Bored with the treadmill? Not seeing the results you want? It's time to super-charge your treadmill time. Treadmill workouts can be some of the most efficient, challenging, calorie-burning routines around. The key is intervals. With intervals, instead of trudging along at a steady pace, you'll mix u
Chances are you're reading this article sitting down. And if you're like most computer users, you've been in your chair for a while. You're probably inactive for more of your day than you realize. Do you sit in your car while commuting to an eight-hour-a-day desk job and then unwind in front of the
Running is often touted as the perfect exercise, partly because it's so simple: Lace up your shoes and go. Now, a small but vocal contingent of runners says it can be even simpler and perhaps healthier -- just lose the shoes for an even better workout. Barefoot running divisions are cropping up at o
As the cold weather sets in each year, we tend to hunker down, turn on the TV, and tuck in for the season. But this year, it’s time to get outside and take part in some wintry fun. These five cold-weather sports provide great exercise. Along with getting some much-needed fresh air during the winter,
Want to start exercising but hate the gym? Short on time or motivation? Or maybe you're feeling so out of shape that you don't know where to start? There is hope, experts say. All you have to do is focus on exercising in a way that suits your personality, lifestyle, and fitness level.
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Getting and staying fit can be a challenge. For many of us, it's hard just to get up off the couch. So what's the secret of people who have managed to make exercise a way of life?
Chase Squires is the first to admit that he's no fitness expert. But he is a guy who used to weigh 205 pounds, more than
Although holiday shopping can feel like a workout, you don't have to rely on it as your sole form of exercise this busy holiday season. Simply make some space in your living room and try these three moves from Kathy Kaehler, author of Fit and Sexy for Life and a celebrity fitness trainer whose clien
Looking to sculpt a flat, strong midsection without sit-ups? Pilates exercises can activate and tone the muscles of the trunk -- the rectus and transversus abdominis, and obliques. Pilates professional Risa Sheppard, creator of the Sheppard Method, owner of the Los Angeles studio of the same name, a
In each issue of WebMD the Magazine we feature a reader's fitness question and then find an expert to answer. In our September, 2012 issue, Deb Moore, 52, a college professor in Little Rock, Ark. asked, "I'd love to feel more toned, but I don't have time to hit the gym. Are there simple exercises I
They've been hard to miss at this year's Olympic Games: Strips of brightly colored tape adorning the arms, legs, and torsos of many top athletes. But more than just fashion is driving this trend. The tape is called Kinesio tape. Many athletes believe it has medical benefits. The tape was invented by