Fitness: advantages of push-ups

Pumps or imprints are two names for the execution of the fitness exercise that is referred to as push-up. The push-up is a very versatile exercise that not only muscles but also train the abs very intensive. But also strengthens other muscles of the body in the imprinting, think of the chest muscles and the lower back. Not for nothing this classic fitness exercise has been commonplace for years in physical exercises in the military, in school or sports club. At a regular implementation of this fitness exercise, you will see remarkable results quickly. Alternatively, you can use a push-up bar for more stability during your pushups. This allows you reduce the risk of injuries and strengthen your muscles in an optimal way. What are some of the advantages of push-ups?


What are “push-ups”?

Push-ups are exercises that most of us may recognize the compulsory PE lessons at school or military service. It is a classic fitness exercise that is very simple to perform and for which you have no additional attributes such as dumbbells are needed. It is a very versatile exercise in which trained several muscles of the body. A striking feature of prints is that you will see remarkable results quickly if you’re doing it for a while. Every beginning is difficult, but once you get started it, you will gradually feel stronger. After only a week to ten days, you will find that your muscles are increased in volume.

How do you do that?

As the name suggests you push yourself in a push-up up and leave you again, fall through your arms. Then repeat this exercise again. Hence the name “imprints” or “pumping.” This imprinting is done by straight with your legs leaning against a fixed object such as a wall or bed while you lean on your hands. You fall through your arms to the ground until your nose almost touches the floor and then you back up pressure. Then repeat this movement as much as you want. Depending on your physical condition, you can, for example, start with ten push-ups a day, and then increase the amount to 25 times or more. 25 push-ups a day is a good average to maintain your muscle strength.

Burning calories

A push-up doing an intensive fitness exercise the body in a fairly quick manner calories to burn. Energy is burned to sink through your arms and press you: the pump is good for weight loss if you do it regularly. It is, of course, important also to pay attention to your diet. If you do regain weight, then you will feel it when you bend it because you will find that you need more prints kilos.


Improve fitness

Through intensive sink through your arms and back prints, your heart has to pump much blood to the muscles. Your heart and blood vessels are thus put to work. In the long term, doing push-ups to improve your circulation and your general physical condition strengthens.

Strengthen muscles

By pumping, use a wide range of muscles, which are made all to the test by the effort. This allows them to muscles stronger to make you over time will feel a lot fitter and stronger. Your triceps will be harder and stronger, your chest muscles will bulge and will recuperate your abs. Also, your lower back will advance on it.

Training multiple muscles

When doing push-ups to not only train your arms but also many other muscles. Although you will feel the most effort in your arms (especially in your triceps), but there are also a lot of other muscles are trained as:

  • muscles of the lower back
  • stomach muscles
  • shoulders
  • neck muscles
  • chest muscles
  • muscles of the pelvic
  • muscles of the forearms


Advantage: bones stronger

A perhaps surprising advantage to doing pushups is that by getting stronger muscles also, the bones better protected against wear. Want to have the bones of the body are also protected by powerful muscles. As a result, reduces the risk of bone fractures or disorders of the bones due to age or wear. So it does have to mean to remain imprints in later life. For increased at a later age the risk of wear and tear of the joints.

Push-up bar

Pumps or printing is a very multifunctional exercise: it is no coincidence that it is a classic exercise in training the army, in sports clubs or fitness programs. An additional advantage is that no additional equipment such as fitness equipment is needed. You can do it in your bedroom, outdoors or anywhere where there is more or less firm ground. Still, it may be useful to use a push-up bar: it is a device that provides more stability for your body during your pushups. Because you can put your hands easier this “push-ups” you’ll push ups to perform better. This allows you to strengthen your muscles more efficiently and is also much less chance of injury.

Too much running is not healthy

Running is good for your health, but you should not overdo it. Once you too will execute the risk of injuries increases sharply. Research even shows that your life expectancy if you’re too busy running. More is not always better. The trick is to find the right balance in time and distance. A little running is fine, but a marathon you can do better on the bike.


