Category archive: Fitness

Training for a marathon

Training for a marathon

Preparing to run in a marathon does require some extent of training, but with the right information and preparation, and person can accomplish both and tone up fast, while learning how to train for a marathon in a small length of time. Marathon training can take anywhere from six weeks to six months depending on the…

Sleep and Exercise

Sleep and Exercise

Did you know that getting enough sleep may actually improve your exercise performance? If you regularly cut sleep short, you may want to reconsider this practice. Why is sleep so important for exercise, and what can you do to sleep longer and more deeply? Mike Bracko, EdD, FACSM, director of Dr. Bracko’s Fitness and of…

10 Foods that fight belly fat

10 Foods that fight belly fat

These are among the best sources of protein, fiber, and all the other ingredients and nutrients that help fight fat. In fact, they’re so good for you that they’ll just about single-handedly exchange your fat for a toned, lean body and sexy abs! Almonds and other nuts (with skins intact) Superpowers: Builds muscle, reduces cravings…

10 great fat burning exercises

10 great fat burning exercises

You want to lose weight and you know you should be doing aerobic activity. So what activities are the most power-packed cardio fat burners? There’s a lot more to aerobics than that step class your woman does. There is a lot of variety; enough for anyone to find an enjoyable activity. 10- Taking the stairs…

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