Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
I'm feeling discouraged. I work out, I eat right, but I'm still stuck in the 160s. Am I not eating enough? Am I not doing the right kind of exercises? I made it to 159 but now I'm back up to 161. Ugh!... Read more
I have been working out now for about 3 months and eating better. I feel stronger and leaner but I'm not loosing any weight. In fact I have gained 8 lbs since. A trainer at my gyms says I'm gaining muscle. I still can't not deal with the weight gain.... Read more
I have worked out sporadically over the years. Before kids I was a size4. Last year, I peaked at a size 12 And started working out a little 6min sparkpeople video here and there. Now I worked my way back to a size4. It's possible!... Read more
I am 31 and a mother of 2 boys. I work full time and I am currently in the middle of clinicals for nursing. I need a buddy to help me stay motivated in my busy life. I gained over 60 lbs since my 7 year old was born and I need to get it off.... Read more
Kettlebells continue to lead the way as one of the biggest fitness trends of 2011. Having participated in an eight week kettlebell class with a certified kettlebell instructor this past spring, it is now one of my favorite of all-time cross traini... Read more
Although kettlebell training has been around for more than a century, they've only recently become mainstream fitness tools within the last few years. I get questions about kettlebells, requests for kettlebell videos, and queries about the b... Read more
I found a DVD with Denise Austin doing a kettlebell workout. After watching it there is absolutely no way I would do her suggested moves with the kettlebell. First of all her form was absolutely horrible. She is lucky she has not hurt her back severe... Read more
So, Target has the contoured ones from Bob Harper on sale this week ($35). I got a 15 pounder and walking poles from new balance ($17) as my exercise equipment splurge. I was going to save them as rewards, but I'm so anxious to try them out, I'm go... Read more
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