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Tabata

Tabata is a dynamic conditioning experience: 20 second bouts of high intensity training followed by 10 seconds of rest x 8 = 4 minute intervals to...

Table Tennis

Table tennis (often called ping pong) is an exciting indoor sport that was first played by upper class Victorians in England during the 1880's. It...

Tackle Football

Tackle football is a term that can be loosely applied to almost any form of football that allows human contact between the players. In both Rugby...

Tae Bo

Tae Bo is an intensie aerobic exercise routine that was developed by tae kwon do practitioner Billy Blanks. Tae bo is also known as cardio...

Tae Bo - moderate

Tae Bo (which is an acronym for Total Awareness Excellence Body Obedience) is a challenging mix of aerobic exercise and boxing. Evolved from a...

Tae Bo - very vigorous

At its highest level, Tae Bo, a mixture of tae kwon do and American boxing, is a wonderful way to achieve superior fitness, muscle strength and...

Tae Bo - vigorous

The physical concepts of tae kwon do and American boxing were homogenized during the late 1980's to form Tae Bo. Classes were offered at several...

Tae Kwon Do

Tae kwon do is an ancient form of Korean martial arts that involves kicking and striking an opponent with a series of kicks, punches and jabs. Tae...

Tai Chi

Tai chi exercises have been practiced for thousands of years in the Far East, and are slowly becoming a popular relaxation and meditation exercise...

Teaching - aerobics

Aerobics is a popular form of dance that incorporates stretching, strength training and cardiovascular fitness. Aerobics teachers generally are...

Teaching - sports, participating

Many people who enjoy coaching or teaching athletics began their career as athletes. As participants, sports enthusiasts learn competency and the...

Tennis - doubles

Tennis doubles games are a fun activity that involve hitting a tennis ball across a net. Doubles tennis games can be played on grass, concrete or...

Tennis - general

Tennis is a popular racquet sport that is enjoyed all over the world. Originating in England in the late 19th century, tennis can be played...

Tennis - singles

Tennis singles games are a fast-paced racquet sport that are typically played on clay, concrete and grass courts. Tennis is an aerobic activity...

Tennis: doubles, competitive

Playing a competitive game to doubles tennis is a popular sport in Western countries and requires superior athletic ability, skill and strategic...

Tennis: singles, competitive

Playing a singles game of competitive tennis is a popular recreational activity and competitive sport around the world. A singles game of tennis...

Tobogganing

Tobogganing is an entertaining outdoor winter sport that is enjoyed all over the world. Traditionally used to slide down snow-covered hills, the...

Touch Football

One of a young man's rights of passage is playing touch football with his friends in a vacant lot. Originally developed in the 1940's, touch...

Track & field: steeplechase, hurdles

Track and field activities such as the steeplechase require running around a timed course and jumping over hurdles successfully. Steeplechase and...

Track and Field - discus

The discus, a track and field event that originated in the 5th century BC, can be enjoyed by men and women, 11 years and older. Ranging in weight...

Track and Field - hammer throw

The hammer throw is a popular track and field event that has been in the Olympic games since 1900. Participants throw a heavy metal ball that is...

Track and Field - high jump

The high jump is a challenging track and field event that dates back to the early Olympic games in Greece. Competitors are required to run and jump...

Track and Field - hurdles

Hurdling is one of the most physically demanding track and field events. The object is to run as fast as possible while clearing the top of the...

Track and Field - javelin

The javelin is a popular track and field event that has been part of the Olympics since 1908. Similar to the discus, shot put and hammer throw, the...

Track and Field - long jump

The long jump is an exciting track and field event that that incorporates running and flexibility with explosive power. The jump is composed of the...

Track and Field - pole vault

A sport that dates back to the 1850's, the pole vault is one of the most challenging track and field events. Competitors attempt to clear a...

Track and Field - shot put

Putting the shot (also called shot putting) is a demanding track and field event in which the competitor attempts to throw a heavy ball outside a...

