fitness and gym

Number of gyms in the US (health/fitness center) 2000-2016

Think about boxing gyms or martial arts studios as some obvious examples. But now specialty fitness is all the craze, and things like boxing and karate are being delivered to the masses with boxing and kickboxing franchises. At least 150 minutes a week of moderate cardio exercise or 75 minutes a week of vigorous cardio activity, or a mix of average and vigorous exercise. The tips recommend that you just unfold this exercise all through the week.

It might be the nicest health club on the town, or a humiliation, or something in between. So a chain like Planet Fitness, which discourages heavy lifting and in most areas doesn’t enable barbell squats or deadlifts, is out. (Although you can still get a good exercise at a health club like that. Here’s how).

Plus, says well being and wellness reporter Gretchen Reynolds, … Read More