fitness

  1. Letter from the Editor

    What's new on SheKnows TV

    Have you seen SheKnows TV recently? We've had a lot going on over here as we worked to bring you our newest SheKnows shows. Browse a...
  2. Exercise & Fitness

    Winter woes? Yoga will boost your mood

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    As the days darken and the barometer drops, it can be hard to keep your mood upbeat. So we turned to YuMee Chung, a certified...
  3. Exercise & Fitness

    How to become an Olympic athlete

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    ESPN challenged average American woman Kathryn Bertine – writer, waitress and former pro figure skater – to train in nine sports on...
  4. Children's Health

    Social network promotes girls and sports

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    With rising obesity rates for kids and more time spent sitting in front of the TV and computer, adults need to encourage young...
  5. Conditions

    Top 10 Exercises for women with rheumatoid arthritis

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    Exercise is important for women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) because the right exercises can help relieve joint pain and build...
  6. Losing Weight

    Weight-loss obsession can make you fat

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    Americans are in big trouble, with almost seven out of 10 overweight or obese – and if things remain the same, this figure will...
  7. Exercise & Fitness

    Yoga injuries on the rise in women

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    Over the past few years at Hospital for Special Surgery, I’ve seen an increase in patients with hand or wrist pain brought on by...
  8. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Foods that boost sports performance

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    Whether you train to compete or thrive on fitness progress you make at the gym, the foods you eat are as important as the way you...
  9. Exercise & Fitness

    Confused about exercise?

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    With all of the information available online, it can be easy to feel confused about the best ways to get fit. A plethora of...
  10. Losing Weight

    The 5 best ways to reduce body fat

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    The average American gains five pounds a year, every year over the age of 30. Some estimate that 50 or even 60 percent of our...
  11. Exercise & Fitness

    Quick 15-minute fitness routines for your busy life

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    Women everywhere struggle with finding time to exercise. Between going to work and taking care of the family, our schedules often...
  12. Exercise & Fitness

    8 Exercise must-haves for fall fitness

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    The changing season means it’s time to change your fitness plans. Cooler weather, the boring workout blues and the upcoming holiday...
  13. Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

    The best exercises for breast cancer survivors

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    No matter what type of breast cancer treatments you've had, exercise can help you regain your strength as well as your ability to...
  14. Bed and bath

    Get steamy: saunas, steam rooms, and steam showers

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    One of the best things about staying in a hotel or at a resort is the luxury of indulging in a hot sauna, steam room, or steam...
  15. Heart Health

    3 Cardio routines you can do without the gym

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    Work, home obligations or simply a desire to avoid hot, sweaty, crowded places may be enough to make you want to skip a trip to the...
  16. Heart Health

    How to increase your cardio calorie burn

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    If you're like most women, you want the most calorie-burning bang for your buck when you make time to exercise . After all, who has...
  17. Exercise & Fitness

    Workout options that are good for body and mind

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    Ever notice how much better you feel after a workout? An annoying work problem may not seem quite so bad after a good sweat, and you...
  18. Exercise & Fitness

    10 Fitness quick tips

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    Sure, going to the gym or waking up before the kids for an early morning run will help you burn calories, get toned and slim down,...
  19. Exercise & Fitness

    How to tone: Your thighs

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    Your thighs are among the most powerful parts of your body. Just think of all the walking, jumping, running and climbing up and down...
  20. Exercise & Fitness

    How to tone: Your glutes

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    The glutes: That area most women want to tone, lift and shape. Beyond looking great in your jeans or snug-fitting dress, your glutes...