Everyone's holding their wallets and purse strings a little tighter these days. But that doesn't mean that you have to give up on getting fit just because times are tight. Exercise can be easy to fit into your day, just as it can be inexpensi... Read more
If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
Various ways to enter it - pilates, interval training....here's an old thread on the subject.
Bar Method's founder addresses the calorie burn in one of her blogs, too.... Read more
I follow Leslie Sansone's Walk at Home DVDs for Cardio and some basic intervals so I do that almost every day, at least 5/week. However, I now need to add in Strength Training for 2-3/week. Wanted to know what strength training DVDs or videos out the... Read more
Generally, I have a problem with DVDs that don't have someone who acts as a modifier for beginners, mobility issues, etc. Tracy doesn't have a modifier from what I've seen, so she may actually be too difficult for you at this early stage...... Read more
Have you seen the infomericals for Malibu Pilates, the exercise chair endorsed by Susan Lucci? I've seen them, and they make some big promises: "Drop a dress size in 10 days! The most innovative blend of Pilates and aerobic exercise!" While I watch a... Read more
Kate Winslet is a talented actor and mother of two. Despite her real-life role as a working mom, Kate is looking slim, toned, and downright fit in recent photos and stories—not to mention her new movies, The Reader and Revolutionary Road. In a recent... Read more
I started doing Pilates at the YMCA several years ago. If you've never done Pilates, it's a good idea (if possible) to take a few instructor lead classes to get the form and breathing techniques right.
over the years, I've found 3 Pilates DVDs... Read more
a bit of advice: if you have an electronic, battery scale, don't forget to change the batteries at least every few years! I don't think I've ever changed the batteries on mine, and I've had it at least 4 years. Granted, I didn't use it for a long tim... Read more
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