Archives for August 2014

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September’s Fitness Focus- Chest

by Editorial Team August 31st, 2014| Strength Training
a href="http://dqfoih7olf2dn.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/dumbells-on-bench-400x400.jpg">September has begun, and it's time to delve into a new area of fitness.  Throughout the month, we will review different ways to improve your workout with a focus on the chest.  Covering both strength training and cardio options, we will suggest different exercises and programs that can get
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3 Cardio Exercises That Create a Toned Butt

by Marnie Bii August 28th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
If you want to shape your butt while improving your overall fitness levels, consider focusing on cardio-exercises that utilize your glutes. Push yourself to make the most of each cardio session. At max effort, the muscles you use to move your body strengthen and tone up. After several months

The Best Beauty Product in Your Kitchen

by Suzanne Foglio August 27th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic
Is your bathroom loaded with lotions and potions and other personal care products? Then it may be time to clear the clutter, simplify your beauty routine, all while saving a few bucks.

Imagine replacing your body lotion, make-up remover, teeth whitener, deodorant and hair conditioner with one product!  In addition
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3 Heart-Pumping Exercises That Shape Your Glutes

by Marnie Bii August 21st, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
You don't have to be a slave to squats to get awesomely shaped glutes. You can work glute-shaping exercises into your cardio routine to achieve both goals at once. Just make sure to keep your heart rate in the target zone during each activity to gain the benefits of

Eating Disorders and Adolescents

by Tom Seman MD FAAP August 20th, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
 Summer is coming to an end. School is starting and varsity sports are holding preschool double sessions, working the student athletes hard. In order for the body to maintain this demanding schedule, the athletes must make sure that they are eating properly. This requires the adolescent to eat meals
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2014 Fall Trends in Workout Wear for Women

by Kimberly Hays August 19th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
It will soon be time to pull out your sweaters and start layering when going to work out. This is also a time of the year that you can put together cute outfits that will take you from the gym to running errands afterward. When layering, you have to
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Get Your Butt to the Bleachers!

by Joe Lawrence August 14th, 2014| Cardio, Outdoor
There are many ways to get a great cardio workout and tone the legs and butt. Most of them involve some canned aerobic exercise like Buns of Steel, P90X, etc. However, I have a great routine that will not only strengthen and tone; it is a lot of fun.

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Summer Fitness Advice for Beginners, Continued

by Editorial Team August 13th, 2014| Fitness Expert
If you are still continuing on your fitness journey at this point in August, give yourself a round of applause. As noted in the previous article, many beginners give up in the summer if they haven't reached their goal.  However, fitness is a continual pursuit.  One does
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3 Items You Need For Bodyweight Exercises

by Marnie Bii August 12th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
If you're adding fitness to your life, you'll want to start out slow. You can use your body weight to increase your heart rate and challenge your muscles. To make the most of a bodyweight routine, you should invest in a few key pieces of gear to work out
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Top 5 Workouts to Tone Your Backside

by Jessica B. August 7th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
It can be difficult to find exercises that target your rear end and keep it firm, rather than flabby. But with a bit of work, you can find some good exercises that not only help you firm up your gluteus maximus, but also help build your endurance and keep

How to Transform Your Health One Step at a Time

by Suzanne Foglio August 6th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic
No one wakes ups and declares that they want to start eating healthy. What we want are all of the benefits that go along with eating healthy. So why is it so hard to change the way we eat? I work with people that have battled cancer, are now
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Free Apps for a Great Leg Workout

by Kimberly Hays August 5th, 2014| Accessories, Technology
Technology has come a long way in recent years, which makes it easier to get a good workout using apps that will also help you to change up your workout routine to overcome boredom. The only problem is that you could end up spending a fortune to try apps and
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