Fitness Advice

Is Fitness Testing Right for Me?

Many athletes have questioned if their exercise program was working at some point in their training. Should they be doing more of a particular kind of exercise to enhance their performance? Is there a way they could better achieve the results they desire? From high-performance endurance athletes to weekend warriors …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Workout

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and you’re slowly beginning to shed layers of clothing. And while many people view the season as a time to declutter, host a garage sale or clean out closets and kitchens, it’s also a …

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Fitness Advice

7 Tips for Weekend Warrior Athletes

The term “weekend warrior” has long held a somewhat negative connotation. It’s meant to describe someone who exercises only on weekends. If you play golf on Saturdays and hit the gym on Sundays, but remained chained to your desk the rest of the week you could fall into this category. …

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Living an Active Lifestyle

5 Tips to Spring Back into Fitness

Now that winter is winding down, you may be itching to get back outside and get moving. With all of the eating, drinking and merry-making from the holidays, your workouts may have taken a backseat. Or maybe you suffered from an injury or got sick. Whatever the reason for your …

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Exercise Ideas & Tips

Are You Working Out Hard Enough?

It’s not exactly news that working out is beneficial for your overall health – especially your heart. Exercising lowers your risk of suffering a heart attack, increases your chances of survival if you do have one, and prevents a host of other issues, such as obesity and diabetes, that can …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips

Get Moving with Online Fitness Communities

The research is unequivocal: People who work out in tandem are more likely to achieve their fitness goals than those who go it alone. Align yourself with a community of people who have similar objectives and you’ll not only be held accountable for your efforts, but you may also benefit …

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Staying Fit
Man checks his fitness tracker, one of the top fitness trends of 2017.

Top Fitness Trends of 2017

Some fads come and go. Others stick around. When it comes to fitness, the best trends are those that embody tried-and-true advice. As you try to recommit to your resolutions or look to make a fresh start now that spring is around the corner, it’s also the perfect chance to …

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Exercise Ideas & Tips
woman doing core exercises for back pain

Living with Back Pain? 5 Core Exercises You Need

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain on a routine basis. This problem increases with age, as bone mass diminishes, muscles stiffen, and discs begin to lose fluid and flexibility. If you’re overweight and mostly sedentary, you’re at even greater risk of developing back problems. The good news: relief for …

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Heart Health

Returning to Life After a Heart Attack

Having a heart attack can be one of the most frightening experiences many people endure. The pain and fear in that moment, the worry of the unknown and the desperation to reevaluate your life are all difficult challenges to surmount. Another tough climb that comes after suffering a heart attack …

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Fitness Ideas & Tips

Stay Fit with Easy Desk Exercises

Experts agree, sitting in a chair all day is one of the worst things you can do for your body. Yet, many of us are glued to our desks 8-10 hours a day. By the time you get home, your metabolism has slowed and you’re low on energy, so you …

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