Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
I'm going to the gym after work today. I'm kinda pumped that it will be empty since everyone left the office early (gym is on work campus). I like solo workouts where I can focus without the distraction of others. Schedule your time and keep to it.... Read more
I have to say I was terrified, shaking and almost driving away before I entered. When I met the manager of the gym and the trainer I had an appointment with I even blurted out how nervous I was *blush*
But I have to say it was just WEIRD and I w... Read more
Okay so I really need help. There are two gyms I've been torn between.
The first is Snap Fitness.
Pros- It is less then 10 mins from my house which is nice.
CONS- It is really small, like 4 treadmills and 4 elliptical small. It never se... Read more
Do you use in home equipment (i.e. treadmill, balls, weights, and videos)? Lets motivate, challenge, and look for ways to help each other. Learn to use what is around us as a way to get in shape.... Read more
Just like fashion trends come and go, same can be said about workout trends. Hundreds of years ago Russian bodybuilders were using cannonball-like equipment for strength training. Little did they know then that their workouts would be turned into cla... Read more
I always try to stay on top of the latest fitness trends—not only because it helps me to answer questions from our members and keep our fitness content fresh, but also because I'm a bit of a fitness junky. I like to try new things so that m... Read more
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