Minor Components of Physical Fitness

There are five components of physical fitness, muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular strength, flexibility and body composition. There are however also minor components of physical fitness that are just as important to training and improving your health and wellness. These minor components of physical fitness include balance, coordination, agility and reaction time. Most sports...
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Fitness Assessments – An Important Screening Tool Before Starting a Fitness Program

We've all heard the advice before starting an exercise program: "See your doctor before you begin." Often, many adults disregard this advice, presuming that it doesn't really apply to them. However, regardless of your age, your current fitness level, or your health history, it's always important to make sure that exercise is safe and appropriate for you before embarking on a new exercise...
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Exercise Routines – Ten Different Styles

Exercise Routines- Deciding on an exercise routine for a fitness program can be a difficult task. Your fitness goals and experience play a part in what you choose to do. The good news is that there are a lot of choices that can make exercising fun as a lifestyle activity. The following styles of exercise can help you decide what you might want to try as part of your workout schedule:Ten...
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Top 5 Characteristics of a Good Weight Loss Plan

A great weight loss plan strikes a good balance between a healthy diet and an active lifestyle. It sounds so simple in theory, yet most of us who want to lose weight find it hard to stick to this philosophy alone. What's worse is that we have read a tumultuous amount of literature regarding the "proper" or the "best" way to lose weight, and, somehow, we end up confusing ourselves even...
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