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Tips to playing great golf and fitness

Tips to playing great golf and fitness

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Lots of athletes have made the visit to the nearest sporting goods store in search of the latest product promising improved performance in incredible fashion. Even though watching Camilo Villegas play a round of golf is all the proof anyone should need, a recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research has shown the actual answer to better golf performance is a dedication to improved strength, flexibility, and balance. The study researched three areas of golfer fitness: strength, flexibility, and balance. It also divided golfers into three proficiency levels, using the handicap (HCP) index: Zero or less HCP; 1-9 HCP; and 10-20 HCP. Researchers found that the best golfers had greater levels of strength, flexibility, and balance compared to the other two proficiency ...
Ashtanga yoga book, personal trainer for fitness goals

Ashtanga yoga book, personal trainer for fitness goals

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An Ashtanga yoga book or personal trainer is considered when weight gain seems unavoidable or when climbing stairs causes shortness of breath and bending over is distressful. Once the gym membership is ignored and physical activity is painful, personal training is a must. Consider an Ashtanga hot yoga trainer before signing on to the usual training session in the gym or home. Ashtanga Yoga According to Ashtanga yoga book, it is a set pattern or sequence of poses which are repeated, modified, and deepened with progress from level 1-(primary) to level 3 (advanced, A, B, C, D). It is an intense sweaty exercise based on breath synchronization with movement. The practice improves mind, circulation, and body. Ashatanga yoga book has the benefit for the solo practitioner of repetition of po...
Mind-body fitness alternatives and demystified

Mind-body fitness alternatives and demystified

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Hey fitness fanatics: Do you watch TV while running on the treadmill? Do you make small talk while lifting weights? Do you blast house music and hip-hop while spinning? The fitness community in the typical American gym is fun, diverse, and active, but the whole "mind-body" exercise phenomenon that is creeping onto the scene is bewildering to some. What's the difference between a yoga class and an aerobics class? How will Pilates give me a better strength-training workout than weightlifting? What on earth is Tai Chi all about? Perhaps you've let your mind drift off to somewhere else while working out and oops, there goes a ligament. Maybe, more than a few times, you've told yourself to "feel the burn" or "tough it out." Perchance there is an ideal "you" floating around in your head t...
Spring is a Time for Fresh Starts and Renewal of Life

Spring is a Time for Fresh Starts and Renewal of Life

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The changing of the seasons, particularly spring, signifies a new beginning, fresh start or a renewal of life. Plants begin to bud, snow gives way to flowing streams, baby greens begin to bloom, hibernating wildlife awakens to the beginning of a fresh new year. It’s the perfect time to begin a self-revitalization program. With spring comes a fresh perspective, renewed energy, all of which can be channeled into a fitness program aimed at lifestyle alterations. For most beginning or altering lifestyle habits requires a starting point, something of significance to latch on to. Spring is that starting point with all its reference to newness, freshness and beginnings. Your fitness regimen should include a clear plan for implementation, progressions and maintenance. Whether it’s the he...
The importance of sports in schools

The importance of sports in schools

Sports
Sports are too often undervalued in our educational establishments, where it is seen as not being as rigorous or valuable as academic subjects. However,sports are an incredibly important part of any individual's early life, and as such, deserves an important place on any school curriculum. A child who is not given the opportunity to play sports at school may never pursue any kind of physical exercise in adult life: for many, school is where the enjoyment and benefits of sports is first revealed to them. The element of enjoyment is important: sports should be fun. Anyone who plays a sport knows that it can be immensely rewarding, but our first experience of sports at school often conditions our attitude towards it in later life. If our experience is traumatic, or just plain boring, t...
Fitness Tips: How To Keep Your Body Fit With Correct Workout

Fitness Tips: How To Keep Your Body Fit With Correct Workout

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If you are looking to keep your body fit, below are some of the basic tips to follow: The first thing to know is the best time of the day when you can workout comfortably and it is suggested to stick to the same routine. The time schedule should be the same for weekends and vacations. It is better to mark the workout time on your calendar so that you don't miss it, anyhow. Secondly try to determine the location of your workout at least a day before and made sure you get there on time. The workout location can be class, on walking or running route or else just a gym. If you love company, select a group of people who thinks like you and have motivated nature. They can inspire you more. Take note that energetic and fun people will surely make a good difference in your life or in ...