Not everyone has the same basic body frame. So an exercise program that helps one body frame reach certain fitness goals may actually prevent another body frame type from reaching theirs. There are six basic body types: 8, A, H, V, Ruler, and Oval/Apple. Each body frame carries weight differently and, therefore will pose different exercise challenges to the individual.
July 8, 2008
March 6, 2008
You cannot get rid of cellulite. You can hide it. You can try to minimize the appearance of it. But you will not be able to eliminate the cellulite plaguing your thighs, hips, butt, and everywhere else you don’t want it. So what are you supposed to do, just accept it? Wear one of those bathing suits with a little skirt that your grandmother loves so much? Or maybe just comfort yourself by looking at the pictures on the cover of the gossip magazines highlighting the cellulite on skinny stars?
June 13, 2007
Cellulite is caused by clumps of fat cells that push up against the surrounding fibrous connective tissue, resulting in dimpling of the skin usually around your butt and thighs. In lay terminology, it is fat that pushes through cell walls into the middle layer of skin and shows through to the surface. Cellulite is not caused by excess weight. That is a myth. Researchers have found that due to genetics, even skinny people are cursed with cellulite. The big question is, how do we get rid of it?
May 23, 2007
Believe it or not, exercise does not have to be a dull and tedious ordeal. There are many ways to make it fun. Of course the method you choose to accomplish this goal depends on your fitness level and your exercise routine. Most activities can be tailored to fit your personal fitness needs and still be enjoyable at the same time.
For those of you that exercise at a gym or use home gym equipment, here are a few suggestions: (more…)