You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
Most of the time when I look up a food it says "1 Serving", I then have to check the box for how many grams a serving is to then weigh it. When I want a piece of Duncan Hines Spice Cake it might say in Sparkpeople 1/12th of cake is one serving. unle... Read more
I just looked up mandarin oranges and all it offered was the data for one serving. Nothing about what the size of a serving is. Even the nutritional information didn't give any kind of serving size.
This is not particularly useful. Is a servi... Read more
I've started to indulge in dark chocolate every now and then and I am having trouble finding fun-sized or mini dark chocolates at the store. I know that one can easily find Hershey's, Dove, etc. pretty much anywhere but I am specifically looking for... Read more
My long term boyfriend and I started a diet and exercise plan at the same time a few weeks ago and he's already lost almost 30 lbs!
I know, I've seen the Slim Quick commercial where the couple start a diet and the guy slims down completely and the... Read more
After getting frustrated with different brands of women's jeans - one brand's size 16 is another brand's size 20, tall jeans are 4 inches too long, but average jeans are an inch too short - I finally gave up and went to the men's section. You can get... Read more
If you wear medium sized shorts, check men's clearance racks at running stores. Women's size medium is the same as men's small. Women's medium is a very popular size but men's small is not.... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
Do you ever wonder how accurate the numbers you get from exercise machines or on-line trackers are when it comes to calories burned during exercise?You probably should, because chances are they arenít very accurate--especially for some of the newer f... Read more
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