How to Burn Fat by Jeff Baker
... Running at full speed for a minute may get your heart rate up but it won't burn as much of your body-fat as walking the same distance will. Good fat burning exercises are the ones that are done at a slower pace for longer periods of time like walking, stair machines, circuit weight training, and cycling. Each should be done for twenty minutes to an hour for best results. The question often comes up of whether walking an extra mile spread out throughout the day is really beneficial or not.
Will You Outlive Your Favorite Celebrity? by Barbara Kimmel
... FACT: Exercising at one’s target heart rate strengthens the heart and boosts metabolism. Demko outlines an easy-to-follow strategy incorporating physical, mental, nutritional and environmental modifications that will slow the aging process, such as the benefits of eating a daily serving of oatmeal; having friends who are a variety of ages; reducing your daily caloric intake by 20%; and having a religious or spiritual connection.
Walking For Weight Loss-How To Lose Body Fat By Walking by Katie Johnson
... You can start by walking for 5-10 minutes each day gradually increasing to 30-60 minutes at 50-70% of your maximum heart rate. A good target is 5-10 hours of walking per week. Plan to do some strength training exercises on days when you're not walking to help build muscle. When walking for weight loss, don't take more than 1 to 2 days off a week. How fast should you walk? When walking for weight loss each day, you should first walk at an easy warm-up pace for about 5-10 minutes.
Understanding Your Heart Rate by Zach Bashore
... The rate in which a person`s heart beats depends on intensity of exercise, activity levels, and genetics. There is no "one size fits all" average for heart rate, it will vary on the individual. A person`s resting heart rate is simply the number of times that your heart beats while resting. The average resting heart rate is anywhere from fifty-five to eighty-five beats per minute. Your resting heart rate gets higher as you get older and is lower with physically fit people.
How to Use GPS Running Watches for Health Improvement and Physical Training by Rebecca Blain
... Jogging five to ten minutes a day while maintaining specific heart rates is suggested, while slowly adding more minutes as your body adapts to being able to handle the stresses of running. The third method requires that the GPS unit has a heart rate monitor, pacing functions and distance calculators. This combination is important for following the progress of this type of runner. The mother health oriented features available in a watch, the more effective it will be when this method of ...
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Removing Physical Barriers to Healthy Diets
Physically, our lack of exercise is the greatest barrier to healthy diets. Start exercising! Walk. Jog. Swim. Lift weights. Sweat. Move. Breath. Live. Removing Psychological Barriers to Healthy Diets
The mind can be tough to control, especially when it comes to hunger. But what can help is changing your food perspective. Where do you place food in your life? To help you through this important change in perspective, check out
Lose Weight & Keep It Off by Wade Thomas
... You want programs that are designed to produce weight loss at a rate of approximately two pounds per week. There are three types of weight loss programs:
1. Non-clinical programs
2. Clinical programs
3. Do-it-yourself programs
1. Non-clinical Weight Loss Programs
These weight loss programs may or may not be commercially operated, such as through a privately-owned, weight loss chain. These weight loss programs use counselors (who usually are not health-care providers and may or may not ...
Death Calculator-How Long will You Live? by Barbara Kimmel
... FACT: Exercising at one’s target heart rate strengthens the heart and boosts metabolism. 11. Do you eat a balanced diet, including fresh fruit, vegetables, and whole grains? Yes = plus 2. No = minus 3. FACT: Balanced dieters experience lower risk of both genetic and culturally related diseases. 12. Do you smoke a pack of cigarettes daily? Yes = minus 5 for men, minus 10 for women. No = 0. FACT: Smoking causes nearly half a million cancer and lung disease deaths every year.