A question I get asked a lot is, “How much exercise should I be doing?”. It’s an interesting question and one that’s not easily answered because it depends on what a person is trying to achieve by exercising.
Why Goals Are So Important
Some people want to maintain a state of health, some want to lose [...]
We here at Gofitnow.com are really excited by the trend towards using exercise as medicine. It’s a concept we’ve espoused for over twenty years and one we’ve seen reap huge rewards both in prevention and alleviation of common ailments and diseases.
Strength training has been at the core of what we do, even in times when [...]
As you may already know, strength training is one of the greatest ways to get in shape and have a healthy and fit body. Something you might not know is that strength training has been proven to help prevent type 2 diabetes. Studies have been done to show that strength training helps prevent type 2 [...]
Posture is defined as skeletal and muscular balance of the body that allows it to move in certain ways and stay in certain positions without causing it injury. It has been found that misaligned skeletal framework of a body (most importantly the spine) can cause a multitude of health problems. The largest of these problems [...]
Losing weight implies a subtraction of some kind – you want to subtract body weight (preferably body fat) – and there are several different ways to go about it; one is through diet which means subtracting calories from your food intake. That’s what low-calorie diets do, you eat fewer calories (calories measure the energy value [...]
A commonly asked fitness question is, “What’s the best type of exercise for weight loss?” It’s a really good question but one that gets many incorrect (and sometimes even downright silly) answers depending on who is answering and more often than not, what they’re trying to sell.
For a long time it was believed that long [...]
There is an obstacle to fitness that more than half of the population never have to think about but for us women, and especially women with larger breasts, it’s very real and can put a complete stop to even the thought of running or other similar activities. Some resourceful women overcome this obstacle by wearing [...]
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the estimated annual medical cost of cardiovascular disease or stroke is $209.3 billion; cancer is $60.9 billion; diabetes is $92 billion; obesity is $61 billion. That’s a total of $423.2 billion! What’s more, many of these diseases can be prevented by simply exercising and eating [...]
How to Lose Ten Pounds in One Day
To lose weight, you need to reduce one or more of the three main ingredients in your body:
Adipose tissue: fat
Lean tissue: muscle, bone or organs
If your goal is just to lower the numbers on the weight scale, then you can lose a quick ten [...]
If you follow the tips below in your workouts you will make them safer, more effective, time efficient that will lead to the fastest results in least time that your body genetics will allow you.
Before You Start Regular Workouts
If you have any known too-week, too-tight or otherwise non-optimally functioning body part or segment, get with [...]
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