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No (Bad) Butts About It!

by James Maynard October 25th, 2013| Video
Many people look for ways to tone and firm their butts. It's easy to put on weight there, and a toned buttocks looks great. Toning and firming your butt is an easy way to look and feel great! In this video, we learn three exercises women can to to

Bringing Your Bicycle Inside

by Jessica B. October 24th, 2013| Cardio, Indoor
 As the weather turns to gray, you have a lot of options if you have big biking plans for the spring. One of the easiest things you can do is to bring your outdoor bicycle inside and put it on a stand that converts your bike into an exercise

Portable Protein

by Louise October 23rd, 2013| Fitness Expert
You've probably heard that after a hard run or workout you should be looking to replenish your body with foods as soon as possible. You've probably also heard that the best foods are the ones that have the golden 4:1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein. For that reason, low
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Upper Body Strength Training by Climbing

by Jessica B. October 21st, 2013| Strength Training, Upper Body
Are you looking for a new way to build upper body strength, and also looking for a new hobby where you can really develop a set of skills you can use practically? If so, then climbing may be the answer. Climbing is a great way to build upper body

Health! I Need Some Groceries!

by James Maynard October 18th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Nutrition, Video
Choosing healthy foods can be one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. There are many choices available to us when we are at the store. However, not all of them are going to be nutritious. So, it is important that you learn

Finding a Workout Buddy for Motivation

by Kimberly Hays October 17th, 2013| Mind & Body
A workout buddy can help you stay on track and keep you on a tight workout schedule. Your buddy should have similar goals, and should be around your same age and fitness level. Choosing someone to be your gym buddy isn't something to take lightly. Remember that you want
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Exercise Wear at a Discount

by Jessica B. October 16th, 2013| Exercise Wear
If you spend a lot of time at the gym, you are going to need some good gym wear. But expensive gym wear does not have to come at a high price. Here are a few tips to finding great savings if you are looking to expand your work

Leg day recovery

by Joe Lawrence October 14th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
Everyone who has ever lifted can share the exact same story after leg day: pain. I do legs today and am pain for the next three. I get sore after all the other workouts I do, but why are legs the worst? How can I

They’re Tearing us A-Heart

by James Maynard October 11th, 2013| Video
Heart disease is one of the leading killers of Americans today. But, the chance of developing heart disease can be greatly reduced just by making a few lifestyle changes. One of the most important things you can do to help ensure good cardiac health is
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Mall Walking

by Bea October 10th, 2013| Cardio, Walking
Mall walking is a great way to get your exercise in if you are looking for an indoor climate. Now, I don't mean walking around a mall while you are shopping. I am referring to mall walking as a form of exercise.

A facility like a
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De-Mystifying Yoga

by Denise Druce October 9th, 2013| Fitness Expert
My husband laughs at me and my evangelical approach to yoga.  If someone tells me at a dinner party that their arthritis is bothering them I ask if they've tried yoga.  If someone has back pain, ‘have you tried yoga?”  If they’re having marriage problems,

Getting to the Core of it All

by Joe Lawrence October 7th, 2013| Core, Strength Training
Core training is vital! Working the core muscles is as important as cardio for many reasons: health, ability, and self esteem.

Having a solid core region adds to your health dramatically. The larger the circumference of your mid section, the harder your body has to work

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.