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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...

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If you are already a person who’s active, exercises regularly and is healthy, congratulations! But what if you’re spouse is not on board with a similar fitness plan? Or worse yet, they actually have an opposite, stagnant lifestyle in which he or she has gained excessive...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="229" caption="ElliptiGO Elliptical Bike"][/caption] I saw two people riding around a city block recently on something that looked like a bike, but operated unlike any other bike I’d ever seen. As they came toward me, I yelled, “What are you riding?” They slowed down a...

One of the most popular pieces of equipment in any gym today is the elliptical machine. There’s sure to be a model that fits your training and budget needs. Some of the leading models are: Octane Fitness Q35c Elliptical, Life Fitness X8 Basic Elliptical, Vision...

People who run regularly may suffer from runner’s knee, especially those who put in long-distance miles of training. Among marathon runners especially, knee injuries have been found to be the most common setback. Runner’s knee, aka patellofemoral pain syndrome, makes up about a ¼ of knee...

Not too many things will slow a person’s exercise progress like knee pain. Most of us have experienced knee pain to one degree or another, but there are ways to limit discomfort and avoid injury. Knee pain is usually caused by either an acute injury or due...

It turns out massage therapy is not just for pampering people. If you’re looking to get an edge in your athletic performance, or work through a nagging injury, more and more doctors, trainers and coaches are recommending athletes to work with a licensed massage therapist. Massages don’t...

We’ve all done it - gotten ourselves to the gym for a workout and then wondered later why it didn’t go real well. Chances are you wasted valuable time and that was why you had a sub-par day of exercising. If people know what the problem areas...