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Health Tips For Busy People: Healthy Diet and Exercise In the Office
Health Tips For Busy People: Healthy Diet and Exercise In the Office

Many women's lifestyle magazines frustrate us by providing exercise regimens for work and then adding: You can do this exercise in your office! What about those of us who work in a cube or other small space (with no floor space for Pilates-style stretches) that is not very private (do you really want your boss to...

Top 10 Most Outrageous Exercises I've Ever Seen
Top 10 Most Outrageous Exercises I've Ever Seen

In the course of my experience working and training in gyms, Ive seen people doing some incredibly "interesting" exercises. Unfortunately, its usually because these people have not been properly instructed in exercise technique. Here are some of the top winners. Remember, these are actual exercises that Ive seen peo...

Planning An Exercise Program
Planning An Exercise Program

When designing an aerobic or strength training exercise program, fitness professionals, such as personal trainers and gym instructors, invariably use the F.I.T.T. principle as their starting point. The good news is that with a little bit of knowledge anyone can use this principle in designing an exercise program that w...

The Truth About Exercise and Why It's Not Always Good for You!
The Truth About Exercise and Why It's Not Always Good for You!

Exercise is often regarded as a panacea for many things..."if you want to lose weight, you must exercise"; "if you want to get those feel good endorphins racing, take some exercise"; "if you want to help with stress, you should take up exercise". All of this may be true but there are times when exercise is NOT a goo...

Great Exercises To Tone and Tighten Your Butt
Great Exercises To Tone and Tighten Your Butt

A question I am frequently asked by females is, "What is the best exercise I can do for my butt?" In my opinion, there is nothing better you can do for your butt than lunges. They target your glutes, hamstrings and quads, and can easily be modified for beginners to advanced exercisers. If lunges are new for you, beg...

Calf Cramps - How To Get More Gain For Less Pain!
Calf Cramps - How To Get More Gain For Less Pain!

I cannot imagine that there is anyone past the age of about 10, that has never had calf cramps. Let's face it, they are horrible. From having no pain and full movement to excruciating agony in a matter of seconds. I think that you can relate to that. If you are into sports though, calf cramps are far more common,...

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