Students who are more physically fit make better grades and outperform their classmates on standardized tests, according to a newly published study in this month's issue of the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.
Staying on track with your fitness program, while traveling during the holiday season can seem difficult to some; but it does not have to according to fitness expert and author, Jeff Behar.
Americans have the lowest rate of walking throughout the entire world, according to a new study on health and fitness.
Less than a quarter of people in the U.S. use some sort of active transportation, such as biking, walking to get where they are going, missing an important opportunity to improve their cardiovascular health, concludes a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
There are so many health and fitness myths that either steer peo ple away from the gym, reduce their progress, dampen their excitement, and in some cases cause people to get injured. Learn to seperate the facts from fiction.
A new fitness study says playing the Wii Fit video games, Step and Hula, can provide enough exercise to improve health and physical fitness.
The study appeared in the March 2011 issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research; the official research journal of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Many people do cardio in the gym, to not just improve their endurance but also with a goal to lose weight and lose fat. Unfortunately most people are unaware that their are tricks of the trade that can help maximize fat loss when doing cardio.
If you are one of the many that do cardio primarily to lose fat, than you might want to try these cardio tips to maximize your fat loss:
Pro athletes and fitness experts all agree cross training increases your performance and overall fitness.
Cross-training can be beneficial to athletes of all levels, and to athletes in many different types of sports. Cross training can also be a huge asset for increasing physical fitness and losing weight and losing fat at a quicker pace than what would occur without cross training.
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity each week live longer than those who don’t exercise in this manner, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Individuals with the highest levels of cardiorespiratory fitness during middle age were significantly less likely to develop dementia in their senior years, a long-term prospective study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested.
There are 5 elements of a well-rounded fitness routine that are essential in to achieve maximum results both in fitness and health. A well-rounded fitness program that addresses all 5 of these elements of physical fitness will result in increased functional fitness and better overall health.
Use the following 5 primary elements of fitness training to create a well-rounded balanced fitness routine.