Archives for April 2014

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Is Overtraining Slowing You Down?

by Louise April 30th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Running
If there's one guideline to live by in the world of fitness and health, it is that moderation is key. The notion is easy enough to understand when it comes to nutrition. There is definitely such thing as too much of a good thing with regard to diet; eating
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Spring Trends in Yoga Pants

by Kimberly Hays April 29th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Yoga pants have become a staple for many women whether or not they practice yoga. They are comfortable and stylish, and are easily matched with cute tops to wear to the grocery store or running errands. Usually black, and sometimes grey, there are now many other choices for this
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Strength Training Requires Calorie Discipline

by Joe Lawrence April 28th, 2014| Strength Training
Getting ready for the beach this summer or just being fitness minded in general, requires a lot of work. Those men and women who grace the covers of fitness mags usually do more than just the elliptical and a few crunches before work each morning. They alter their entire
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Promoting Fitness at Work

by Editorial Team April 25th, 2014| Special Interest Section
Promoting fitness at work can be highly beneficial for your business, as well as the health of your employees. Studies have shown that employees who are fit and healthy as a result of regular exercise have a lower incidence of staying at home due to illness, and demonstrate
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Summer Cardio Workout at the Track

by Joe Lawrence April 24th, 2014| Cardio, Outdoor
Cardio is without a doubt the most important aspect of any fitness routine and the one thing everyone should do, regardless of age. Your heart health is extremely important. There are some other perks to cardio too. The one we care about today is the fat burning, calorie deleting

Cycling vs. Running

by Editorial Team April 24th, 2014| Special Interest Section
Sometimes it’s hard to know the best way to get fit. The answer isn’t a simple one, as it depends on the type of fitness and the fitness benefits you want to achieve. Two of the most popular forms of exercise are running and biking, so below is a
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When a Child Should Start a Fitness Routine

by Tom Seman MD FAAP April 23rd, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
I am frequently asked about child health and fitness by parents during a child's physical exam. The most common question is when the child should get into a fitness routine. The answer is, earlier than you think. As soon as the child is moving around, the parents should be

Essential Beginner Triathlon Gear: The Must-Haves

by Editorial Team April 23rd, 2014| Special Interest Section
Many people harbour the opinion that triathlon is some bizarre form of self-torture practiced by endurance junkies who enjoy feeling pain. But a strange thing is happening; triathlon is becoming almost mainstream. Over the last few years, increasing numbers of average men and women have participated in their first
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The Smartphone Diet

by Bea April 22nd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
It can be hard to consistently maintain a weight loss plan. Many people achieve their goals by doing the program with friends, by taking notes, or some other method. Recently, using a smartphone to monitor weight-loss and exercise has become more and more popular.

When using your smartphone to help
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Three Round Summer Circuit Training

by Joe Lawrence April 21st, 2014| Strength Training
Summer is getting closer. The time for bulking up the muscle mass has come to an end for the season. It is now time to get shed some fat and show off those muscles while strolling along the beach.

This week I will give you a 30 minute workout we
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Reduce Your Stress Levels

by Kimberly Hays April 18th, 2014| Mind & Body
Stress can drain you mentally, and it can also be the cause of serious illnesses. It is important to get regular exercise, which will help to lower high stress levels, but there are other things you can do in addition to this. When stressed, stop what you are doing
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Beachbody Insanity

by Jessica B. April 17th, 2014| Cardio
If you are looking for a quick and easy fix, keep looking. But if you are looking for a quick fix, this may be the answer for you. Insanity is not an easy workout, and if you are a beginner, expect to feel the pain, but for a fast

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