Exercise & Fitness Tips

Experts all say that exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Whether youre just starting, getting better or have reached your peak fitness level, youll find some great routines hereplus motivational tips to get and keep you going.

Exercise How-To's

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How To Keep Your Balance Every year about one third of seniors take a tumble. Not all falls are serious, but they can be. In the past, several studies indicated that certain exercises could help seniors maintain stability, but now a new review of thirty-four studies confirms that exercise is the key to balance.The studies included in the analysis looked at more than 2,800 ...Read more

Foods for Fitness

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Foods That Make You Fat Turning another year older doesn’t mean you have to gain another pound. Yes, we all know that smaller portions and more time on the treadmill will help keep unwanted weight at bay. But a team of Harvard researchers got more specific and found which specific foods are making us fat. If Wavy Lays are your snack of choice, you may want t...Read more

Senior Fitness

Exercises for Seniors: What to Try It is common knowledge that everyone, at any age, benefits from daily exercise. Exercise becomes increasingly more important as we become older. According to the National Institute on Aging, there are multiple reasons why seniors should incorporate exercise into their daily lives.These reasons include: Increased strength and endurance Improves me...Read more

Celebrity Fitness

Martina Navratilova Shares Her Love of Fitness No coach tells Martina Navratilova to hit the gym anymore.After decades living a regimented and grueling schedule worthy of the world's greatest women's tennis player, she's the one who decides if, when and what games she plays.And these days, the 53-year-old favors a pick-up game of ice hockey near her Aspen home, completing the cycling leg of ...Read more

Exercise Guides

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The Complete Beginners Guide to Barefoot Running And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. -Kahlil Gibran When I first heard about barefoot running, several years ago, I was skeptical dont we need cushion to protect us from injuries, and why would I want to run barefoot, anyway?But several months ago, I read a few influential arti...Read more

Questions

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When is the Best Time to Exercise? Tell the truth: Do you religiously make that daily trip to the gym? Probably not. And who's to blame you? It's hard to find time in a busy day to work out. As a result, "exercise lunches" are beginning to turn traditional exercise schedules upside down. Many people are starting to swear by this growing trend -- running over to the gym during their ...Read more
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