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In a new series of videos, Coach Nicole will demonstrate some of her favorite... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles.
Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang... Read more
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all, it's all exercise, and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some of the machines in gyms aren't safe at all (especially for peo... Read more
Who do you want to look like? Britney Spears? Brad Pitt? Mia Hamm? We all want to look fabulous, but don’t always know how to take the first step towards our goals. A fitness jumpstart is a great way to set off towards a "better you.&q... Read more
I just got a cholesterol type test back from my doctor and she's recommending I lower my triglycerides and raise my good cholesterol. Both aren't to far away from normal but need to have me do something about them. I don't have any idea what's good o... Read more
Hi everyone! I'm new here and stumbled upon this site while searching for a solution to my XXL calves. I'm 5'4", weigh 180 lbs, and am currently wearing a size 9/10. I could get into smaller clothing if my legs and arms weren't so large. I was close... Read more
I've lost 55 pounds since the beginning of the year but my calves are not shrinking...I walk and run every day. Is there anything I can do to slim them down? I still feel 'big' b/c they haven't shrunk like the rest of me. :(... Read more
I am only on week one of the Couch to 5K program, but the first thing I have noticed is that my feet and calves get so tired before anything else.
My heart-rate is staying up, but not like heart attack high! And my breathing is good, deep but not s... Read more
I have been doing well this past year but over the past few months, my job has been stressful and I feel really tired all the time and I have been eating for energy. I am looking for a new job and it's slow going with the mental fog. I am not sleepin... Read more
Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t... Read more
One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a m... Read more
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