Category: Exercise

9 Summer Activities that Burn Calories

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Long summer days spent licking ice cream cones at the beach and backyard barbecues are the last places you want to have to think about your diet. Unfortunately, they’re also the places you’re most likely to stress about it. Luckily, many of the activities you’re doing all season also happen to double as excellent calorie burners. We’ve rounded up nine of the most surprising (and most effective) ways you can burn calories in just 30 minutes all summer long.

 

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9 Summer Activities that Burn Calories

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Long summer days spent licking ice cream cones at the beach and backyard barbecues are the last places you want to have to think about your diet. Unfortunately, they’re also the places you’re most likely to stress about it. Luckily, many of the activities you’re doing all season also happen to double as excellent calorie burners. We’ve rounded up nine of the most surprising (and most effective) ways you can burn calories in just 30 minutes all summer long

 

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5 Exercises You Should Try to Prevent Knee Pain as You Age

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By Georgia Landry
As you age, the pressure you put on our knees and other joints accumulates over your lifetime, which causes pain any time you move. But the the good news is, you can maintain an active lifestyle and avoid this pain.
To keep your joints healthy, focus on maintaining a healthy weight first. As “Each pound of body weight can have an essential impact on the stress you place on your knees as time goes by.”
These are the 5 Exercises You Should Try to Prevent Knee Pain as You Age:
1. Cycling
Cycling or riding a bike is another low-impact exercise, which is good for people with achy knees. Those who take a short trip on flat surfaces, are likely to experience little to no knee pain at all, during their ride.
Cycling is one of the excellent way to build up the muscles around your knee, without damaging the joints. The stronger your leg muscles are, the more impact it absorbs when you participate in activities such as cycling.
2. Doing Leg Lifts
Strengthening your muscles around the joint, which reduces the stress on it and therefore keeping you pain-free, is one of the best way to maintain healthy knees.
You can do these leg lifts on a leg lift machine or at the gym, but you can also do them anywhere without using weights.
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