I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d... Read more
Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for... Read more
I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis... Read more
Frustrated. Disappointed. Hopeless. Skeptical.
Whichever you choose, these emotions are enemies of people trying to lose weight—especially when you feel like you have done everything right. For many trying to shed pounds, the elation from... Read more
Every bride-to-be wants to look her very best on her wedding day. Once you've found that perfect dress, you're probably working extra hard at sticking to a healthy diet and exercise plan. Our wedding dress workouts will help you focus on and... Read more
The last week I have not really lost anything: a combination of muscle (I hope as I have been doing strength) and eating too much in the evening (I am good during the day and weigh in the morning). I was hoping to turn it around today but a friend... Read more
Hello! I'm 32 looking to lose weight for my wedding next June! I have about 55 lbs to go. I used to be an avid runner and I loved lifting, but I've had several back surgeries that led to weight gain. I'm looking for people to stay motivated with!... Read more
Hello everyone! I'm 23 y/o and my goal is to lose a bit over 100 lbs. I'm looking for people around the same age and with close to the same goal as me to help keep each other accountable and motivate each other. Please feel free to add me!
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Everyone is short on time and long commutes do not help with this! To fit in some strength training on the freeway, I have created a series of arm movements (one at a time, of course) that I can do while driving. These involve pulsing pushing arm c... Read more
Working out on those elliptical trainers at the gym can be fun, especially if you are listening to music or an audiobook on your iPod. But after a while, the routine can get stale. Many people only use their legs and just let their arms "hang on for... Read more
Love handles, the spare tire, the middle age spread: Call it what you will, but nobody likes having excess flab around the waistline (not even when we name it cute things like "muffin" top). And while you can target the oblique muscles loca... Read more
When you work out smarter, you don't necessarily have to exercise longer or harder in order to get results. "Lack of time" is the most common reason why people don't exercise, but is that really a good excuse? Truth is: You don'... Read more
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