Let’s Make Strides.
(BlackFitness101.com) Time and time again we are reminded of the large amount of health disparities affecting African-Americans in this country. While heart disease leads as the top killer of Americans, it’s something that African-Americans are more particularly affected by. According to the American Heart Association, 44% of A.A. men and 48.9% of A.A. women over the age of 20 years old are... [Read more of this review]
Fat Burning Exercises.
(BlackFitness101.com) Any workout is good for your body, but some exercises are far better than others for burning fat, as they increase your heart rate and help you burn a large number of calories. The best thing about fat burning exercises is they are are often high intensity, meaning you can finish your workout quickly or incorporate the exercises into a longer training session. The following exercises... [Read more of this review]
Three Motivators to Help You Finish the Set.
(BlackFitness101.com) One of my jobs as a fit pro is to build sets into my client’s fitness regimen. I stress to my clients the importance of finishing all of the prescribed sets. Doing so is good for the body. In life, also, finishing our dreams, our goals and our aspirations is just as important. In fact, it’s a psychological win. Often, we fail to ‘finish’ a ‘set’ in life because we... [Read more of this review]
Tap Water vs Alkaline Water.
(BlackFitness101.com) Water is a necessity for our body. Without a doubt we need it, and our intake needs to be consistent for our body to function at its best potential. So many people grew up drinking regular tap water out the faucet, and there seemed to be no issue with it. Today some scientist will still back tap water. However we can cannot ignore contamination in many water supplies so as a... [Read more of this review]
Ladies the Body Needs More than Cardio.
(BlackFitness101.com) Treadmills, bikes, ellipticals and gliders are just a few of the heavily used cardio machines at the gym. Let’s start by saying cardio is a healthy, and valuable, part of a workout. It is great for building endurance, blood circulation, warmups and heart health. Many women love cardio and it is the foundation of their weight loss, and weight maintaining exercise routine. Too... [Read more of this review]
Take Care of Your Back.
(BlackFitness101.com) In our community we see so much emphasis put on heart health, blood pressure and diabetes. These areas are very important. In our day to day health regimen we must not neglect our back. When we hear about having a back bone it is always in reference to strength of character. Truth be told without a strong back we have no legs to stand on. A strong and healthy back is vital to... [Read more of this review]
Exercise is an Asset to Pregnancy.
(BlackFitness101.com) There are many myths regarding fitness, and pregnancy. One myth is exercise is damaging so one should restrain form working out for nine months. This could not be further from the truth. Exercise, within reason, while pregnant is a great benefit for your health. Pregnancy is definitely not the time to become prostrate, and low in activity. Grant it there will be days whereby... [Read more of this review]
Ways to Help Control Water Retention.
(BlackFitness101.com) Edema, or water retention, is one a nagging recurring issue for many people. It usually rears its ugly head in ones legs, feet, hands or face. When we feel bloated or notice swelling in our appendages we very well could be dealing with water retention. On its own water retention is more annoying than deadly, but the affects it can have on the body, or its presence, can signal... [Read more of this review]
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