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How To Make A Medicine Ball Resources

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Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

When I think positively I feel better physically. Being sad makes me feel ill, literally. Strange bu
Updated 1/31/2015 2:25:38 AM

When I think positively I feel better physically. Being sad makes me feel ill, literally. Strange but true for me. Anyone else find this true?...  Read more

need to get back at it. Has anyone made a big lif
Updated 1/30/2015 9:28:39 PM

need to get back at it. Has anyone made a big life change (like moving or job change) that has made the difference to finally keep that healthy lifestyle?...  Read more

*Note to self... Going to the gym makes you feel a
Updated 1/30/2015 8:43:43 PM

*Note to self... Going to the gym makes you feel awesome! I've felt tired all week, too tired to go to the gym. I started my day at the gym today and I have been energetic all day....  Read more

Making it count
Updated 1/30/2015 6:22:35 PM

I want to make sure I am getting the nutrition I need to balance with my excercise. My calorie allowance for a day is 1200-1550 (I stay well within range), and right now I am working out 20 minutes a day (burning 200-250 calories). Any advice is ap...  Read more

Finally made a good tuna wrap! Instead of half a f
Updated 1/29/2015 11:23:48 PM

Finally made a good tuna wrap! Instead of half a fresh avocado with mustard and light mayo for flavor, I just used Yucatan 100 calorie guacamole which has additional spices included=much better flavor and fewer calories for the win!...  Read more

Need Exercise Equipment? Set Aside a Little Money & Watch for Sales

I do not have room for a treadmill or stationary bike, so I set aside a little money every week until I had enough money get good running shoes, free weights, resistance bands, medicine ball, pedometer, & stability ball. I did not get them in one sho...  Read more

Sitting at the Computer

Making the most of a sedentary activity, I use my stability ball exclusively - many moments, many moves....  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

10 Medicine Ball Moves for a Leaner Body

Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipm...  Read more

10 Core Stabilizing Exercises

For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r...  Read more

Upper Body, Lower Body, and Core Exercises with a Medicine Ball

My husband actually bought our medicine ball. I have no idea why. He thought it would be good exercise. It came with a DVD that we've since lost. The best thing about medicine balls, in my opinion, are the partnered exercises. Then I can get...  Read more

Squats, sit ups, and the dreaded medicine ball...

Last night was my first meeting with my Personal Trainer - Ralph. I was excited but nervous because I've never worked with a personal trainer before and although I like the idea of someone telling me and challenging me to reach beyond my limit, I ten...  Read more