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How to avoid joint injuries during exercise

Exercise provides various health benefits, including improved cardiovascular fitness, weight loss, blood pressure control, and so much more. However, working out too hard or for too long can put a lot of stress on your joints, thereby increasing the risk of joint injuries. The causes of common joint injuries include repeated impact, overuse of joints, […]

5 ways to tone up with dumbbells

We’ve all heard the myths about lifting weights making women bulky. However, that’s far from being true – when you pick up heavy things, your muscles get stronger, not necessarily bigger. That’s why every woman should incorporate weight training sessions into her workout routines, in order to get a leaner and stronger body. But the […]

Outdoor winter workout tips

Cold-weather exercising is a common practice for winter-sport athletes such as snowboarders, skiers, and hockey players. However, for an average exerciser, the chilly climate can prove discouraging, and it’s all too easy to skip your workouts and instead take refuge in the comfort of your home. But you don’t have to let the cold weather […]

Work off that sweet cherry (or any other) pie

It’s the time of the year where pie becomes the official dessert of just about every occasion. Not only do these delicious treats make their way onto our plates, but they will also find a way to end up on our hips, belly and booty as unwanted fat. As ladies, we have worked far too […]

How to combine shopping and exercise

Whether you are mingling with the masses on Black Friday, rushing to the supermarket for some much-needed groceries, or are simply spending more time shopping than at the gym, you don’t have to neglect working out altogether. We’ve complied this handy list of alternative exercises that can be done while you are out shopping. The […]

How to become a better runner

Running is one of the simplest and most effective workouts you can do, and you can do it just about anywhere. It’s great for weight loss, strengthening your joints, and improving your cardiovascular health. Whether you’re just embarking on a new running routine or are an experienced runner, here are some tips to help you […]

How exercise makes you happier

There’s no doubt that exercise has benefits. Not only can it improve your health and appearance, but it can also enhance your mood and even make you a happier person. Just how exactly does this happen? Here are a number of proven ways exercise can boost your spirits and help you find your smile. Boost […]

How much exercise do you need?

Exercise is an essential part of any healthy lifestyle. If you work out on a regular basis, you’ll benefit from increased strength, improved cardiovascular endurance, fat reduction, as well as an overall decrease in health risks. Yes, we all know that there are countless health benefits of exercise, but just how much exercise do we […]

The benefits of walking and how to do more of it

Since the dawn of mankind, people have walked. It is one of the easiest, most natural things you can do – yet with cars, buses, trains and escalators easily available, modern technology has made it a less favorable option for getting around. And because of this, people walk much less often today, perhaps less than […]