It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... Read more
Current economic conditions mean that money is tight; however, can the same be said for your rear end? Don’t let your sagging stock portfolio be an excuse for skipping workouts this year, especially those targeting your bum. Learn how to tighte... Read more
Would your friends lie to you? They just might be...
This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... Read more
If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym... Read more
Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up!
Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u... Read more
As I tone up, my curves are coming back and I feel more comfortable in my skin again, yay! The weight lose has been awesome, but was so fast and I have struggled with mentally catching up, it is good to be getting used to smaller me! Still so weird... Read more
Straight up military style calisthenics and drills will help you shed pounds and tone up without a gym or ANY equipment whatsoever aside from shoes. I'm talking Jumping Jacks, Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, High Knees, Mountain Climbers, Steam Engines, Up Downs,... Read more
I absolutely love Sketchers Shape-Ups. I was pretty skeptical about them and I only just got them so I'm not sure if they'll tone my legs and butt, but they are super comfortable. I work in retail and for the first time ever my feet weren't aching... Read more
From grade school gym class to military boot camp, the sit-up has long been a benchmark of endurance. But for those who don't embrace the old elbow-to-knee move, there is some good news: The traditional sit-up may be on its way out. A recent... Read more
I'll admit that I'm very conservative when it comes to what my daughter wears. You'll probably never see her wearing short shorts with writing on the backside (at least as long as I am buying her clothes). I'm not a fan of clothes tha... Read more
Today was my second day doing Zumba Toning. The difference with today and my first time, I used the toning sticks. The sticks which are like maracas help in the coordination and sculpting of muscles while having fun doing Zumba 243 The toning sticks... Read more
I do cardio for at least 30 min (not including warm up & cool down), at least 5 days a week, & then I follow this routine 5 days a week. After 4 weeks or more of doing this, I am definitely more toned (smaller pants size!), but I still cheat with gir... Read more
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