Track and Field - steeplechase

Successfully navigating a steeplechase course involves high levels of aerobic fitness, explosive sprinting strength and enough flexibility to fly...

Track and Field - triple jump

The triple jump is a peculiar looking track and field event that is recognizable by the hop, step and jump technique that follows the runway...

TreadClimber - resistance 0 @ 1 mph

The TreadClimber is the latest entry into an already crowded field of physical fitness equipment. By combining the walking requirements of a...

TreadClimber - resistance 0 @ 2 mph

By increasing either the speed or the resistance setting of the TreadClimber, the user can expend more energy, resulting in more rapid weight loss....

TreadClimber - resistance 0 @ 3 mph

TreadClimber is a proprietary name for physical fitness equipment that combines the positive aspects of a treadmill and a stepping machine....

TreadClimber - resistance 1 @ 1 mph

If you're one of the thousands of people who have an abandoned bicycle collecting dust in the corner, then the TreadClimber may be for you....

TreadClimber - resistance 1 @ 2 mph

For people who suffer from knee, ankle or foot problems, the TreadClimber may offer some relief. Based on other low impact forms of exercise, the...

TreadClimber - resistance 1 @ 3 mph

After a few weeks of using the TreadClimber, you're ready to move up! The best way to increase your exercise intensity is to increase your walking...

TreadClimber - resistance 12 @ 1 mph

If you're into outdoor activities and enjoy climbing hills or wilderness adventures, try using the TreadClimber at a slower speed and higher...

TreadClimber - resistance 12 @ 2 mph

After a few weeks of walking at 1 mph on the TreadClimber, try increasing both the speed and the resistance for a challenge. Warm up at 2 mph for...

TreadClimber - resistance 12 @ 3 mph

For the ultimate fitness challenge, try walking on the TreadClimber with a brisk pace at a high resistance setting. After warming up, increase your...

TreadClimber - resistance 6 @ 1 mph

The TreadClimber offers fitness buffs three ways to get a great workout — by increasing their walking speed or the elevation or both. Setting...

TreadClimber - resistance 6 @ 2 mph

Once you've effectively acclimated to the TreadClimber and are ready for a challenge, consider increasing the walking speed while maintaining the...

TreadClimber - resistance 6 @ 3 mph

When you're ready to start bumping up your walking pace, try the TreadClimber at an average speed and moderate resistance level. For instance,...

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 10 mph

If you can run at 10 mph on a regular basis, you may be looking for ways to improve your time. Try adding ÒhillsÓ to your workout on a treadmill....

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 2 mph

One way to dramatically increase your aerobic fitness level without running is to maintain a slow walking speed while increasing the percent grade....

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 3 mph

If you enjoy walking and want to challenge yourself without having to run, try walking on a treadmill and slowly increasing the grade. After a...

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 4 mph

For many people, walking at a 4-mph pace is not enough to build aerobic endurance. If you'd like to maintain your current walking speed, try...

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 5 mph

For many people, walking at a 5-mph pace is not quite enough to build aerobic endurance. If you'd like to challenge yourself, increase the grade of...

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 6 mph

By the time you've started to jog on a treadmill at 6 mph, you'll probably find that you're ready for a greater challenge. One safe way to do this...

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 7 mph

For many people, running at 7 mph (an 8.5 minute per mile pace) is enough to stay in shape but not enough to improve their fitness. If you'd like...

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 8 mph

If you're interested in improving your fitness or perhaps running a 10K race faster, try bringing your running workout inside onto a treadmill....

