You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... 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
Fibromyalgia is a mysterious condition, characterized by long-term pain throughout the body. In many cases, it is accompanied by tenderness and swelling in the joints, muscles or other soft tissues (known as "tender points"). Fibromyalgia a... Read more
Please, please go request this book at your local library.
It is 345
It explains how we get into our ruts, why we fall off the wagon, and what to do about it! (Re-train your brain!)
(Also there are some really interesting stories fro... Read more
Does anyone have a home power tower system? I'm considering getting one because it is one piece of equipment I used on a regular basis and I loved it. Any recommendations on which power tower to purchase or to stay away from?
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To All that work here at SP:
I am a returning member from a few yrs back and just noticed today while tracking calories burned and eaten today that you adjust the calorie ranges UP when we are active!!!
This was one of my bigges... Read more
In order to increase our strength we must push against resistance. The harder we push the stronger we can become. We must believe in ourselves. Believe in our ability to keep going even though there are a million excuses why we should quit. The thing... Read more
Hi! I am curious as to what foods y'all eat to "power your run"? Foods that give you energy, but don't weigh you down or make you sick while running? I'm also curious about foods to recharge afterwards.. =)... Read more
Big news! I'm beyond excited to announce that I have created a brand-new workout plan exclusively for SELF magazine's September issue, which is on newsstands now! This workout features a fat-blasting cardio plan, heart-pumping plyometrics, an... Read more
Have you noticed how intense workout programs have become in recent years? The top-selling fitness DVDs are by "America's Toughest Trainer" Jillian Michaels (think 30 Day Shred) and also include P90X and Insanity (advertised as "th... Read more
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