# Fitness and Workouts

By Julie. S | Exercise & Fitness are a way of life.....good for the body and soul. After all, if you don't have your health, you don't have anything.

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Stability Ball Exercises: 20 Super-Effective Moves | Greatist

You Might Like {{displayTitle}} READ<p>What’s the deal with those big bouncy balls taking up space around the gym? Stability balls (also called exercise balls, balance balls, Swiss balls, or fitness balls) are more than just fun to sit and bounce on—they’re a great way to improve strength, cardio …

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Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat | Greatist

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>You Might Like {{displayTitle}} READ<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard I've been working. You'd understand. You'd know I wasn't making excuses."<p>My heart went out to Sarah, a mother of a …

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Watch Out For Sore Muscles: Here Are 5 Signs It Could Actually Be an Injury

<i>For those of you who have been working out a lot lately, good for you. You feel good and healthy, but for some reason your muscles won't stop being sore. Well, our friends at Shape tell us why always being sore isn't always the best sign.</i><p>Those of us who have ever experienced that two-days-later, …

6-Minute Cardio Workout For Beginners

I think it’s pretty safe to guess that if you’re reading this, then you’re also most likely one of the countless Americans who are looking to kick …

Why Your Running Socks Are Just As Important As Your Shoes - Women's Running

For runners, shoes usually get all of the hype. But what about those other things that you put on your feet? You may not realize, but your running …

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4 Common Workout Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Designing your own workout? People have the best of intentions when coming up with their own exercise programs but, sadly, often commit one or two …

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8 TRX Moves That Increase Strength - Women's Running

Bodyweight training is a great way to strengthen your running muscles in the comfort of your living room. No equipment, no problem! Well, except …

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A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

4 Reasons Not to Skip Rest Days

Here are four examples:<p><b>1. Sleep Troubles</b><p>That ever-so-fluffy pillow and heavenly silk-topped mattress won't do you any good when you are tossing and …

Try These HIIT Treadmill Workouts to Get in Shape Fast

A HIIT treadmill workout can be a great way for an athlete to build up conditioning. It features short bursts of intense activity followed by longer …

Your 15-Minute At-Home HIIT Workout

Can't make it to the gym? By alternating short bursts of all-out exercise with less intense periods, you can achieve more. Try this high-intensity interval training (HIIT) plan by trainer Ramona Braganza four times a week and you'll feel firmer in a month.<p>1 of 11<p>Cardio Basics<p>1 of 11<p>Marley Kate<p>Start …

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Yoga and the New Year: How to Create Lasting Change

Self-improvement is at the top of everyone's New Year's resolution list. An estimated 45% of Americans resolve to make some form of personal change each year. And though intentions start out strong, research suggests that merely 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions. This number may …

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It doesn't have to hurt: How to use soft rollers and balls to gently melt away aches and pains

All sorts of fitness buffs have taken to using foam rollers on backs and arms and legs, but it's often a no-pain, no-gain venture. That made no sense to the developer of a gentler way to self-massage muscles and other troublesome areas of the body.<p>"If you are in pain, why would you cause pain to …

4 Butt-Lifting Exercises That Aren't Squats

In the 90’s and 2000’s, it was all about the washboard stomach. But over the last few years, that has shifted. These days, we all want a lifted, …

Why New York City’s Pilates gurus say the time-tested workout is here to stay

Alycea Ungaro is really excited for November, when she’ll open Real Pilates’ second New York City location, in Soho, after almost 20 years of …

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Yoga for Runner

This beginner version will help develop upper-body strength and awareness while also working the abs, says Sandy Blaine, codirector of the Alameda Yoga Station in Alameda, California. Start in plank pose. With palms flat, push yourself away from the floor. Keep your shoulders away from your ears, …

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10 Best Strength-Training Moves For Women Over 50

Want to be strong, healthy, and happy, and feel 10 years younger? Then it's time to pick up the weights. "Strength training is no longer about being …

5 Reasons Why Running Is a Metaphor for Life

At the beginning of 2011--at 47 years of age--I took up running for two reasons. One: I had a problem controlling my weight (I wasn't huge, but I wasn't svelte either) and two: to honour my friend Dave Fitzsimons--a two time Olympian and champion runner--who died of non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2008. …

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Is Exercise or Diet More Important for Weight Loss?

<i>Amanda MacMillan, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to weight loss, we’ve been told time and time again: Cutting calories is the fastest way to see results. So when a group of doctors and scientists announced this year that maintaining a healthy weight isn’t so much about what you’re eating—but about …

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Want To Be A Better Runner? Try Walking

Run-walking is still running, okay?<p>Ever since I started running, I've been subjected to what I'd call "pace shaming." It leaves me with a nagging feeling that I'm doing something wrong when I slow to take a walk break.<p>Sometimes it's thanks to the glares of advanced runners who look down on my slow …

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