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Functional training is a type of exercise that involves training the body for the activities performed in daily life. While traditional weightlifting exercises usually target only one muscle for each exercise, functional training targets multiple body parts. Emerging originally as a way for people to train for...

Time. Despite all of the high-tech advances in our society, it seems more and more that we have less of it. It can be hard for many of us to find time to go to the gym, so when we do it’s important to be as...

High blood pressure is one of the leading causes of serious health problems. It contributes directly to more than 15 percent of the deaths in the U.S., according to a recent Harvard study. Called the “silent killer,” high blood pressure shows few if any symptoms, but...

Continuing with our series on “Ways to improve your workout,” here are five more suggestions to help you rise above the average men and women in the crowd. 1. Strive for quality over quantity - Try to make each workout session the very best you can,...

Those of us who are regulars in the gym are always looking for an edge. Ways to get even stronger, run faster or jump higher. If you are willing to put in the time, you will notice good results. But to truly reach your peak level,...

Rowing machines may not be the first thing most people think of when it comes to important equipment in a gym, or even in the top five or more pieces, but they are one of the best machines you can use. Few low-impact exercises can...

There are countless machines on the market to work out abdominal muscles, but one of the best is the Ab Coaster. This machine is extremely sturdy and durable, easy to use and works the abs well. It also comes with a 30-day trial offer. People should know...

Most people who have been to a gym recently have either seen a stability ball, aka exercise ball, or actually used one. Many people may not know how many different ways an exercise ball can enhance their workout. Here are five reasons why they can help...

Today concludes our look at ways to make exercising more fun. Here are five more ideas, highlighted by tips for changing up your workouts and setting goals. 1. Cross train - If you can’t stand being on the treadmill for a long time, mix up your...

Continuing with our series on ways to make exercise more enjoyable, here are five more suggestions which center around goal-setting and charting your progress. 1. Create a workout plan - You wouldn’t set out on a long drive without knowing what roads you’ll take - you’d...