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Struggling to master a full push up? You aren't alone. Push ups are a great exercise that engages almost every muscle in your body, but they aren't exactly easy to do! Here are 4 easy ways to modify a push up (shown from easiest to most challenging) to help you progress and build the strength… Read more...

Is your motivation starting to wane? Never fear! We asked some of the nation's top experts – doctors, psychologists, fitness experts, life coaches – to give us 50 of their best inspirational tips for staying motivated to lose weight.   Here’s what to do when you start losing steam, not pounds:   #1: Think wellness… Read more...

Foam rollers are excellent, inexpensive tools that can be used both for a warm up and recovery tool. Most gyms have a few of them available in the stretching area, but if you are an at-home exerciser you may want to consider investing in one of your own (they usually run between $7-20). (Here’s a… Read more...

  "Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best." - Tim Duncan What a great reminder that our only competition in life is truly ourselves. And being the best is not about trying to be perfect, but simply trying for a little more than the day… Read more...

Need another good reason to start exercising regularly? Forget just looking good in those skinny jeans, fitness is about more than just vanity - it could also be what helps us live a healthier, longer life too. One physician claims that a basic 'sit and stand' test can be a great predictor of longevity, and… Read more...

The short answer/good news is that research shows that age does not have to affect your exercise intensity or progression capability. Exercise truly can act as a fountain of youth, especially when progressed safely and effectively. While your age may not slow you down, it's still important to note your body's needs and capabilities at… Read more...

It's time to break up with Ben & Jerry's if you want to start a hot and heavy relationship with your skinny jeans! Here's how to lose your love handles -- without going to extremes.   #1: Stand Up Are you reading this sitting down? Well, get up! One of the simplest ways to start… Read more...

Could tuning out negative news help slim down your waistline? It just might! According to a recently released study published in the journal PLOS One, it appears women are more susceptible to negative news than men. And that’s bad news for your body -- the women studied were found to have higher levels of the… Read more...