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5 ways to increase your metabolic rate

Your metabolic rate is the rate at which your body converts food into energy. As you get older, your metabolic rate tends to decrease. Here are some tips to keep it elevated.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 03:49pm EST

Tags: Lisa Reed, tips, Health, metabolic rate, metabolism

How to gauge your fitness age

So, how old are you? There's your calendar age and then there's your fitness age.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 08:57am EST

Tags: Health, aging, calculator, Joan Jones

Start managing your meals to avoid extra holiday pounds

When you work hard all year to stay fit and live a healthy lifestyle, you can't afford to backtrack when the holidays come around.

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 10:53am EDT

Tags: Health, Lisa Reed, Holidays

You don't need 'cardio' to have a healthy heart

The heart does not actually need its own special exercises to be incredibly fit and healthy.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 08:34am EDT

Tags: cardio, Health, Josef Brandenburg

Fitness tips to get ready for your wedding day (Video)

It takes a lot of energy to plan a wedding, while also balancing life's other obligations and demands. Just make sure your fitness routine doesn't slip through the cracks.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Tags: Lisa Reed, wedding, tips

An old exercise is making a comeback at the gym

Fitness buffs are passing up treadmills and elliptical trainers for this cardio machine.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 07:53am EDT

Tags: rowing machine, exercise, Dick Uliano, Xeno Miller, Fairfax Hackley

Self-limiting exercise: Have safer, more effective workouts

Good form and good posture do the same thing for your body. Both take the stress off of your joints and shift that stress to your muscles, making for an all-round better workout.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, exercise, Health, The Body You Want

8 tips for reducing muscle soreness

If you hit your back-to-workout routine just as the kids went back to school, chances are, you could be feeling a bit sore now. But don't let that hinder your progress. Here are eight ways you can reduce muscle soreness.

Monday - 09/23/2013, 09:53am EDT

Tags: Lisa Reed, Health, workout, muscle soreness

Lose weight and improve performance with ‘explosive exercise'

"Explosive exercise" is one the few things that everyone should do once in a while, regardless of individual fitness goals. And working with medicine balls can help you achieve amazing results.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 07:15am EDT

Tags: workout, exercise, medicine balls, Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want

Running gear: Tested and recommended

Whether you're just thinking about starting a running program or reaching your peak mileage for fall race season, one thing is certain: runners, regardless of their speed and distance, love their gear and gadgets. Here are the top picks.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 10:37am EDT

Tags: Julie Sapper, Lisa Reichmann, Run Farther & Faster, running, Run, gear

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