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  • Hybrid workouts mash up aerobic and strength training in new challenge

    Hybrid workouts mash up aerobic and strength training in new challenge
    There was cardio, and there was strength. In the gym, the two have long been separate entities, in separate sections, often with separate audiences. If you wanted both, you hit the weights first and then jumped into an aerobics or spinning class, or...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories

    In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories
    In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite. I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
  • In-Your-Face-Fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories

    In-Your-Face-Fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories
    Welcome to another exciting installment of Fun With Math! Today we're going to use basic addition and subtraction to show how running is better than walking for fat loss, no matter what your doctor says. I have no idea where the myth that walking a...
  • Not motivated? Sign up for a race

    Not motivated? Sign up for a race
    Forrest Gump discovered his passion for running on the spur of the moment, when a bunch of Alabama bullies were chasing him and his leg braces broke off. But for most of us, developing a commitment to running, cycling or some other form of exercise...
  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
  • Exercise: A pregnant pause

    Exercise: A pregnant pause
    At a British 10K charity run last year, a blonde with sunglasses and a slew of world records jogged easily among the 11,000 other runners who'd shown up that day. Olympic marathoner Paula Radcliffe crossed the finish line with a huge smile on her face,...
  • The afterburners: Is post workout calorie burn real?

    The afterburners: Is post workout calorie burn real?
    During an exercise session, vigorous cardiovascular workouts such as running or biking can typically torch more calories than resistance or strength training. But what happens once the workout is over? Exercise scientists have long debated the...
  • Train like a caveman

    Train like a caveman
    When it’s workout time at Core Fitness Chicago, out comes the sledgehammer. And the 80-pound bag of mulch. And the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee — for pushing across a rooftop parking lot while someone steps lightly on the brake.   As if it even...
  • 'Jersey Shore' castmate lives by GTL (gym, tan, laundry)

    'Jersey Shore' castmate lives by GTL (gym, tan, laundry)
    Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola from MTV's "Jersey Shore" is known, along with her castmates, as a party girl. On TV, she's been a part of much drama while the cast has stayed in Seaside Heights, N.J.; Florence, Italy; and Miami Beach. The fifth season,...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: Friend through thick and thin?

    In-Your-Face Fitness: Friend through thick and thin?
    Dear Friend: You drew me to your website with promises of rapid muscle gain and even faster fat loss. I know we're friends because that's the first thing I saw at the top of your home page: "Dear Friend." That makes it official, doesn't it? And now I'...
  • Do your pushups, Mr. President

    Do your pushups, Mr. President
    As the longtime personal trainer for President Barack Obama and the first family, Cornell McClellan deserves some props for Michelle's famously toned arms. But in addition to working out White House staff and professional athletes, the nation's "first...