High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... 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
Although yoga has been around for thousands of years, it's become increasingly popular recently and has undergone quite the makeover. There are intense, sweaty styles of yoga that make the muscles of even the fittest people tremble; there are gen... Read more
There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or... Read more
Typically, my "hard workouts" are weightlifting and HIIT, so "slow days" would be walking a couple of miles or doing some yoga. Something not super-difficult or high intensity, but still keeps me moving.... Read more
Raspberries have 8g of fiber per cup. One-half cup of raspberries contains 7.5g carbs. They may inhibit tumor growth & the spread of cancer. They are packed with antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties & are potent disease fighters. Intens... Read more
Since I spotted another poster's secret to make it easier to clean your dryer lint trap, I'll post this reminder that MANY housefires are caused by excess lint buildup in dryer lint traps. More than we know, according to the local fire fighters! Cl... Read more
Sparkers, Packers, Badgers, Brewers....what do they all have in common? They're FIGHTERS, working their hardest to WIN, as a TEAM! From WI or moving here, we work together as one. ON WISCONSIN!... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. At-home 'tasting game' helps kids accept vegetablesA really cool idea to get kids to chomp on new-to-them foods! ReutersReal Beauty Doesn’t Need Retouching, B... Read more
By Lisa Johnson of That's Fit"The Biggest Loser" wasted no time introducing the new trainers, unveiling their identities before the opening credits. As we suspected, Cara Castronova and Brett Hoebel are "the unknowns," and the... Read more
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