5 Tips for Women to Build Lean Muscle

Many women seek to improve their fitness levels, partly for health reasons and partly for looks. When it comes to looking more toned this is achieved by building muscle tone and making those muscles much leaner. But how is this achieved for women? We all know that women’s bodies are different to men’s in many […]

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Exercising After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

After you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, the last thing you probably feel like thinking about, let alone doing, is exercising. Yet a number of studies have shown how beneficial exercise can be in relation to cancer patients getting a good outcome by exercising regularly. Unique challenges A woman who has breast cancer may […]

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Can Exercise Beat Candida?

When many people hear the word exercise, they cringe. The association with the word drums up images of lifting heavy weights in a sweaty gym, performing calisthenics or body weight exercises at the direction of a sadistic instructor, and running or jogging for hours. These are all forms of exercise, but exercise, when you get […]

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4 Non-Traditional Ways to Exercise

Performing the same workouts week-after-week in your effort to get fit can get boring after a while. After doing the same thing over and over, you don’t even need to think about how to do it anymore. But, exercising doesn’t have to be boring; you just need to think outside the box. Here are four […]

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Staying Motivated During Your Walking Program

As with any new form of exercise, you have a beginning and intermediate phase, when you are just getting started with your new routine but it has not yet become a habit. You might start out with a huge burst of enthusiasm, but gradually start getting sick of pounding the pavement as you work in […]

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Walking for Fitness

Walking is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to keep fit. All you need is a good pair of walking shoes and a pedometer to help you count your steps, and you will be well on your way to working up to the 10,000 steps per day recommended by the US Surgeon General […]

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7 Ways to Get Fit Without A Gym

When you think of fitness, you may naturally consider joining a gym. Gymnasiums and health clubs provide all of the fitness equipment you could ever use. This way you don’t have to purchase a lot of weights and fitness machines yourself. However, gyms also have several downsides you need to consider. Gymnasiums can be unhealthy […]

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Mountain Biking 101 For Health And Fitness

Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Then we’ve got just the thing for you- a good old dose of mountain biking. Not sure what mountain biking is? It is the sport of using a specialized designed bike, aptly known as a mountain bike to ride on off-road conditions, laden with obstacles or incline surfaces. Before […]

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Is Exercise Addiction Real?

We have all seen people who are seemingly obsessed with exercise, diets, and fitness regimes, and sometimes we may wonder if they are over doing it slightly. Does this mean they have an addiction to exercise? Is such a thing real? While it may not be a formally classified mental disorder, it shares many similarities […]

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5 Benefits of Group Fitness Classes

Many people are afraid to join a group fitness class usually because they think they aren’t in as good of shape fitness-wise as the rest of the class participants or they won’t be able to keep up with the rest of the group. The secret to get the most benefit out of your group fitness […]

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