Health & Fitness Guide

Health & Fitness Guide

Walking, lifting weights, doing chores – it’s all good. Regardless of what you do, regular exercise and physical activity is the path to health and well-being. Exercise burns fat, builds muscle, lowers cholesterol, eases stress and anxiety, lets us sleep restfully. In this guide, we match resources to your exercise needs — at every fitness level.

1.   Overview & Facts

1.      The Basics

  1. Exercise and Weight Loss
    1. How Exercise Boosts Your Metabolism
    1. Making Time for Fitness
    1. Your Guide to Getting Started

2.      Exercise Benefits

  1. Exercises for a Healthy Heart
    1. Regular Exercise for Mental Health
    1. Workout Plan That Improves Posture
    1. Myths About Exercise and Aging

2.   Tips for Success

1.      Beating the Obstacles

  1. No Gym? Exercise at Home
    1. Risky Exercises and Better Bets
    1. Best Workouts for Cold Weather
    1. Best Workouts for Hot Weather

2.      Getting Better

  1. Take Your Workout to the Next Level
    1. Set Smarter Health Goals
    1. Stay Healthy With These Apps
    1. Should You Get a Fitness Tracker?
    1. Tips for Using a Fitness Device

3.      Avoiding Sports Injuries

  1. Prevention and Treatment
    1. Muscle Strain Overview
    1. Lactic Acidosis and Exercise
    1. Common Injuries From Running
    1. Knee Ligament Injuries
    1. Achilles Tendon Injury
    1. Ankle Injuries
    1. Rotator Cuff Tear
    1. Head Injuries
    1. Sports Injuries A-Z

3.   Get Lean

1.      Cardio 101

  1. Walking for Exercise
    1. Getting Started With Running
    1. Indoor Cycling
    1. Swimming: Low-Impact Cardio

2.      Tools & Resources

  1. Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator
    1. Resting Metabolism Calculator
    1. Target Heart Rate Calculator
    1. Fitness Gadgets and Workouts A-Z

4.   Get Strong

1.      The Basics

  1. Weight Training Overview
    1. What Are Plyometrics?
    1. Better Core Exercises

2.      Upper Body

  1. Work Out Your Lats
    1. Get Bigger Biceps
    1. Strengthen Your Triceps
    1. Exercises for Your Chest

3.      Lower Body

  1. Booty Boot Camp
    1. How to Do a Proper Squat
    1. Calf-Strengthening Exercises

4.      Workout Types

  1. Kettlebell Exercises
    1. What Is P90X?
    1. Learn About CrossFit
    1. Benefits of Yoga
    1. Why Pilates Moves Work

5.   Fuel Your Body

  1. Good Sources of Protein
    1. Staying Hydrated During Exercise
    1. Health and Fitness Resources


Leave a Comment