Archives for July 2014

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3 Ways to Integrate Cardio Into Your Vacation Days

by Marnie Bii July 31st, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
When vacationing, it's tempting to leave all of your worries, and exercises, behind until you return home. If you do that, however, you might find your progress taking a sudden backslide. Fortunately, you can integrate cardio routines into your vacation days without taking away from the fun. In fact,
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Autism and Exercise

by Dean Heller MD July 30th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q: My son is autistic, he is now 14, and I have noticed that when he comes with me to go out jogging, that he seems to be more focused later that day.

He also seems to be in a good mood the entire day if we run in the
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Trimming Down? South Beach Diet Tips and Tricks

by Marnie Bii July 29th, 2014| Accessories, Diet Plans
If you're trying to lose weight and feel better after eating, you might want to try the South Beach diet plan. This plan eliminates inflammatory food types and those with a high glycemic index to keep your body composition stable. Many people who start the South Beach diet never
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3 Heart-Pumping Sports You Can Play on Vacation

by Marnie Bii July 24th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
After taking a long vacation, it's often difficult to fall back into your cardio routine without a hitch. You might feel out of breath, weak or just unmotivated while working back up to your normal effort levels. To prevent this situation, you can work cardio-based sports into your vacation

The Health Benefits of Cricket

by Editorial Team July 24th, 2014| Cardio
Ask your average American today whether they play cricket, and the response will most likely by one of confusion or amusement; possibly both. But in fact, the sport of cricket was once a very popular pastime in the United States (that is, until it was superseded by golf and

Children and High School Athletics

by Tom Seman MD FAAP July 23rd, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert


We have seen the child grow from a child who was little more than a toddler and has grown to finish middle school. Now ready to try his hand at high school sports the teenager has to prove himself not only
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New Ladies Workout Accessories

by Kimberly Hays July 22nd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
Workout wear has come a long way since the days of sweat pants and t-shirts, even for women. There are also a lot more choices in colors and designs that are being offered every month as opposed to a once a year line being released. These accessories are both

Smoothie Sailing

by Joan Jacobsen July 16th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
Yogurt is a big part of my eating healthy regime and since Greek yogurt became all the rage in the past few years I have jumped on the bandwagon and have tried to incorporate it into my daily menu planning.

Sometimes I will simply eat a container, and at other

Try a Squat Rack For a Full Body Workout

by Marnie Bii July 15th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
If you want a full body workout, think about adding squats to your regular routine. Squats activate muscles in the legs, arms, back, shoulders and butt to sculpt your frame from head to toe. However, unless you have a good gym membership, you'll need to invest in a sturdy
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Fun Vacation Cardio Workouts

by Jessica B. July 10th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
It can be tricky keeping up your exercise routine while you are on vacation, but don’t give up hope. There are a ton of really easy exercises you can do no matter where you are. Here are some of my favorite rather portable workouts. Make sure you talk to
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Summer Fitness Advice for Beginners

by Editorial Team July 9th, 2014| Fitness Expert
Summer is here; the season which inspires many to workout.  However, if summer has arrived and you aren't in what you deem to be perfect a bathing suit body, you may be feeling frustrated.  Don't look at the arrival of summer as a disappointment, rather see it as a
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The Withings WiFi Body Scale

by Kimberly Hays July 8th, 2014| Accessories, Technology
If you are really serious about losing weight and want to take advantage of every weight variation possible, you will love the Wi-Fi Body Scale by Withings. It has position control abilities to help you be certain that you are getting exact weighing. You will get visual feedback on

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