What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a... Read more
Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
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
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
Hey, it is tough. When I worked as an assistant for a bowling center the restaurant was right there and I gained 20 lbs in 3 years even though I was so very active. The food was very unhealthy and I was skipping breakfast. I wish I controlled myself... Read more
To balance the salt I've lost during the workout. My mom has hypertension too, so salt is not much being eaten in my house. I believe what should avoided is processed food because of the salt in it.... Read more
How do I work out the muscles under my..uhm..girls? I've got these weird fat deposits between them and my stomach and I want them gone! Do I just work my abs out and hope they'll shrink? Will they go away? Help!... Read more
Question: do you think working out in the morning before starting your day is better than working out at the end of the day (work is over, dinner is done, kids to bed, house cleaned up then workout)??? Preferences? And why? Please😁 thank you!... Read more
Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev... Read more
For many runners recovery is an often overlooked phase in their training. The "if some is good, therefore, more must be better" approach to training makes them believe the more they run or workout the better their performance will be or the... Read more
I’ve often watched the young female gymnasts in competition in a state of awe and wonder. How do they do all those jumps and twirls on the balance beam without falling off and make it look so easy in the process? The precision, the focus, the l... Read more
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