University researchers in the Midwest wanted to find out if beginner exercisers were lifting the right amount of weight when exercising. They studied 30 men and women, asking them to choose their weights for five different exercises. The majority of... Read more
One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror... Read more
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
Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di... Read more
I was gifted with this system, but no instructions. Want to get the most out of the apparatus, Not sure what exercises to do or how to
ANY suggestions? ( Have tried to contact company, but "NO GO",, Tried "google", also no luck.)
Thank... Read more
I ran out of my daily caloric intake after a late lunch. I am in check with all the nutrient breakdown. So now what do I eat or do when I get hungry later tonight? I have some ideas but would love to read what others have done. Thanks!... Read more
Welcome fellow TOPS members! Support each other in times away from meetings or just for fun and encouragement. Everyday is a challenge for all of us; take it to the MAX and Take Off Pounds Sensibly!... Read more
I've always been amazed at the runners who can complete a marathon with minimal training, or get significantly faster just by doing a little bit of speed work. I've never been one of those people. I believe that I'm genetically destined to run abou... Read more
We know that we deserve and are meant to live an inspired life that rises above mere existence, but how? In A Life Worth Breathing, yoga teacher and spiritual philosopher Max Strom shows us the way. This is an excerpt from that book:
5 Things to He... Read more
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