Fitness & Exercise

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10 Fitness Gifts That Encourage Health and Wellness

These fitness gift ideas aren’t just for the “gym rat” in your life – they’re perfect for regular people who want to sprinkle a little health and wellness into their lives. The first gift is perfect for the young and fit, or even the middle-aged and not-so-fit… In my quest to collect fitness gifts that go beyond pedometers, I found the EatSmart […]

10 Benefits of Yoga Poses for the Grieving Process

Did you know there are specific yoga poses that help ease the grieving process? Learn about the emotional and physical health benefits of yoga for the grief process. Grieving causes physical pain in your body; these yoga poses relieve stress and promote healing in your mind, body, and soul. In Yoga and Grief: A Compassionate Journey Toward Healing, Gloria Drayer […]

5 Work Out Videos That Work to Tone and Tighten the Flabby Bits

These are my favorite work out videos (fitness DVDs) because they work to tone flabby muscle and burn floppy fat. Here, I focus on ballet, yoga, Pilates, strength training, and boot camp. I don’t have the time, energy, or money to go to the gym – all my exercise takes place at home in front of the TV (strength building, […]

What is Most Important When You Want to Lose Weight?

A personal fitness trainer explains why diet and a positive sense of self is 70% more important than exercise when you want to lose weight. “When it comes to changing the size and shape of your body, exercise is only 30% of it,” says New York City-based certified personal trainer and boot camp instructor Ariane Hundt. “The rest needs to […]