Cardiovascular Fitness

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Kiteboarding: Fun, Addictive, and a Great Workout

Kiteboarding combines wakeboarding or surfing with sailing and paragliding. It’s a fun and addictive combination that will give you a great workout.  [continue reading] 

How many calories do you burn running?

Calories Burned Running for Women (and Men Too!)

Running is a great way to get in shape and burn some calories. All you need are running shoes and some outdoor space or a treadmill. But did you know women burn more calories than men? Use the charts to find YOUR calorie burn.  [continue reading] 

Heart Attack Recovery- Essential Steps

Surviving a heart attack is a miracle in and of itself.  However, it’s a long road still to come after a heart attack. Recovery is not easy and your lifestyle will be permanently changed.  This article is meant to give you a sort of heart attack recovery road map as to what to expect after…  [continue reading] 


Benefits Of A Stationary Rower

The stationary rower has experienced a recent upsurge in popularity, after decades of stagnation, for several reasons. The first thing is that the stationary rower gives users a great cardiovascular workout. The heads up display will give you readouts on your heart and pulse rate to allow you to exercise to your limit but not…  [continue reading] 


How to Increase HDL and Stay Healthy

Many people are confused about the topic of cholesterol. Some mistakenly think that all cholesterol is bad when this is actually not the case. There are actually two types of cholesterol in the human body – LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL is the bad stuff, the cholesterol that can form plaques and hard deposits in…  [continue reading] 


How to Take your own Blood Pressure at Home

If your doctor has told you that you need to start taking your blood pressure at home or if you have decided yourself that it is something you would like to keep an eye on then there is basically two different blood pressure monitors you can use 1) Aneroid monitors 2) Digital Monitors. Here we…  [continue reading] 


The Three Types of Training Bikes

If you are up late at night watching tv, you are sure to see some infomercials promoting gimmicky exercise equipment. Home exercise equipment has become a billion dollar a year industry. Inventors sit around for hours trying to create the newest, coolest, and latest thing to get people motivated to pull out their credit card….  [continue reading] 


Effective Fat Loss Training Strategies

If you have ever seen a doctor or spoken to anybody about healthy fat loss, the very first thing they tell you to do is low to medium level aerobic exercises. This is also known as cardio. They advise you to do steady-paced cardio for approximately 30-60 minutes for more or less 3-5 times a…  [continue reading] 


8 Ways to improve your cardiovascular health

Your health is important, and so is your cardiovascular health. It can ensure you a longer and a happier life and it can also strengthen your heart and lungs and decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease. Here are 8 ways to help you improve your cardiovascular health. Do regular cardio exercise – Cardio exercise is…  [continue reading] 


Heart-Healthy Foods: A List of the Best Heart-Healthy Foods

A strong heart depends on regular consumption of heart-healthy foods.  With just the right amount of planning, you need not invest a fortune to ensure that your are getting the best nutrition that safeguards your heart, or those of your family members. Being informed about which healthy foods (including condiments and heart-healthy edible oils) your…  [continue reading]