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Types of fitness exercises

There are literally thousand types of exercises from tai chi to tae bo, from cha-cha to kung fu. The movements, routines, techniques, origins and names vary greatly but all of these can be classified into three basic categories, namely, cardiovascular exercises (aerobic), flexibility exercises and strength exercises (anaerobic). Cardiovascular exercises are meant to improve stamina […]

Exercise Portland: So what is Zumba

A new dance craze also known as Zumba Fitness has also been recently introduced all over the world. This kind of cardio exercise is perfect for people who find that running is a little bit too boring and routinary. Zumba is a combination of Latin tracks, as well as other famous upbeat tracks all over […]

Exercise Portland: Sports Drinks, how to drink them

Of course, the way to drink them is through our mouths, but a lot of people are drinking them like water. Sports drinks are meant for bodies that are exercising, sweating, going beyond their physical comfort zones, and taking themselves to that upper limit. You want to replenish what you have lost through respiration and perspiration. Kids are drinking these beverages […]

Exercise & Fitness in Portland: Just do suspension training or mix it up

Suspension training has been made more popular with the TRX system. The best thing about this system is that it can be done anywhere and it is portable. This is great to take on vacation, overseas or on location where you are limited access to other types of fitness equipment. If this is all you […]

Diet & Food: Just make small changes

If you can make small modifications to your food intake then you are on track to accomplishing some great goals. Changing or shifting someones eating habits can be the most challenging obstacles someone can encounter, because we have to eat to survive. That is why you should make small changes in order to keep the […]

Exercising Opposing Muscle Groups

There are a lot of individuals who exercise but they do not focus on working their opposing muscle groups. For example, they do a lot of triceps exercises, but only do a few biceps. Another example, is they focus too much on their quadriceps and not enough on their hamstring muscles. Even though the quadriceps […]