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You Can’t Diet or Treadmill Your Way to “Toned”. by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 10 Apr 2010 5:27pm If your fitness goal is to get a ‘toned body’, you’ve probably been doing all the wrong things with your workout routine. Learn what “toned” really means and how you can achieve it. It’s almost impossible to pick up a fitness magazine and not find a reference to “toning your abs”, “toning your butt” or “toning your legs or thighs.”Picture ... Read on »
Cardio vs. Resistance Training: What is Better for Fat Burning? by Chris Keith Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:05pm There are a variety of ways to burn fat. It is commonly believed that intense cardiovascular exercise is the only way to burn fat and that resistance training, such as weight lifting, is only for building muscle mass. The two are not mutually exclusive. An active resistance training schedule and strength training will increase muscle mass, wh ... Read on »
Chandra on Strength Training! by Melissa Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Oh my gosh, my first guest poster is one of my favorite bloggers of all time!  She is hilarious, a great dancer, shares my love of Brit Brit, and is a health and fitness inspiration to us all!  I am so excited to introduce Chandra!  Not only that, she is sharing an amazing post on a very important topic for us ladies, strength training!  When ... Read on »
What does "low muscle tone" (Hyptonia) mean for Aspies? by Gavin B. Facebook Posted Tue 15 Apr 2008 12:00am Although it's not part of the official diagnostic criteria for Aspergers, low muscle tone is nevertheless an condition strongly associated with Aspergers. Why is it so Confusing? When most people hear about "low muscle tone" they assume that it has something to do with bodybuilding - I certainly did at first. This is particularly confusing ... Read on »
The Ultimate Female Training Guide: Specific, Proven Methods to Get Lean And Sexy by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Sep 2011 8:11pm It is clear that women do not have the hormonal support (testosterone) to gain muscle mass like men. Therefore, the fear of becoming big and bulky and looking like those huge guys you stay clear of at your gym is unwarranted. The hormone testosterone is responsible for the large increases in muscle mass seen when men lift weig ... Read on »
6 Strength Exercises for Women by James C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Jan 2014 3:04pm "Do you have any workout plans for a female that never worked out before to lose weight quick? This is for a friend of mine that is kind of overweight and wants to get in shape fast." Thanks, Craig My Answer: In Tactics and Strategies I have a chapter on strength training for women, so you should check that out.  It goes over the 3 diff ... Read on »
Mr. Huzzah: Lift More, Run Less pt. 1 by LiveHuzzah Posted Mon 12 Dec 2011 12:00am This post is a regular, weekly feature by Mr. Huzzah. Who is Mr. Huzzah exactly? Well, he’s my husband and go-to running buddy. A former varsity athlete who went to college and found pizza and beer, he rediscovered his love of working out about 5 years ago. He posts weekly about fitness to give this blog a little testosterone. (Note: these a ... Read on »
Hi, I've recently been running and working out a lot and as a teen I think it helps a lot. I was just wondering if you had any s by Madsweat Health Maven Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 12:41am Hey thanks for the question. Keep up the good work! This is a post we did awhile ago that answers your questions. Spot Reduction  Spot reduction has infiltrated the fitness industry and still remains no matter how many times researchers have worked to dispel the myth. The bottom line is, we cannot reduce fat in any one particul ... Read on »
Why Variation is so Important to a Workout by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm by Brett Blumenthal It is very easy to fall into a ‘routine’ or even a ‘rut’ when it comes to exercise, going on auto pilot and finding a comfortable workout routine that we do time and time again.  Although you could argue that getting repetitive exercise in is better than doing nothing, you might be doing yourself a disservice.  Why?  Your b ... Read on »
Fitness Frustration by Andra R. Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 12:00am I have not been feeling up to par, not ill, just very tired, like I can't seem to get enough sleep even though I get at least 8 hours every night, sometimes more. This effects my workout mojo , so I skip a day here and there and when I don't workout I feel more tired so it's an ugly cycle that I'm spinning about in at the moment. I pushed my ... Read on »