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six pack exercises

5 Common Mistakes in Six Pack Exercises

In the quest for those elusive six pack or eight pack abs, we may try all sorts of six pack exercises, putting in some really hard work. However, many of these so called “six pack exercises” are actually ineffective and therefore doomed to failure which can be seriously disheartening and demotivating for a fitness enthusiast. […]

Daily Exercise Apps

9 Iphone Apps that Will Boost Your Daily Exercise Routine

Get ripped with low-cost iPhone apps for your daily exercise routine!

Tap Dancing

Tap Dancing – The New Fitness Craze

Tap Dancing may evoke visions of the Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire, tappers of yesteryears and more recently of expert tappers such as Gregory Hines, but of late this form of dance has become a harbinger for fitness and good health. This popular form of dance that uses special shoes to create percussive effects when […]

Obesity in Children

Ten Ways to Solve Obesity in Children

Obesity in children is on the rise and has become a growing problem in America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has increased over 21% in children aged 6 to 11 years old and 19% in 12 to 19 year old children. This increase is significant, and research has also […]

Marathon Training Program

Marathon Training Program for Beginners

Before you make a commitment to run a marathon, you need to develop a carefully planned marathon training program. Running 26.2 miles is no easy task and the ability to cross the finish line doesn’t happen overnight. Marathons have become a popular sport in America. The Chicago marathon recently had over 45,000 registered runners. While […]

aerobic exercise machines

The Evolution of Aerobics and Aerobic Exercise Machines

For a while aerobics classes were all the rage, with Jane Fonda type aerobics instructors, upbeat music playing and so on. However the term aerobics is actually more inclusive, and we have not just group classes but also people choosing to work out by themselves, using aerobic exercise machines, instruction DVDs and so on. The […]

Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet Plan

The term “Mediterranean Diet” refers to foods that have been traditionally associated with people that live near the Mediterranean Sea. Although there are several different countries located around the Mediterranean, research has shown that the traditional diet contains many foods that may lead to a healthier lifestyle. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the fundamental concepts to […]

Bruce Lee Workout

Bruce Lee Workout Plan

Bruce Lee is a legend in the martial arts community. Lee almost single-handedly introduced the power and mystique of martial arts to the Western world. Bruce Lee’s success didn’t come easy. Lee abided by a strict personal doctrine of philosophy and physical fitness. Every day, we would train his physique as well as his mind. […]

Calorie Counters in Fitness Machines

Calorie Counters in Fitness Machines – What You Should Know

Getting on that treadmill, elliptical trainer or exercise cycle many of us carefully look at the digital calorie counter built into the machine to see how many calories we have burnt. Based on that we do the math about whether we have burnt enough calories to set off the calories we have consumed during the […]

fitness toning exercises

Fitness Toning Exercises for a Firmer Butt and Toned Legs

Either because you have the archetypal pear shaped body or you are getting on a bit in years and find that various parts of your body are losing the battle with gravity, or for any of a hundred reasons, many of us seek to have a firmer butt and leaner legs. So what fitness toning […]