The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinarian's office, and you'll see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. It would... Read more
Weight loss can make smart people look silly, confound roomfuls of award-winning scientists, and baffle the rest of us, who are otherwise competent and brilliant in our own right. Somehow the mysterious answers still elude us.
Part of the... Read more
College degree? Check.
Professional resume? Double check.
Perfect health? Ah, not so fast.
What does your health have to do with your career? Plenty. Besides having the right skills and qualifications for your profession, you may also want t... Read more
All dogs need exercise no matter what their size or breed. Regular physical activity can reduce behavior problems like chewing and excessive barking. It also helps them to stay fit and slim as they age rather than slowing down and becoming overweight... Read more
The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
I have finally worked up the nerve and fitness level to tackle the dreaded Jacobs ladder cardio machine at the gym... and was thrilled to be able to do a full 15 minutes on it before feeling too out of breath and sore. Then I came home to log it int... Read more
I power walk through long hallways of my house. I also do forward lunges to get from one place to another. I was putting away dishes on a three step ladder today. I then used that ladder as a stair stepper for some up and down exercising. I also... Read more
Take your kids to the playground! They get exercise and fun, and so can you. I have been working on flexed arm hangs on the monkey bars, pull ups, climbing up and down the ladders, tag, races to different "landmarks" at the park, and more...it's a... Read more
For people who are training or competing in the sport of Dog Agility. If you want to get better fit in order to run Agility courses more efficiently and faster, join this group and get support!... Read more
If you’ve seen enough infomercials in your time, it’s easy to get convinced that you need to buy the latest and greatest in exercise gadgets or gizmos in order to reach your fitness goals. The truth is, there’s no need to spend... Read more
If you have been to any gym lately and listened to all the chitchat amongst trainers and their clients or picked up any fitness magazine, you may have heard or read the new buzz phrase floating around these days called functional exercise...AKA funct... Read more
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