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Working Out for Extreme Fitness

Working Out for Extreme Fitness Many people think about building muscles as abandoning life outside the gym and devoting hours in the gym like a monk in a monastery. Perhaps the only way to chisel the body into a hot muscular physique is by toiling hour by hour over the rusty iron day in, day out and year in, year out. This need not be so. Although hard work is truly required, extreme fitness demands one to be a slave of the iron weights. Full-body work outs can make one progress and it easily fits in one’s schedule. This is…

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Strengthening Your Heart With Exercise

Strengthening Your Heart With Exercise With the incidence of heart disease on the increase, more people are turning to fitness training to help reduce their chances of problems later in life.Apart from eating the right foods, there is nothing quite like fitness training to help us maintain a healthy heart. Exercise of the body increases the heart rate and in doing so exercises the heart. If you have had heart problems or your family has a history of heart problems then it is always wise to consult your family doctor before undertaking a fitness-training program. There might be specific exercises…

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How Resistance Training Works

How Resistance Training Works Resistance training, through the use of weights, machines, or your own body weight, forces the cells of the body to adapt to the extra loads that are being applied. The cells are broken down during this exercise process and become stronger when they are given time to recover. Unless there is sufficient time for the body to recover from this resistance, it will become over trained and consequently there will be a stop, or even a reduction in the benefits that one might achieve. This is one of the reasons why many beginners plateau after training…

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