Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles.
Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang... 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
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
Forty-two hours—that is the amount of time the average commuter spent in the car, according to research completed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Whether it's a long commute or a cross-country road trip, there is no need to l... Read more
I work out on my weight machine 3 days week! I do a total of 12 exercises for the entire body! Is there any way to set favorites on your exercise category so I wouldn't have to scroll through all the choices every time I work out?... Read more
If the machines tell you how many calories you're burning, just enter it as a new exercise. I did that with some of the classes I take and my elliptical workouts so I can be more accurate.... Read more
So, today I did circuit trading again and I was able to add 10 lbs. to almost each of the machines. I felt more energized and was able to bring up my heart rate. Stretching before hand helped me a lot. I feel great!!... Read more
Need some advice! I've been doing well for two weeks, exercising (cardio/weight machines) 1200-1500 calories filled with fruits,veggies, lean meats... And I'm constipated and GAINING?! What heck is going on? Shouldn't it be the opposite? HELP!!!... Read more
For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe... Read more
Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym.
If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al... Read more
This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o... Read more
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