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Expect the Start-Up to Feel Strange

The first steps on the road to fitness can be bumpy, but if you know what to expect, you can install some emotional shock...

General Guidelines for Weight Work

Weight training is important, no matter which method or equipment you select. As far as your muscles are concerned, it doesn't really matter whether...

Weight Machines

The main benefit of weight machines is that they are easy to use and are comparatively safe. They are suited to beginners, because in...

Reality Check

Changing your inactive lifestyle into an active one is not easy, but it is possible. Because so many New Year's resolution-makers and beginning exercisers...

Be Your Body’s Best Friend

Once you set yourself up with a slim-down, shape-up goal and decide to get going, it's tempting to join a health club, buy a...

Stretching Basics

Stretching is not only important to overall fitness and often neglected, but the more you stretch the more flexible you will become. However, stretching...

Weight a Minute 2

Fitness experts concur that your body-mass index and other factors are better indications of fitness than just your body weight, but most of us...

Today is the first day of the rest of your life

This slogan might date back to the era of flower power, smiley faces, and tie-dye shirts, but it's held up better than all those...

Tune Your TV for Fitness

If you like the idea of working out at home, but never seem to put the tape into the VCR, a television exercise show...

The motivation game

Different things motivate different people to get fit, so first and foremost, it’s essential to find the key to start your engine! If you’re...

Fitness: Your Cheapest Health Insurance

The American Heart Association and its affiliated American Stroke Association are worried. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the number-one killer of women over 25-half...

Analyzing Where You Are Now

It's one thing to vow to "get in shape" or to "lose some weight" but to be successful, you need to set specific goals...

Stand Tall, Stand Proud

Remember your mother telling you to sit or stand up straight and not to slouch? She was right. Once you decide to shape up,...

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Pace Yourself or Push Yourself?

We all know the fable about the hare and the tortoise, in which the hare bounds from the starting line energetically, hops about erratically,...

Teaming Up with a Workout Buddy

If you have trouble getting to the gym or going out for that walk or run, make a standing date with a friend. It'll...

Making Fitness an Attainable Personal Goal

People are always making resolutions to get in shape. To lose some weight. To tone up. To firm up. They say they'll start the...

Rules of the Fitness Road

Being active brings about a different mindset than being the proverbial couch potato. You begin to look at what you consume in terms of...

Fitness Starts with Setting Goals

Would you plan a dinner party without a menu or recipes? Would you begin a woodworking or sewing project without a plan or a...

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