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Popular Fitness – Free Exercises, Exercise Workouts, Fitness and Health Articles

Directory of Weight Training and Strength Training Exercises
using dumbbells, barbells,
weight training machines (plates and pulley) and body weight

Exercises By Specific Body Part:

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Full Body Exercises, requiring more than 1 body part:

  • Pull-ups – chest, back, shoulders, biceps, triceps, core
  • Deadlift exercise – 1 of the best when done with good form
  • Renegade dumbbell rows – back, arms, core and legs
  • Best ab exercise – bicycle crunch, ab crunch with leg extension
  • Glutes on LifeFitness Machine – primarily glutes as well as a full leg workout
  • Standing barbell biceps curl – biceps exercise with use of core and legs for stability and support
  • Obliques and abdominals – lose the love handles
  • Bent over or standing chest crossovers – chest, legs, glutes and core for balance and support
  • Abs with exercise ball
  • Squats and squat exercises variations

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Best Fitness and Exercise Apps of 2019

The benefits of fitness go on and on, but you need consistency and discipline in order to stick with a routine long enough to reap those benefits. That’s where technology can help. The right app can act as a virtual personal trainer or training partner to keep you motivated and accountable.

Healthline looked high and low for the best fitness apps to help you out, and we chose the year’s winners for their quality, user reviews, and overall reliability. Find one that suits your needs, and get your fitness on.

iPhone rating: 4 stars

Android rating: 4 stars

Price: Free

The Fitbit app isn’t just for counting steps. Use it to track stats like calories burned and active minutes, monitor your heart rate, record workouts, log your food, measure hydration, see how you sleep, and much more. The goal is enjoying a healthier, more active life, and the Fitbit app

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Healthy Living Facts, Diet and Exercise Tips & Tools for Success

What is healthy living?

Healthy living involves more than physical health, it also includes mental and emotional health.

Healthy living involves more than physical health, it also includes mental and emotional health.

This article is designed to give tips to readers about how they can improve or augment actions in their life to have a healthy lifestyle; it is not meant to be all inclusive but will include major components that are considered to be parts of a lifestyle that lead to good health. In addition to the tips about what people should do for healthy living, the article will mention some of the tips about avoiding actions (the don’ts) that lead to unhealthy living.

“Healthy living” to most people means both physical and mental health are in balance or functioning well together in a person. In many instances, physical and mental health are closely linked, so that a change (good or bad) in one directly affects the other. Consequently, some of the tips

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American Senior Fitness Association, the leader in older adult fitness education and certification, senior exercise, aging and exercise

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Ramping
Up Senior Fitness

From the Experience! Archives

If your facility is planning to
launch a senior-specific exercise program or if you’d like to infuse
new life into existing services to ensure their continued success,
this article by SFA President Janie Clark offers some suggestions on
how to start or ramp up your senior fitness programming.


Whole-Person
Wellness
for Vital Living

Don’t miss this five part
series from wellness expert Jan Montague, MGS.



  1. Why Wellness? Why Now?


  2. The Wellness Concept


  3. The Six Dimensions of Personal
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  4. Research and the Wellness Model



  5. Nurture a Wellness State of Mind



International Curriculum Guidelines

for Preparing Physical Activity
Instructors of Older Adults.

This 2004 industry leading
document was prepared by  Nancy A. Ecclestone, Canada and C.
Jessie Jones, United States in Collaboration with the Aging and Life
Course, World Health Organization.



National Standards
for Preparing
Senior Fitness Instructors


The original groundbreaking standards

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Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips

No matter your age, it’s never too late to get fit. These easy tips will help you get started safely and make it fun.

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What are the benefits of exercise for older adults?

There are many reasons why we tend to slow down and become more sedentary with age. It may be due to health problems, weight or pain issues, or worries about falling. Or perhaps you think that exercising simply isn’t for you. But as you grow older, an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever to your health.

A recent Swedish study found that physical activity was the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life—even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years. But getting active is not just about adding years to your life, it’s about adding life to your years.

Getting moving can help boost your energy, maintain your independence, protect

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Exercise & Fitness – Harvard Health

Exercising regularly, every day if possible, is the single most important thing you can do for your health. In the short term, exercise helps to control appetite, boost mood, and improve sleep. In the long term, it reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, dementia, depression, and many cancers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend the following:

For adults of all ages

  • At least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise like brisk walking or 75 minutes of rigorous exercise like running (or an equivalent mix of both) every week.  It’s fine to break up exercise into smaller sessions as long as each one lasts at least 10 minutes.
  • Strength-training that works all major muscle groups—legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders, and arms—at least two days a week.  Strength training may involve lifting weights, using resistance bands, or exercises like push-ups and sit-ups, in which your body weight
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Exercise & Fitness – Walmart.com

Get active with exercise and fitness equipment

Investing in exercise equipment is an investment in your health and happiness. Being able to exercise despite the weather or time of day makes it much easier to workout regularly. Whether you choose a full stack of weights with cardio equipment or you simply want some dumbbells and a yoga mat, the products in Walmart’s Exercise and Fitness department will help you get moving and stay healthy. If you need to improve your health or if you want to maintain your current level of fitness, this part of our site is your ideal destination. We offer a wide variety of equipment at Every Day Low Prices, making it easy to put regular workouts within reach. Expensive gym memberships aren’t the only way to get the job done, and in fact, having equipment of your own at home can save you money in the

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