The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O... 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
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
Frustrated...I'm 8 days into my new routine. Eating within my caloric zone and walking 5 km's daily and have GAINED weight. I just don't understand? I've noticed that I'm usually shy on my protein intake, would it have this effect?... Read more
Just when I get into a good workout routine my knees start to ache. Generally followed by my bad ankle, wrists, and shoulders. It gets discouraging when they get bad enough that I'm afraid to exercise and risk doing damage.... Read more
One of the biggest things I've seen since I began tracking my food is that it helps if you plan the meals out and stick to them. It's so easy to come home from a workout and be so tired that you don't feel like cooking, but giving in and going out to... Read more
I started my work out routine today feels great . I lost 30 lbs and then stopped trying for a while but I maintained my weight which is a big deal for me BC I allways yoyo so yay . But I need to lose about 80 more lbs. That's less than when I started... Read more
Excited to get back into my normal routine after surgery, looking forward to feeling the burn! Its been low key walking and chair exercising since May ~frustrating~ finally released, looking forward and moving on reaching for my goals :-D... Read more
My gym offers a class based on just doing plyometrics; short/high intensity intervals of running, jumping jacks, mountain climbers, lounges...you name it. For 50 minutes our heart rate is HIGH. Though it is a TOUGH workout and sometimes hard to keep... Read more
This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level.... Read more
We're always on the lookout for new fitness DVDs that are fun, challenging, and easy to fit into a busy day. So when R.I.P.P.E.D.: Total Body Challenge promised us a calorie-torching, full-body interval workout in less than 50 minutes, we had to... Read more
The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing... Read more
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