Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof... 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
Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t... Read more
We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a... Read more
Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b... Read more
If I'm not very sore, am i doing enough? I'm doing 25 min on the elliptical at different resistance intervals. Then 5 minutes hard resistance on the bike, then a 20 min upper body weight workout. Other days I walk two miles. Do I have to be sorem... Read more
Started doing this spark people thing. I dropped from 213 to 208 in two weeks. I eat just about everYthing I want, Just not as much. I uSed to eat allot and exercise allot. Exercise isn't enough.... Read more
Day 3 of low carb. I've been doing good and I am really surprised that I have so much more energy. I'm following my meal plan & getting a walk in every night. I feel like I'm finally on track. Just hope I can keep the momentum going.... Read more
Why not doing some stretching while the kettle boils? And how about squatting and doing some lunges while you cook? And definitely doing crunches while you watch TV - the programme is so much more rewarding that way! Just try to incorporate little ex... Read more
By Kimberly Papa of That's Fit
Celebrity trainer Jackie Warner has the kind of abs most of us can only dream about, but the creator of the "Personal Training with Jackie: Crunch-Free Xtreme Abs" DVD and star of Bravo's "Thintervention" says anyone... Read more
Are you still doing crunches? While there is nothing inherently wrong with that classic abdominal move (I still do them from time to time myself), we now know more than ever about core training. And with this knowledge, you can graduate to a higher l... Read more
I started doing a different kind of crunch today...like a reverse crunch...I was doing them and looking at my abs and I thought "you have come a long way sista"....that is all I have today...but I think it is speaks volumes...NUFF SAID!!... Read more
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