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4 Tips for Taming Stress

4 Tips for Taming Stress

You may have circled a couple of red-letter days on your calendar–days you know are going to be stressful. Maybe you’ve got a deadline approaching at work, a dental appointment or a wedding to attend. During these times, at least we’ ...
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 ...
Get Pumped With a Partner: 5 Couples’ Workouts

Get Pumped With a Partner: 5 Couples’ Workouts

Working out solo has its benefits: you stay focused, you choose the activities and no one has to see (or smell) you sweat. But if your partner is health-minded, like you, exercising together every once in a while has its perks, too. For starters, pai ...
Is Weight Lost in the Gym…or the Kitchen?

Is Weight Lost in the Gym…or the Kitchen?

I often hear the complaint: “I’m working out almost every day, but my weight won’t budge.” What many people don’t realize is that exercise is the easy part. Learning to eat right–and sticking with a healthy-eating ...
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&# ...
4 Ways to Fight Stress–And Win!

4 Ways to Fight Stress–And Win!

Between juggling careers, family life, friendships and everything in between, women have little time to care for themselves. It’s no wonder our stress levels are so high. Too much stress can lead to all sorts of problems, from irritability and ...