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
Meeting up with friends before the big game or even going over to a neighbor's house (you know, the one with the biggest TV) can be a recipe for a caloric disaster. Between the fried chicken wings and the bags of chips, how are you supposed to ma... Read more
I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to k... Read more
Started a mini "570-8716minute scientific workout" a few days ago. I love it. It's quick, gets my heart rate up and I can do it a couple of times a day when I only have a few minutes. Hopefully this will help force me to be accountable.... Read more
I am 5'5" and 192 lbs- ready to focus on my weight. I track calories, I workout 1-2 hours a day with both strength training & cardio, I could improve my water intake (about 40 oz a day) &my sleep (5-6 hours a night. Other ideas welcome. #needadvice... Read more
Been doing light workout with my daily chores while chasing a 3 year old & 9 month old for 15 days now, but my weight keeps going up & down. Tried the 3 day military diet recently with some results now trying to track my calories. Any more advice?... Read more
As a retired person with major back problems, I find it difficult to walk and do many strength exercises, so my exercise is mostly gardening. Because 65% of my heart muscle no longer functions, I can only do 15-30 minutes of gardening at a time befor... Read more
Hosting the Super Bowl bash this year? Beyond wings, beer, and plenty of chips and dip, there are a few more things you'll need to ensure your game-day festivities don’t commit any party fouls. Keep reading for eight ingredients for the per... Read more
School's out, and that means more time for playing, swimming, biking, exploring and other outdoor fun. Not to be a Debbie Downer, but along with all of that extra activity comes a heightened risk of accidents and injury. Short of keeping your kid... Read more
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