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For Your Backside

by Erin Steiner June 24th, 2008| Exercises

As a freelance writer, I spend a lot of my day sitting down. I also just turned thirty.  Those two things might not usually have anything to do with each other, but the other day I realized that both of them were working together to give me something that

Strengthen Your Back

by Erin Steiner June 10th, 2008| Exercises

When we talk about getting fit or making sure that we are "in shape" many of us forget that the muscles in our backs need to be worked out and taken care of just as much as the muscles in our legs, arms, chest and abdomen. Many of us

Exercise and Breast Cancer

by Erin Steiner May 23rd, 2008| Exercises

Did you know that regular exercise can cut your risk of breast cancer by as much as fifty percent? An article in USA Today states that a study has been done to measure the impact of exercise on the development of breast cancer. The lead researcher on the study,

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The Windshield Workout

by Melissa April 22nd, 2008| Exercises

Are you planning a long road trip this summer? Perhaps you have a long commute to work each day, or you drive as part of your occupation. Maybe you’re like me and you spend a lot of time in the car toting

A Few Minutes A Day

by LJ Dovichi April 5th, 2008| Exercises
To stay in shape, you spend 45 - 60 minutes working out 3 to 5 times a week. To stay healthy, you eat the proper amounts from all the major food groups -- avoiding too much sugar and fat. Even with all this dedication, did you know you are still

Breathing

by Bea March 19th, 2008| Exercises
As everyone knows, it's good to breathe while you exercise. You know, that whole providing your body with oxygen thing or doing that action that tends to keep you alive? So, we agree that breathing is important, but is it so important that it is something that you should consciously

Energize Your Workouts with Podcasts

by Editorial Team March 9th, 2008| Exercises
When the iPod Shuffle dropped in price a few weeks ago, I knew I had to have one. I also knew exactly what I was going to fill it up with : workout podcasts.

Beside being free, podcasts have the nice feeling of freshness that a lot of workout mixes lack.

Five Minute Abs

by Bea February 22nd, 2008| Exercises, Strength Training
After every warm-up lap around the school, my track team stretches, does X amount of push-ups, and then we do "Five Minute Abs." A lot of people do not have the motivation to take the time and do abdominal workouts, but this makes the process fun!

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