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10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

By overloading the muscles in our body via resistance training, we are able to gain strength to help us live a more productive daily lifestyle.
Posted 9/1/2010  12:13:14 PM By: Nancy Howard : 32 comments   127,020 views
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6 Scary Truths about Personal Trainers

If you've ever wondered why many people have had bad experiences with personal trainers, this list will help explain it--and advise you on what to watch out for.
Posted 8/13/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 64 comments   88,569 views
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My Worst Personal Training Experience Ever--and What You Can Learn from It

The trainer told me I wasn't committed to fitness, before leading me through some unsafe exercises. Find out what I did learn from that fitness session.
Posted 8/9/2010  10:09:09 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 209 comments   46,155 views
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We Tried It: The TRX Workout

This new piece of workout equipment gets two thumbs up from Coach Nicole. Find out why.
Posted 7/2/2010  5:50:21 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 72 comments   145,611 views
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Poll: In Tough Economic Times, Do You Keep Your Gym Membership?

When economic times are tough, consumers find ways to tighten their wallets. According to new research, Americans are trimming their workout budgets.
Posted 12/1/2009  6:07:59 AM By: Jen Mueller : 271 comments   16,830 views
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7 Good Reasons to Use the Cable Cross Machine

It's the workout machine people fear most, but it will take your workouts to the next level!
Posted 9/11/2009  6:56:33 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 47 comments   38,417 views
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11 Tips to Help You Feel at Ease at Your First Yoga Class

You've summoned the courage to try something new--yoga. But you're worried about making a faux pas in class. Here's what to expect when you unroll your mat.
Posted 9/1/2009  1:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 80 comments   73,717 views
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Habits of Fit People: Leave Your Gear at the Gym

Coach Nicole shares another trick she uses to stay fit. Find out what it is--and how it could work for you, too!
Posted 8/26/2009  11:30:04 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 79 comments   23,634 views
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POLL: Hammocks, Poles, Trapezes--Would You Try Them at the Gym?

Would you try an unconventional workout class like trapeze or aerial yoga?
Posted 8/2/2009  11:02:41 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 136 comments   14,436 views
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6 Good Reasons to Try a Spinning Class

From torching calories to babying your joints, the benefits of Spinning are many (and there's more to it than sitting on a bike).
Posted 6/24/2009  3:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 111 comments   187,872 views
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Gym Pet Peeves: Do You Have Any?

I have spent more than 3 1/2 years as a member of my gym and while I love the atmosphere there are a few annoyances that I would like to share with you.
Posted 5/27/2009  6:38:55 PM By: Nancy Howard : 424 comments   12,901 views
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Poll: How Much Would You Pay to Use a Hotel Gym?

Some hotel gyms charge their guests to work out. Would you pay extra to exercise on vacation?
Posted 5/6/2009  11:56:28 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 527 comments   25,516 views
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Vibration Training: Latest Fad or The Real Deal?

Wouldn’t it be great if you could buy a machine for a few hundred dollars, plant it in front of your TV set, and just stand on it to burn calories and lose weight?
Posted 3/17/2009  6:07:28 AM By: Dean Anderson : 79 comments   84,035 views
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Poll: Would You Join a Same-Sex Gym?

Tell us what YOU think!
Posted 12/12/2008  1:24:52 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 501 comments   16,165 views
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Renée Zellweger Gets Her Therapy at the Gym

Really, a celebrity who works out for reasons other than looking good? Believe it!
Posted 10/15/2008  10:25:38 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 44 comments   15,342 views
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