Children’s Fitness: Helping Your Child Stay Active - January 02, 2008 02:51 PM
These days it's probably more common to find a remote, keyboard or video game controller in the hands of a child at play than a ball, glove or earthworm. And because physical activity is so important during the formative years of children's lives, it's crucial to ensure they're getting the exercise they need. Use the Children's Fitness Web Guide to get insight into childhood exercise and tips for getting kids off the couch and into the yard.
Pilates - October 29, 2007 02:37 AM
Pilates is a system of focused movements and breathing techniques aimed at improving flexibility, posture, and strength without adding muscle mass. Pilates exercises draw on the "powerhouse" region of the body, comprised of the abs and buttocks, for the execution of poses. Whether you’re a staunch Pilates devotee, or are interested in finding some Pilates classes in your neighborhood, the following guide has the information you’ll need to enhance your practice (and your butt!).
Swimming - October 12, 2007 10:24 AM
There is a type of swimming for everyone: from recreational laps to competitive swimming; from the calm of the public pool to the chaos of the open water. Whether you're an experienced swimmer looking for the most in-depth information on swimming techniques and swim news, or are a novice wanting to improve your stroke, the Web has a site for you.
Weight Training - October 10, 2007 02:53 PM
Scientific research and health experts suggest that regular strength training should be part of a well-rounded fitness regime. Resistance training—particularly weight lifting—helps increase bone density, build muscle mass and develop overall strength. If you're looking for weight lifting information, the Web is a great place to find tutorials, advice and resources.
Yoga - October 10, 2007 01:21 PM
Given its many benefits, it's no wonder that the 5,000-year-old practice of yoga has boomed in modern times. You don't have to travel to India, yoga's birthplace, to learn how yoga works to purify the mind and body. The Web boasts diverse resources for yoga that run the gamut, from where to find trend-worthy yoga clothing to excerpts from ancient philosophical texts.
Running - July 05, 2007 04:35 PM
As a widespread fitness phenomenon, running traces its roots back to the 1960s. As a competitive sport, it dates back well over two centuries. If you've fallen for the feel of the road beneath your feet and the wind on your face, or even if you’re just getting started, the Web is a great sources of running information. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.
Fitness: Exercises, Nutrition Tips, and Tools to Get Fit - June 16, 2007 05:37 AM
Physical activity can improve cardiovascular fitness, increase strength and energy and relieve stress. Below are sites with vital information about exercise and nutrition to help you reach your fitness goals. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.