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  • Sneakers, Weights, and Apples
    Family Life
    Quick and Easy Workouts for Parents With Young Children
    When you're a parent with young children, time to yourself is a precious commodity. If it seems like there's always something to do, well, that's because there is. Meal prep, diaper changes, play time, laundry, and more diaper changes. Wash, rins...
    Steven Auger
  • Keeping Your Husband Healthy, Married couple cooking heart healthy meal for mans diet
    Disease Prevention
    4 Key Steps to Keep Your Hubby Healthy
    Let's face it — between working long hours and being a seemingly invincible superdad, the man in your life could use some help staying healthy. Whether your husband seems like the picture of good health or the poster child for unhealthy habits,...
    Erin Dower
  • Weight lifting has many benefits for your health
    Weight Lifting
    The Benefits of Weight Lifting
    The Benefits of Weight Lifting Nutri-Speak Hypertrophy is an increase in muscle size. Let's clear something up: Weight training is not the same as body building. Weight training is about improving muscle strength and muscle tone. For men, who ...
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    Exercise Tips
    10 Simple Ways to Start Getting Fit Fast
    10 Simple Things to Get Yourself Fitter Climb the stairs -- Start by getting out of the elevator two floors early and climb the rest of the way. Within weeks you will be running up the stairs two at a time. Stairs are great for firming your legs...
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    Exercise Tips
    Health Trends Quiz
    Are you up on today's popular exercises? See how much you know about today's health trends in this quiz. ...
    Ricco Villanueva Siasoco
  • General Health Printables
    The Do's and Don'ts of Exercise During Pregnancy - Printable List
    Learn the ins and outs of exercising during pregnancy, including which types of exercise are acceptable and which are not. ...
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    Strength Training
    Kids and Weight Lifting
    Weight training should be avoided until the teen years are over, but an 11-year-old can begin strength training. ...
  • Exercising While You
    Exercise Safety
    How Pregnancy Affects Exercise
    How Pregnancy Affects Exercise Even if you're a seasoned athlete, your body will react differently to exercise when you are pregnant. Watch for these changes: Balance fails after 20 weeks as your abdomen throws off your center of gravity, maki...
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    Gym Equipment
    Exercising Common Sense at the Gym
    Exercising Common Sense at the Gym Some people seem to think it isn't necessary to exercise common sense and good manners in places where people exercise. The opposite is true. When the fitness-minded get single-minded about their workouts, th...
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    Exercise Tips
    Food Before, During, and After Exercise
    Food Before, During, and After Exercise This section investigates favorable food choices for your pre-event meal, plus the recovery foods to help your body bounce back after an intense workout. It also lays out the guidelines for fueling your sy...
  • Avoid Heavy Lifting During Pregnancy
    Things to Avoid While Pregnant
    Heavy Lifting During Pregnancy
    Heavy Lifting During Pregnancy Hey Mom! When you have to lift something heavy, do it correctly. Stand with your feet about a foot apart. Bend at the knees (not at the waist), and lift with your arms and legs, rather than with your back. It is no...
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    Gym Equipment
    Touring the Gym Equipment
    Touring the Gym Equipment Health clubs are loaded with amazing machinery. With all the high-tech, futuristic equipment that's available, it can almost feel like you're on The Jetsons. (“Hey Jane, how long you been on that Stairmaster?”) Take...
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    Personal Trainers
    Do You Need a Personal Trainer?
    Do You Need a Personal Trainer? Some people decide to hire a personal trainer to help them get into shape. Although some exercisers require a personal trainer only for a single show-you-the-ropes session, others enjoy continual weekly appointmen...
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    Gym Equipment
    Learning Gym Lingo
    Learning Gym Lingo Here's the gym terminology you'll need to hang with the muscle-heads; it's sure to make your conversations with the locals a bit easier: Reps. Short for repetitions, meaning the number of times you do an exercise. Usually 6...
  • Fun Family Fitness, Mom and girl hula hooping outside for exercise
    Exercise and Sports
    8 Fun (and Cheap!) Family Fitness Activities
    Looking for some fun family "workouts" that feel more like play? Check out these simple outdoor activities that will get everyone in your family off the couch and help you bond while burning some calories. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Exercise Tips
    Top 5 Exercise Myths
    Top 5 Exercise Myths This list will help to debunk the common misconceptions floating around the gym. Read on and learn the whole truth. No pain, no gain. Bogus statement! It is true that both weight training and cardiovascular exercise usually...
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    Stretching
    What's an Appropriate Exercise Program?
    What's an Appropriate Exercise Program? An effective exercise program has three main parts: the before, the middle, and the after. The before includes a brief warm-up; the middle, or bulk of the workout, involves aerobic activity plus weight con...
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    Exercise Tips
    Why Bother Exercising?
    Why Bother Exercising? Simply put, exercise … Makes you feel better physically. Improves self-esteem and provides a more positive mental outlook. Makes you look better and helps to control your weight. Increases your balance, coordination, an...