Benefits of Physical Activity

Written by Gary Gresham

The benefits of physical activity can help improverepparttar way you look, feel and work. The first benefit of physical activity makes you “Look Better”: It tones up your muscles. It burns calories to help lose those extra pounds or maintain your desired weight. It helps control your appetite so you eat less. The second benefit makes you “Feel Better”: It gives you more energy throughoutrepparttar 143230 day. It helps improves your self image and you feel better about yourself. It increases your resistance to fatigue so you don’t get tired as easily. It helps you relax and feel less tense. It helps you cope with stress better. It improves your ability to fall asleep quickly and sleep well. The third benefit makes you “Work Better”: It helps you to be more productive at work. It builds stamina for other physical activities. It increases muscle strength. It helps your heart and lungs work more efficiently. The secret to becoming more physically active throughoutrepparttar 143231 day is just be aware of any opportunity to get up and move around. A few examples to help you become more active are: Userepparttar 143232 stairs up and down, instead of takingrepparttar 143233 elevator when possible. Park a few blocks away from stores or work and walkrepparttar 143234 rest ofrepparttar 143235 way.

Why Buy A Treadmill?

Written by Kathryn O'Neill

Buying a home treadmill? Treadmills are stillrepparttar most popular choice among exercise equipment buyers today. Why do many people invest in a home treadmill? Here arerepparttar 143074 major benefits of buying your own home treadmill:

Burn more calories:

Treadmills burn more calories per hour than any other exercise machine. A study byrepparttar 143075 Journal ofrepparttar 143076 American Medical Association (JAMA) showed that a vigorous workout on a treadmill burns around 700 calories, compared to 627 for stair climbers and 498 for stationary bikes.

Another study done byrepparttar 143077 Medical College of Wisconsin andrepparttar 143078 VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, showed that calories burned onrepparttar 143079 treadmill for 60 minutes averaged 705 - 865, more than a stair machine, rowing machine or stationary bike.

Workout whenever you want:

With your own treadmill, you haverepparttar 143080 freedom to workout at any time ofrepparttar 143081 day that you want. No waiting inrepparttar 143082 lines atrepparttar 143083 health club, no speeding torepparttar 143084 gym to get in before 'the rush', no walking outside at night inrepparttar 143085 dark.

Wear whatever you want:

With a home treadmill you can wear whatever you want to workout. No worrying if your shorts match your T-shirt. No worrying if your shirt is too ragged or if your sweat pants are too loud.

Workout for as long as you want:

I don't know about you but I hate, hate, hate it when someone kicks me offrepparttar 143086 treadmill atrepparttar 143087 gym because my 'time is up'. With a home treadmill you haverepparttar 143088 freedom to go as long (or as little) as you want.

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