Check out Common Fitness Blunders Part 1 for Blunders 1 and 2.
Blunder #3: Believing the Myths
There are too many to count. Fitness myths are created for many reasons, but are mainly the result of people unknowingly spreading inaccurate in... Read more
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Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
I was wondering if anyone can give me some advice concerning the cardio portion of my workout. For a couple of months I have done 30 minutes a day on the arc trainer. I started at a resistance of 15 and am now at resistance 20. A trainer at my gym su... Read more
My question is about a stair climber, which is like a short escalator, not the stairmill, which is two pedals that go up and down.
How does a stair climber compare to real stairs? It's probably easier than real stairs, so is there something I... Read more
I signed up at the gym again after 8 years of not going and 4 kids later! I love cardio, just love it! Here's the thing. I watch people do workouts on the weight machines. Most people will move from machine to machine really fast. Like, do 15 reps an... Read more
I like the power putty mountain climbers use better than stress balls or those little balloon things that break. I keep it in my purse for any time I have to just sit. It feels nice in my hand, won't roll or break.... Read more
Straight up military style calisthenics and drills will help you shed pounds and tone up without a gym or ANY equipment whatsoever aside from shoes. I'm talking Jumping Jacks, Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, High Knees, Mountain Climbers, Steam Engines, Up Downs,... Read more
Perhaps our best and most thought-provoking roundup of links yet. So You're Feeling Too Fat to Be Photographed... Huffington Post WomenA photographer shares poignant thoughts on what really matters when you step in front of a camera. Spoiler aler... Read more
When we think of strength training activities, many of us think of free weights, weight machines, resistance bands, even medicines balls, but how many of us think of using a simple household item like a bath towel or dish towel to help us build musc... Read more
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