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I've been working less hours lat ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:53pm I've been working less hours lately at Nike.  I also currently can't run.  Tavi is up in Seattle until Friday.  I'm going stir crazy.  Really.  I think I am.  I wanted to go for a run so bad tonight.  Had a glass of wine instead (it was good).  No word on a doctor appointment yet.  I didn't call today.  I'll call tomorrow and try to get in earl ... Read on »
10 Fat-Burning Strength Exercises by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 7:44pm You want your strength exercises to primarily build muscle, burn fat, improve bone density and sculpt your body. One way to build muscle mass is through heavy weight lifting. “Heavy” is relative to your body weight and strength. According to the research, doing this type of weight lifting will give you exercise-induced testosterone increa ... Read on »
Top 5 Fat Burning Strength Exercises by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 7:26pm To burn fat and sculpt your body, you must build muscle mass. That's the only way to transform your body to lean and toned. You want your strength exercises to primarily build muscle, burn fat, improve bone density and sculpt your body. One way to build muscle mass is through heavy weight lifting. “Heavy” is relative to your bod ... Read on »
The Primal Stance on Exercise Equipment by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 9:24am Equipment or No Equipment, You Can Get the Job Done Primal living in today’s decidedly post-Paleo world requires making at least a few concessions. We simply cannot live in exact accord with the ways of Primal man. For most of us, it’s just not feasible to live completely off the land (too many humans and their developments getting in the ... Read on »
Giant Veins and Other Unintended Side Effects of Exercise [Reader Question] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Aug 2012 7:13am Neck veins: All the cool kids are wearing them these days! I’m so fashion forward! Image Source Pop quiz: What do Madonna, Angelina Jolie, me and a random dude off the Internet all have in common? No it’s not that we all have “Call Me Maybe” stuck in our heads. (Okay, that could possibly be true. Curse you Carly Rae Jeppson.) A ... Read on »
Fitness Friday Flashback: Designing Your Own Full Body Workout by Susan Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 7:25am Back before this whole cancer and broken arm thing, I used to work as a personal trainer at a gym in Toronto. I thought it would be fun to revisit some of the fitness posts I wrote back then, starting with this beginner’s guide for creating your own full body weightlifting workout. I originally wrote this as a guest post for Hallie last year. ... Read on »
8 Simple Exercises to Emulate the Gymnast by James C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 06 Dec 2013 12:50pm Over the years, I've seen some pretty funny behavior in the gym.  Because the gym is an environment where men and women workout and sweat with minimal clothing, there is a lot of peacocking going on.  (For those of you who aren't familiar with the term, peacocking is the "ostentatious dress or behavior employed by a man in an attempt to i ... Read on »
Your lats will like this. by Tara Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 12:00am The latissimus dorsi is the biggest muscle in your back. Actually, you have two of them—one on each side of your spine, just below your shoulder blades. Lats are bigger muscles, which means they burn a decent amount of calories when in use so it pays to make them work. And it pays to make them work hard because toned lats foster a bulge-free bac ... Read on »
Work your Back by Robinsgothealth Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 6:37am The lat pulldown targets two of the major muscles of your back and is a great exercise for adding mass to your back and obtaining the desirable V-shape. This exercise also strengthens your shoulders and biceps. The lat pulldown is a common exercise in many weightlifters routines and is especially valuable for athletes, such as swimmers, rowe ... Read on »
3 Best Back Exercises Revealed by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:12pm Back Exercises Do you suffer from back pain? Or maybe you just want to improve your overall posture and stability. Performing back exercises can reduce your backaches and strengthen the muscles around the spine. Also, it's important to strengthen your back muscles in order to reduce the risk of future injuries during workouts or ... Read on »