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2012-04-21 23:03:40

Home Workout Pros release a brand new exercise program to take advantage of key fitness aspects. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 When considering preparing for any sport, an exercise routine that effectively targets the whole body for over all fitness comes highly recommended. Mastering the art of fitting the right type of exercises for optimal fitness into each routine does not need to be complicated. The experts with the Home Workout Pros know how to help individuals implement...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

The perfect push up has a new challenger. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 IsoSHRED Fitness brings their Push Up Dumbbells to the scene of the home fitness equipment world, surpassing all other push up stands or push up bars on the market. The state of the art design behind the revolutionary exercise equipment allows the devices to move in all directions, transferring several advantages to the user and increasing the effectiveness of their chest workout. Already, most critics are...

2009-06-01 05:00:00

SCHERERVILLE, Ind., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "Will this shocking fitness secret finally be revealed? I've discovered the #1 exercise on the planet," said Ted Skup. "You could torture me, and I still won't spill the beans. I am not going to tell you that this one exercise is like using 10 health club machines. I'm not going to talk about how it builds the entire body all at once. I am not even going to brag that I can save you both time and money on gyms and exercise gadgets. Lets not talk...

2009-03-28 14:16:03

A 63-year-old woman in Chengdu, China, says she can complete 97 push-ups in a single minute. Huang Tianleng said thanks to her daily regimen of exercise, which includes 1-2 hours of push-ups, she is now eyeing taking part in a push-up competition in her Sichuan province city, China Daily reported Friday. I learned that a man named Wang Jiyue in our city can do 100 push-ups within 1 minute, I want to challenge him, Huang, who since 2002 has exercised every single day, told the Daily.

2008-12-01 04:20:00

SCHERERVILLE, Ind., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Question. What would happen if we could clone running with a strength and muscle-building exercise? The fitness world would certainly never be the same. 1. Gyms with their high membership fees would have to close. 2. Phony exercise infomercials and their gurus would be non-existent. 3. We would never have to spend another dime on our fitness goals. The fitness industry's take-home pay is now estimated at 35 billion dollars annually, yet they...

2008-10-09 03:00:17

By Anonymous Watching the Olympics was a surreal experience for those of us who can't manage to do what fitness experts call the "simple push- up." And it's not iust grownups who are unable to achieve this "ultimate barometer of fitness." Researchers at East Carolina University administered push-up tests to kids ages 10 to 13. Nearly half of the boys and three-quarters of the girls did not pass. Setting aside the exploits of Jack La Lanne, the age-defying fitness guru who once did 1,000...

2008-10-08 06:00:14

By Nanci Hellmich The government has raised the bar for physical activity levels -- and nobody's exempt, not even children or older adults. And exercise researchers couldn't be happier. The new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are the most comprehensive federal recommendations ever and the new gold standard. "These are really well done, and I don't think they could get any more practical," says Tim Church,...

2008-09-23 00:00:11

By Jim Romagna Looking for a fresh start or a few new tips to get you on your wellness way? The following suggestions could be the framework for a beginner wanting to commit to a healthier lifestyle, or a seasoned veteran who wants to fine-tune his or her wellness. One low impact way to get exercise without a lot of planning and preparation is walking. Set aside a minimum of 10-15 minutes a day to walk out the front door and get the body moving. Strength training can be complicated...

2008-08-26 06:00:17

By Lisa Ryckman Ethan and Sheridan Snapp for president! Ethan's 7 and Sheridan just turned 10. Nevertheless, they've already got what it takes: abundant smarts, sunny dispositions, can- do attitudes, grace under pressure, a willingness to take risks and the faces of angels (all courtesy of parents Carma and Larry Snapp). But the real topper: how they dove into the sometimes-grueling President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test and came out the other end grinning. "It was fun," Sheridan...

2008-08-17 21:00:13

By Jane Kwiatkowski When it comes to getting fit, all roads don't lead to the gym. Nor are they lined with treadmills or pricey personal trainers. There are plenty of low-cost alternatives that will allow you to exercise seriously -- lose weight, too -- without breaking your budget. Gym membership is not essential, for one. And even though many fitness clubs experiencing the summer doldrums offer some sweet membership deals, cash conscious folks are exercising their right to opt out of...