Lately it seems that pumping iron or jogging on a treadmill machine may be out of date. Some now move to what is known as “HIIT” which is an English abbreviation of high intensity interval training.
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It’s no surprise that many thousands of people are injured each year in the name of fitness. Some are injured because they do not exercise safely, and others suffer injuries because they are not fit. It’s no secret that you are more likely to injure yourself – wherever you are – if you are not fit. Start out easy and don’t be in a rush to improve your fitness level. Be honest with yourself about your state of fitness. Actually, many people get hurt because they do not realize how out of shape they are. So, they end up getting injured because they pick an over-aggressive fitness plan. They haven’t even thought about what they need to do to prevent injuring themselves.
More than any other exercise, squats are the best exercise for building mass and gaining weight. Not surprisingly many guys don’t do them. They aren’t usually a favorite lift for those in the gym. Why is that? Well there are several reasons. For one they are a difficult exercise. They also aren’t an upper body exercise and most women don’t typically drool over a guy who has big legs. There’s also a lot of wrong information out there about squats being bad for your knees and back.
Research has proven that an exercise buddy makes people more successful in their weight loss program. A partner who can force you to exercise when all you want is just to roll in the covers and sleep is highly beneficial in your desire to lose the pounds. His or her role lies in keeping you motivated and focused of getting back to your ideal bodyweight and making sure that you stay there.