Static Stretching is characterized by low-intensity, long-duration muscle elongation, ideally in a supported position that allows the muscle fibers to relax. Static, stretching has been shown to help provide relief from delayed onset muscle soreness and to have a much lower risk of injury.
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Karvonen FormulaCardiovascular Fitness Fitness Conversations Health & Wellness
Know your heart rate goals to maximize your training results. Get your resting heart rate before you start your math. Interval workouts will maximize your cardio results, increasing your performance will help you to lose weight and become cardio fit.
Benefits for Maintaining Your WeightCardiovascular Fitness Fitness Conversations Health & Wellness Training
The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight go far beyond improved energy and smaller clothing sizes. By losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, you are also likely to enjoy these quality-of-life factors too. Fewer joint and muscle pains Greater ability to join in desired activities Better regulation of bodily fluids and blood pressure Reduced […]
Strength Training For Your HealthFitness Conversations Fitness Programs
Muscular strength and endurance, also known as muscular fitness, are components of fitness (along with cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, and appropriate body composition) that are important for overall health and well-being. Benefits of Muscular Fitness Increased physical work capacity (increased functional ability) resulting in improved ability to perform activities of daily living Increased bone density Increased […]
8 Week 5K Training PlanFitness Conversations Team 5K Training
Run/Walk 5K Events, Northshore Chicago With this 8 Week 5K Training Plan you want to already be able to walk for 30 mins. With two or more weeks of consistent walking, prior to starting, is recommended. The Training plan builds your endurance in a run/walk fashion to ensure you’ll be able to cover […]
How To Stay Motivated To RunFitness Conversations Team 5K
S taying motivated! Run your first 5K! Losing a few extra pounds and toeing the line at your first road race are two popular goals that can be accomplished together in the first few months of 2016. With a little discipline, and this training plan, you too can call yourself a 5Ker and show up […]
Eating to Prepare for the 5KFitness Conversations Health & Wellness
Eat like an Athlete and eat more! The gift of exercise is getting to eat, so do it!
Jogging a 5K, Can I do it?Fitness Conversations Team 5K
If you can push pass the challenges you think you are having, I promise you will see and feel the results quickly. We can come up with several reason why we can’t or won’t participate, so here are the reasons why you should connect with this easy great sport.
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