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Try Different Forms of Exercise for Success


If you have always used free weights, then switch it up and try training with machines like "Hammer Strength" or "Nautilus". These are excellent weight resistance machines and they will really work your muscles from different angles and different intensities. You should always strive to find new and exciting ways to workout your body. Try doing all body-weight movements, which are a really great way to build quality strength. The military uses mainly body-weight movements during their training. These include pushups, situps and pullups. The three main body-weight movements will really give you a great overall body workout!

You can also choose from many different forms of training such as using workout bands. If you're just starting out, these are an excellent way to learn the basic movements and get the true "feel" to each exercise. Exercise bands allow you to get a full body workout with the convenience of only needing a very limited amount of space. You can review some exercises using workout bands below:

http://www.shapefit.com/quick-workouts-elastic-bands.html

These portable exercises are great for anyone who wants to workout at home or anyone who travels frequently. Using an exercise band, you can get a great workout in your hotel room, living room or anywhere else.

Kris Bierek is a fitness specialist for the health and fitness site http://www.ShapeFit.com where you can find FREE fitness tools like fitness newsletters, dieting tips, weight loss help, exercise questions and a free fitness analysis to help you get into the best shape of your life!


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New York Times (blog)

Ask Well: Exercise and Weight Loss
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New York Times

For Those Stuck in the Terminal, an Opportunity to Exercise
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BBC News

Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health'
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Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland. A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved ...
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Exercise Your Mental Muscle!
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Project Louise: Exercise Every Single Day? Says Who?
WBUR
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Exercise including weight lifting crucial for overweight, obese children
WWL
It took her decades of research at LSU Health Sciences Center to write "Safe and Effective Exercise for Overweight Youth", a first-of-its-kind guide to help teachers, doctors, parents and people who work with children. "We know that being obese as a ...

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VICE News

In Photos: The World's Largest Naval Exercise, RIMPAC 2014
VICE News
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JOHN DOHERTY: Program provides proof that exercise is medicine
nwitimes.com
Although not 'taken' but 'done,' an exercise prescription is much like a drug prescription. A large and growing body of clinical and epidemiologic evidence supports the concept that specifically prescribed exercise is highly effective as treatment and ...

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Calgary Herald

Running Just 5 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer
Yahoo Health
The study included details on 55,137 adults between the ages of 18 and 100 (mean age of 44) from a 15-year period, with 24 percent of participants noting running as part of their exercise routine. Within the study period, 3,413 participants died ...
If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your lifeLos Angeles Times
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HEALTH AND FITNESS: Exercise makes you healthy and happy
Aiken Standard
By this time, everyone knows (or should know) that regular exercise is good for them. A lower risk of weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers are among a long list of positive health effects of physical activity. The benefits of exercise ...
Exercise safely, be stronger, live betterThegardenisland.com

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