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This is the first in a four-part series on women’s fitness tips. I have spoken with trainers and female athletes to help come up with today’s list of seven essential exercises women should do. 1. Cardio - Women should get cardio exercises in at least 3-4...

Spring is just around the corner and many people are working out in the gym in order to try and firm up so they don’t emerge on the beach looking like they were hibernating bears. It’s important to not only exercise consistently, but to eat right...

We hear all the time that children in the USA are getting fatter and fatter, and less and less active. What can you do as a parent to help ensure that your kids will be fit for life? Here are some tips to get your young kid...

For women who are fortunate enough to have a healthy pregnancy, most doctors highly recommend at least doing light workouts during much of the nine-month term. Women will understandably see a decrease from their normal endurance levels at times during the pregnancy and should work closely...

If you have a spring break trip planned or other warm-weather vacation coming up soon where you’ll want to look good, it’s not too late to shape up. Whether you’ve been exercising a little bit, or not at all there are several things you can do...

Strength training with weights can help people of just about any age, from teenagers to people in their 80s or 90s. Who knows, maybe there are even some 100-year-olds who do light arm curls or leg lifts. Recently, my mother-in-law who is in her 60s was...

You’ve seen the commercials: 10 minutes a day and you’ll have a flat stomach. Wear this special belt and it will melt away fat. Blah, blah, blah. Just like with life in general, when it comes to advertisements to trim your belly fat, if it sounds...

No matter how hard you ride or run, and no matter how determined your spirit, if you don’t fuel your body correctly you’ll underachieve. Here are five important eating and drinking tips for advanced bikers and runners to follow: 1. Sip on a sports drink throughout your...

Did you over indulge a little bit at your Super bowl party? Or, maybe you even “Super” indulged, easily taking in more calories than there were total yards in the New Orleans Saints’ 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night. It’s not hard to lose...

Achilles was a hero of the Trojan War in Greek mythology. He was the main character and the greatest warrior in Homer’s “Iliad.” However, legend stated that he died due to an arrow shot into his heel, and the “Achilles’ heel” has come to mean a...