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5 Ways to Bust Out of a Fitness Rut

5 Ways to Bust Out of a Fitness Rut

Whether you’re a cross-fit junkie, dedicated triathlete or three-day-a-week treadmill walker, there’s one thing everyone who works out regularly has in common: you eventually get bored. After weeks or months of doing the same exercise, in ...
5 Reasons to Try Resistance Training

5 Reasons to Try Resistance Training

Reluctant to try resistance training? Many women think it will make them look too muscular or that their routines are tough enough without it. But strength-building exercises are a smart addition to a healthy fitness plan, and they can be easily inco ...
Is Counting Calories Really Necessary?

Is Counting Calories Really Necessary?

It’s a common question for dieters: do I really have to count calories? As a personal trainer who counsels clients on nutrition, I feel that obsessing over numbers isn’t healthy. Knowing how your body feels, on the other hand, is. We̵ ...
Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Most of us aren’t strangers to caffeine. We count on our coffee to jump start the day or pour a great big cup of green tea when the afternoon slump sets in. But what about using caffeine to rev up a workout or help you lose weight? Is it a good ...
Keep Cramps out of Your Workout

Keep Cramps out of Your Workout

Powering through a tough workout, you’re nearing the end. And then it hits: a sharp, stabbing sensation in a muscle that halts you in your steps, maybe even causing you to double over in pain. Cramps are a nightmare””but they’re com ...
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. ...