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EXERCISE TIPS

Exercises to Tone Your Pelvic Floor
You may have heard of Kegel exercises. But what are they, and why should you do them?Kegels help tone muscles in your pelvic floor—the structure responsible for holding your bladder, bowe...
Pumping Up Your Pecs
The pectorals—the broad, fan-like muscles that give definition to the chest—help make the male physique. The pecs aren’t just beauty muscles, however: Strong pectorals give you the streng...
5 Exercise Tips for Every Woman Over 50
You’ve heard it said that age is just a number. However, age is really two numbers: how old the calendar says you are...and how old you feel. Want to feel younger than your years? Then yo...
Two Exercises to Sculpt Your Core
Core work lies at the heart of any serious fitness program. Here are two surefire core blasters, courtesy of the American Council on Exercise.Bird-Dogs1. Start on hands and knees, with kn...
Staying In the Game: Injury Prevention
What do athletes, administrative assistants, factory/warehouse workers, card dealers, bus drivers and weekend warriors all have in common?They all engage in activities that involve repeti...
5 Ways Hemp Helps Athletes
From high-level professionals to weekend warriors, more and more athletes are using hemp to help them stay in the game.Take Christopher Steen, for example.Steen, of Peace, Kansas, hurt hi...
3 Medicine Ball Workouts
Want a total-body workout that will let you build power while becoming a better all-around athlete—…without spending thousands of dollars on fancy equipment?Get yourself a medicine ball.T...
A Yoga Type for Every Body
Numerous studies have shown yoga's effectiveness in helping people maintain peak well-being and deal with various health challenges. Choosing the right type of yoga and poses can get you ...
Hardcore Fitness: Tire Flips, Sledgehammers, Sled Pulls
Whether you are looking to enter the MMA combat ring, train for a mud run or just get into the best shape in your life, exercises such as tire flips, sledgehammer swings and sled pulls/pu...
A 7-Minute HIIT Workout
One way to maintain a healthy weight is to stay physically active. But sometimes you say to yourself, "I just don't have time."Oh, yes you do. The secret: HIIT.HIIT, or high-intensity int...
Choosing Free Weights
Looking to furnish your home gym? A set of free weights may be your best bet.Weight machines tend to be bulky and expensive; free weights allow you to perform a number of different exerci...
Exercising in Cold Weather
The weather may be frightful from time to time, but that's no reason to forego outdoor pursuits. If you trade exercise for sitting by the fire huddled there may be a heftier you to get mo...

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