Best Time to Exercise

If you exercise, you want to see the most results in the shortest amount of time. So, when is the best time to exercise to reach your goals quicker – to get stronger, leaner, more flexible, have more mobility? Is it in the morning before work? Could it be at[…]

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Alzheimer’s Prevention

Alzheimer’s prevention is a hot topic. This should come as no surprise since surveys have shown that there is something that Americans fear more than death. It is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. For most of us, losing our personhood – those characteristics which make us who we are – is[…]

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Alzheimer's symptoms and effects

Getting A Woman to Bulk Up

‘A myth pervades society – that getting a woman to bulk up is as easy as lifting heavy weights. This is not true! Unless a woman is taking steroids or performance enhancing drugs, she WILL NOT bulk up.  I repeat, she will not bulk up. She won’t look like Arnold[…]

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What Muscles Do Push Ups Work?

Most gym-goers ask “What muscles do push ups work?”, and rightly so. Understanding this will help you to perform them properly, and become stronger. Push ups target several muscle groups in your upper body, emphasizing the chest, shoulders, and triceps. Primary Muscles Chest (pectoralis major and minor): push ups engage[…]

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Are You New to Group Fitness?

Starting an exercise program can be daunting. To help alleviate some apprehension you or your friends might be feeling, I’m sharing part of an article that the American Council on Exercise recently published about group fitness and how you can make the most of it.  Feel free to forward this[…]

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Make the Most of Your Workout Plan

There are different ways to make the most of your workout plan. Follow these simple steps to get the body you want in less time. 1. Your Workout Program. Design your workouts so they are effective and efficient.  Hiring a personal trainer to do this will ensure all muscle groups[…]

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