Archives for 2014

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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

The Best Quick Tips for Reducing Work Stress

by Suzanne Foglio September 23rd, 2014| Fitness Expert, Holistic
Low pay, long hours and an unreasonable workload are just some of the reasons that 83% of American workers say they’re stressed-out at their jobs.  Unfortunately, a troubled economy has many feeling stuck without options.

We know that chronic, unrelenting stress can cause anything from headaches and digestive issues to
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3 Cardio Exercises That Tone Your Chest

by Marnie Bii September 18th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
Strong chest muscles balance out the ones in your back, core, arms and legs. The chest is one of the most overlooked areas to tone, however. Luckily, you can work chest-strengthening exercises into your cardio routine to net the benefits of a balanced body. When your body is balanced,

Slow And Steady Wins the Race!

by Joan Jacobsen September 17th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Senior
Aesop knew what he was writing about when he penned the story “The Tortoise and the Hare”. We all are aware of the ending as it was a basic children's tale with a winning moral ending that we recited and learned many years ago. My interpretation of this fable
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Outdoor Workout Wear for Fall

by Kimberly Hays September 16th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
We are now heading into fall and would like to extend the amount of time that we can exercise outdoors be it biking, running, hiking, or doing yoga exercises on the backyard patio. To help us stay outside later in the season we need to have some workout wear
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15 Minute Cardio Push Up Routine

by Joe Lawrence September 11th, 2014| Cardio, Indoor
Have you ever noticed that those with large chest muscles are able to get away with an imperfect set of abs. The large chest allows you to offset this because your belly isn't sticking out further than your pecs. Today I am going to help you not only get

Fat is Not a Feeling

by Denise Druce September 10th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Yoga
I’m so over ‘fat talk’.  I work in the fitness industry, and for 30+ years, I have been listening to women berate themselves for what they perceive to be too much fat.  Seriously.  It doesn’t matter if she is a size 18 or a size 2.  It’s the norm
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4 Exercise Balls to Get in Shape

by Marnie Bii September 9th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Are you looking for quick and easy ways to work an exercise routine into your day? If so, you can keep exercise balls on hand for fast, efficient workouts anytime and anywhere. These balls can fit in your trunk, sit in the corner of your office or stay at
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Cardio and Chest Workouts

by Jessica B. September 4th, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
If you are looking to burn calories, increase your stamina and build up your chest muscles, you are in for a challenge. But with a little planning you should be able to get in a quality work out and see some increased muscle tone in your chest area. Here

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