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  • Walk off the Thanksgiving feast in a local park
    Walk off the Thanksgiving feast in a local park
    Avoid the crowds and walk off a few Thanksgiving dinner calories by visiting a city, county or state park this holiday. The majority of parks will be open for people to exercise or just take a quiet break from the family gathering.The Florida...
  • weightlifting will make women tighter, stronger, and leaner, not "bigger and bulkier"
    Why women can't get big and bulky lifting weights
    The first thing many women worry about when it comes to weight training is that it will make them too big and bulky. Fitness professionals have heard it a hundred times over the years-"I don't want to get big and bulky."There's a...
  • Tips to Surviving Thanksgiving without Bloating
    Tips to Surviving Thanksgiving without Bloating
    As we gleefully enter into binge food eating season let's take a moment to reflect on all the regret we felt last year. Though the pumpkin pie was great and the turkey was delicious. There is really no need to wreck yourself and feel guilty...
  • Nestlé is developing exercise in a bottle
    Nestlé is developing exercise in a bottle
    The Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé is developing an edible product, designed to artificially produce some of the benefits of physical exercise. It may take some time before this exercise genie in a bottle is approved by the U.S. Food and...
  • 10 things you should expect from your group fitness instructor
    10 things you should expect from your group fitness instructor
    You have joined a gym and decided that you would like to try group fitness classes, but you have no idea what to expect. Having looked at the group fitness schedule, you've chosen a class that seems right for you. You show up, and you see a...
  • The Pilates Mama
    Before You Quit Your Exercise Practice This Holiday Season Read This
    THINK TWICE, my friends.Now is the not the time to quit, or put off until the New Year to “start fresh,” heck no, it’s the time to maintain or even kick it up a notch.I know, I know, it’s a busy, busy time and you’ve...
  • Try this cheap, convenient, fun workout
    Try this cheap, convenient, fun workout
    This article will discuss the advantages of homeworkouts compared to the traditional gym workouts that have many disadvantages. In traditional gym workouts, for example, members will:1. Drive to the gym.2. Come to expect that they will encounter...
  • Ten hikes for burning Thanksgiving 2014 calories!
    Ten hikes for burning Thanksgiving 2014 calories!
    You've been good all year. You stuck with your New Years' Resolutions. You went easy at the Memorial Day and Labor Day barbeques. But it's hard not to indulge yourself just a little at Thanksgiving time, right? The succulent turkey,...
  • Thumbs up for winter activity
    Keep moving this winter
    Summer is over, cold weather is setting in and it’s getting dark earlier here in the Northeast. Football fans flock to the tube to see the game action, some brave enough to attend a live game and sit in the cold. Fleece wear starts sounding...
  • Shoveling for Heart Healthy Exercise
    Snow, snow, and more snow for winter exercise
    The snow has made a bee-line for Minnesota and people are struggling to dig themselves out so they can go on with their normal daily routine. How do Minnesotans get their exercise in the winter? Normally we sit in front of the television with a...
  • Snowy Fun
    Get your cold weather exercise on
    As Minnesota becomes more engrossed in the winter spirit, AKA the cold and snow decides to stay, people tend to become more hesitant about going outside and baring the seasonal weather. In a previous article, shoveling was the topic for an...
  • Michael Carson
    Exercise guru to the stars looks to the past for new workout
    When fitness expert Michael Carson first started out, he worked with the current celebrities of the day like Carmen Electra and Paula Abdul. Now he takes his exercise cue from the past. He has developed a workout routine that uses the survival...
  • Selecting the right weight is paramount to achieving fast results
    How much weight should you use when training?
    The amount of weight you should use depends on your goals and your experience level. It is a very important consideration when deciding to train toward a specific goal. Too much weight without proper form can result in injury, and too light a...
  • Avoiding weight regain during the holidays
    Avoiding regaining weight this holiday season
    The holidays are here- and so are all the temptations of too much food. Sometimes the hardest part of weight loss is keeping it off. It can be over whelming to know that within two years, most dieters regain two-thirds of what they lost.Reminding...
  • metabolism
    How to increase metabolism when training
    Your metabolism is a critical element in obtaining the best results when you train. In your workouts, you want to generate as much of a metabolic rate boost as you can. This maximizes fat burning and allows you to achieve outstanding results....