Archives for November 2013


Combating Binge Eating

by James Maynard November 29th, 2013| Video
Combating to urge to binge eat can be a serious problem for some people. It is hard to stay in shape when you feel the need to eat in binges. This behavior can be a problem to women in particular, who tend to diet more than men. In this

15 Minute Workout to Increase Fitness Test Scores

by Joe Lawrence November 28th, 2013| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Many professions require fitness tests, and even if you do not work in a profession that does, fitness tests are a great way to motivate you to achieve more. Regardless of whether you are required to or just want to, you can boost your score by supplementing your workouts
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The End of an XC Journey

by Louise November 27th, 2013| Fitness Expert
I was originally going to write an article reflecting on my last race of the year, DIII Cross Country Nationals, but realized it needed a bit of context for it to have much meaning. So here goes, 4 years in 400 or so words:

I opened up my collegiate (and

Cardio Made Simple

by Joe Lawrence November 25th, 2013| Cardio
We all look to new ways to get in our cardio workouts. Really, it is the most important type of exercise for us to do. However, we do not always need to seek out some out of the box idea or new craze to get a quality cardio workout.

Healthy Eating in 1… 2… Omega-3!

by James Maynard November 22nd, 2013| Video
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to good health. Many people have heard experts talk about this class of oil, but may not know what it is or why they are so good for you! In this video, we learn some of the benefits of omega-3 oils, especially for women.
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Flywheel Workouts

by Jessica B. November 21st, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
If you are looking to spice up your old boring spinning class, maybe the new Flywheel workout is for you. These spinning classes incorporate your entire body so you get a full cardio workout while building upper body strength. To get a complete workout and tone your entire body

Toning Lower Abs

by Jason Brennan November 20th, 2013| Fitness Expert
How to tone up the lower abs? Like toning any part of your body there are many factors that will influence how those abs will be looking next summer.  Millions of crunches alone won’t do it.

Most people who say they want to “tone up” mean that they want to reduce
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Upper Body Strength and Gravity Fit

by Jessica B. November 18th, 2013| Strength Training, Upper Body
If you have trouble doing a pull up, you can still manage to do some pretty interesting upper body workouts with the help of Gravity fitness machines that target your upper body. With a few weeks of intensive workout you should be able to manage a pull up on

Weighting for Self-Esteem

by James Maynard November 15th, 2013| Video
Weight management and self-esteem are two issues which tie together to help create a woman's self-image. If she does not perceive herself as being at her ideal weight, self-esteem could suffer. In extreme cases, such assessments can lead to depression. In this video, we learn about some of the
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Push Yourself Like Never Before

by Joe Lawrence November 14th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
I still remember being a teenager learning martial arts. My instructor was very creative and was constantly coming up with new ways to get us in shape. He taught us that simple things could deliver large dividends. When it comes to leg workouts, it is very easy to be
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Get Your Body Back Friday

by Denise Druce November 13th, 2013| Fitness Expert
The average American will consume more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone, according to the Caloric Control Council. Many of us will struggle with the decision to either ‘burn the bird’ or ‘get the deal’ on Black Friday.

Here’s a quick and efficient way to burn maximum calories in

Choosing a Sports Bra

by Jessica B. November 11th, 2013| Exercise Wear

1) Try it on – Don’t be shy. If you are buying a sports bra, make sure you try it on before you make your purchase. Don’t go by size on the label, because sizes on the tag are not always a great indicator. You want to make sure

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