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Need help shedding a few pounds, then check out our fitness section. We cover everything from selecting shoes and gear to what fitness machines will work best for your body.

Exercise Addiction – Are you Addicted to Fitness?

Laura checks her watch and keeps going, sprinting up the hill in spite of her burning lungs and the fact that her legs feel like jelly. She must beat her time from yesterday or she’ll have to start over....

Jogging Outside Versus The Treadmill

Whether you're a seasoned jogger who regularly goes out three to five mornings a week to get in their usual workout or you're someone who's brand new to the activity of running and looking to improve your health and...

Involving Your Children in Sports

For many parents, part of the joy of having a walking, talking toddler is the fact that you can finally enroll your child in sports. You have likely been dreaming for years of seeing your son wearing a football...

Cross Trainers vs Running Shoes

What is the difference between running shoes and cross trainers? Is there not a very simple answer to this question…running shoes are meant to be worn when we are running and cross trainers are meant for when we are...

Common Weight Loss Myths

As you go about your fat loss workout and diet program, one thing you must be certain of is that you're well aware of some of the most common weight loss myths that circulate around. If you're not careful,...

Athlete’s Foot – How to get Rid of the Problem

If you are a guy and you grew up in the public school system than there has definitely been a point in your life when you have used a public shower, and the likelihood is that you have done...

Tips For Buying A Sports Bra – Fit, Comfort and Support

As you get set to start your workout program, it’s going to be very important that you’re taking some time to think about all the equipment you need to exercise safely and in comfort. For any females going about their...

How Much Should I Weigh – It Depends on Your Frame

As you go about starting to make important changes in your diet and workout plan to foster a healthier lifestyle and reach your goal weight, one question that may come is the question of how much you should weigh. While...

What Should I Eat Before Working Out

After getting your workout program in place, the very next thing that you absolutely must consider is what you should be eating before you go into the gym to do that session. Nutrition is a huge part of not only...

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself?

If you are attempting to lose or gain weight it can be tempting to weigh yourself at every opportunity – but how often should you really weigh yourself? And does it give a good indication of your progress? Why weigh...

Running In Cold Weather – Layering your Clothing Properly

As the temperature dips, if you're someone who still gets excited at the thought of going for a run outdoors, before you lace up your shoes it's important to take a few factors into consideration. Running outdoors in colder weather does call for some safety precautions so you can be...

How To Determine Your Calorie Requirements

If you're looking to lose fat, the very first thing that you must do to get started on the right track is determine your calorie needs. Since fat loss essentially comes down to you consuming fewer calories than you burn off over the course of the day through your...

Do you Need a Sports Drink

We all know that we need to stay hydrated in order to perform well but do you need to incorporate popular sports drinks into your sports nutrition plans, or are they simply a waste of time and money? What is a sports drink? It is important to understand what a sports...