No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod... Read more
This is the story of an unassuming electrician working hard at a city zoo. He was not known as the kind to stir up trouble, but as mounting injustice swirled around him, he couldn't help himself. He wrote and published a couple of essays expr... Read more
Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits!
Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease.
According... Read more
My friend Christine had been trying to lose those last 10 pounds for months, but to no avail. Despite my regular invitations for her to come to the gym with me, she always declined. One Saturday afternoon, she finally agreed to try it out, but on one... Read more
I did good today. Not just food and workouts but, ALL kinds of stuff. We homeschool and Im off to a great start. I'm really, very satisfied with my desicions today. I'm ahead of the game for tomorrow as well. This is gonna help me sleep awesomely!... Read more
Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for September, 2015.
For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ...
Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here.
In this challenge, we simply track our fit... Read more
Burned 956 calories walking 3.35 in 60 minutes on the treadmill. Yeah!!! A total of 6.2 miles walked today. Good job. I'm at 9985 steps of my 10,000 steps. UNACCEPTABLE!!!! Guess I'll walk to the kitchen a couple of times before I go to bed. LOL... Read more
I follow the rule . . . even if I don't feel like exercising I try for at least 15 minutes and if I still don't feel like it after 15 minutes I quit but more times than most after 15 minutes I keep going and before I know it my workout session is ove... Read more
A group of muscles hardly ever addressed are your hands & forearms.Strong hands help carry suitcases & boxes & also help you open those pesky jars the machines have screwed on too tight.I started using a tennis ball & squeezed it during TV time, 5 mi... Read more
Nutrition and sports professionals study every nutrient combination to look for just the right competitive edge. Post workout recovery was critical for Michael Phelps in his record setting Olympics performance, too. Well, this year's Olympics may jus... Read more
It's no secret that I love Pilates. It's one of my favorite workouts for a number of reasons. It has helped me develop greater core strength, increase my flexibility, manage my chronic back pain, improve my posture, and relieve stress. I trul... Read more
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