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What Is Beyond Meditation?

What Is Beyond Meditation?

Feb 8, 2018

Do you meditate to keep yourself on track? For many years whenever I negotiated my job conditions with a new employer, I also negotiated time to go to my weekly personal meditation session with my then mentor. A lot of employers found it a little strange, but I never had anyone say no!!! The funny thing was, despite my commitment to the meditation cause,...

The Dangers of Prolonged Sitting and a Sedentary Lifestyle

The Dangers of Prolonged Sitting and a Sedentary Lifestyle

Nov 17, 2017

Research has been reported to show a relationship between the amount of time spent sitting on a daily basis and rate of disease and morbidity. It also shows the length of time spent uninterrupted (that is without getting up and moving) to be a factor. Now there are reports of research that concludes the links are weak. What are we to believe and more...

Exercising in the heat may not be worth it

Exercising in the heat may not be worth it

Sep 25, 2017

Are you slogging through your workouts in these dog days of summer in the hopes that all of this hot-weather exercise will earn you extra fitness points come fall? You may be in for a sad surprise. A new study found that exercising in the heat may not be giving you the benefits you think it is. In fact, you may be better off moving your workouts indoors until...

5 Exercises to Build Muscle with Free Weights

5 Exercises to Build Muscle with Free Weights

Sep 21, 2017

There are very many free weight exercises that you can perform to build various muscles in the body. However, these are the essential ones if you want to build muscles fast. The Bench Press This exercise builds the pectoral muscles, other minor chest muscles, shoulder muscles, and most of the arm muscles. It is mostly done with barbell weights, although it's...

Points To Consider When Selecting a Gym

Points To Consider When Selecting a Gym

Sep 21, 2017

If you are considering joining a gym in order to improve your health and fitness, it is important to compare different facilities, weigh your options, and do your due diligence, before settling on one gymnasium. Here are the key points you need to consider when selecting a gym.   The cost of membership For most people, the cost ends up being the factor...

7 Exercises to Build Muscle Without Weights

7 Exercises to Build Muscle Without Weights

Jan 21, 2017

You don't necessarily need access to workout equipment in order to build your muscles. These 7 exercises only use your body’s weight as a source of resistance. If you do enough sets and repetitions of these exercises, you can build all the muscle groups in your body without ever having to use weights. Push-ups The push-up is the ultimate bodyweight exercise...