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Monday, December 22, 2014

Perceiving Your Workout Intensity, Part 2

Posted by William on September 19, 2012

The tricky part of using the scale is that it asks you to subjectively rate the amount of effort you are expending by estimating how hard you are working overall. That means that you do not concentrate on how out of breath you are, how much your legs hurt, how much you are sweating or any other indicator of effort — you concentrate on all of them together. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Hiking a Prescription for Health Post 2

Posted by William on September 14, 2011

“Of course the trails provide such opportunities not only for physical exercise of the body but also for the human spirit, especially the scenic views provided to users of trails,” added Tice. “We have found that such activities are great for reducing hypertension, high blood pressure, stress — all of which can be debilitating to one’s good health.” WAIT! There is more to read… read on »