Is Cardio Exercise the Best Method For Weight Loss?

Everyone has their own ideas about what the best method is for weight loss, aside from a proper diet that is. Should you lift a ton of weights, or should you spend more time running and cycling? Well, that really depends on your idea of weight loss and your goals. Although cardio-based activities can quickly burn the fat, you may also be able to add muscle density in the process.

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My 20 Minute Basic Mix Routine

I’ve covered this basic mix routine once before, but I wanted to make it a bit clearer for my new visitors. This is the workout I usually fall back on when I have the time to pick up the dumbbells. I call this a “mix” because I include weights and cardio inside the time span. It has been an effective workout and has also contributed to helping my golf game, if you can believe it.

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Exercise: Scissor Kick

When you need an easy-to-do exercise to help shape your abs, the scissor kick is one of those that can be done virtually anywhere. As long as your comfortable on the floor, you can get a bit of an abdominal workout by shifting your legs back and forth. It’s one of those beginner exercises that I suggest people try who have been as lacking in fitness as myself. It’s a good warm-up routine to get into before trying some of the more grueling workouts.

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Are Weight Machine Workouts Worth the Effort?

There are several significant differences when using a weight machine as opposed to free weights. One of the most apparent of differences is that of leverage. Using weight machines gives you the ability to process more weight with less effort. For example, you’ll put in far more physical effort to lift 40 pound dumbbells 20 times than you would if you used a bicep curl machine for the same weight and repetitions.

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10 Ways to Get the Most Workout from Your Kinect

I am a big fan of physical fitness through gaming. In fact, it was the sole purpose in buying the Wii several years ago and the driving force behind buying our XBox 360. My favorite experience for working out is that of using the Kinect. I have proven in the past that playing these games is more grueling of a workout than many calisthenics. But how do you get the most exercise while playing your games?

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