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5 Tips for Safety on Treadmill

Treadmills are one of the most popular pieces of equipment in the fitness regime. Treadmills are known to tone multiple body areas with the right exercise regime. It is of great benefit to regularly use a treadmill. Also, just like any other equipment, treadmills also need safe use guidelines to minimize a risk of accidental injury. Let us look at 5 tips for safe use of treadmill.
·First thing to remember is to look forward while exercising on the treadmill. It is seen that commonly the beginners like to look at their feet while walking or running on the treadmill. If an exerciser is looking to the sides or down, they have high chances of losing their balance and falling down. The concept is that feet follow the eye, so one is looking sideways the feet may move to one side and the exerciser may trip over the moving belt. Moreover, initially people may feel a little dizzy while walking off the treadmill. To prevent this disorientation from developing into a fall, it is best to hold on t…

The Benefits of Strength Training

One of the important components of fitness program is fitness training. Strength training burns calories more efficiently and thus with fat reduction in the body, it increases lean muscle mass.
Lean muscle mass is not permanent, the body loses the muscles naturally as it ages or grows. In case you don’t exercise and use the lean mass in your body, you can end up losing it to body fat. Strength training gives you the right exercise to help you retain and develop muscle mass, whatever age you may be. Without exercise slowly with age, the fat percentage in the body grows and replaces the lean muscle mass present in the body. Let us look at some benefits of strength training:
1.Developing strong bones: during strength training the bones of the body are stressed, this in turn increases the bone density, thereby reducing the osteoporosis risk in the exerciser. 2.Weight management: this is one direct benefit of strength training. Strength training increases the metabolism and helps burn increas…

Tips to control your Sugar Cravings

Sugar Cravings!
Well this devil possess all the power to ruin your diet routine and your own personal fitness journey. Here are some of the ways to keep sugar craving in check and move forward towards a healthier lifestyle:
Say no to processed foods
In a 2013 study from Connecticut College, researchers confirmed that Oreos could be as addictive as cocaine, after observing how the popular cookie affected lab rats' behaviour and brains.
Similar researches and studies have indicated that sugar and processed foods are as addictive as heroine or cocaine. Eating sugar artificially stimulates a region of your brain called the nucleus accumbens to produce dopamine, the pleasure neurotransmitter.
So next type you are tempted to pick a pack of processed food item, try considering this fact.

Drink Plenty of water
There are instances when our body needs water but we take it as sugar craving. Drinking a cup of light sweetened Green tea can also sometimes work favourably. This way, your sweet taste …

Cool reasons to break a sweat

Invest time in some exercises.
Haven't you hearing this advice quite often? Well the best part is that lifting those weights, or breaking sweat in Gyms can be quite rewarding. When it comes to the outcomes, there are plenty which are just not restricted to losing the oodles of fat.
Although switching to healthy diet is just an inevitable success, studies conducted worldwide have indicated that those with a regular boost of exercises in their regime got rid of extra kilos quite easily and that too in a relatively shorter span of time. Apart from reducing that extra kilos and giving a fabulous body, here are few cool reasons to hit the gym:
It doesn't only make you look younger, but actually makes you younger.
That sweaty glow and the runner's high provide a young charm. Now the studies have also found out that the people who exercise daily tends to be just not fit and sexy but also younger, on a cellular level, in comparison to their peers.
It increases creativity
Here is some …