What Types Of Exercise Builds Strength?

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Being physically fit is comprised of 3 categories: strength, flexibility and endurance.

Strength comes from working muscles. The stronger your muscles are, the more stable your joints will be.

Flexibility comes from stretching. The looser your muscles are, the less likely you will be to injure yourself.

Endurance comes from doing cardio-vascular exercise, or aerobic exercise. The better your endurance, the more activity you will be able to do without becoming fatigued. Continue reading What Types Of Exercise Builds Strength?

Why Should I Exercise, Why Be In Shape?

Everyone knows that they should exercise. If you are not exercising, then chances are that some type of health care provider has told you at some point to exercise. But chances are they haven’t told you how to exercise, what to do, and what specifically are the benefits of exercising. So why should you invest so much time and effort into exercising? What are the benefits? Continue reading Why Should I Exercise, Why Be In Shape?