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With the end of February rapidly approaching, this is the time of year when cabin fever can really start to set in in cold weather states - especially for kids. Here are five winter fitness ideas for kids - and these may help adults get a...

When it comes to gaining size in the weight room, unfortunately there’s a lot of bad advice out there. Based on years of talking to trainers and my own personal experiences in the gym — here are four muscle-building tips you can take to the bank,...

More women than ever are lifting weights and following strength training programs and that’s great to see. What’s not so great to see is that training injuries among women have jumped a whopping 63 percent. Here are six strength training mistakes to avoid: SKIPPING THE WARM-UP — It’s...

People have long suspected that exercise helped clean the body’s toxins out, but now there’s actual proof that this takes place. A recent study actually proves that intracellular housecleaning takes place during exercise in mice. Scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas studied...

There are countless fad diets and gimmicks associated with weight loss. Losing weight may be largely cosmetic for some people, but for others with weightier problems it’s literally a life and death matter. According to numerous reports, more than 25 percent of Americans had pre-diabetes and another...

Everyone should know by now that drinking water is an important part of getting a good workout. You need to drink water before, during and after to avoid getting dehydrated. Here are four other drinks that will help boost your workout: 1. Chocolate milk - Drinking low-fat...

If you are hungry near bedtime, don’t believe the urban myth that eating late will always cause you to gain weight. There are some sensible snacks you can eat that may actually help you sleep better without packing on the pounds. However, if you eat the wrong...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the fifth in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). Whole Body Vibration Training (WBV), also known as Accelerated Vibration Training (AVT), stimulates the body’s reflexes...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the fourth in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). There are many more exercises that can be done on a vibration training machine, such as...

(Note: It’s Vibration Training Week here at At Home Fitness. This is the third in a five-part series in which we’ll feature information on this increasingly popular area of fitness). There are nowhere near as many vibration machines on the market as say treadmills or ellipticals,...