Archives for March 2008

From Sitting To Swimming A Mile in 6 weeks

by LJ Dovichi March 29th, 2008| Sports
I was put on bed rest when I was pregnant with my son, and long story short, I gained a lot of weight and lost a lot of muscle tone. I had spent 5 months on the couch sitting and wasn't allowed any form of exercise. Then to add insult

Couch to 5K

by Erin Steiner March 26th, 2008| Running
As a self-professed sloth, I recently made the mistake of looking at my own backside in a mirror. If you ever want to find a way to give your exercise routine a jump start, just do what I did.

Of course, because of my previously mentioned slothness, I was unsure

How to “Spring” into Fitness

by Melissa March 20th, 2008| Mind & Body
The cold, wet, fluffy, white stuff that has been a part of my landscape for the past five months is finally melting! It’s time to get outside and stretch the muscles that have been cooped up all winter. (Okay, I’ll admit, I’m a wimp when it comes


by Bea March 19th, 2008| Exercises
As everyone knows, it's good to breathe while you exercise. You know, that whole providing your body with oxygen thing or doing that action that tends to keep you alive? So, we agree that breathing is important, but is it so important that it is something that you should consciously


by Bea March 14th, 2008| Sports
I have never played a sport before that involved a racquet of some sort. Even in gym class, when we played tennis, I wouldn’t play. You see, hand and eye coordination is not

Energize Your Workouts with Podcasts

by Editorial Team March 9th, 2008| Exercises
When the iPod Shuffle dropped in price a few weeks ago, I knew I had to have one. I also knew exactly what I was going to fill it up with : workout podcasts.

Beside being free, podcasts have the nice feeling of freshness that a lot of workout mixes lack.

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