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Taking Good Advice to Heart

February 18th, 2013

Taking Good Advice to Heart

In honor of American Heart Month this February, the American College of Cardiology conducted survey of more than 650 cardiologists—with hopes of understanding how the nation’s cardiologists took t

Better Playlist = Better Workout

February 15th, 2013

Better Playlist = Better Workout

A new study by Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, confirmed that people tend to stick to a ‘natural’ pace that minimizes physical exertion while running or walking, and won’t change th

Exercise ‘Snacking’ Exposed

February 12th, 2013

Exercise ‘Snacking’ Exposed

The benefits of short bursts of high intensity exercise—also called ‘exercise snacking’—has supporters and skeptics. Now there’s a new study in its favor. New research published 2/1/13 in Th

For Total Body Fitness – Take a Functional Fitness Test!

February 8th, 2013

For Total Body Fitness – Take a Functional Fitness Test!

Functional Fitness is a way of evaluating—and improving—how your body performs doing five essential movements: squat, lunge, push, pull, and rotate. All of these movements require muscle groups to

Is breakfast over-rated?

February 4th, 2013

Is breakfast over-rated?

A new study from Northumbria University suggests that people burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach. The British Journal of Nutrition described the study, in whi

Minimalist Running Shoes—Fad or Fantastic?

February 1st, 2013

Minimalist Running Shoes—Fad or Fantastic?

With a lower heel and sole than traditional running shoes, minimalist running shoes offer a totally different running experience. So what’s the attraction? With minimalist running shoes, your feet a

A More Convenient Cross Country Workout

January 28th, 2013

A More Convenient Cross Country Workout

Stuck in a cardio rut? Here’s something new for your favorite elliptical: Keep that heart pumping by transforming your everyday elliptical session into a cross-country skiing adventure. To simulate

Are You Allergic to Your New Workout?

January 25th, 2013

Are You Allergic to Your New Workout?

If you’re sticking to your health-related New Year’s resolutions—Good for you!  Maybe you’ve joined a gym or stocked your kitchen with healthy food.  Now here’s the caveat: Make sure your

Climbing the Corporate Ladder? Get Fit!

January 21st, 2013

Climbing the Corporate Ladder? Get Fit!

If you’re on track for the corner office (or want to be) don’t neglect your workout.  Staying fit is now considered an increasingly important requirement for senior management success. In fact, n

The Dieter’s Dilemma—Resolved

January 18th, 2013

The Dieter’s Dilemma—Resolved

It’s the classic dilemma for dieters everywhere: How to lose weight without feeling hungry? Scientists say you can lose weight (and keep it off) by making small diet changes that stick. In fact, res

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

January 14th, 2013

For Cold Weather Fitness, Check the Weather

Love working out in cold weather, but nervous about hypothermia? Recently, the American Council on Fitness posted recommendations for exercising in frigid climes. Among the guidelines they suggest inc

Is Your Workspace a Fitness Friend or Fiend?

January 11th, 2013

Is Your Workspace a Fitness Friend or Fiend?

No matter how fit you are, you probably spend many more hours sitting at a desk than exercising in the gym.  Sitting and staring at a computer screen for long periods of time can put strain on your b

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