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Printable Workout Log

Printable Workout Log


  Research Studies According to the American College of Sports Medicine, any and all healthy adults that fall between the ages of 18 and 65 should at the very minimum partake in a moderate level of physical activity for at least 30 minutes at a time and for at least ...

Efficacy of Online Weight Management?

Efficacy of Online Weight Management?


♥ If you prefer, get started with some of our free resources and online plans by clicking here. When you think about getting guidance, enrolling in a weight management program via the Internet has many benefits over traditional “in-person” regimens. Like many other areas of society, the Internet is proving ...

For Permanent Weight Loss a Person Should?

For Permanent Weight Loss a Person Should?


It is the ultimate test. Having spent weeks, months, maybe even years getting our weight down the big, big question we ask ourselves is, "How do I keep that weight from coming back?" And the answer would seem to be - with the help of four crucial elements: diet, physical ...

Benefits of Exercise - The Pain & Gain!

Benefits of Exercise - The Pain & Gain!


You’re swollen and have been limping around for days. Muscles that you didn't even know existed are clearly not happy with you. Is it worth the pain? This is not a benefit of exercise for most; however, it’s something you should be prepared for. Well, sort of. The no pain, ...

Recommended Exercise for Beginners

Recommended Exercise for Beginners


  Beginner Recommendations for Anaerobic Exercises When you first start lifting weights, go at a steady pace so that you can train again in a few days' time. Don’t start off with hours of training. Start off slow and find a routine that not only fits into your lifestyle, but ...

Benefits of Water Aerobics? Effective?

Benefits of Water Aerobics? Effective?


Here’s the deal: Most people think of “real” aerobics as some form of running, walking, a fitness class or swimming. Well, these types of exercises are aerobic in nature, but what about jumping around in the water with purple hand weights that float? Can you guess what it is? Last ...

Cooking Measurement Conversion Chart

Cooking Measurement Conversion Chart


A few grains/pinch/dash, etc. (dry) = Less than 1/8 tsp A dash (liquid) = A few drops 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 1/2 tablespoon = 1-1/2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup 5-1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup 8 tablespoons ...

Metric Conversion Chart

Metric Conversion Chart


by Volume Standard      Metric   1/4 cup   =    60 milliliters 1/2 cup   =    120 milliliters 1 cup   =    230 milliliters 1 1/4 cups   =    300 milliliters 1 1/2 cups   =    360 milliliters 2 cups   =    460 milliliters 2 1/2 cups   =    600 ...

New Food Pyramid Guide

New Food Pyramid Guide


The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005, gives science-based advice on food and physical activity choices for health. To see the full 80-page Dietary Guidelines report, click here.   What is a "Healthy Diet"? The Dietary Guidelines describe a healthy diet as one that Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free ...

Side Effects of Diet Pills

Side Effects of Diet Pills


You don't have to do anything except pop it in and wait for the weight to fall off. It's that easy. It's just a pill. It's not hard to understand why it has become so popular...but like many drugs, prescribed or otherwise, taking them can have serious side effects, as ...

Resting Heart Rate Chart

Resting Heart Rate Chart


Heart Rate: What is it? Heart rate is defined as the number of heart beats per unit of time, and this is normally expressed as beats per minute (bpm). This rate is based on contractions of the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles). These contractions vary depending on the body's ...

Glossary

Glossary


Adipose tissue: Connective tissue in which fat is stored.Amino Acids: A class of organic compounds known as the building blocks of protein.Anabolic Androgenic Steroids: Synthetic deprivation of the male sex hormone testosterone.Anatomical Position: Standing erect, with feet and palms facing forward.Anterior: Anatomical term meaning toward the front. Opposite of posterior.Atrophy: ...

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