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  • born to run
    Runner by design
    While it may not feel that way when you are just starting a running program, according to scientists humans are by evolutionary design, born endurance runners."Running long distances is made possible by leg and foot tendons and ligaments that...
  • Fitness running
    Running for Cardiovascular Fitness
    Ask a dozen exercise physiologists which exercise is best and you’ll likely get a dozen different answers. But according to Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, whose books on aerobics are as responsible as anything for putting America on the road to...
  • getting fit
    How to get fit this year
    Two of the top 10 New Year’s resolutions for 2014 are to lose weight and to get fit according to a study published this month by the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology.Historically the same study notes, among those who...
  • Butter up with Mike Wait
    Churn and burn - December 14
    Whip off those calories, and create a homemade gift simultaneously. Welcome to the Butter Aerobics Holiday Jam! PopSoda artists Jimmy Fusil and Mike Wait are leading a free, delicious holiday workout that combines aerobics with butter making on...
  • Reebok Fithub: Shop, then work out?
    Reebok's Fithub: The newest fitness trend, shop and get a workout
    The newest trend that Reebok is trying out is blending fitness with shopping. They have a new concept, they are trying in a select ten stores. According to the Boston Globe on October 5, 2013, these stores have fitness classes in the store like a...
  • Exercise and mental health: Aerobic activity shown to reduce depression
    Exercise and mental health: Aerobic activity shown to reduce depression
    Aerobic activity can beat the blues! A study published online in theJournal of Science and Medicine in SportApril 22, demonstrates that supervised aerobic exercise performed three times per week at a moderate intensity for a nine week minimum can...
  • Your doctor might not be best place for weight loss. Where can you go?
    Need holiday weight loss? Your doctor may not be best place for help
    Women who are looking to lose weight for the holidays may want to find other options for help besides their physicians, finds a new report published December 20, 2012 in the journal “BMJ Open” by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
  • Running
    For weight loss and fat loss, cardio wins over resistance-training, says study
    Want to burn fat faster? Lose weight more quickly? A new study has revealed that aerobic exercise, not resistance training, is your magic solution, reported Science 2.0 on Dec. 15. The researchers compared weight loss and fat loss among exercisers...
  • Never skip the warm up, just make it shorter
    Never skip the warm up, just make it shorter
    We have all been there, we want to squeeze our work out in between two activities or we really don't want to work out but are forcing ourselves so we just want to start so we can get done. I know exactly how that is. Dedication can be tough...
  • I need a lot of abdominal work (Video)
    I need a lot of abdominal work (Video)
    I hope this does not burst your bubble but you can not target fat nor can you decide where you will loose fat. Your body has its own systematic way of dealing with using the stored energy (fat) you have. Nothing you do can change where it decides...
  • Olympics London
    Slow and steady wins the race
    With the Olympics on everyday for the past two weeks, and only better sports watching to come, it is hard not to become inspired to workout just a little harder or a little more often. All these athletes have been working towards this peak in...
  • Free your energy with Kai Chi Do at Inner Balance
    Free your energy with Kai Chi Do at Inner Balance
    Tomorrow at Inner Balance in Northbrook, there will be offered a morning session of Kai Chi Do. Touted as a “metaphysical workout” by its creator, Charles Robinson, Kai Chi Do is a unique form of meditation adapted from martial arts....
  • Free Girls' Night Out For Hearts Fitness Party-Devoted FitnessĀ®
    Free Girls' Night Out For Heart Fitness Party-Devoted FitnessĀ®
    Last years event was celebrated by Party In Pink. This year Katina Jones Riceis hosting afree Girls Nightout for HeartDisease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death of American Women and February is National Heart Disease Month!So....Let'...
  • MotoActv
    Motorola has just unleashed MotoActv
    Motorola has just unleashed MotoActv, a mini touchscreen MP3 player for fitness freaks and health enthusiasts with money to spare. It’s basically a baby Android-powered mini iPod watch with FM stereo and heart monitor. And you can install...
  • Money Bulb
    It doesn't cost a lot to lose a lot
    Beginning It begins with a look in the mirror while you are getting in the shower, Why the (beep) did we put in the full length mirrors in the bathroom? you think and it hits you while you are trying to scrub off what you just saw. A new year...