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5 Tips to Improve Your Focus During Workouts

5 Tips to Improve Your Focus During Workouts

Exercise can be fun, but unless you’re mountain climbing or white-water rafting, it isn’t always the most thrilling activity in your day. Minutes can feel like hours when you’re on the treadmill, and doing the same weight-training sets over and over ...
5 Multitasking Exercises to Maximize Workouts

5 Multitasking Exercises to Maximize Workouts

From a hectic work schedule to a calendar packed with kids’ activities, there are plenty of (good) reasons you may not have time to get to the gym every day. When you do manage to squeeze in a workout, you may hit other obstacles, like a big crowd ke ...
How to Prevent & Care for Blisters (Ouch!)

How to Prevent & Care for Blisters (Ouch!)

New shoes? Sign me up. The blisters that come when you break them in? No thanks! These pesky little (or sometimes big) bumps that bubble up on your heels, ankles and sides of your feet are caused by outer layers of skin rubbing together, thanks to a ...
6 Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Exercise

6 Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Exercise

The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping—so what are you doing still exercising indoors at a gym? This time of year – when it’s not too hot, not too cold – is ideal for outdoor workouts. Taking your routine to the street (or your yard, a park ...
5 Habits of Dedicated Gym-Goers

5 Habits of Dedicated Gym-Goers

Do you ever notice those people in the gym—the ones who are always there, with their seemingly perfect bodies and endless determination? It’s easy to think they must never leave, never eat and keep some highly guarded secrets for looking (and likely ...
5 Tricks to Make Lifting Weights Easier

5 Tricks to Make Lifting Weights Easier

No one said building a strong, sculpted body was going to be easy. But the many benefits of weight training (besides donning svelte arms in sleeveless shirts this summer!) have convinced you to start lifting. With dumbbells in hand and many reps ahea ...
6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

Why does it always seem that the minute you decide to clean up your diet and make healthier choices the food cravings kick in? It’s been weeks, maybe months, since you’ve wanted a candy bar, but now it’s all you can think about. The mind is a very st ...