Exercising once you hit your 50s is important for many reasons. It can minimize the effect of inflammation, improve your heart health drastically, makes you look and feel better, and lowers your risk of contracting heart disease,cancer and other debilitating conditions. The problem is, your body is probably not as physically capable as it once was.
That’s why exercises like yoga are perfect for the “over 50” crowd. Yoga minimizes impact, physical stress and strain, and delivers mental as well as physical benefits. Let’s put the Yoga Over 50 DVD exercise program through its paces and see just what you can expect. Continue reading
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Have you tried jumping rope recently? As a child, jumping rope was effortless, we all just did it. Now, jumping rope is hard work and I can feel every jump. I am fairly fit, but rope jumping really gets your heart racing and your muscles in your legs screaming. But like everything, the more you do it, the easier it gets. And jumping rope is a perfect fitness workout to tony your body, increase your performance in other sports and strengthen your muscles, in addition to shedding some body weight. Continue reading
If you’re new to a kettlebell workout, the Gaiam Kettlenetics Slim and Tone Kit has everything you need to get off to a great start. This kit is unique in that it contains 3 workouts, 2 DVDs, and a 4lb. kettlebell. You?ll have all you need to work out just by opening the box.
Unlike some kettlebell workouts, the kettlenetics slim and tone workouts are actually inspired by dance moves. The only difference is that you’ll be swinging a kettlebell to improve your resistance and balance.
As you get more proficient at the workout you’ll be able to choose an advanced workout to help you develop even more muscle and tone. Both the beginner and advanced workouts are designed to work out your entire body. Continue reading
Pilates and yoga are 2 forms of physical fitness which offer complementary and entirely different sets of benefits. And performing either one of these exercise methods is going to do your body and mind a lot of good. But how about combining the 2? That is exactly what Chalene Johnson’s PiYo Base Kit offers in her DVD-based exercise video, fitness tool and nutrition guide. Here is what you get. Continue reading
Not everyone can afford a personal trainer. And when you can, you have to work around their schedule and yours. But what if you had a personal physical trainer available 24/7, one that you could pause, rewind and fast-forward? That is exactly what you get when you add the Empower Portable Pilates Studio to your Pilates practice. Well-known personal trainer Gin Miller walks you through an hour-long workout that ensures you get the most from your Pilates efforts. The easy-to-follow DVD is also accompanied with physical Pilates equipment, so let’s take a closer look and see exactly what you get. Continue reading
Chalene Johnson released her PiYo Base Kit based on one premise. She believes that you should not have to perform high-impact and high-stress exercises to obtain the body of your dreams. A longtime practitioner and believer in the benefits of yoga and Pilates, she combined both of those beneficial forms of exercise into one routine. But she also created a system where you move quickly from one exercise to the next. This delivers the aerobic fat burning benefits that are absent from traditional Pilates and yoga exercises. Her Deluxe Kit takes PiYo base kit ideas and exercises to the next level physically. Continue reading
Want a fitness regimen you can look forward to? This fun cardio workout helps you sculpt lean, sexy muscles. Set up your Urban Rebounder in either a flat or elevated position — both positions help provide you with an effective workout — and move all your major muscles simultaneously. The best part is this low-impact conditioning is easy on your joints and muscles, so you can work out longer.
Urban Rebounder unit 8 Legs 2 Long front legs 2 Short back legs 14 Rubber crutch tips for legs Stabilization bar Elevated Urban Rebounder with Rebecca Kennedy workout DVD Owner's Manual
Specs Measurements: Approx. 10"H x 40" Diameter (without stabilizing bar) Weight: Approx. 29 lbs. Max. Weight Capacity: Up to 300 lbs Assembly:
Get a 1-2 jump on your workout using this express, 30-minute interval workout. Cardio Core EXPRESS offers a complete cardio and core workout in just 30-minutes by following the ACSM Guidelines for interval training using a 2:1 ratio. We'll do cardio segments for 3 minutes, followed by 90 second intervals of muscle endurance work using the stability bar and our own body weight. You will find this a highly-effective and challenging exercise option and we guarantee it to be low-impact, challenging and effective!
Experience the Gwee Gym! This Revolutionary New Device was Specially Designed to Supply Constant Force During your Workout, Giving you a Total Body Workout like No Other. The Gwee Gym Offers a Variety of Unique Exercises that are Gentle on your Joints and can be Performed in a Standing or Sitting Position.
Jillian Michaels is a popular personal physical fitness trainer. She is also a star of the TV reality show “The Biggest Loser”. That program features excessively obese individuals all competing to lose the most weight, but more importantly adopting a healthy, fit lifestyle. And that is what the Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 DVD promises to do. So throw on your workout gear and get ready to sweat as we power up the DVD player and give this fitness workout program a test drive. Continue reading
If you find some workout programs have too much impact on your joints or you have physical challenges that make traditional exercise programs difficult, the Stronger Seniors Core Fitness program is a great solution.
This is a DVD fitness program you can enjoy in the privacy of your own home. But what you’ll find is unique about it is that all of the exercises are performed while seated in a chair. You won’t have to worry about any impact on your joints.
This program is designed to help you improve the strength of your abdominals. In addition, you’ll find that you take pressure off of your lower back and you experience better posture and balance. You will also learn the best breathing techniques while you exercise.
It’s important as you age that you continue to exercise your body. Exercise has been shown to improve mobility and decrease the risk of developing chronic diseases. If you have a chronic disease, exercise can help to alleviate symptoms and even reverse it. Continue reading