Activity vs. Exercise I think there is a lot of confusion as to what staying active means and how that varies from exercise. While it [...]
The Karvonan Formula can be used to determine your optimum heart rate training zone. It works like this: Take the number 220 and subtract your age, then subtract your resting pulse.
I often encounter women who are scared of lifting weights for fear that they will put on “too much muscle”. They are usually middle-aged, new to exercise, and have picked up a lot of misconceptions here and there along the way.
The more muscle a person has, the greater their metabolism is, which equates to the faster they burn calories. However, resistance training to build muscle is only one part of the equation.