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
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
A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
I do break my workouts up sometimes too, for the simple reason that I can only sit but so long at my home cycle at home! My butt hurts after a while-I can get more time in if I break it up, so breaking up your workouts may help too.... Read more
Welcome Shannoilc! Try changing up your workout routine or what you're eating/drinking in terms of nutrition. That tends to help in a lot of cases. Might want to consult a physician/nutritionist too. Congrats on the success so far!... Read more
I manually added 90 minutes of water aerobics. But it says I have no workout for today and the steps are less than 500.
My SPAT is not working (another issue for another time) so I manually put in this water aerobics.
thanks, chris... Read more
Great job! Amazing how morning workouts can change you as a person-I've been doing that for about 4.5 months now and I'm a morning person, which I never would have believed before then. Crazy. :-)... Read more
A group of muscles hardly ever addressed are your hands & forearms.Strong hands help carry suitcases & boxes & also help you open those pesky jars the machines have screwed on too tight.I started using a tennis ball & squeezed it during TV time, 5 mi... Read more
Here's what we're reading this week:
Watching TV Increases Your Risk of Early Death
I Can Do Anything—I Ran a Marathon
Don't Trust Calorie Counts on Menus
The Surgeon General’s Weight Struggle
RECIPES FOR HEALTH: Portobello... Read more
Last weekend, my family decided to go to a baseball game. The game started at 1:00, and when I asked my husband what he wanted to do about lunch, he asked "Can't we just eat there?" Ugh. The idea of my daughter eating nachos or a hot dog for lunch... Read more
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