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Make Fitness Fun

Posted January 29, 2018

5 playground-style exercises to keep you in shape

Staying fit doesn’t have to mean clocking hours at the gym. As long as you’re moving your body, getting… Read More


Back-Friendly Ab Workouts

Posted April 20, 2015

Your typical abdominal and core-strengthening exercises can be painful when your back is injured or strained. Some ab exercises, if not done properly, can even cause… Read More


Economical Exercise

Posted March 20, 2014

Stretching your fitness budget
A hundred years ago, “working out” and purchasing fitness equipment or a gym membership would have seemed absurd because life itself was work…. Read More


No Pain, No Gain?

Posted July 10, 2012

What causes muscle soreness?

Everyone’s bodies respond differently to exercise, but a conditioned athlete is just as likely… Read More


No Gym Membership? No Problem.

Posted October 04, 2011

Effective Circuit Training in Your Home

Plenty of exercises can be done at home with little or no equipment.
Below are tips on how to create at-home… Read More


Add Some Kick to Your Routine

Posted August 06, 2010

Try kickboxing for a total body workout
Kickboxing is a total body workout that totally kicks butt! It can increase your stamina, flexibility and strength. You’ll also… Read More


Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Posted November 09, 2009

Get a Leg Up with Exercise

Arthritis causes pain and stiffness but contrary to what you might think, exercise may help relieve both symptoms. Before you do… Read More