Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
After a quarter century of lacing up my shoes and hitting the pre-dawn road, I would never question that running has provided me with great health, great friends, incredible physical and mental strength, and a zest for life. However, during cold, dar... 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
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... 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
How sore should one be after strength training? I don't want to be in "pain" the day after, but I feel like I've wasted my time if I'm not at least stiff and a bit sore the next day. The idea is to break down the tissue to build up muscle right?... Read more
I do a 40 min lower body strength workout on Mon and a 40 min upper body strength workout on Thurs. I feel that's enough but I heard that you should do more than 1 strength workout per week for each section that's 4 strength workouts a week!... Read more
As a way to get extra cardio in without adding too much more time to working out, I have started running to and from the gym (about 2.25 miles each way), where I do a strength training workout. This only adds a short amount of time to my commute, he... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. The Football Workout Football fans will love this workout! SelfEating Nuts Tied to Fewer Cancer, Heart Disease Deaths A handful of nuts a day could be making a larger impac... Read more
Being a fitness fan, of course, one of the things that always intrigued me about Harry Potter was the sport Quidditch. The game once reserved for students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (for all you non-Harry Potter fans, this is... Read more
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