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  • Benefits of taking a fitness assessment
    Benefits of taking a fitness assessment
    If you joined a sport back in high school and/or college, most likely you had a take a physical before you even allowed to play. However, if you are planning to workout at a gym and/or a sport, whether it’s your first time or you are...
  • strong is the new skinny jennifer cohen
    New for Weight Watchers fans: 'Strong is the New Skinny' book, workout DVDs
    January is almost over -- is your weight-loss momentum flagging? Need some fitness inspiration? Here are a few new items to keep you going, whether or not you're a Weight Watchers member.Weight Watchers fitness ambassador Jennifer Cohen has...
  • Dr. Oz weight loss diets
    Get the skinny on Dr. Oz's newest weight loss diets, from Fat Flush to Paleo
    After getting grilled in front of the Senate and slammed by a British Medical Journal, Dr. Mehmet Oz found himself in some very hot water. So rather than focus on "miracle" supplements and "game changing" pills as he did in...
  • Weight Lifting
    A note to the boys who laugh at the women in the weight room
    Weights are fun. It's awesome to build your body up, gain muscle, and lift heavy things. Lifting heavy things is really exciting, and gives you a rush every time, no matter what—even if some may view this activity as "unladylike....
  • Say no to salt
    High salt diet affects the brain as well as heart
    Most people are aware of the recommendation to lower sodium (salt) intake to reduce the risk of having high blood pressure. But did you also know that salt not only affects the cardiovascular system, but can “reprogram” the brain as...
  • Squats
    Gain some strength back: A look at Buzzfeed's list of the 12 essential exercises
    Everyone knows that weight loss takes a lot of work. And time. And healthy eating. AND exercise.Yet, more often than not, we tend to question why our hours upon hours of running on the treadmill at the same speed or sitting on a stationary bike...
  • ActivMotion Bar
    10-Minute Bar-Based Core Blaster Workout
    I’ll let you in on a little secret: Ab exercises are my fitness kryptonite. As much as I love working out, I go deer-in-headlights at mere mention of the word “sit-up.”But skipping out on my midsection isn’t an option; core...
  • WHOLE-istic progrmming.
    Reasons you should persevere with your Weight Loss Resolutions
    Reasons that you should persevere with your Weight Loss ResolutionsHave you already failed at your New Years resolutions?You are not alone.Most people:set goals that are too vagueutilize poor strategieshave no positive support systemlack the...
  • The importance of strength training exercises for women!
    The importance of strength training exercises for women!
    Plenty of women who are afraid to get into strength training, because they don`t want to get bulky and big, maybe you are one of them. Getting big and bulky for most women is unacceptable and they don`t want to look like those women bodybuilders....
  • Learn the amazing benefits of drinking green tea!
    Learn the amazing benefits of drinking green tea!
    Green tea is reported to be a very healthy drink and Chinese have been aware of the positive effects of green tea for a very long time and have used it for treating headaches and depression. Scientific evidence and research has started to back up...
  • Learn how to burn fat in stomach fast with these easy and powerful fat loss tips!
    Learn how to burn fat in stomach fast with these easy and powerful fat loss tips
    Many people want to know how to burn stomach fat fast and how to get in shape. The journey to health and fitness is certainly not easy and every little tips and piece of advice is crucial. Although you can find massive amount of information online...
  • High Blood pressure; reducing the tension inside your body
    High Blood pressure; reducing the tension inside your body
    High blood pressure is a very treatable but hidden health danger even with thousands of new people being diagnosed with this disease every year. The main reason this disease can be hidden is that most people are not aware they have the disease...
  • Bananas
    The Five Foods You Need for Weight Loss and Healthy Living
    Weight loss and healthy living can be difficult, there's no denying that. Attempting to completely rework your daily eating habits can be an almost excruciating process, and can more often than not cause you to feel as if you're not doing...
  • Baguettes
    Seattle Eats: No Shortage of Tastiness at Baguette Box
    As I approach my last few months in Seattle, I have complied a list of different eats and drinks that I am set on trying. Some of these eats will be repeated enjoyments, while others are new endeavors. These eats and drinks range from classic...
  • Broccoli Fights Cancer
    New research on how broccoli fights cancer
    Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli have been thought to contain nutrients that fight cancer. Researchers have zeroed in on sulforaphane and identified one of the mechanisms by which these foods can stop cancer in its tracks.Researchers from...