Exercises

Exercise is a highly metabolic process in which the muscle tissues increase their demand for oxygen and the secretion of waste products such as carbon dioxide. In response to these demands, the amount of blood pumped by the heart increases. Increased blood flow This increase in blood flow...

Researchers have long known that regular exercise increases the number of organelles called mitochondria in muscle cells. Since mitochondria are responsible for generating energy, this numerical boost is thought to underlie many of the positive physical effects of exercise, such as increased strength and endurance. Exercise...

New research has reported that it takes just two weeks of physical inactivity for those who are physically fit to lose a significant amount of their muscle strength. In that short period of time, young people lose about 30 percent of their muscle strength, leaving them as...

I just read an interesting and not so surprising study that showed that older people who are most likely to droop out of exercise are those who perform the worst. No real surprise.  If you're not getting the results you expect why would you keep doing...

Apparently runners over the age of 60 are the fastest-growing group in the sport, and a study from the University of New Hampshire suggests that their running can remain fast as they age. The study, published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, found that...

This post is from guest writer -Philip J Reed from a company called  Hydroworx. Chances are, the older you get, the harder it could be to keep up a good exercise regimen. But that doesn’t make it any less important. Here are some good reasons to stay...

Researchers form the University of California in San Francisco have reported that exercise helps to prevent, and even reverse, the effects of stress on the cells. They found that stress resulted in shorter telomeres, the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes.  The telomeres are...

Many people give up on exercise because they don't get the results they expect from the effort they put in. It's not that they aren't trying.  Often they are not doing the right exercise in the right way to get the result they want.  I think...

Don't wish that it were easier - wish that you were better'. Jim Rohn I am always telling people that once you get into the habit of exercise, it gets easier. Deep down I know it's one of those little white lies that does more good than...

Being able to exercise at home is convenient, time efficient and means you can incorporate it into other things you are doing around the house. I am a big advocate of having some equipment or a space at home to do some simple strength and flexibility...