fitness tips

  1. Children's Health

    Preparing the student athlete for sports season

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    Months of schlepping gear to and from practice and long workout sessions have you and your child excited for the new sports season....
  2. Women's Health

    7 Best exercises during your period

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    Studies vary widely regarding menstruation's effects on workouts. Some say it helps, while others say it harms. Still others say...
  3. Workouts

    Improve your running with dynamic stretches

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    If you skip one part of your exercise routine it's likely stretching. If it doesn't shape, tone or help you burn calories who needs...
  4. Diet

    Bikini-friendly fitness tips

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    Warm summer weather should get us outside for a run or laps in the pool, but often we’d rather lounge on a deck chair and sip --...
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    Going the distance: Destination races

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    When you think of going on vacation, you probably don’t think about doing too much other than sipping fruity cocktails, lying on the...
  6. Workouts

    Karina Smirnoff drills us with her dance fitness secrets

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    If you've ever prayed for a workout that is actually fun, Karina Smirnoff swears that your prayers have been answered. Besides...
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    Focus on your core for a better body

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    Achieving a strong, toned physique is a common goal for many, but the path to getting Jennifer Anniston’s legs, Cameron Diaz’s...
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    Swimming tips for top fitness

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    Let's be honest: The only sure-fire way to stick with a fitness program is to find something you enjoy. Like going on a grapefruit...
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    5 Summer-ready abs exercises

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    If bathing suit shopping makes you wish for an icy, freezing snowstorm, it may be time to get those abs in summer shape. Keep in...
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    Hot or Cold: Which treatment best for exercise injuries?

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    It's bad enough you tripped in front of that hot guy in aerobics class, but now you have a sore knee to show for it. What do you do?...
  11. Fashion & Style

    Hot weather beauty & body care tips: Summer beauty head to toe

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    When it's hot outside, that means a lot of work for your beauty regimen: Getting in good shape to wear a swimsuit, taking care of...
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    How to get toned with yoga

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    Madonna, Gwyneth, and Jennifer do it, and so can you. Yoga that is. Sculpting, strengthening, and stretching like the celebrities...
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    Couples fitness: Tips for going on an exercise date

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    Dating newsflash: Dinner and a movie can be detrimental to your waistline. That romantic glass of wine (or two) and a box of...
  14. Diet

    What to eat before and after a workout

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    It seems every other day, new research tells you something different about how to eat when you exercise. Cardio on an empty stomach...
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    Earth Day fitness: Must-have eco-friendly fitness gear

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    Just in time for Earth Day, get moving with these fabulous eco-friendly fitness finds in exercise wear and gear! Good for you and...
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    Outdoor fitness: Kick and toss your way into shape

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    If you're like most people, you've had your fill of winter weather. It's finally time to trade in that boring treadmill workout for...
  17. Diet

    5 Healthy habits for summer slimdown

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    Spring’s here and summer is near, and you're starting to panic about your slimdown for bikini season. Though quick-fix crash diets...
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    Ditch the gym every day of the week

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    Do you struggle to drag yourself into the gym on warm, sunny days? Don’t bother. Exercising outdoors – a literal breath of fresh air...
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    5 Dangerous gym practices

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    Tripping over your own feet in aerobics class may be embarrassing, but it's not likely to result in serious injury to anything aside...
  20. Diet

    Why you should find your cardio zone

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    Even if you don't regularly track your heart rate, chances are you've checked it while on the elliptical trainer just to see what it...