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Most people know the importance of getting a good cardiovascular workout. Also known as aerobic exercise, cardio strengthens your heart, strengthens lungs and increases lung capacity, elevates the metabolism level, burns calories, helps you lose weight and reduce stress, increases energy and can even help you...

You’re going to the gym regularly, working hard and getting stronger. But you still aren’t getting toned up the way you’d like, especially around the midsection. Chances are you need to transfer some of the energy and dedication you bring toward exercising to improving your diet. Changing your...

If getting older is making it tougher and tougher to go running or get a good cardio workout, try stretching more to loosen up your muscles more before and after workouts. To really get into the workout nice and limber, try warming up more beforehand and...

After a woman gives birth there’s a great deal to think about. It can seem like a full-time job to regularly feed and diaper the baby, feed herself, and do other chores. It gets easier over the first few weeks and months and that’s also when a...

For people who live in cold-weather states, the fast approaching winter months can bring on the blues in a hurry. Cabin fever can leave you feeling blue. A lack of sun and cold weather are the two most well-known contributors to this, but not getting the...

It doesn’t take much imagination for people working out inside on a treadmill or exercise bike to picture themselves taking the workout machine outdoors. But riding an elliptical out into the fresh air, that was an unlikely daydream until the creator of the ElliptiGO came along. The...

Have you ever bellied up to a restaurant table and logged a triple-double? I call that having an appetizer, main meal and dessert. If you do that, you will likely notice the final statistics at the scale the next day for sure - and they won’t be...

Even some of the most fit people out there can fall into a fitness rut, where it seems hard to break out of a plateau. To get yourself going again you need to change things up. Here are five tips to freshen up your workout in...

If you do anything the same way, over and over, it will become boring. That naturally applies to exercise as well. If your workouts are starting to get stale, or have been flat for a while, it’s time to change things up. Here are five tips to...

  Author’s warning: Perform these stunts at your own risk. And if you are going to do them, it’s advised to be able to bench press at least 350 pounds, or have a friend with you who can do that. 10. Over-braced, over-padded guy - Strap up like you’ve...