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The new Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center was formally inaugurated Aug. 6, with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony at Gavin Hall. From left to right, Jim Arp, CSF2 Training Center manager; Maj. Gen. Clarence K.K. Chinn, XVIII Airborne Corps rear detachment commander; Beth Anderson, wife of Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, XVIII Abn. Corps commander and commander International Security Assistance Force Joint and deputy commanding general U.S. Forces-Afghanistan; Master Sgt. Juanita Jenkins CSF2 program manager; and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews Jr., XVIII Abn. Corps rear detachment command sergeant major.

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Aerobic Exercise Equipment – Types Of Aerobic Machines To Choose From

The good thing about having an aerobic exercise equipment is it will be possible for you to burn your calories and get a healthy aerobic exercise right inside your home. This is a more beneficial for you since you do not have to travel just to have a good exercise to be fit. Riding a bike and walking are among the known aerobic exercise that are simple than the others but one main problem of these individuals is time. With all the busy schedules, many of them do not have the right time to spare for a little walk or exercise. The development of treadmill makes it possible for people to exercise run or walk right at home on different pace. Stationary bikes are also helpful in achieving this aim users can ride at home at the set time and even added intensity by setting them up.

Treadmills may already cost but there are still some types of treadmills that cost more than what people expect. These are those that have motors that allow them to move the high-end conveyor with every movement. Smoke of the less expensive ones do not have motor but would depend on what the energy of the users to make it run. Elliptical machines are also available as popular aerobic exercise equipment options that can provide great exercises equipment to everyone. This is a good machine since it will not cause the too much joint strain to the users while providing more exercises than the usual.

Stationary bikes are also the same with the usual bike used on road but without the need to move around the house. It does not have any wheels but have the same pedals that will give people the same riding feeling that people would like to achieve in the process. But even if it's just stationary, it will still provide the same exercise that people are looking for in order to achieve the best aerobic they can get. Make sure to choose the best aerobic exercise equipment for you and start working your way towards health without leaving your home unlike other exercises. … Read More

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Vegetarian Diet Weight Loss Theory

Vegetarians are people who don’t consume any meat or seafood. It’s commonly asked whether a vegetarian diet and weight loss are related. There are many reasons why people choose a vegetarian diet including religious beliefs, ethical reason, health benefits and diets.

The three common types of vegetarianism are

1. Vegans- plant foods are only consumed

2. Lacto Vegetarians- meat, seafood and eggs are avoided but plant and dairy foods are included.

3. Lacto Ovo Vegetarians- meat and seafood is avoided, dairy (milk/eggs/etc) and plant foods.

Studies supporting the vegetarian diet weight loss theory

• A nutritional review compiling data from various studies demonstrated that a vegetarian diet is effective for weight loss.

• Studies show generally vegetarians have a lower body, between 3-20 percent lower than the weight of meat eaters. Generally a vegetarian’s calorie intake is lower, most likely due to vegetables being lower in calories than meat. Also the high amount of fibre consumed helps to curb hunger.

• It has also been proven that people can consume unlimited amounts of high-fibre foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains to reach or maintain a healthy weight without feeling hungry.

• Evidence also suggests that a vegetarian diet burns more calories after a meal and that plant foods are used more efficiently as fuel for the body rather than being stored as fat.

Benefits of a vegetarian weight loss diet

• Rates of obesity in vegetarians range from 0-6 percent. Meat eaters are more likely to be over weight than vegetarians.

• Vegetarians are less likely to develop obesity related diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

How you can gain weight being on a vegetarian for weight loss diet

• Although you cut out animal products you can still gain high amounts of calories from other foods if you are not paying attention.

• If you are consuming more calories than your body burns in a day then you will put on weight regardless of whether you are vegetarian or not.

Vegetarian diet weight loss theory recommendation

• Many studies have proven and support the vegetarian diet weight loss theory. Even without changes in exercise or limiting portion sizes it has proven to promote your body to lose weight.

• As long as you are sticking to healthy options and consuming less calories than you burn then you will be losing weight. On average vegetarians consume around 500 less calories making it faster for you to lose weight.

• You also need to be sure that you are still getting enough protein. If you are switching from a meat eating diet then most of your protein would have been coming from the meat you were consuming. You can maintain your protein levels by eating legumes, nuts and soy products throughout the diet.

• It is essential to plan your meals, drink lots of water and maintain limited carbohydrates in your diet.

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Find The Perfect Personal Trainer For You

If you are looking for a personal trainer, there are a few tips to finding the right personal trainer for you. Make sure to check into these personal trainer tips!

Getting a personal trainer can benefit your life on several levels. It can increase your health while decreasing your risk of injury. Many people are not sure exactly what to do for their workout routines, or they have never worked out in a gym before. That big equipment can look like a medieval torture chamber, and be quite intimidating in the beginning.

