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.
Each year, the President holds a formal State of the Union address. The annual speech, however, rarely addresses one of the most pressing issues faced by our nation: the health (and weight problems) of Americans. That’s where Anytime Fitness steps in, and for the fourth year in a row, they’ve compiled a comprehensive “Weight of the Union” report. This year’s report is based on an in-depth survey of more than 1,000 Americans.
Have you gained too much holiday weight? You may be thinking that it is time to shed weight for the new year but will you be following unconventional weight loss methods? This infographic from The Fitbug Blog may help you.
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!
The folks at Insure4Sport have launched the following infographic on the facts and stats of personal trainers, including ones who have worked with celebrities.
WalkJogRun shows how runners need to make a habit to run through February to make sure they have a successful year running. Data was collected from 2012 on WalkJogRun runners logging “run” training sessions in January 2012. For example, 4,000 runners started January 2013 running. 75% of runners who skip February won’t run again this year. Don’t be that statistic.
This infographic from Cascade Healthcare Solutions provides interesting facts about the obesity epidemic in America and impact it is having on the economy, military, and healthcare.
The following infographic by MotocrossGear.com is a complete visual guide to hydration for athletes. Within you will learn what various types of drinks do to rehydrate you.
When you work out, you are actually tearing your muscles. In fact, it takes 48 hours to repair microtrauma, which are the tiny tears in the muscles. Therefore, it’s very important to allow recovery time after any workout or sports activity. Check out the infographic below presented by Discount Surgical Stockings to learn more about the importance of recovery.
Plan a fun and safe hiking trip with a little help from REI. The following infographic provides hikers a bird’s-eye view of the United States’ eleven National Scenic Trails which measure more than 18,753 miles combined. You’ll also find tips on what to bring and trail trivia.
Force Factor has compiled surprising new statistics on the body types of some of the fittest people on the planet: US Olympic athletes. Taking a closer look at the height, weight, and BMI of America’s Olympic athletes is sure to challenge your conception of fitness.
More than 10 million sports injuries occur in the U.S. every year, but what are the most dangerous sports? Statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System provide the basis for this infographic. The sport with the most number of injuries may surprise you.
The Fitness Reddit – commonly known as Fittit – is a vibrant community of individuals sharing their knowledge, tips and questions related to achieving fitness goals. This iconographic combines some of that info into a lengthy but very interesting format.
This Infographic from Fitness Health Zone depicts how you can stay fit and healthy by incorporating vegetables and physical activity in your daily lifestyle.