Displaying items by tag: Fit Body

Try Some Stretches

Four Ways to Flex Our Muscles

by Marlaina Donato

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Whether working out at the gym or taking to the trails, stretching is sometimes an overlooked asset to any exercise regimen. Eliminating stretches or not doing them properly increases...

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Building Better Bones

Bouncing, Leaping and Lunging Our Way to Bone Health

by Kathleen Barnes

Building Better Bones

Peak bone strength is reached by the age of 30, so it’s vital for young people to engage in dynamic impact movement through their teen years and 20s...

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Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Simple Strategies for Staying on Track

by Marlaina Donato

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Renowned yogi and international teacher Rodney Yee, of New York City, has maintained an inspired yoga practice for 37 years while juggling...

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Four Reasons to Break a Sweat

The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins

by DEANNA MINICH

Four Reasons to Break a Sweat

Doctors, health experts and fitness gurus tell us that we should break a sweat every day—and for good reason. Sweat not only activates a host of benefits tied to health-boosting exercise, perspiring itself is curative. Whether...

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New Ways to Court Fitness

Racquets and Paddles Get a Sporting Makeover

by Randy Kambic

New Ways to Court FitnessFast-paced action is a hallmark of pickleball.Two fun ways to use tennis courts for fitness are showing big increases in popularity....

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Run Fun

Races Beckon Beginners

by AIMEE HUGHES

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"I’ve run in cities, rural areas and suburbs. I’ve run while deployed to military bases in the Middle East, in cities on four continents, in blazing heat and winter snowstorms,” says Maria Cicio, a licensed professional counselor candidate and marathoner in Grove, Oklahoma. “I’ve been running regularly for 25 years, mostly...

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Hello Gyro

Workouts Use Natural Body Patterns

by Aimee Hughes

Hello Gyro

"Imagine an exercise system that strengthens the body enough to be used in training world-class athletes, stretches more safely than any form of yoga and expands the core training concepts of Pilates into natural full-body movements like those used in...

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Fit For Life

How to Stay Healthy, Flexible and Strong

by AIMEE HUGHES

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"When thinking about the best forms of exercise as we enter midlife and beyond, we should first clarify some myths and preconceptions,” says Michael Spitzer, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, biochemist, fitness expert and...

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Body Sculpt with Kettlebells

Workouts Burn Fat and Tone Muscle

by TAYLOR GEIGER

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“Kettlebells can replace almost all other exercise equipment in providing an all-in-one workout, combining strength and cardio benefits,” explains Shelly Bumpus, an...

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Fitness 2017

New Year’s Resolutions that Stick

by AIMEE HUGHES

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Every January, we rally our hopes, vowing that this time our New Year’s resolutions will finally stick. However, “If you don’t have a plan, plan to fail,” says Kansas City, Missouri, personal trainer Jake Albracht. We can make...

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