Professional Athletes in Training Discover Garmin 310XT

Forerunner 310XT provides combined, categorized multi-sport activities in one workout so it can log transition times in the process; later you can analyze your performance via your heart rate monitor from start to finish. For a triathlete, this is an exceptionally versatile and remarkably useful product. You can compete in an IronMan or Triathlon contest without ever removing or switching monitoring devices; from land, to water to bike and back again. This is why professional athletes are paying more attention to the 310XT.

What Is a Pilates Mat?

If you are practicing Pilates, an exercise system focused on improving flexibility, strength, and body awareness, Pilates mat is a necessary piece of equipment in performing the exercise because it requires a padded surface under your body. Pilates is an excellent exercise routine that will allow you to strengthen your core muscle groups, which include your abdominal, back and chest muscles. By strengthening these muscles you will not only be able to create a streamlined midsection, but also protect your lower back from injury. Many of its exercises are done on the floor, such as lying, that’s why the mat could be extremely beneficial to carry out the job far better and will allow you to perform more challenging exercises without discomfort.

Yowza Fitness Biscayne Folding Treadmill Review

The Biscayne, by Yowza Fitness, is a folding treadmill that is dubbed as the best value in a folding treadmill specifically designed for runners. This folding treadmill is specially designed to stand up to heavy use by runners.

What Is the Effectiveness of the ePulse2 HRM Watch?

Gaining acceptance in the personal health training market is the ePulse2 Heart Rate Monitor Watch device. Its convenient size, ease of use and the fact its comfortable to wear make it a popular choice for the layman fitness consumer who have little use for all the fancy gadgetry or additional components that cost more money. A couple of features stand out with this product; aside from the huge fact that there’s no chest strap; the heart rate monitor (HRM) that reads continuously capturing/displaying accurate data and the calorie counter is certainly a big hit.

Is the Garmin 305 GPS HRM Mapping a Path For More Effective Training Results?

No matter what you are training for, or how you are training, it is useful to monitor and keep track of your aerobic exercise results. Physicians and Trainers alike highly recommend that you track not only your heart rate for each workout and activities that the workout entailed; but also record your RHR (Resting Heart Rate) results daily. Garmin has developed another heart rate (from a long line of HRM’s) monitor but this time integrating GPS capabilities into a single wrist-mounted device in the form of the Forerunner 305. While reviewing this product, we may understand how it works and how it can help your cardiovascular health.

Pedometer – Getting a Big Help From This Small Accessory

What was once used for an exclusive group of fitness enthusiasts, the pedometer is now a popular motivating tool for anyone who is conscious about his health. This small accessory is, indeed, a big help to those who would like to lose weight, do sports training or simply keep healthy.

Top 5 Home Fitness Gym Tips

Setting up your own home fitness gym is awesome, but can be difficult if you do not plan properly. Take the time to review these five common mistakes people overlook or do not consider when setting up a home gym. Learning from other people’s mistakes is one of the best ways to learn what not to do.

Health Benefits of Vibration Training

Vibration training refers to any type of physical training that uses a whole body vibration trainer to intensively exercise the body. Vibration training isn’t new – believe it or not, it can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks who created a manual vibration training contraption using a saw and cotton wool to treat people with bad limbs.

How Was Whole Body Vibration Discovered?

Whole body vibration is sometimes referred to as WBV and its application and uses were first discovered by a Russian scientist in the 70’s who was looking for ways to exercise the muscles of astronauts in space and to prevent muscle wastage. Since then, whole body vibration has turned into a serious way to help the body stay fit and healthy.

Vibration Training For Weight Loss

Vibration training requires the use of a whole body vibration trainer – a piece of gym equipment with a platform that moves intensively to create vibrations which give your body a thorough workout. Vibration training has really taken off in the last few years as a means of giving the body a short but powerful workout, making it ideal for busy people.

How Does Whole Body Vibration Work?

Whole body vibration or WBV as it’s sometimes known is a method of training the muscles and the joints in the body using tiny vibrations which have been shown to be very beneficial to the body. Whole body vibration training was studied in depth by both NASA and the Russian Space Institute who discovered that it was the best way to prevent muscle wastage and bone weakness in astronauts – who were notorious for suffering these problems in space.

Best Resistance Bands

I was chatting with a co-worker about the best resistance bands to buy the other day; as he was looking to put together a home gym and he had heard that resistance bands were effective. Although I didn’t really get too into it with him (we were at work, afterall), I did give him a few things to consider.

Shopping for Massage Tables and Massage Equipment

What does one look for in massage tables? Well that all depends on what your needs are. If you are a salon or spa or are re-equipping a Salon or Spa your needs will be very different from an independent masseuse or health therapist. A home user again may not need quite the professional equipment that a physiotherapist may need. Traveling masseurs have different needs again.