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Jogging in Between Sets

Increase the results of your strength-training working by jogging in between sets. The combination of anaerobic and aerobic exercises provides variety to your routine, increases calorie burning and shortens your overall workout time.…

How to Test VO2 on a Treadmill

People who are very fit will have a higher VO2 max than people who are less fit. VO2 max refers to the level at which an individual consumes the highest amount of oxygen during an intensive workout. You can test your VO2 max using a…

Is Treading Water Good Exercise?

The phrase "treading water" has a negative connotation that implies stagnation or lack of progress. But that's not true with respect to exercise. Treading water takes stamina and is good for the heart, and, as water polo players know, it…

How to Lower Your Heart Rate Naturally

High heart rate is a problem that needs to be fixed because it can lead to bigger health-related issues. The best way to find out if your heart rate is too high is to check your pulse either manually or by using a heart rate monitor. Your…

How to Lose Weight With a Mini Trampoline

A mini trampoline provides a low-impact but effective workout that can tone your lower body and help you burn calories to lose weight. Rebounding, as jumping on a mini tramp is called, can be adapted to most workout levels and may be found…

Endurance Exercises for Kids

An article reviewed by Mary L. Gavin MD states that children over the age of 2 should get an average of one hour of daily exercise for good health. Children are spending more time in front of the television and computer than in the past,…

How to Use Walking Poles

Walking with trekking poles, also known as Nordic walking, originated in the 1930s in Finland when cross country skiers sought a method of training during warm weather and when snow was scarce. Also called pole walking and ski walking,…