strength training

3 Strength Training Techniques To Help You Maximize Your Workout

Written by Heather Marr – Shared from MindBodyGreen

Keeping the romance alive with your fitness regimen isn’t as difficult as you think. Whether you’re a fitness fanatic or new to the scene, adding variety to your programs is a surefire way to bust out of, or even prevent, plateaus. Incorporating fun, challenging training techniques, like the ones below,

How Does Exercise Affect Your Heart?

By Erica L. Robinson Shared from Active.com

Cardiovascular exercise involves the use of large muscles in a repetitive fashion, activating muscle fibers programmed for endurance and utilizing a heart rate range anywhere from 40 to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate. Think: running, jogging, swimming, biking, or spinning.

How does cardiovascular exercise affect your heart?

When performing cardio, blood

7 WORKOUT MYTHS TO STOP BELIEVING

Getting your butt to the gym is hard enough without wasting your time and energy believing old wives’ tales. Case in point: Lifting weights won’t turn you into Hulk Hogan, just like a few extra squats won’t make you a Kardashian. Those and more workout myths you should stop believing, right this way.

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