women's fitness

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    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...
  2. Healthy Recipes

    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  5. Health & Wellness

    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...
  6. Well-being

    Does stress make you fat?

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    Metabolism is the latest buzzword when it comes to weight management. Metabolism, or basal metabolic rate, is the number of calories...
  7. Well-being

    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...
  8. Well-being

    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...
  9. Workouts

    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...
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    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,...
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    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...
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    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...
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    4 Ways to get and stay motivated to work out

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    Sure, a great pair of shoes and an awesome cardio routine are important tools at the gym, but trainers say the most important aspect...
  14. Diet

    How to start a walking fitness program

    Walking is a free and easy way to lose weight, improve your health and feel great about your appearance. It requires little fitness...
  15. Diet

    How to burn more fat at every work out

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    The goal of any work out is burning fat. And while 30 minutes biking, weight training or swimming jump starts your body’s...
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    10 Fitness myths busted and what really works

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    You’ve heard crunches are the cure-all for the lower belly pooch. You’ve seen fellow joggers lugging dumbbells on their treks....
  17. Workouts

    Favorite celebrity workouts: How to do them at home

    Staying in shape is part of the job when you're a celebrity. Kate Hudson mixes boxing, agility drills and jumping to keep fit....
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    How to tone: Your calves

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    Toned, shapely calf muscles look great whether you're wearing shorts, a skirt or capris. These all-important muscles often take a...
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    Real women share: My must-have workout gear

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    You're late and running out the door to your workout. Quick: What's the one fitness item you take with you? We asked women about...
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    Outdoor exercises to bust you out of your gym rut

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    If the treadmill or gym is your best friend when it comes to getting fit, consider taking it outside. In addition to fitness...