Heather O. Chambliss PhD FACSM


Fitness Machines

Many people choose to exercise with fitness machines such as treadmills, stair-climbers, stationary bicycles, and cross-country skiing machines. These all offer aerobic conditioning and may also strengthen muscles. Fitness machines can be great for exercising when the weather is bad or days are short. You may also like…

The Three Kinds of Fitness

There are three kinds of fitness: Aerobic fitness. Aerobic activities condition your heart and lungs. Aerobic means “with oxygen.” The purpose of aerobic conditioning is to increase the amount of oxygen that is delivered to your muscles, which allows them to work longer. Any activity that raises your heart rate and…

Interactive Tool: How Many Calories Did You Burn?

Helps you calculate the number of calories burned during exercise and daily activities like walking. Explains that you don’t have to “work out” to be active. Covers building more physical activity into your daily life.

Interactive Tool: How Many Calories Did You Burn?

Helps you calculate the number of calories burned during exercise and daily activities like walking. Explains that you don’t have to “work out” to be active. Covers building more physical activity into your daily life.