You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y... Read more
I went from a size 24 to 18 and I am so happy. I still have a long ways to go, but for me this is a HUGE accomplishment. I didn't think I would ever loose any weight and I am actually doing it. I am or should I say was the girl who would always com... Read more
Yeah, I did it. I not only reached and surpassed my goal weight, I am down to a size 4 in jeans. I know it is not the number on the scale or the number on the pants that defines who I am, but I have to admit I am very happy to reach this goal.... Read more
I'm asking this question because I'm losing weight while shopping for skis, but this could apply to many things bought on the "weigh" down...
The skis I am considering are sized by weight. The crossover point in between two sizes is 120 lbs. I a... Read more
Bought a pair of slim fitting summer weight pants yesterday because it is too hot to wear my winter pants. They are a size 14. The size pants that got me Sparking a couple of years ago was a size 24.
Not done yet, but nearly there!... Read more
After baby #2 came along, it seemed I was always flustered and running late. I realized my day planning needed a reality check!The solution? For 2 weeks I timed routine activities whenever possible. For example, I tracked:-The average time of morning... Read more
This is a group for men and women who want to lose weight, but be a comfortable size. We believe in lifestyle-led, goal-free HAES intuitive eating. Want to be Happy Inbetweeners at our Happy Weight!... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou... Read more
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