A strong, toned body doesn't just look good. It also helps you feel more confident, no matter what you're wearing. Whether you're looking to build strength quickly or tone up your body for an upcoming vacation, this simple and e... Read more
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
If exercisers picked a mascot, what do you think it would be? A jump rope? A punching bag? A man with a giant baseball as a head? If I had to guess, it would be an athletic shoe. A good pair of shoes can be an inspiration and reminder to get moving,... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying you... Read more
Imagine you’re in Pamplona, Spain, in July. You’re sightseeing, shopping through downtown for that perfect souvenir for your spouse back home (hey, someone had to watch the kids, right?). You notice a crowd. Then a commotion. Then, right... Read more
Each time I commit to a healthy lifestyle, I stick with it for a couple of weeks and then something happens. I get tired, or I feel overwhelmed so I don't concentrate on my health. I am married with 3 kids at home, I work full-time 3 rd shift and I... Read more
I have found it very helpful to put one marble in a jar or pretty container for each pound I desire to lose. Each time I lose a pound, I transfer a marble to another container beside the first. This helps me to see how far I have gone and encourages... Read more
Quick question, I have just come back and re-started my goal. The system says 1200-1550 calories per day for me....does this mean if I eat up to 1550 cals in the day I can still lose the 1 pound per week goal. When calculation for me was done it does... Read more
I'm running 4mi daily during the week and 5 daily on the weekends. I've been starving since I started this. Just curious what a "normal" run is for you daily. And where do you keep your kcals? Any aback ideas?... Read more
Choose a race now for spring or early summer. Start training now! Enjoy watching your skills grow in the coming weeks as you prepare for your event. And when it's race time, take time to enjoy watching everyone run her/his own race. It's an amazing t... Read more
Music goes a long way with motivating me to work out. I can't imagine running, teaching Spinning class or even lifting weights without some good tunes to keep my mood and energy levels high. When I teach classes, music takes center stage. I take a lo... Read more
From Fitness Magazine
Attention shoppers: Window shopping is not a workout. Which daily tasks do make the cut as exercise? FITNESS Magazine breaks it down here.
Does It Count? IT DEPENDS
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