The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
The world can be a beautiful place, full of possibilities and life. You can feel invincible and in control. But it’s not always like that, is it? The world can also be a stressful, upsetting, confidence-crushing place. At times, it seems li... Read more
With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po... Read more
If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha... Read more
The new Bowflex home gym Extreme SE 2 (2014 version) is $1300... a big investment. I constantly see them for sale on Craigslist which made me wonder if it's worth buying.
I was wondering if anyone out there has used them, and whether they sto... Read more
Hi everyone! So, this is my first real attempt to get back to my average weight of 130lb. Normally in the past I've laced motivation and found that being around others helps. Hopefully I can find this here. I've got a tough road ahead of me and could... Read more
I just found on the Staples website that they have the "Bowflex EZ Pro Heart Rate Monitor Watch" in many different colors for $12.99, retails for over $100. I have been wanting to buy one but really didn't want to spend the kind of money that they n... Read more
I like the power putty mountain climbers use better than stress balls or those little balloon things that break. I keep it in my purse for any time I have to just sit. It feels nice in my hand, won't roll or break.... Read more
Perhaps our best and most thought-provoking roundup of links yet. So You're Feeling Too Fat to Be Photographed... Huffington Post WomenA photographer shares poignant thoughts on what really matters when you step in front of a camera. Spoiler aler... Read more
When we think of strength training activities, many of us think of free weights, weight machines, resistance bands, even medicines balls, but how many of us think of using a simple household item like a bath towel or dish towel to help us build musc... Read more
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