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For women who are fortunate enough to have a healthy pregnancy, most doctors highly recommend at least doing light workouts during much of the nine-month term. Women will understandably see a decrease from their normal endurance levels at times during the pregnancy and should work closely...

If you have a spring break trip planned or other warm-weather vacation coming up soon where you’ll want to look good, it’s not too late to shape up. Whether you’ve been exercising a little bit, or not at all there are several things you can do...

Strength training with weights can help people of just about any age, from teenagers to people in their 80s or 90s. Who knows, maybe there are even some 100-year-olds who do light arm curls or leg lifts. Recently, my mother-in-law who is in her 60s was...

You’ve seen the commercials: 10 minutes a day and you’ll have a flat stomach. Wear this special belt and it will melt away fat. Blah, blah, blah. Just like with life in general, when it comes to advertisements to trim your belly fat, if it sounds...

No matter how hard you ride or run, and no matter how determined your spirit, if you don’t fuel your body correctly you’ll underachieve. Here are five important eating and drinking tips for advanced bikers and runners to follow: 1. Sip on a sports drink throughout your...

Did you over indulge a little bit at your Super bowl party? Or, maybe you even “Super” indulged, easily taking in more calories than there were total yards in the New Orleans Saints’ 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night. It’s not hard to lose...

Achilles was a hero of the Trojan War in Greek mythology. He was the main character and the greatest warrior in Homer’s “Iliad.” However, legend stated that he died due to an arrow shot into his heel, and the “Achilles’ heel” has come to mean a...

People looking for an excellent way to get a cardio workout should consider using an elliptical machine. Here are six attributes that make an elliptical a great machine for people to work out on: * The elliptical is very easy on joints and bones. * For people who...

A recent speaker at the college in the city I live in offered some great wellness tips that everyone can learn from. The biggest point I took from Dr. Michael Roizen's talk as part of a wellness series of speakers was that no matter what kind...

Stuck inside during the cold winter months? It’s not as bad as you think for people who have a treadmill to exercise on. Here are 10 reasons to really appreciate your treadmill - and avoid developing a case of cabin fever. 1. Let it snow, let is snow,...