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10 reasons why running is good for you

Running you do because you want to lose weight, to work on your overall fitness, or just because you like it. But there appear to be numerous reasons to jog regularly or run. Running provides all kinds of positive effects on your body, your mind, and your life. So running example also helps to sleep better, remember more and stay longer young. Here are ten reasons listed why running is good for you. All in all a fantastic motivation to pack your running shoes out of the closet, and get moving!


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Accelerate and promote muscle recovery, how do you do that?

Everyone has sometimes suffered from after a hard workout: tired and sore muscles. Nobody wants to sit still three days to promote muscle recovery. Want to go forward in strength it is important to have a good relationship between muscle strain and muscle recovery. The following tips can help you to promote muscle recovery.



Muscle pain during or immediately after exercise

This form of muscle pain occurs during or immediately after exercise. This is caused by a reaction in the body to indicate that the body against the border of hair can fishy. This type of muscle pain is due by the production of lactic acid or lactate acid in the muscle and usually disappears rather quickly again.

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Alkaline diet: what is and is not?

The alkaline diet is aimed to eat exclusively or mainly goods and drink that have an alkaline effect on the body. An alkaline effect is the opposite of an acidifying effect. It ensures that your pH stays in order so you’re much healthier. The alkaline diet is especially good for your kidneys. In addition, it is also claimed that may have a beneficial effect on the bones, muscles, and intestines.


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Hypertension: how to choose a blood pressure monitor?

Nowadays, the modern technology brings many good devices for our health. If you have pain in foot, there are foot massages devices. If you have diabetes, your doctor will take your blood pressure at every visit. But you want to check on your own sometimes? Here are some tips to choose well and use this self-measurement device.

Taking your blood pressure with a blood pressure at home


There are two types of blood pressure:

Correctly measure its voltage is not always easy. To avoid mistakenly diagnosing hypertension, the doctor may advise you to measure your blood pressure at home.

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Electric Foot Massager


Knowing about the types of foot massager available is the first step you should take in buying yourself a best home foot massager. There are various ways to classify them: according to the health benefits they provide (mostly for relief or also for therapeutic value), according to the operating mechanism (with or without electricity and/or water), coverage (just the sole, the whole foot or the lower body).

Generally, there are 4 main types of foot massagers:

1. Manual Foot Massagers

Manual Foot MassagersThese are the simplest types of foot massagers you can find on the market. They mostly come with tubes, balls or rollers and operate through rolling actions without any electricity involved.


  • Very easy to use: users have complete control over the rolling actions and the intensity of massage. They can just focus on any area they want on their soles.
  • Cheap and cost effective: due to their very simple designs, these foot massager barely cause a dent on users’ wallet for both standard and multiple roller types. Users don’t need t spend a huge sum to feel relaxed.
  • Durable: they can be really durable, especially those made from natural wood grain.
  • Portable: manual foot massagers are those you can bring with you anywhere, from one room to other, to your office or on your trip.


The biggest issue with manual foot massagers is that they have very limited effect on users’ health. They are used mostly for massaging soft tissues of the feet, improving blood circulation and helping us relax.

Except for manual foot massagers, other types bring a lot more therapeutic value.


Preparation for some important moments in your life

From birth to death, through marriage, here’s a note of steps to be taken during these events.



Birth: the first formalities

First step: the “declaration” in the town hall of the place of birth within three days after delivery (not to be confused with the recognition of the child), which allows the child to be named in the family book.

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why using nail clipper is important?

Ingrown toenail, what to do?

When you play some sports such as tennis, you may have some minor accidents, pain in your feet, for example. The edge of your toenail gets red and swollen and it hurts you, especially when you press it? You will surely suffer from an ingrown toenail. Do not take this issue lightly because it can worsen and lead to infection.


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