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  • Zumba With Jackie
    Zumba Fitness w/ fitBody with Jackie
    Jackie Broussard, creator of fitBody with Jackie is the epitome of positivity, empowerment and splendor. How do I know? I had the opportunity to sit in on her Zumba fitness class, and what I observed and heard was inspirational, to anyone looking...
  • Beyonce launching fitness-inspired street wear with TopShop
    Beyoncé and Topshop partner to launch athletic street wear
    Queen of the BeyHive, Beyoncé Knowles, announced a partnership with one of her favorite street wear brands, Topshop, on Monday October 27.The joint venture titled “Parkwood TopShop Athletic Ltd.” includes clothing, footwear and...
  • Thomas Amshay bicep
    To look and feel fantastic just get healthy from the inside out
    From the inside out -- Do healthy things and you will look and feel your best everGenetics are great, but vastly overrated except for their role in your appearance; that is, unless you were dealt a bad hand at birth regarding health issues, birth...
  • vionic shoe
    Fitness shoe review: Unlikely brands you need to try
    So you've started a new workout program and you need a new pair of shoes. If you're a runner, you'll probably head to the local running shop to invest in a new pair of Nike, Adidas or Asics brand shoes. If you're a walker, you head...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Training Excuses
    Time has come to exorcise excuses about lack of time for exercise
    In the interest of time, let’s get to the point.Americans spend about two hours and 45 minutes daily watching television but less than 20 minutes – 18 to be exact – exercising, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor...
  • 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...