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What Is A Medicine Ball Resources

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Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

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

Weigh in day, and I am down more than 10% of my st
Updated 11/24/2015 9:28:01 AM

Weigh in day, and I am down more than 10% of my starting weight! I was a pound away from this goal last week, and today I blew past it! And a NSV, my pants that were tight a couple of months ago are getting nice and loose. Happy day....  Read more

I am having the hardest time staying on track... t
Updated 11/24/2015 12:21:11 PM

I am having the hardest time staying on track... the problem is that I am currently living at home and there is just so much good food all the time! How do I find self control!!!????...  Read more

I am the heaviest I have ever been at 260! The job
Updated 11/24/2015 8:03:09 AM

I am the heaviest I have ever been at 260! The job I have is pretty stationary, and the bosses get upset if you move from your desk unless you're on break. We aren't allowed "healthy" snacks. Short if a new job, any suggestions to lose at work?...  Read more

I got up and got active! Day to of 6 am workout!
Updated 11/24/2015 8:32:04 AM

I got up and got active! Day to of 6 am workout!...  Read more

Am I missing something or can you not log weight o
Updated 11/24/2015 6:13:45 PM

Am I missing something or can you not log weight on this app?? Guess I'll log in to the main site.......  Read more

Need Exercise Equipment? Set Aside a Little Money & Watch for Sales

I do not have room for a treadmill or stationary bike, so I set aside a little money every week until I had enough money get good running shoes, free weights, resistance bands, medicine ball, pedometer, & stability ball. I did not get them in one sho...  Read more

Lose weight

With all my medicines.i can't lose.Alli do is gain198...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

10 Medicine Ball Moves to Help You Get a Leaner Body

Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipment...  Read more

Stuff We Love: Home Gym Equipment

Over the years I have built up my stock of home gym equipment. While I currently have a gym membership, I find having a variety of home gym equipment helps to add more choices to my workouts, especially during the winter months when I can't make it...  Read more

Upper Body, Lower Body, and Core Exercises with a Medicine Ball

My husband actually bought our medicine ball. I have no idea why. He thought it would be good exercise. It came with a DVD that we've since lost. The best thing about medicine balls, in my opinion, are the partnered exercises. Then I can get...  Read more

Squats, sit ups, and the dreaded medicine ball...

Last night was my first meeting with my Personal Trainer - Ralph. I was excited but nervous because I've never worked with a personal trainer before and although I like the idea of someone telling me and challenging me to reach beyond my limit, I ten...  Read more