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Improve your discipline, improve your fitness

A lot of people experience a lack of steady motivation as the chief roadblock to any sort of fitness success. But there's good news: You don't need motivation to work out. You need discipline.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:49am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, discipline, tips

Fitness tips: Get 1 hour of workout results in half the time

If you're pressed for time, but still want good results, there's good news: You don't have to spend several hours in the gym. You can actually achieve better cardiovascular and weight loss results in half the time with a combination of strength training and high-intensity interval training.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 08:37am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, Health, workout, high-intensity

The fit traveler: Workouts for when you're on-the-go

There's nothing like a string of business trips to completely dismantle a good exercise rhythm, leaving you feeling sloppy and out of shape. Here are three workouts you can do the next time you travel, which will help you maintain your fitness.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 08:35am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, travel, traveling, workouts, Kettlebells, Health

Food for thought: How to get a healthy breakfast

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." It's something you hear all the time -- and it's no joke.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 04:59pm EDT

Tags: Health, Lisa Reed, breakfast, tips, food

Race into fall: Summer winds down, local races gear up

If you're looking for ways to get out and challenge your body as summer winds down, there are a handful of local races that will get your blood pumping -- some even take place this weekend.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 09:12am EDT

Tags: running, races, Nina Napolitano, triathlon, 5K, Run,

Keeping a strong core is key to living pain-free

Lower back pain is a serious and common issue for many adults, but research from Harvard Medical School says you can avoid it by keeping a strong core. Here are some tips on how you can incorporate core-focused exercises into your workout routine.

Sunday - 08/11/2013, 06:45am EDT

Tags: Lisa Reed, exercise, core

Feel great, look better and recover faster for under $15

How would you like to reduce your risk for injury, get rid of aches and pains and have more effective workouts? There's a simple solution. You could get a massage before every workout -- or you could work with a foam roller.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 07:58am EDT

Tags: foam roller, injuries, Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, foam, roller,

Dine out without wrecking your diet

Eating out doesn't have to mean disaster for your diet. With a few smart and healthy decisions, you can enjoy dining out while still keeping your health and fitness goals on track.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 09:21am EDT

Tags: Lisa Reed, restaurants, eating out, dining out, Health, food, tips

The benefits of exercising through pregnancy

Are you expecting? Congratulations! Now lace up those shoes. It's time to get to work!

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 08:40am EDT

Tags: Lisa Reed, pregnancy, strength training

Free weights or exercise machines? Which is better?

One reader recently asked me: Free weights or machines, which is better? Like with most things, the real answer is that is all depends on who you are and what you want to accomplish with your body.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 08:45am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, free weights, weight machine, strength training, weights

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