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Medicine Ball Exercises Resources

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Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Suggest exercises around injuries?
Updated 3/27/2015 8:20:46 PM

I've got an injured MCL in my right knee from a skiing accident (the ligament in your knee that makes sure there is not much inward movement to the leg) and plantar fasciitis in my left foot. They are ALMOST better, but I totally stopped exercising a...  Read more

Exercise and calories question
Updated 3/27/2015 3:38:03 PM

I know you need to eat enough when working out, but I haven't been seeing many results besides being more toned (which I'm not complaining about). My measurements have stayed the same, and my weight has stayed the same or gone between the same 2-3 l...  Read more

Exercises for the upper body with a bad shoulder
Updated 3/26/2015 10:27:57 PM

I currently have a bad shoulder since Nov or earlier. I essentially have a bone spur with an already naturally narrowed space. I've been doing pt for about two months, but have a surgical consult soon and my therapist said it could go either way. ...  Read more

Lost my exercise motivation this week, need to get
Updated 3/26/2015 8:27:19 PM

Lost my exercise motivation this week, need to get back on track. Any suggestions?...  Read more

How can I get exercise in when I have two under tw
Updated 3/26/2015 10:31:19 PM

How can I get exercise in when I have two under two that hang all over me? I try to exercise when my infant sleeps, but my toddler will not let me be even a little bit. I have tried getting him to exercise with me but only wants to climb on me! Help!...  Read more

Need Exercise Equipment? Set Aside a Little Money & Watch for Sales

I do not have room for a treadmill or stationary bike, so I set aside a little money every week until I had enough money get good running shoes, free weights, resistance bands, medicine ball, pedometer, & stability ball. I did not get them in one sho...  Read more

Exercise While Watching TV

Sitting on my exercise ball with hand weights while watching TV. 319...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

10 Medicine Ball Moves for a Leaner Body

Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipm...  Read more

10 Core Stabilizing Exercises

For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r...  Read more

More Medicine Ball Exercises

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog entry about Medicine Ball exercises. www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_
individual.asp?blog_id=4940776 Today I found another one at The Greatist. This is a really good site giving entries on fitne...  Read more

Medicine ball exercises

I was given a couple of medicine balls for my birthday earlier this month. A medicine ball is not to be confuse with a stability ball: Stability Ball My Medicine Ball Here's what Wikipedia says about a medicine ball: "A medi...  Read more