Treadmill Safety Tips

June 29, 2012

This is a guest post by Maire Hunter. Running on the treadmill is an excellent way to get in shape or maintain your target fitness level. However, it’s possible to get hurt while using a treadmill, so you should always practice certain safety precautions. Below are some of the most important things to remember when […]

5 Reasons to Ditch the Scale

June 10, 2012

This is a guest post by Debra Johnson. The scale is a tricky little device that claims its function is to tell us our current weight. And true to form, it does do that. And sometimes it does that maybe a little too well. However, the scale isn’t always our friend when it comes to […]

7 Summer Activities to Help You Lose Weight

May 27, 2012

This is a guest post by Tracy Sheldon. As summer approaches, you’re probably anticipating the chance to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. After being cooped up all winter, the sunshine will provide a welcome relief. It is a time to relax and soak up the rays. Summertime also affords the perfect opportunity to […]

How to Build Muscle Mass

May 27, 2012
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This is a guest post by Payton Price. Getting healthy and staying that way is something that many people strive for. The best way to do that is to eat right and get plenty of exercise. Although losing a few pounds is a priority for some people, others would like to add weight for a […]

3 Overweight Beginner Runner Tips

May 27, 2012

This is a guest post by David Dack. Starting a running program with the right training strategies is key to staying injury-free and achieving long-term consistency—this is especially true if you’re an overweight person. In fact, overweight people should be extremely cautious when it comes to starting a high impact activity such as running as […]

How to form an exercise habit

May 27, 2012
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This is a guest post by David Dack. Making exercise a daily habit is the way to go if you’re looking to achieve staggering consistency with your training program, thus get the fitness results and the body of your dreams. On the other hand, letting momentum dictate your exercise choices can spell disaster on your […]

The 4 most important factors when choosing a gym

May 27, 2012

This is a guest post by Joe Pawlikowski. It’s getting a little late to trim down and get those six-pack abs before beach season, but that should deter anyone from finally joining a gym. The healthy benefits of remaining fit go beyond glimmering abs and bulging biceps. Keep yourself in shape and you can stave […]

Marathon Madness: The Essentials in Traveling for the Chicago Marathon

May 27, 2012
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This is a guest post by Maire. When you’ve set your eyes on running a marathon, you may as well go big or go home. The Chicago Marathon is the second biggest marathon in the United States, behind the New York Marathon. Although this means you’ll get to participate in a high-energy event, traveling to […]

Effects of Blogging and Fitness in Health and Weight Loss

May 23, 2012

This is a guest post by Latasri. Life is messy. It’s complicated and frustrating and stressful. We might go through days or weeks, months or years where everything seems to be working against us, and there doesn’t seem like there’s any way out. When we hit places like this in our lives we have a […]

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