How Bad Is Running On a Treadmill For Your Knees

Treadmills are the most common piece of equipment all over the world. You will find them in gyms as well as homes. It's a great equipment to have but then how bad is running on the treadmill for your knees especially if you have bad knees or arthritis. Should you avoid running on treadmills altogether or can you run with some precautions so that it wont cause any problems to you. Lets find out. Treadmills can be good or bad for the knees The answer depends on some factors like age, fitness level body weight, techniques and shoes. Best way to answer this would be to ask yourself - is running bad for your knees in your current state of health. If yes, treadmills are pretty safe to use, and if no you have to take care. lets find out in detail. Running in general is a high impact exercise which can affect your knees. If you want something that has low impact, you can go for an elliptical or something like swimming or cycling especially if you are recovering from injury. You can … [Read more...]

Best Tips For Walking To Lose Weight

Walking is always a good and a basic form of exercise which can be done by anyone. As compared to other fitness activities like running or jogging, walking is a very low impact exercise so it is always good for people who have problems with joints or back. Walking can also help you in weight loss. Although you cannot be dependent on walking alone for your weight loss, it certainly helps and has a lot of health benefits. Here are some tips for walking and weight loss Many of us want to know how many miles to walk or how much to walk before you start to lose weight.  There is no exact answer to this as I have said in my earlier posts as well that there are a lot of factors involved in this because fitness level of one person cannot match the levels of others. Results are bound to be different. Generally, you need to walk for at least 45 mins , 4 times a week to see the effects. As in any other exercise, when you take up regular walking, your body will be conditioned to this new … [Read more...]

The Renegade Diet Review

If you are reading this, you probably know about The Renegade Diet by Jason Ferrugia. If you don’t, let me give you all the detail you wanted to know about it. This is a diet plan which claims to get you ripped if you follow it. I will get into more detail with it and give you a review to help you decide whether you should try it for yourself. Let us start with muscle building diet plans in general and how they work for you. We all know that diet plays a very important role in muscle building. Whether you are bulking up with muscle or cutting down on your fat. It’s the diet which is most important factor besides your exercises. Now as simple it may sound, most of us have this problem of following the right kind of a diet. A good diet plan should be able to guide through this. Most Muscle Building Diet Plans Are Flawed Many of us do not know this but the truth is that most of the muscle diet plans are quite outdated and flawed in their approach. They can get your ripped fast … [Read more...]

How To Lose 10 Pounds – Fast And Healthy Way

There Are Super Effective Ways But No Shortcuts A lot of us have this goal of loosing fat quickly or something more exact like losing 10 pounds fast. Now there is no magic pill which can make this happen and if you do find one, run away from it because it won’t really be healthy. Weight loss never happens over night but you can still lose weight fast in a reasonable amount of time. Losing 10 pounds in a healthy way is very much possible and if you follow a good diet and exercise regime you can lose even more but the most important factor here is to understand how our body functions and take action. Our bodies are amazingly adaptive to whatever you put them to. We are always changing – for better or worse. Now you have to consciously decide whether you want to change for the better and do something about it or it will change for worse. The choice is yours, there are no two ways about it. Now that does nt mean that you will have to do some difficult or tough changes to yourself. It … [Read more...]

Best Treadmill Workouts To Lose Weight Fast and Effectively

Many people have their own opinions when it comes to treadmills and weight loss. It can be a very good way of losing weight and it can also be one of the worst. Confused, right! Let me explain it a bit. Every one of us is a different being when it comes to fitness levels, some people can easily walk for miles while others are left gasping for breath in a short distance so one fixed set of rules just cannot be applied to everyone as it won’t be effective. I think the first rule of treadmill workouts is to do it in the right way. I don’t know how many gym trainers do not even pay attention to this but I find most of the people having a wrong posture or techniques which makes all the difference. For eg – Many people would just hold the sidebars or hand rails during their treadmill exercises and lean over in front. This is a wrong posture and will do more bad than good. What you are doing is training your body to walk in a bad posture. This will affect you in a wrong way if done over … [Read more...]