Top 5 Dumbbell Workouts For Fast Muscle Growth

by Darryl on November 7, 2010 0 Comments

Dumbbells are one of the best pieces of home gym equipment anyone can own. They take up a very small amount of space and can be used to work almost every muscle in the body. There are literally hundreds of different exercises you can do with them but below are the top 5 dumbbell workouts.
Dumbbell Workouts

The one exercise everybody knows is Dumbell Workouts #1 - The Bicep Curl. To perform this start with your feet about shoulder width apart. The weights should be held in each hand with palms facing inwards. As you lift the weight turn the arm so that the palms face upwards. Do this in a slow and controlled manner. Lower the dumbbell slowly and do the same movement with the opposite arm. This is the most effective way to build up the biceps.

If you want to target the shoulder muscles you should perform the Dumbbell Workouts ...

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Why The Pole Dancing DVD Is So Common These Days

by Darryl on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

You want to feel like a woman? well, now you really can and it starts right here with the poledancing DVD. Many have seen an increase of popularity with this so you see why many women do this as their exercise routine. So, what makes it so popular?

The first reason that we have found to explain the success of those practicing this at home is due to the fact that women are taking this up more and more. Women are finding this close to a sport. So close, that this sport is being recognized as a professional sport. That's how popular it has become.

Others are taking it to a whole new level for the fact that this is becoming so popular. Due to the fact that it's a sport that so many women are taking up, they have started making poledancing into this great thing that ...

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Zumba Fitness Review To Learn About Zumba

by Darryl on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

You can get all of your fitness questions answered from a zumba fitness review. Zumba is a form of dance exercise that has been around for years but only recently has started to become popular. Zumba incorporates many different types of dance, cha cha, calypso, belly dancing, mambo, meringue, cumbia and rock & roll to create fun and entertaining exercises. You will have so much fun it won't even feel like exercise.

No matter your fitness level or age there is a type of zumba for everyone. Zumba gold was designed specifically for those over 50 that may have limited mobility. Zumba helps to improve balance, give your heart a workout and improve your flexibility. In many ways it is an excellent combination or yoga and aerobic activity.

You can get many benefits from zumba that include getting rid of stress, improved motion control, improved bone density, enhanced self esteem ...

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The Fitness Stepper - What are the Benefits and How Can They Help You?

by Darryl on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

There is no shortage of fitness stepper benefits that absolutely will come to every person who consistently uses one. It has been proven that the mere act of owning a stepper, or having a membership to a gym that has steppers, will not guarantee results. You do have to actually use them, on a consistent basis. It helps to adhere to a certain schedule.

A fitness stepper is often called a stair stepper. It is a machine that is made for exercising. It mimics, to some degree, the effects of climbing stairs. Have you ever climbed a lot of flights of stairs, without stopping between the floors? If so, you have a basic idea of the many potential benefits of a fitness stair stepper.

When you run up, even a single flight of stairs, you will notice, soon thereafter, an increased heart beat, and rate of breathing. That proves that ...

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Is Infertility Surgery Right For You? What You Need To Know

by Darryl on April 18, 2010 0 Comments

If you and your partner are continuing to suffer from infertility, you may be interested in finding out whether infertility surgery may be able to help you. Although it has helped many women conceive and carry a child to term, the fact is that it is not right for everyone.

The truth is that not every woman's infertility issues can be corrected via surgery. If the problem is hormonal rather than structural or if the issue lies with her partner's hormones or any structural abnormalities that may cause him to be incapable of producing viable sperm, then her partner may need to explore surgery as a possible way of correcting their inability to sire children.

One area where surgery can help a woman conceive is if there are issues with the structure of the fallopian tubes. When a woman suffers from certain medical conditions, her fallopian tubes can ...

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Why Are Zumba DVDs So Popular?

by Darryl on March 23, 2010 0 Comments

Zumba is a union of International and Latin music and dance creating an exciting and dynamic fitness program. This program is beneficial for all age groups with its easy to follow fast and slow movements. Zumba DVDs are fun and easy which adds to its popularity. It is an easy way to tone your whole body. Zumba instructors use their favorite music and dance moves to create their routines.

In the 1990's, Beto Perez famous dancer and choreographer created Zumba. While growing up in Columbia, South America he became an aerobics instructor. One day he forgot the tape for his aerobics class, using the tapes that he had in his backpack he came up with a dance routine set to his favorite music. His students loved the session and asked him to create more. That is how the Zumba program came to be.

Using the rules of interval and ...

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How To Set Fitness Goals For Better Health And Weight Loss

by Darryl on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

Getting into shape is important for a number of reasons. Improving your fitness is great for losing weight as well as for enhancing your health overall. Chances are, you have tried before and not met with great success. Following are tips on how to set fitness goals and why.

When you set fitness goals, you are determining exactly what you are trying to accomplish. You can think of it like taking a road trip. If you are going to drive some place, you need to know where you want to go and how you can get there. Your fitness goals are your map for getting where you want to go.

Therefore, you first need to figure out what you want to achieve. Do you want to fit in to a specific clothing size? Do you have certain level of fitness you want such as running a set number of miles ...

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Health & Fitness News Benefits

by Darryl on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

Health and fitness news is providing valuable fitness tips to aid every person's life. Right from online news papers to television programming, Health and Fitness news is becoming more prevalent in the programming mix. With the recent Obesity and Health conscious studies being delivered and increase in focus on improving people’s living standards and creating awareness among masses.

Physical fitness and healthy living are closely connected. The secret for a long long life is widely known. Eat healthy and exercise. During our childhood most of us would have indulged in many forms of sport and taken care of our physical fitness. As we grow older and our metabolism slows, the increase is working and social pressures the tendency for us being physically active, becomes a lower priority. The constant reminder of Health and Fitness news through various mediums reminds us of our own mortality, hopefully the message may ...

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Studies conclude that Obesity and Depression Conditions are linked

by Darryl on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

Recent studies completed by Floriana S. Luppino, M.D., of the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands have provided valuable evidence of the correlation between Obesity and Clinical depression with American subjects being more conclusive than our European cousins. The association between  these two conditions was significant with adults more so then children. The next correlation between these two conditions is that developing one of these conditions, will more than likely lead to the secondary condition becoming prevalent.

Now, more than ever it is time to instill in our children healthy habits from a balanced diet right through to regular exercise that they can take into adult life. Not only will this aid their bodily growth and the regulation of their weight, recent studies have found the linkage between fit and healthy children and an increase in self confidence and an increase their academic results. This is the only ...

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Low-Fat Diet vs Low-Carb Diet reviews

by Darryl on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

With all of the dieting noise around at the moment around low Carb and Low Fat diets a lot of information has been dispensed about the benefits of these diets. But which one is better for you to lose weight? Researchers have now taken up these questions of which diet provides the better results. The answers are discussed in detail below. However what the researchers didn’t analyze is the combination of the Low carb or Low fat diet with regular exercise. I’m sure that the results would have evened out if this had been taken into account. Don’t get me wrong diet is important for managing weight with eating less produced and more natural foods and grains, however in the absence of a regular exercise program to burn those excess pounds your body then are the benefits sustainable? Maybe that will be included in the next ...

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