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
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
A fitness trend is sweeping the nation that involves balancing oneself on an oversized ball while performing functional resistance movements. The ball is referred to as a "physio" or "Swiss" ball and has grabbed the attention of n... Read more
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way.
Knees are the most commonly injured joints in... Read more
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect... Read more
It has a lot to do with your body type. I'm also 5'7" and if I get below 145 I start looking gaunt. I'm larger boned and carry a bit of muscle, so I'll prob never weigh 135. Just find where your comfortable then adjust to maintenance.... Read more
So I will give u a brief description first of following 2-3 weeks.
Two weeks prior to spark, I was in starve mode, not intentionally, I just didn't know how many cals my body was getting. Third week started spark to make sure I was getting the... Read more
Is anyone here doing Cosmo Body dance workouts (Jennifer or Katya)
Or any dance based workout methods in general? Tracy Anderson, BodybySimone, AKTinmotion.....
Just wondering where all my peeps are at! ;)
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While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your... Read more
Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym.
If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al... Read more
Most of you probably havenít heard of open and closed chain exercises. But chances are, you do them all the time without even knowing it. Itís important to understand the difference between the two because one type is safer while the other can increa... Read more
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