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Totally tired of the treadmill? We don't blame you! The treadmill can be a great way to get in your guaranteed calorie burn, but after a while both your brain and your body get bored. Spice up your indoor cardio sessions for better, faster results with  these 5 free cardio workouts available on YouTube -- you'll… Read more...

Are you ready to start an exercise program? Good for you! Once you’ve gotten your doctor’s clearance, here are a couple of pitfalls to avoid as you get started: #1: Setting Unrealistic Goals If you decide that running a 5K is your goal, but you’ve never run before, trying to finish one by the end… Read more...

Food (much like religion and politics) is a sensitive subject. There are many different beliefs and opinions out there surrounding what is the 'right' way to eat for health, weight loss and physical performance. I'm often asked what my diet is like or what I eat in a typical day, and I'm often reluctant to… Read more...

Sculpt and strengthen all the muscles below the belt with this full length, multi-muscle lower body, fat burning, cellulite-busting workout that you can do easily at home in a small space. Get all the benefits of the gym at home with this complete lower body strength training session -- no excuses! Level: Intermediate to Advanced… Read more...

HIIT, Tabata, CrossFit, kettlebells - all the fitness headlines seem to shout out the virtues of these types of killer cardio sessions in the name of efficiency and effectiveness. If you've been exercising regularly, chances are you are probably incorporating this type of maximum effort training into your regular routine (or maybe it's the entirety… Read more...

You've probably heard this advice before (maybe even from a personal trainer or fitness expert) that exercising on an empty stomach (also often referred to as 'fasted cardio') is a great way to burn fat and lose weight FAST (pardon the pun). Let's start with the rationale behind this advice. The idea is that exercising… Read more...

Tightness in the hips can actually contribute to knee pain, but if you are already dealing with knee issues it can be tough to find yoga poses or stretches that work for your body. Give these 5 yoga poses a try to help gently open up your hips without causing too much strain on your… Read more...

Ditch that drastic diet that will have you binging on cookies by the end of the week (or day!)... and focus instead on small, healthy adjustments you can make to your daily routine. For instance, swapping a single soda everyday for sparkling water can save you 54, 750 calories a year. That’s over 15 pounds! Ask… Read more...