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Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

It’s like termites gnawing away at your house’s foundation. From the inside out, stress breaks you down. Whether it surfaces severely as panic attacks or as gradual weight gain, stress is your fit body’s worst enemy. Though exercising helps relieve s ...
How to Train Like an Athlete

How to Train Like an Athlete

Sure, Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world and you may never even touch the dust from his heels, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying. There’s an athlete in you (yes, you!), and it’s itching to make a debut. No, you don’t need to take an onl ...
What Time of Day is Best for Exercise?

What Time of Day is Best for Exercise?

A friend recently posted a question on Facebook: What time of day do you like to work out? Answers varied, but most chose morning as their favorite time to exercise. For many people, getting to the gym bright and early is an ideal start to the day. B ...
Tips for Picking the Best Workout Shoes

Tips for Picking the Best Workout Shoes

So you’re due for a new pair of workout shoes. If it’s been awhile since you last stepped foot a sporting goods store, be prepared to be overwhelmed. You’ll be facing row upon row of different styles, colors and features, with littl ...
6 Post-Workout Recovery Tips for Women

6 Post-Workout Recovery Tips for Women

What exactly does it mean to recover after a workout?   Whether you’re strength training, running, spinning or dancing, your body needs time to repair and re-energize after exercise. During strenuous physical activity, muscle tissue breaks down ...
Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Repeat after me, ladies: strength training, lifting dumbbells and entering the free-weight area of the gym are not going to make me look like a man.While it seems like a logical progression””lift weights, build muscle, turn into a bodybuilder&# ...