Over the past decade the price of fitness equipment such as treadmills and ellipticals has taken a seemingly divergent and in some cases somewhat contradictory course. If a consumer wanted a quality machine
Anatomy of a Pointe Shoe ------------------------------- There are several elements involved in the anatomy of a pointe shoe, all of which contribute to its fit and performance. The ability to identify
If there were a pill you could take that could help you lose weight, get in better shape, and live a longer, healthier life, wouldn't you want to know about it? The good news is, there is such a pill,
So many of Hollywood's hottest stars rave about its benefits. You can't walk into a gym without seeing classes. But what is pilates, anyway? Pilates is actually named for a man named Joseph Pilates.
Pretty much everyone on the planet over the age of 15 has heard of the inimitable NordicTrack Ski Machines. A wildly popular and original machine that has been around forever and continues to hold a small
For many people in today’s busy world it’s quite easy to come up with an excuse for not being in shape and exercising regularly. Some of the more common ones are “I’m too busy”, “There aren’t
5 is a magic number. I follow 5 tips to fat loss and I am doing 5 sets in my pyramid strength training routine this month. But I am only going to give you my top 3 secret exercises to melt the fat.
If anyone has decided to embark on a diet and fitness programme, please read my article on my personal experiences in this area and feel free to use this in any other articles. Modern life results in
An increasingly number of the world's population is now eager and interested in looking after their health and in keeping tune with their well-being. It is important to note that this awareness is progressively
Have you ever felt tired and stressed out from work and by the time you get home you see your three children running towards you asking you to play basketball with them? You refused and promised them that
Body image is a topic that usually makes one think of teenaged girls starving themselves thin. But most people, no matter how old or young, have a feeling or image of the way their body should look.
No Pain. No Gain - is so not the rule for good senior health and fitness! For seniors who already have pain that they are trying to heal, the prospect of purposefully adding even more pain and discomfort
As a certified personal trainer and editor of a popular fitness site. I’ve heard every excuse in the book when it comes to why people don’t exercise. However, the one that takes the, pardon-my-pun,
The pressures of daily life can be daunting, and with demanding careers and raising a family, working out is probably the last thing on your mind at the end of a busy day. However, physical fitness can
Aaahhh, the thought of getting up in the morning and going to the gym to lift weights or run on the treadmill. How about the thought of going to the gym after a hard days work when you’d probably rather
The aim for beginners to weight training must be to lay the foundations for the intensive workouts that their bodies will eventually be subjected to. Obviously successful bodybuilding involves bringing
Lower abdominal exercises for women are an important part of women's health. While everybody talks about how wonderful it would be to have six pack abs, it is not the only reason to make sure that you
With all the fad diets taking over our televisions, bookstores, and pantries, many people have forgotten the basics of healthy living. When you are busy counting carbs, calculating fat grams, and popping
Have you noticed that most people will never fail to include abdominal muscle exercises in their routines and yet somehow or other, they can never own that coveted 6 pack abs? Have you been religiously
The Rocky Mountain News' energetic and prolific health and fitness writer, Lisa Ryckman, is always a good read. In this particular column, she reviews some current fad diets with a deliciously mordant