad five minutes. However, did you know that keeping your child active could be about so much more than encouraging happiness? An active child is one that is learning through play; a child that is gaining independence and confidence via movement, and beginning to understand…

There are varieties of elliptical machines available in the online stores to meet your workout purpose. However, selecting the right one is always a challenging one. In this array, the Nordictrack Ellipticals serves to be one of the best options available for those who want to seriously do their workouts and build body. The elliptical machines are very easy to use. They cause very low impact on joints, while making you to perform any types of tasks. This exercise machine will make your workouts really a challenging one, while making both the upper and lower body to burn calories as…

Photo by CC user 73189667@N00 on Flickr Many Americans struggle with high cholesterol and the health problems that often accompany the issue, but luckily, there are several ways to lower your levels. Risk Factors According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s estimated that 31 percent of American adults have unhealthy levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL). Risk factors for high levels of LDL include having a large waist circumference, lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking, and genetics. The good news is that you have control over most of these risk factors, and there are steps you can take…

Exercising, for both women and men, means numerous health benefits. Not only will you slim down, but you can also alleviate stress, boost your immune system, and strengthen your bones which help prevent osteoporosis. Exercising also means setting your needs as a priority. It is hard to balance a career, a family, the household chores, the pets, and the list goes on and on. Don’t let exercise be at the very bottom of your list of things to do. Here are 5 ways to get motivated and keep yourself motivated to exercise. 1. Sign up for an event. There are…