You can do it!
Those are the famous words uttered by America's personal trainer, Tony Little. He has become a household name hawking his fitness products that range from DVDs to equipment to apparel on both QVC and through infomercials. Perhaps his most well known piece of equipment is Tony Little's... Read More
Losing weight is as simple as putting your best foot forward. If you are not about spending hours at the gym or going along with a back-breaking fitness regimen, Walk Away The Pounds (WATP) is a simple, good way to get in shape. Created by fitness pro Leslie Sansone, you will make the change from couch potato... Read More
A lot can happen in 21 days. Just ask trainer-to-the-stars Jeanette Jenkins, who swears that within three weeks you can alter your life, lose weight and get on the fast-track to a healthier, happier you. With eight workout videos under her belt and her My Workout seen on Lifetime television, Jeanette's new... Read More
You may have caught sight of hundreds of workout DVDs at the local store or movie rental outpost, but how do you know which one is the best fit for your fitness goals?
From kickboxing cardio to hip-hop dance workouts, there's a workout for all fitness levels and tastes. However, you need to select a routine that will elevate your heart rate enough to qualify as a real workout and challenge you to stick with the routine for the long-term.... Read More
By Jamie Jefferson
Winter is the time of year when I am always looking for a little lift. The string of days before spring unfolds just seem to stretch on and on.
Each year, it seems, I try something new at these times. Here are 18 things that have worked for me to lift the winter doldrums. See if any of these... Read More
Make stretching a mandatory part of every workout. When muscles perform any exercise, they tighten and shorten as a result. Stretching can help maximize your range of motion. A simple warm-up walk while moving your arms in a circular motion is sufficient. When doing strength training, you could stretch each muscle group directly after performing each set. Do not stretch beyond the point where you begin to feel tightness in the... Read More
If winter has you singing the blues because you have to set aside some of your workout routine due to the bad weather, don't look so glum. Here are some ideas for workouts you can do in the winter -- both indoors and outdoors.
The main objective with any workout program is to increase your heart rate, which burns calories. Bearing that in mind, look for opportunities to increase your heart rate. Create a combination of exercises that target the... Read More
Television, in moderation, can be a relaxing, enjoyable activity for all ages. With such a variety of shows to choose from, there is something for everyone. Here are some great TV shows that can be found on the air or are available on DVD. We've broken everything down into age range and genre for an easy-to-reference guide.
For those times when you crave... Read More
When you see those get-fit-quick fitness products advertised on TV, what's your first reaction? The irresistible temptation is hard to resist when big results, like a "six-pack in 30 days!" are promised. When the ads are just so believable - and when famous faces hawk them - it's tough not to grab your wallet.
But to separate the scams from the legit claims, ask yourself a few questions and be... Read More
Need an intense, calorie-burning workout to jumpstart your summer fitness goals? Then a boot camp might be what you're looking for. You've probably seen advertisements for boot camps or watched people participate in them on reality shows, but what are they really all about? Fitness boot camps are physical training programs conducted by athletic trainers, gyms and military personnel - hence, the stereotypical drill instructor. Many take... Read More