Archives for 2014

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Gaining Muscle Strength Back After Knee Surgery

by Dean Heller MD December 3rd, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
 I am 68 and while I have never been someone who frequents a gym, or does work out, I am usually very active and walk a lot in the park with my 3 dogs that run all over the place.  I recently had to have knee surgery and now

Has Fashion Hijacked Sportswear, or Is Sportswear Now Fashion Itself?

by Editorial Team December 3rd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
A visit to the gym is no longer necessarily about sweating off the pounds or keeping the body looking trim and fit, it’s now a place to gather socially, meet friends, and look good. This has led to sports clothes being as likely to be seen on a
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The Sled Push for Full Body Workouts

by Marnie Bii December 2nd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
The sled push is a flexible workout that benefits both beginners and veterans alike. You can control the amount of load and resistance for each session by carefully selecting your weights and workout location. For example, moving the sled over natural vegetation and snow provides a greater amount of
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Give Your Shoulders Punching Power

by Joe Lawrence December 1st, 2014| Strength Training, Upper Body

The shoulders are an interesting beast. They do so much and yet are not really that strong in relation to many other muscle groups of the body. If you do not believe me, hold a small weight (three pounds) in each hand, and then put your arms straight out
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Don’t Let Toxins Ruin Your Holidays!

by Jennifer Rowe November 28th, 2014| Mind & Body
In today’s fast paced, crazy world, even the healthiest of people can sometimes get out of balance, and the most common place in our body to suffer is our stomach and bowels. Things can sometimes get overwhelming with work, kids, social activities and with the holidays coming up; well
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4 Benefits Of Wearing a Base Layer for Exercise

by Marnie Bii November 25th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
With the winter months quickly approaching, it just makes sense to don an additional layer of clothing during outdoor exercise activities. In addition to keeping you warm, an extra layer will wick sweat away from your skin to keep you dry and prevent rashes. Furthermore, if you use tight
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Herbs for Winter Fitness

by Jennifer Rowe November 21st, 2014| Mind & Body
 Winter is soon upon us! Now, you would think this would either drive people inside, or make them stop their fitness routine altogether, but most people just keep on going. It’s easy to stay inside where it is warm and there is a lot of delicious food to be
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3 Cardio Holiday Prep Ideas

by Jessica B. November 20th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
The holidays are fast approaching, and that means holiday weight gain is also on the horizon. The average American gains between 5 and 10 pounds during the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With parties, family events, cookies, leftover Halloween candy, pumpkin spice lattes, eggnog lattes, and anything else that

Exercise for the Body and Mind

by Tom Seman MD FAAP November 19th, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
The last articles have focused on children and their sports, nutrition, and some possible serious traumas. This month's article reminds us that fitness and health does not require coaches, uniforms and practice times. A fit and healthy lifestyle is so easy to achieve on your own or as a
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Using Apple TV to Stream Your Workouts

by Jason Lightner November 18th, 2014| Accessories, Technology
Who likes fumbling around with DVDs?

In this new age of digital content, it frustrates me to no end that when I'm looking for a good home workout (as I am wont to do), they are all delivered without fail on an outdated medium such as DVDs or Blu-Ray.

Stop it
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Ayurveda Health Benefits

by Jennifer Rowe November 14th, 2014| Mind & Body
When it comes to all things healthy, natural and staying in balance with both mind and body, I always turn to Ayurveda for the best natural home remedies. I have been having trouble with sore and achy muscles lately, and was looking for some way to ease the pain.
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4 Easy Exercises for Weight Loss

by Marnie Bii November 13th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
The holidays bring excess amounts of good food to the table. You might feel encouraged or required to have a taste of everyone's appetizers, main dishes and after-dinner treats. As a result, your waistline may begin begging for mercy as the pounds pile on. Thankfully, you can mitigate those

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