My friend Christine had been trying to lose those last 10 pounds for months, but to no avail. Despite my regular invitations for her to come to the gym with me, she always declined. One Saturday afternoon, she finally agreed to try it out, but on one... Read more
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
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
Who knows your body almost as well as you do? Your personal trainer. He knows your weaknesses and has helped you turn them into strengths over time, pushing you to achieve more than you ever thought possible.
The best way to avoid having a bad b... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
I'd say fire that trainer because she's teaching you a bad habit: obsessing over a specific number. You should exercise because you like what you're doing and what it does for your body, not to hit a target number. Weight loss = bonus points.... Read more
My trainer told me she wants me to burn 500kc in a workout. Most of the time I do this but does it really matter if I don't always get there. Like sometes she'll absolutely hammer me in pt and I'll only burn say 300kc and there's no way id be able to... Read more
I've started using the elliptical trainers at the YMCA I go to.
It's an older style precor machine. Just like this one-same brand/same company but a 10-15 year older model-
www.globalfitness.com/fitness-equipment.as px?fID=108#Precor E... Read more
Upped the level on my arc trainer workout this morning. Definitely got my heart rate up but I was ready for it. Typically do 60 mins, so did 30 on higher, 30 on lower, and 15 minute cool down. Nice to take it up a notch.... Read more
Where I walk there are a lot of hills. I also plan to use our weight bench equipment to bench press and use the lat bar for my upper body toning. My husband, who has been at this body building stuff longer than me,tells me that I get enough lower bod... Read more
An invention to know about...The G-tone watch.....The Diabetic Watch constantly monitors the Blood Sugar Levels...I don't know if it on the market yet...but look for ithttp://www.trendhunter.com/trends/g-tone -by-sunghoon-munhttp://www.diabeticglu... Read more
If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai... Read more
Few of you are strangers to Jillian Michaels' kick-butt workout DVDs. But how does the reality TV trainer turned fitness star stay in shape herself? A new in-depth article in the May 2010 issue of Women's Health magazine peels back the tough... Read more
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