Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter... Read more
Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... 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
I was recently diagnosed with arthritis in my hips. 20+ yrs as a medic will do that, I guess. I recently became a nurse, so I'm on my feet A LOT. So, I need to shed some weight and do some strength training to keep it from getting worse.... Read more
Spent the last week at my mom's after her hip replacement. 100 miles from my home, my kitchen and my routine. Just a reminder where I got more poor eating habits from. Loaded up on fresh fruits, veggies and lean meats. Overall did alright.... Read more
So about a year ago i must of did a excersise that pulled a muscle or something and ever since the it hurts to walk in morning and if i get out of bed at night the doc said its inflamation and i might need an MRI to make sure notheing wrong they did... Read more
Mother in law broke her hip last night. It was super stressful and in that moment, I wanted to eat tons of Kit Kats. Talked myself out of it. We ate out on the way to hospital. I had McDonald's southwest grilled chicken salad. No dressing. Anxious.... Read more
Many people have the problem of standing a bit too wide when asked to stand with their feet hip-width apart. A FitSugar blog post explains how to find this stance naturally:March slowly in place, stop, and then casually kick up your left leg and allo... Read more
The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips. What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi... Read more
One of the best ways to start your day in a healthy way is to take a moment to ground your thoughts by stretching and intentionally breathing. It's amazing what you can accomplish in less than seven minutes to set your day on the right path... Read more
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