Programs to keep you fit and healthy

keep you fitStaying long hours sat in front of a PC, is surely not qualified as the best exercise you can do to stay fit. Although there is a great move of hands and fingers, they don’t really burn as much calories as you would wish.

Nevertheless PCs can actually help you stay motivated, set targets and see exercises you can do to stay fit and healthy.

Fast walking, running, swimming and cycling are all excellent options to keep you healthy, but if you want to get the most of them, a flexible and ‘balanced’ body – in the real meaning of the word – is a must have.

Yoga can help you to achieve that, and good practice of it everyday will ensure you the best results. To know more about this discipline and also start practicing it with a very effective but simple exercise, check out Yoga Freeware 3 and Yoga trainer. The former features step by step images of the Sun Salutation which is the best way to start your day.

As said in Latin, ‘mens sana in corpore sano’, the better way to keep fit is to exercise your brain, together with your body. Brain Practicer provides 7 methods to exercise your intelligence and hopefully improve it. I say ‘hopefully’ not because I don’t think you’re smart, but simply as it’s something we all want to increase.

You have trained your body and exercised your mind, now what else could you do to keep fit? You already know the answer, although you pretend not to. Checking what you eat. CRON-O-Meter helps you keep an eye on your food intake to ensure you get enough vitamins, minerals, proteins and carbohydrates each day.

Now that you are on the right track, you might also find useful the following online resources, quite used among sporty web users:

  • TheDailyPlate – Search more than 331,100 foods for calorie counts, total carbs, fat, protein or any other nutrition facts.
  • MapMyRun Mapping and planning your runs is now easy. Draw your runs, calculate mileage, count calories, share with friends, and much more.
  • CalorieConnect – Nutrient search, diet and exercise services.
  • SparkPeople – Get a personalized diet or healthy lifestyle program.
  • RunningAHEAD – Features a free online running log to track, analyze and graph all your workouts, shoe mileage and personal records.
  • Dietfacts – Nutrition facts to check before you eat.
  • Gyminee – Track your exercises and workouts, find fitness programs and weight lifting routines. Keep track of your calories, fat, carbs, and protein intake.

From now on, no more will your computer be the only cause for those kilos in excess or for posture problems. Use it instead for your own good and keep in excellent shape.

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