The average British home-owner spends more than 16 hours a week cleaning their home. That’s the equivalent of 2 hours and 23 minutes a day! Housework is a cheaper and more productive way to burn loads of calories, so find out what you can do around your home and how it compares to working out at the gym.
Sports Management Degrees has created an infographic detailing just how important being active in a sport can be – even into adulthood. There is no disputing the fact that sports are good for you at any age, however, less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of activity each day. This infographic outlines popular sports, and how each of these may be the key to unlocking a happier, healthier you.
There are multiple reasons to start using the stairs more, whether you’re at work or just out an about. Climbing 3 flights of stairs, three times daily can burn as much as 11,700 calories over the course of a year and the energy saved by doing so equates to the same amount of CO2 produced as sending 30,000 emails.
Exercise increases the rate at which the body burns calories. In combination with the correct diet, it will lead to greater definition and the ability to build a six-pack. This infographic brought to you by Fightshop reveals the myths surrounding body fat, the most six-pack friendly and unfriendly foods and the most effective exercises for developing your core and sculpting your abdominal muscles. You CAN have that washboard stomach you’ve always dreamed of!
Losing weight doesn’t have to be an overly complicated endeavor, but it does require a basic understanding of how diet, exercise, and lifestyle are all related. Diet and exercise alone aren’t as effective as you might think, which is why the folks at Pritikin took the time to research “The Science of Weight Loss” and identify exactly what works and why.
Do you know how many calories you use up just by sitting for 10 minutes? Did you know your body is better at consuming calories than burning them? Read this fun infographic by Quid Corner for more calorific information.
Bonking, or Тhitting-the-wallУ is a feeling that athletes get when their bodyХs energy levels are depleted. Bonking results in nausea, cramping, fatigue, and usually a really bad rest of the day. The great thing is that with a little bit of science, bonking can be curbed or totally eliminated from your next long bike ride, run, or other endurance event. This infographic from Bonkkit shows you how to avoid the hurt in your next event.
There’s a flood of mixed messages put out on a daily basis regarding one’s health. However, the key to staying healthy is fairly simple: live as natural a life as possible. This includes eating a natural diet. In fact, before eating, ask yourself: could I or my neighbors have made this? These and other interesting body hacks for a longer life in this infographic.
Getting in shape can be easier said than done. Many start a new fitness routine with the best of intentions, only to have their efforts dwindle when obstacles and excuses get in the way. This infographic from Vibram FiveFingers provides valuable exercise tips and advice to help you establish a successful and long-lasting exercise routine.
With the refrigerator finally free of leftovers from the holiday, many Americans make the dreaded resolution to shed those pesky pounds they gained over the holidays. Vowing to be in better shape than the year before, some adults swear their fitness oaths loud and clear at local gyms. But what about those that don’t plan to get a new gym membership or renew an existing one? And how many actually stick to this popular resolution?