Although yoga has been around for thousands of years, it's become increasingly popular recently and has undergone quite the makeover. There are intense, sweaty styles of yoga that make the muscles of even the fittest people tremble; there are gen... Read more
Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c... Read more
When you spend a lot of time sitting, especially at a desk or computer, it's important to take stretch breaks. A couple of breaks each day will help you stay alert and keep stiffness at bay. This set of stretches is perfect for people who are alr... Read more
Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for... Read more
Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret... Read more
I want to get back on this! Last year around this time I felt amazing because I had lost about 25 lbs. This year however, I've gained it all back and then some. My "fat" clothes are starting to feel tight, I need a jumpstart. Suggestions? Advice?... Read more
I have been getting back into the groove of working out but I want results it is week 3 and I feel, like I need to amp it up a bit..any recommendations on how much cardio I need to do 250pounds, 510..thanks in advance 😊... Read more
The last time I was here, I mostly lurked in the shadows, learned, and managed to lose 76 lbs after the birth of my 4th child 2 years ago. Well, I just had baby number 5 last month and I put on 36 lbs. I still have a couple weeks before the dr. say... Read more
I lost my weight a few years back and now I'm just trying to get back where I was and keep this a healthy lifestyle. I've cut back on my coffee and I'm sticking with tracking my food so far. Any tips that you'd like to share?... Read more
While I am waiting for the hair conditioner to work its magic, I use that time to do waist twists with arm punches in the shower. I plant my feet solidly on the shower floor and twist back and forth while doing forward arm punches toward the shower s... Read more
Don't let the dreary days of winter keep you from your workouts! You don't even have the leave the house to get fit and toned this season. Don't believe me? We asked our friend and fitness guru Denise Austin to create a short and effectiv... Read more
When you work out smarter, you don't necessarily have to exercise longer or harder in order to get results. "Lack of time" is the most common reason why people don't exercise, but is that really a good excuse? Truth is: You don'... Read more
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