Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Adaptive Fitness Equipment for Rehabilitation & Everyday Workouts

arm-pedal-exerciserAbout 10 percent of the world’s population, or 650 million people, live with a disability. Despite living with a disability, people still get out and work out or enjoy fitness activities. Disabled people might also practice fitness during rehab perhaps after an accident. Many people often ask what the best exercise equipment is for a disabled person, whether for rehab or simply to continue working out. Continue reading “Adaptive Fitness Equipment for Rehabilitation & Everyday Workouts” »

Tips to Stay Active on Vacation

With all of the delicious local fare, vending machines, and unhealthy habits that typically come with vacation, getting away can truly be an athlete’s dilemma. Just with anything else though, a healthy lifestyle requires little more than discipline.

Take an Active Tour

Hop on hop off buses are all well and good, but you can get some exercise while seeing the sights at your own pace on a walking or biking tour. Just making simple choices to incorporate activity into the sights you already planned to see will help to keep you in shape. Walk the course instead of grabbing a golf cart, take a morning run on the beach, and feel the results without losing the vacation spirit.

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Gymnastics Is Great for Kids

Children's gymnasticsTVs, computers, and gaming consoles have made kids glued to the chair for many hours. Physical inactivity can lead to childhood obesity, and according to the Center for Disease Control, obesity is a serious health concern for children and adolescents. Gymnastics is a fun and safe activity that not only provides a range of benefits not just physically, but also children can gain life skills and socialization skills from this sport.

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