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  • Recovering from a plateau
    Recovering from plateaus
    You've been eating healthy and exercising for a few months now and you're seeing great results. But soon your weight loss slows to a trickle, and then to a full stop.You've plateaued. Or have you?The widely held assumption is that the...
  • overtraining- when is it too much?
    At what point does over training occur?
    There is much debate when it comes to the idea of over training, and all sides have a good argument. While some say you can work out six to seven days a week, others swear that the body needs at least two solid days to recover. So at what point...
  • genetics
    Why genetics should never be an excuse
    One of the first excuses made when encountering any problem in shaping the body is, "It's genetic." Whether a compliment admiring a great body, or a reason why another cannot succeed, it is one of the greatest two cents you often...
  • Sonia Satra
    Mind-Body expert Sonia Satra introduces Moticise: Shines as a Guiding Light
    Just in time to beat the holiday pounds, or get in shape for a winter vacay, have you heard about Moticise? Founded by mind-body guru Sonia Satra, you might recognize from her starring roles on Guiding Light and One Life to Live, she is now...
  • How Much Should I Weigh?
    How much should I weigh? The answer is not always clear
    Finding the best parameters in which your age, height and body structure all combined will result in the ideal body weight is a subject widely discussed. Usually the human body tends for a normal value in order to be fit, but external factors like...
  • Weeks before a marathon
    Weeks before a marathon
    All marathon plans include a taper before the race - some last three weeks and some two. For many runners the taper is harder than the training itself. Many runners think that if they don’t train right up till the day of the race they will...
  • Want high performing sperm? Make sure you're getting enough exercise.
    Exercise isn't just good for a man's heart, it also produces better semen
    A study by the University of Cordoba found that men who engage in moderate physical activity have higher quality semen that is better for reproduction, compared to those who don't exercise at all.Published in theEuropean Journal of Applied...
  • Army push-ups
    Army-strong workouts: 10 minute arms
    The main arm workout in the Army is the push-up. Push-ups not only build strength in the arms, shoulders, back, and core, but can also build endurance. Even those who have never been able to do push-ups can increase their fitness in 10 easy...
  • Corrective Training
    Middleton Fitness Personal Training
    “No pain, no gain” is an exercise motto spawning the belief that agony is mandatory to reach your fitness goals and sculpt your body into a work of art. I am so grateful this theory has finally been laid to rest.Cyndi Middleton designs...
  • Philadelphia marathon 2014
    Philadelphia marathon 2014
    Calling all fitness freaks and health nuts! The GORE-TEX® Philadelphia Marathon: City of Brotherly Run & Sisterly Endurance is going to be held on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014. The race weekend will last from Friday, November 21st until the...
  • Downtown Los Angeles winter sports training
    Sport Chalet hosts free 6-week winter training program in downtown Los Angeles
    Starting today, specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chaletis offering a free 6-week Mountain Athletics Training Program(sponsored by The North Face) at Sport Chalet's downtown Los Angeles location (735 South Figueroa Street, 90017).Over 12...
  • Saucony Sonic Reflex Jacket
    Super-performing standouts: Men’s running must-haves by Saucony
    Saucony is the performance-driven and runner-inspired brand that blazes the trail for runners to look and feel good every step of the way. This fall 2014, Saucony offers a dashing lineup of super-performing and ultra-stylish apparel and...
  • Fitness
    How fit are you?
    Everyone has an idea of how fit they are. You can guess and say that I’m in excellent shape, or I’m not in very decent shape. When you do this, you are making a subjective guess as to how your overall fitness is. If you want to know...
  • 5 things to look for when choosing a gym
    5 things to look for when choosing a gym
    The health club industry has undergone drastic changes and shifts over the past decade. With new ones going up and old ones closing down, it is difficult sometimes as a consumer and workout enthusiast to choose the one that's best for you....
  • weights
    3 ways to fake a fit body
    One of the hardest things about starting a new exercise program is being patient enough to wait for results. It's hard to stick to your program when you don't feel good about the way you look. Wouldn't it be nice if you could fake a...