Megan Suitts

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Tired of treadmills? Don’t underestimate the elliptical.

At this point in the year, your gym is probably packed with newbies taking a little too long on the treadmill, creating lines for the coveted machine. Because sprinting up an inclined treadmill looks way fiercer than gliding along on an elliptical trainer, you’re willing to wait. But with an equal …

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The Most Important Exercise for New Gym-Goers

Are you confused by the thought of starting an exercise program? Maybe you will still start by running on a treadmill, joining a kettlebell class, lifting weights at your local gym, or utilizing a home based system like P90x. With so many options, it's hard to know where to begin.<p>Regardless of what …

50 Core Exercises That Use a Ball

True story: Playing with balls can be an excellent workout. (I’ll just wait a moment for you to stop snickering.) Whether big inflated ones, small …

Natural Happiness: The Truth About Exercise and Depression

We all <i>want</i> to be happy.<p>But is there anything you can actually do to feel happier more often? Or at the very least... can you limit the likelihood that you'll feel sad and depressed?<p>There isn't a single perfect answer, of course, but research is starting to reveal the incredible connection between …

Why You Should Eat a Banana Before Your Next Workout

Ready to totally rock your next workout? Then it's time to double up on your fave on-the-go fruit<p>If you want a better workout, you may want to add …