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Leg strength is at the base of everything you do. If you can build strong, powerful legs then it will be the base for total body fitness. Building strong legs also takes harder work than exercising the upper body. It will take determination, lots of sweat and...

There are many reasons some people might want to improve their bench press. Athletes on sports teams are often graded or evaluated by coaches on their bench press, a strong bench press helps improve overall upper body strength and, lastly, it’s a good status symbol...

This is the first in a four-part series on how to increase your strength. Today we take a look at minor changes that can bring out your best workout. There are some people who go through workouts with low-impact, low-intensity approaches. And that’s perfectly fine for...

Stretching is one of the most best things people can do for themselves each day, but very often it’s not done correctly. Or done even at all. Here are some stretching dos and don’ts to help you go through life feeling more flexible. Don’t stretch before workouts A...

Do you want to tone up in a hurry and drop a few pounds in the process? Here are five tips to lose five pounds in a matter of a week or so. 1. Do high-impact workouts - Instead of plodding along on the treadmill or elliptical...

Spring training may have just ended for Major League Baseball players, but chances are it’s still going on for weekend warriors - aka amateur athletes and fitness gurus like myself and most others. In many parts of the country it was a long winter and we...

Just because the weather is getting nicer in many parts of the country does it mean it’s time to forget doing treadmill workouts. There are still many good reasons to perform some or most of your training on a treadmill rather than running outside. As far as...

[caption id="attachment_763" align="alignright" width="479" caption="At Home Fitness consultant Aaron Dorksen sits atop Peralta Trail in Arizona, with Weaver's Needle in the background."][/caption]During my recent trip to Arizona I was fortunate enough to go on several long hikes and bike rides. There are lots of amazing...

This is the second in a three-part series on mountain biking. Today standout skier/mountain biker/daredevil Adam “O.J.” Schinness offers tips for beginners. There are mountain bike trails in every state in the country and they provide great cross training when combined with your treadmill, exercise bike...