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When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

You’re automatically exempt from exercise if you’re seriously injured or contagiously ill. That’s a no-brainer. But then there are days when you aren’t at your best or motivation has gone MIA. You have to ask yourself: is it okay to skip the gym just ...
7 Ways Women Can Stay Fit and Healthy Over 40

7 Ways Women Can Stay Fit and Healthy Over 40

Turning 40 is a milestone that most women dread, but after the candles are blown out and life carries on, we start to realize that this decade really isn’t that bad. For one thing, women this age typically are more comfortable in their skin, mo ...
5 Reasons to Start Stretching Today

5 Reasons to Start Stretching Today

Remember the days when bending down to touch your toes was as easy as”¦that? Now that you’re older, moving your body in certain ways may be trickier, especially if you’re not active or haven’t spent much time stretching over t ...
A Quick & Easy Stretching Routine

A Quick & Easy Stretching Routine

I have to confess: Even though I’m well aware of its importance, I don’t stretch as often as I should. I’ve always been flexible, so not stretching every day didn’t seem to have much of an impact on me. But over the years, and ...
The 3 Es of an Effective Warm Up

The 3 Es of an Effective Warm Up

Q: Do you have any tips to help prepare or warm up for an intense training session? Brandon Marsh answers: A: Warming up is important before ANY training session. You’re probably thinking that you don’t have time to warm up and cool down. ...
Wrap Up Workouts with a Good Stretch

Wrap Up Workouts with a Good Stretch

Most people know that stretching before a workout is a good idea. But post-workout stretching is important, too. Learn why, and find out which stretches are best, in this video tip from fitness expert Nicole Wilkins. ...