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  • 2015: The year for lifestyle change and better health
    2015: The year for lifestyle change and better health
    With diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer cases increasing, it’s time we take back our health. Although the thought of overhauling your current lifestyle may seem daunting, simple changes in diet and exercise can positively impact your...
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    Christmas presents for exercisers
    Have you been naughty or nice this year? If you've been good, it's time to ask Santa for some Christmas presents that will bulk your body up and aid in your training routine. Here are 5 presents that no exerciser can go without this...
  • Spice up playtime with your cat
    Play these fun games with your cat to make playtime more interesting
    You know that your cat needs exercise and engagement, and you play with her every day. Maybe you even play with her more than once a day, and you try and leave toys out for her so she doesn't get too bored while you're gone. Yet, you sense...
  • Natasha Brennan warms up in the gym ahead of an England Training Session during the IRB Women's Rugby World Cup 2014
    Five ways to waste a gym membership
    The good news is that gyms and other fitness facilities are more common than ever -- there's practically one on every corner in most semi-metropolitan areas. The bad news is that they are often understaffed, or improperly staffed with people...
  • Heartburn
    Ward off holiday heartburn with these tips
    The holidays are known for many sensational things: festive lights, wonderful music, family gatherings, gorgeous decorations, mistletoe – and the list goes on. On the other hand, it is also a time for seasonal stress, peculiar schedules and...
  • wahoo fitness
    5 Reasons to Factor Some ‘Heart’ Into Your Workouts
    In lightof this week’s announcement fromCoeurSports—I’m thrilled to be a part of the team again in 2015! — and in honor of our “heart & courage” rallying cry, I figured it’d be an opportune time to...
  • The Twelve Moves of Christmas
    The Twelve Moves of Christmas
    Most of us hold off until the New Year to start a workout program. We think that we do not have time to fit it all in between shopping and wrapping but fact is that’s a little lie we tell ourselves. There is no need to ditch your exercise...
  • Stretch Marks
    Stretch away your stretch marks.
    If stretch marks are an issue for you, then you don’t need to be told how frustrating they can be. They are most commonly associated with pregnancy, but they can actually appear as the result of any rapid change in body size that causes the...
  • Effective Exercise
    You're Fat, You Exercise, You're Still Fat
    It'sclearly evidentthat exercise or training has evolvedsignificantly over the last ten years or so. No longer isintelligent training that advocates proper form, proper technique for muscle stimulation, proper stretching and proper nutrition...
  • Movement vs. Exercise
    The benefits of frequent movement over formal exerise
    In a month, people all over the world will set New Year's resolutions to exercise more. Gym memberships spike in January and for the first few months of the year. More people line up at the bench press, ready to undo any damage that may have...
  • Holiday Treats
    3 ways to stay healthy and avoid the holiday bulge
    Here we go again....another holiday season and another 5 to 15 pounds....ahhhh!! Every year during the holidays, it seems like no matter what we do to avoid the "holiday bulge", it never seems to work. With all of the hot chocolate,...
  • Fun and fitness in the water
    Fun and fitness in the water
    Just because it is winter in many parts of the nation doesn't mean that you should put away your swimsuits. Local gyms, family Y's, community pools in warmer winter locales, all encourage water aerobics as a terrific form of exercise for...
  • Tips for Incorporating Fitness into a busy lifestyle
    4 Tips for Incorporating Fitness into a Busy Lifestyle
    Everyone is busy nowadays, so it can be hard to get workouts in on a consistent basis. While hard, it is not impossible, especially if you use these tips...Maximize Training TimeMost experts recommend training a minimum of 30 minutes three times...
  • Weight gain as we age
    Weight gain as we age
    Many people begin to gain weight during middle age. It's not an envitable passage into old age, but happens very easily because we begin to slow down - were not as active,, not to mention the slow decline of hormones. Which we now know is the...
  • Portable Yoga
    Tighten up with free December workouts
    Christmas is coming. Work off those extra calories with free weekend classes at Athleta in The Grove this December.Tomorrow, Sunday, December 7th, Shea Vaughn leads a session of Tri-Core-Power from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.. Experience the secrets of body...