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
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: