Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm... 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
Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan... Read more
When embarking upon any weight-loss or fitness journey, there are bound to be some speedbumps along the way. When those detours threaten to derail your progress, who better to turn to than the men and women who have already reached their long-term go... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Meatless meal ideas wanted! I am allergic to beans and rice both but am fine in moderation. Say, once a week but less is better. I hate tofu, and already eat a ton of eggs and fish. Too much, I fear. Quesadillas, veggie pastas, soups... More ideas?!... Read more
Went to the gym today (I am pretty consistent ) but I am still not burning the calories I want. I will build my endurance in cardio slowly. I burned 300 on a upper body day. Tomorrow will be closer to 450. My goal is 700 calories in a workout.... Read more
Hey there! I am shopping for my wedding dress in 6 months and need to lose 50lbs. Could use some accountability or motivation, which is why I joined this site. I'm 26 with high cholesterol, obese, and high blood pressure. I need to get healthy again.... Read more
I only began seeing results when I truly embraced cross-training. My new regimen involves a constant switching back and forth between: running/walking, TRX, spinning, kettlebell, Gravity, pilates, and various forms of yoga. I am finally seeing a whol... Read more
I reward myself weekly. On Sundays I allow myself to get a cup of ice cream and a burger (on wheat, not a bun) and I'll buy a new music video or a couple of songs for the next weeks workout. It keeps me wanting to go to the gym to work out.... 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
I can't remember how I first heard about the TRX suspension trainer, but this portable piece of workout equipment caught my eye a few years ago. I continued to see it make appearances on shows like "The Biggest Loser" and in my fitness magazines, so... Read more
October marks a new fiscal year and new opportunity to switch up my workout routine. I've added 3 strength training days (TRX) and an additional day of cycle, which I really enjoy. I’ve also inspired a friend to start working out and have offered to... Read more
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