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4 Ways to Measure Your Body Fat

4 Ways to Measure Your Body Fat

Like dental checkups, vacuuming under the couch or grocery trips after a day at the office, measuring body fat is something many of us dread and dodge. But with that new bathing suit hanging in the closet and beach days being added to the calendar, k ...
Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

You may be counting down the minutes remaining in your two-mile run or the speed at which you’re curling that dumbbell, but I bet the last thing on your mind when you’re working out is whether you’re breathing properly. Big mistake. If you’re not pay ...
Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

You just had a baby. Your tummy’s seen flatter days, and after months of seeing that number on the scale go up, up, up, you probably can’t wait to see it go down, down, down… But how are you supposed to exercise when you’ve got an infant in your care ...
5 Ways Exercise Can Help You Beat Stress

5 Ways Exercise Can Help You Beat Stress

When stress gets the best of us, the signs often show up on the outside: breakouts, under eye circles, a worn-out look. But what about the effects stress has on your insides? Headaches, stomach aches, irritability and fatigue are just a few ways stre ...
6 Tips for a Better Bike Workout

6 Tips for a Better Bike Workout

Looking for a great 30-minute workout that can burn 400 calories, work multiple muscle groups and let you get some fresh air? Roll that bike out of the garage. Not only is riding good cardio exercise, it works leg and core muscles and saves you from ...