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You’ve made time to get to the gym, worked hard and left satisfied with your effort. But there’s one more thing to take care of next: your appetite. Soon you’ll be hungry because of the extra calories you’ve burned. To avoid having the munchies the rest of...

Ideally, each of us who wanted to follow a workout routine would have a professional trainer there to help us. The trainer could come up with a workout program and then be there to help us with motivation and tips along the way. The truth is that...

As we get older, unfortunately our joints get creakier. That’s just the way it is, but through exercise and knowledge it’s possible to keep your joints working a lot better a lot longer than they would otherwise. The older you are, probably the more stiff you feel...

Most people would probably like to strengthen their core muscles. In my Jan. 21 blog, I listed many reasons why having a strong core can improve your overall physical and even mental health. Core strength allows the abs and back to correctly support the spine. When...

People with a strong core - the muscles from the hips to shoulders- are naturally going to look better. Their posture will be better aligned and most likely they’ll be trimmer than people who don’t pay much attention to fitness. Did you know there are a...

Are you looking to cross train during the cold winter months? Or, maybe you’re just looking for a fun way to change things up from day after day of doing the same basic workouts inside. In the warmer months there are a seemingly endless number of...

If you’re open-minded enough to be reading this, then chances are you’re willing to try jump-roping as part of your fitness routine. Jumping rope was fun for most of us as kids and it can be a great part of your workout routine, too. Here are some...

One of the first exercises most people learn as children is jumping rope. Turns out, it’s an activity that can serve people well throughout most of their lives, too. If you’re fit enough to jump up and down more than a few times, you should be OK...

In many parts of the country chances are you won’t be riding your bike much in the winter. Hours of riding trails, or maybe even days at a time if you take long-distance trips, can seem like distant memories as snow and ice cover the roads. Chances...

Chances are that high school or college baseball, and women’s fast pitch softball players, will have regimented offseason workout programs to follow that their coaches gave them. For adult recreational athletes who play baseball or slowpitch softball, they might not be quite as sure what kind...