WHAT’S YOUR MAX V02 V02 is a term used to describe aerobic capacity, the volume of oxygen used by the body per minute. Max V02 is the maximum amount of oxygen that can be transported and used by the body per minute. Max V02 is an excellent indicator of cardiovascular fitness and health. Similar to the term “aerobic power”, max V02 offers you a greater understanding of your cardiovascular capabilities.
Complements of IDEA Fitness Journal, Vol. 7
A popular myth is that there is a specific range of heart rates in which you must exercise to burn fat. Even many cardio machines display a “fat-burning zone” on their panels, encouraging people to exercise in a specific heart rate range. Have you ever wondered if you really have to exercise in a specific heart rate zone to lose fat? And what happens if you venture out of that zone? Jason R.
Today is July 1st. We are half way through the year. Where are you in your journey to fitness? Studies show that every new year people have their resolutions made and by March most of them have quit. If you always do what you always did then you always get what you always got. So if you want to be healthy, more active and look good, then why aren't you doing what you need to do to get there? Change IS hard. Yes, I will admit that. It really is hard to change. But you don't have to change your life all at once. Make little changes. Take baby steps. Add a fruit everyday.
In remembrance of all those journeys that changed our best laid plans, those anticipated and unexpected losses, setbacks, disappointments and changing of what we thought life was bringing on - I am borrowing this quote from a person most of us have heard of. He speaks from experience. There is always hope for a peaceful resolve, a compromise, an apology. The Warrior Within is about taking off the protective armor and false masks and practice standing in the strength of integrity, compassion and awareness that you can make a positive difference in life as you stand in front
It's now the week of July 4, 2013. It's what I refer to as "HALFTIME" in our calendar year. We have 6 more months until we reach 2014. Hopefully to the readers of this blog, your 1st half of the year has been successful so far. Maybe you were able to pay off a credit card .... Get into physical shape ... Perhaps, you got married or became a parent (1st time or again) , etc ...
Many people who struggle with their weight feel powerless to cravings.
Have you ever experienced this? When the urge to eat something bad comes over so strongly that you feel you have no choice but to give in?
It is time to ditch the electronics...now.Before you get concerned, please let me clarify that it is for only one hour each day. What will you do with that time? How about paying attention to your surroundings: friends, pets, children, coworkers, wildlife, sad to mention driving (let it wait while driving), workout buddy, nature, mealtime, etc.
How can exercise, performed at approprate levels of intensity and frequency, affect fat loss? Follow the link below for details and recommendations to maximize your efforts. http://www.pedrobernardy.com/metabolic-effect-of-exercise/