Treadmill - 10% incline @ 9 mph

As you begin to approach a 9-mph pace, or a 6.6-minute mile, you'll probably be looking for ways to improve your time at the next 10K race. Once or...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 10 mph

Some of the fittest runners include indoor running sessions on a treadmill in their running programs as an effective way to improve aerobic and...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 2 mph

One of the best ways to challenge yourself is to add an incline to your treadmill workout. Begin by warming up at a 2-mph pace. While maintaining...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 3 mph

If you're comfortable walking indoors at a 3-mph pace but would like to add some ÒhillsÓ to your treadmill workout, begin slowly. After a warm-up...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 4 mph

If you're one of those people who can't or won't increase their walking speed, adding inclines to your treadmill workout could be just the...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 5 mph

By the time many fitness enthusiasts reach a 5-mph walking pace, they're ready for a challenge. Try bringing your walking inside onto a treadmill!...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 6 mph

A 6-mph walking pace can build aerobic endurance and maintain your body weight. However, if you'd like to bump up the intensity a notch, try...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 7 mph

One of the best ways to prepare for a season of hiking is to add Òhill climbsÓ to your current indoor fitness program. Using a treadmill, begin by...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 8 mph

If the weather's nasty outside but you still need a good workout, try running inside on a treadmill. After a brief warm-up, maintain an 8-mph...

Treadmill - 15% incline @ 9 mph

Even if you typically run outside, one of the best ways to improve your aerobic fitness capacity is to bring your workout indoors onto a treadmill....

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 10 mph

Running on a treadmill at 10 mph with a 5% incline places you in the company of other elite recreational runners. A 10-mph running pace is...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 2 mph

Adding moderate inclines to your treadmill workout (like a 5% incline) is a great way to expend more energy and burn calories in the same time that...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 3 mph

If you're comfortable walking at 3 mph and would a greater challenge, add a moderate incline to your workout. Try adding a 1 to 2% incline for the...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 4 mph

For many people, walking at 4 mph represents a brisk pace. However, if you're ready to start increasing your exercise intensity, try increasing the...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 5 mph

Walking on a treadmill at 5 mph is a 12 minute per mile pace, well below a jog. So, if you'd like to burn more calories without increasing the...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 6 mph

If you're walking 6 mph, you're doing a 10-minute mile — a fast walk for some and a slow jog for others. To increase your exercise intensity...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 7 mph

If you've been walking on a treadmill with a 5% inclination but you'd like a greater challenge, gradually increase the speed. Begin with your base...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 8 mph

One of the best ways to gradually improve your fitness level while walking or running on the treadmill is to increase either your incline or...

Treadmill - 5% incline @ 9 mph

By the time you've increased your walking speed on a treadmill to 9 mph with a 5% elevation, you've begun to challenge your aerobic capacity....

Treadmill - level @ 10 mph

The few who can continuously run on a treadmill at 10 mph can consider themselves recreationally elite runners. Assuming that you can sustain this...

Treadmill - level @ 2 mph

If inclement conditions have you stuck inside, but you'd still like to go for a walk, you don't have to remain sedentary. Treadmill walking can...

Treadmill - level @ 3 mph

Walking at 3 mph on a treadmill rests in the middle of the moderate activity scale. It will give you a good workout without winding you, provided...

Treadmill - level @ 4 mph

At the higher end of the moderate activity scale, walking at 4 mph on a treadmill will expend around 5 calories per minute. If you reserve 30...

Treadmill - level @ 5 mph

Vigorous activity is anything that requires 6 METS, or 6 times your resting metabolism. Two good examples of exercising at vigorous intensities are...

Treadmill - level @ 6 mph

For most individuals, walking at 6 mph represents a slow run. At this pace, walking on a treadmill may actually be more efficient than breaking...

Treadmill - level @ 7 mph

Running at a 7-mph pace is equivalent to an 8.5 minute mile or the low end of the average recreational runner's pace. Like running outdoors,...

Treadmill - level @ 8 mph

By the time that you're able to run consistently at 8 mph, you're running a 7.5-minute mile or at a pace that is near the middle of the pack for...

Treadmill - level @ 9 mph

Running at 9 mph puts you at the high end of recreationally elite runners — people who are serious about their running, but not yet...

Triple Jump

One of the most peculiar looking but popular track and field events is the triple jump, often called the Òhop, step and jump. The athlete typically...