Archives for 2014

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Using Wahoo’s TICKR to Track Home Workouts

by Jason Lightner October 21st, 2014| Accessories, Technology
I've been doing various Beachbody workouts over the course of the past two years, and I've found nothing more useful in my journey from being a skinny-fat geek to a healthy one, than a good heart rate monitor. I've tried several heart rate monitors, and the one that I'm
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Fun Cardio Routine That Targets Your Legs

by Marnie Bii October 16th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
You can create a fat-burning cardio routine that focuses on building leg muscles to complete two goals with one workout. Powerful leg muscles give you the ability to complete intense fitness movements that better your health. As you gain strength, you'll be able to push yourself harder to build
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Running For The Scenery

by Joan Jacobsen October 15th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
Can you imagine training and running every day with picture perfect views around you? Do you think that the landscape has an impact on your willingness to go outdoors and move? I was once in Savannah for a short visit and I was able to run a few mornings
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Plus-Size Fitness Wear for Ladies for Fall

by Kimberly Hays October 14th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
We have all been wearing yoga pants and over-sized tees for working out, as well as just around the house. If you are ready for an updated workout wear wardrobe, but need clothes that come in extended sizes, read on. Thankfully, it is becoming easier to find cute pieces
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Warrior Challenge

by Joe Lawrence October 9th, 2014| Cardio
Almost every single week I write about how to institute fitness into your life. Each article is about exercises or routines to strengthen your body or improve your cardio. This week I am going to go against one of my norms. I am going to address a team fitness
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3 Magnetic Free Weight Designs for Your Workout

by Marnie Bii October 7th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Do you enjoy everything high tech? Are you first in line for new gadget releases? If so, you can bring your adoration for high tech designs to your fitness routine by picking up some magnetic free weights. These weights can replace a full rack of dumbbells without taking up
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Building Leg Strength Through Cardio

by Jessica B. October 2nd, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
If you are looking to build your leg strength and get a good cardio workout, you have almost endless options. Many great cardio exercises focus on building up leg strength so much that there is a risk you neglect the rest of your body. As a runner, I often
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Osteoporosis and Exercise

by Dean Heller MD October 1st, 2014| Fitness Expert, Medical
Q:  My mother has significant osteoporosis, and she also has arthritis that causes her pain in many joints.  I think that exercise will help her to get stronger and build up her muscles and strength, and allow her to be in better shape. I am a certified trainer.   I
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October’s Fitness Focus- Legs

by Editorial Team October 1st, 2014| Strength Training
October 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 legs. Covering both strength training and cardio options, we will suggest different exercises and programs that can get
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3 Crash Diets to Avoid for Lasting Weight Loss

by Marnie Bii September 30th, 2014| Accessories, Diet Plans
Although it is tempting to try to take the easy way out when it comes to weight loss, crash diets will just leave you worse off than before. You might lose up to ten pounds from following quick-fix crash diets, but most of that is water weight. After resuming
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Best Cardio Routine for Strong Chest Muscles

by Marnie Bii September 25th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
A mixture of full body workouts and targeted training will slowly build up the muscles in your chest. You'll want to create a solid routine, and then stick with it to see the best results. Commit to the routine for three to six months before reevaluating based on progress.

Children and Concussions

by Tom Seman MD FAAP September 24th, 2014| Children's, Fitness Expert
It is the end of the school day, the bell rings, children run out of the building laughing, screaming ready to play on the play structure. Some of them are being picked up to go to practice or play their games on the number of fields all across the

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