Best Cardio Workout

Interval Training With Walking

Young Woman Speed Walking On Street

Adding interval training into walking can improve your metabolic healthy significantly.

Although interval training and high intensity workouts are very popular these days, the concept is also very useful for people who prefer walking which is very safe and anyone can do it.




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Iron Supplement Seems to Enhance Female Athletic Performance

Women need more iron than men.  Although it is ideal to get all your iron need from food, you may need to rely on iron supplements.

Women need more iron than men. Although it is ideal to get all your iron need from food, you may need to rely on iron supplements.

It is well known that many women are anemic, mainly due to iron deficiency partially due to the monthly cycle. That is why it is very important to take a blood test regularly to monitor iron level in your body. It seems that many people don’t realize that they are iron deficiency or at the borderline, even among health conscious top female athletes. In general, about 25% of women are iron deficiency.




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Should We Buy an Expensive Pair of Running Shoes?

A woman is lacing up the running shoes.

You don’t need to buy an expensive pair of running shoes, but there are several things to pay attention when you buy the shoes.

If you are a new to running, probably the first thing that you think about is a pair of running shoes (and you should!). It is true that more and more people are running in bare feet as the way of running without shoes is much more natural to human body mechanics.




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Knee Problems…

A female athlete with a knee problem.

The minor knee problem can develop into debilitating osteoarthritis. Take care any knee problem before too late.

If you are one of lucky people who do not have knee problems, you may not need to read this article. Still I recommend doing so as it may prevent you from knee problems in future.

Knee problems are prevalent among exercisers, especially runners. The minor knee problem can develop into debilitating osteoarthritis in old age, which may cost you your freedom of movement and even a healthy life. As usual, we need to blame our ancestors. They did not live long enough to worry about the knee cartilage to deteriorate and develop osteoarthritis.




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Tabata Protocol — Shortest Workout System

A woman working out very hard on a bike

Tabata workout is very hard, but it will give you a great cardio benefit in the shortest time.

We are all busy; we don’t have 3 hours a day to work out. That is why Tony Horton’s 10 minute Trainer DVD is one of most popular home workout DVDs. Even in a gym, short and intense circuit training exercises and interval training based workout systems are pushed as “the best fat burning workouts.”




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