whyiexercise.com is a growing website, and 2012 will be an exciting year to follow us! Exercise videos, illustrations, helpful tips and the latest science in the field are being continually added to the site.
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A little over 3 years ago my wife learned she was pregnant. Faced with becoming a father, I realized that I needed to make some changes. I was pushing
1.5 mile run charts from whyiexercise.com were the subject of quite a humorous exchange on reddit.com.
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Correct posture: reduce the stress on your spine by strengthening, stretching, and reprogramming key muscle groups
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Created by the author of whyiexercise.com, Correct Posture for Your Back shows you how to relieve muscular fatigue, stress and tension in your back, build core strength safely, improve your first impressions, and most importantly, how to prevent serious back problems. This user friendly book includes over 120 detailed illustrations.
A medical group in Atlanta recommends whyiexercise.com as a health and fitness resource. As stated on their site: "This free website features links to free online exercise videos, exercise illustrations, home exercise programs and physical fitness tests to help you gauge your current strength and endurance levels against others your age."
Exercise routines and charts from whyiexercise.com are becoming popular on Pinterest! Some of the favorites are the routine of knee strengthening exercises, the push up chart for ladies, and the routine of body weight exercises.
Scroll to the bottom of this article to see the latest body weight / gymnastics exercises I've been working on, including a transition from a seated L position to a handstand, slow muscle ups (a pull up followed by a dip) on gymnastics rings, and rope climbing with a full overhead reach.
The ongoing challenge of this routine gives me great motivation to exercise!
Causes of lower back pain: only 30% have a specific back diagnosis?
When it comes to exercise, nothing motivates me more than gaining weight. And I think this really is the driving factor behind most people who stay active.
Motivation to exercise: Stories to keep you moving forward!
I was stunned to learn that 72 percent of men and 63 percent of women are currently overweight or obese. Based on this, it's not surprising to see that Northwestern Univ. projects 83 percent of men and 72 percent of women to be overweight or obese by 2020. They are also saying that by 2020, 77 percent of men and 53 percent of women will have dysglycemia (pre-diabetes).
The CDC studied 7 markers of cardiovascular health in teens including diet, body mass index, smoking, cholesterol, physical activity and blood sugar. Amazingly, not 1 child out of over 4000 studied met the criteria for a healthy diet, and physical activity scores were less than ideal for over 50% of teens.
Balance exercises: strengthen hip, knee and ankle muscles
Free exercise videos: catalogued by region of the body and equipment used
Lower back exercises: learn proper strengthening technique with 1 minute videos.
Upper body exercises: 7 videos for strengthening and toning your shoulders and arms.
Core exercises: 7 videos for developing a strong, balanced midsection
Leg exercises: 8 videos for strengthening and toning your thighs, glutes and hips.
Illustrated free home exercise programs include strengthening and interval training
Resistance band exercises with videos and illustrations.
Challenging stability ball exercises for the upper body and core
Illustrated physical therapy exercises for the shoulder and knee
calories burned during exercise, including conditioning exercises, sports, walking & running
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Obesity scale compares health risks for overweight and obese.
Easy at home exercises include a total body strengthening routine.
Home cardio exercises with no equipment required!
home stretching exercises: easy to follow total body routine. Illustrated.