Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... 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
The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
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Workout Routine # 1: Add 10 minutes in the morning
While you may be religious about going to the gym after work, waking up 10 minutes earlier in the morni... Read more
It’s hard to say enough about the benefits of walking for weight loss and general health, both physical and mental. It definitely belongs on your to-do list as often as possible. That’s why you’ll find an extensive collection of inf... Read more
So I like using it for cross training but I have a couple of questions:
1) For people who row often, how do you deal with the blisters on your hands? Do gloves help?
2) What is the point of the fish game that is programmed into the machine?... Read more
23 I know that in many ways Free Weights are the Preferred Exercise for many people -- Men & Women. I do know that there are many Benefits to the Free Weights and I may decide to do the at some point in the future.
328 However most of the time I... Read more
I was wondering if any one owed a bow-flex machine or some other similar machine?
My bf and I have a gym membership but are buying our first home this summer and I am thinking we will get rid of the gym membership and do a home gym if we h... Read more
I have always avoided the rowing machine, thinking I wouldn't like it. I recommend you give it a try. Check out directions on how to do it properly. You will get a great total body workout if used properly. Try it for just 5-10 minutes. I cut my... Read more
Just because your short on time doesn't mean it's an excuse to not workout. The new excise fad Crossfit works wonders in about 10 minutes. The idea is to do multiple reps and sets of 2 or 3 excersises that work the whole body as fast as you can. Use... Read more
This team is for anyone with an interest in living healthier through incorporating weight training by using free weights, weight machines, cardio techniques or other equipment such as medicine balls.... Read more
This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o... Read more
You do the rowing machine at the gym and walk outdoors when weather permits. So why does your back hurt and why don't your skinny jeans still fit? Poor form can up injury risks and common calorie-burning misconceptions can sabotage weight-loss re... Read more
So, I finally cleared out a space in my room so that I could drag the family's old rowing machine out of the basement and into my room. And I must say, ten minutes really kicked my butt, but I felt so good afterwards! I could see arm muscles being... Read more
328 I tried a rowing machine firsrt time ever, Some guy in the neighborhood bought himself a new home gym and gave my husband his old one. How 345 is that. I just did 25 reps with 100 pounds. I'm sure I'll be sore tomorrow. But I am so pumped op ri... Read more
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