If this is you, finding a personal trainer can be very beneficial. Not all personal trainers are created equally. There are several different national certificates that personal trainers can get. One of the most recognized is American Council on Exercise. There is also American College of Sports Medicine. Either way, the national certificates ensure that your trainer has the proper credentials to help you with your fitness goals.

Many of the large gyms will do 'in home' certificates. Many brand new personal trainers will start out in these gyms. You may be paying really good money for someone who has never really trained anyone before, and does not have a full understanding of biomechanics or physiology. So, you are paying good money for your trainer, make sure he or she is properly certified. You can always ask your trainer for their certificates.

Another quality you want in a trainer is someone that is going to understand your specific needs. It's great to find someone you can relate with, and that listens to what you are telling them. Always communicate with your trainer and let them know if you absolutely hate doing a particular exercise. Either your trainer will appreciate that you do not enjoy the workout routine because it's too challenging, or that maybe it's just not the right exercise for you. If you do not enjoy your workout routines, you have a great chance of quitting before you reach your health and fitness goals.

Once again, if you have specific needs, find someone that suits you. For instance, if you are a senior, you might want to find someone certified in senior fitness. Or, if you absolutely love yoga, you might want to find yourself an exercise professional that also teaches yoga.

If you feel like you want to go it alone, without a trainer. There are lots of great workout routines you can do either at the gym or at home. … Read More

Bad concept….

52 weeks of fitness – Week 1
OK just did 5k on the ergo (Concept 2 Rowing machine). Completely knackered now.

Decided to do the 52 weeks of fitness thing that Abe kicked off. Sadly the group is oversubscribed, but I decided I may as well do the work anyway. Nothing else seems to motivate me to exercise regularly… and if flickr (or rather the flickr community) can motivate me to do a 365, then perhaps it will work to get me fit.
[Edit – some folk now left the group, so now I am committed]

I do need to get fit…. I’ll be 50 next year & I’d rather enter my fifties fit than pathetic, else it will be downhill rapidly from there.

There was a time when I was fit…. I used to do alot of rock climbing, running etc (In fact I’ve run 4 marathons), but those days are long gone….. killed by age, apathy & injury.

Anyway I have a much neglected ergo (Rowing Machine)….bought because I cancelled the expensive gym membership I didn’t use, and theoretically the ergo would be much better value for money. Actually all it did was lose money in a single large lump sum & then collect guilt thereafter. I do use it, but rather sporadically.

So in order to get fit I have decided to do 2 things…
1) a minimum of 2 sessions of ergo a week (or real rowing on the river when conditions allow)
2) The hundredpushups program that Grace identified a few days ago… so far done the exhaustion test (a measly 12) and Week 1 – Day 1 session (10+12+7+7+9)

Also for TOTW – Feelin’ fit

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Muscle Building – Why Rest is Important

Your aim is to improve your physique and so you have taken up muscle building. So you are now getting set up with a good and healthy diet with a mixture of carbohydrates and proteins in the form of your everyday food intake with or without supplements. You've either purchased a gym membership or else you're doing the hard work at home. If you've got the gym membership then you would have someone to hand guiding you on what is best for you and how to get the results in the best time frame possible. However, if you are going this route alone then one thing you must understand is what you're body is going through and what measures you must take to ensure you are not doing untold damage.

One area of ​​muscle building that you have probably completely overlooked is the area of ​​rest. This is so important – as important as the actual exercises you are doing. Maybe it's easier to see how important rest is if you can see what you're doing to your muscles while building them up. With your diet, you'll be increasing the food that brings energy to the muscles and with the exercises you are working fibers that need to be treated with care. Acids in the muscles are being produced and there is only a certain amount of these that are good for muscles. In any aspect of life if we are looking to improve something we must take care about it – neglect does not equal good results.

Rest is in many forms. It has been scientifically proven that the average Joe requires 8 hours uninterrupted sleep a night. We've had nights out and had to work the next day and lived on less than the 8 hours but have probably not performed at our best the next day. So it's easy to see that the nights sleep is important when we are building up our muscles.

Now the one we really want to know about it the rest that is required when doing actual exercises for muscle building. You know how when you begin your exercises you go at a great pace and then with the next set of repetitions you really are not as fantastic and unexpectedly you are painfully slow. So what you need to do is be clever and read your body. Take rests between the repetitions, short rests between repetitions and then a little bit more of a rest between different types of exercises. Try to be as good on the other repetitions as you were when you began.

So you are being sensible the days that you are muscle building but you also need to give your body a day off from your intense training. During the time off you can do other exercises – swimming, biking, jogging, and so on. You'll be secretly working other areas that you may have missed during your time at the gym. Your body is a temple, treat … Read More