The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinarian's office, and you'll see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. It would... Read more
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
All dogs need exercise no matter what their size or breed. Regular physical activity can reduce behavior problems like chewing and excessive barking. It also helps them to stay fit and slim as they age rather than slowing down and becoming overweight... Read more
I believe that most people would say jumping rope is for play, not for exercise. After all, you jumped rope as a kid on the playground and you probably forgot about it entirely after fourth grade. And it certainly isn’t touted as a benefit of j... Read more
According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S... Read more
I have heard that spicy foods can speed up the metabolism. Is this really true? I have a pallette that is not thrilled with hot foods, but if it speeds up the metabolism, perhaps it is something worth looking into.... Read more
A coworker of mine (that is a normal weight), has some unhealthy treat on her desk to eat almost every day. Cupcakes, raisinettes, cookies, you name it. Oh boy am I jealous! Then I noticed that she might take a bite here and there but it sits ther... Read more
Just got a new treadmill, so I have just started working out, Is there a way to record the incline on my Fitness? I know I burned 300 calories at 3.0 mph and 4% incline, but to get the tracker to say 300 calories, I had to say that I was on the tread... Read more
Anyone Powerwalked a half marathon in 2 hours 30 minutes? What kind of training or exercises did you do to build that speed. Last year I powerwalked it I'n 2 hours 47 minutes but would like to take 10 minutes off that time... Read more
I love the online goal board on the new Start page and the ability to add my own statements and photos has really personalized the experience for me. However, the slide transition was pretty fast when I first started using it and now it's even faste... Read more
Cardio Knockout by Kathy Smith is a great workout. The boxing is taught by a pro boxer and features interval training with a skip rope and real boxing punches and moves. The kick boxing segment is also guided by a champion showing authentic kickbox... Read more
For people who are training or competing in the sport of Dog Agility. If you want to get better fit in order to run Agility courses more efficiently and faster, join this group and get support!... Read more
The countdown is on.
Just 99 days left until the 2010 Winter Olympics begin in Vancouver. Having spent a couple of days in that fair city last month, I can tell you that the excitement is already palpable.
I love the Olympics, both Winter and S... Read more
If you have been to any gym lately and listened to all the chitchat amongst trainers and their clients or picked up any fitness magazine, you may have heard or read the new buzz phrase floating around these days called functional exercise...AKA funct... Read more
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