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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...
  • Starting slow is good advice key to achieving fitness goals

    Starting slow is good advice key to achieving fitness goals
    James Egizio took up running in his 40s, but by his early 60s knee pain convinced him to switch to walking for fitness. James, now 70, continues to walk- a brisk mile to a mile and a half three days a week with his wife Mary Ann. At the dawn of a new...
  • Endurance training: The 'worst form of exercise?'

    Endurance training: The 'worst form of exercise?'
    Endurance training is “one of the worst forms of exercise there is,” Dr. Joseph Mercola recently wrote in his online newsletter. Mercola, who operates a popular alternative health Web site and runs a supplement business, cited a recent...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: Vanity can be a healthy asset

    In-Your-Face Fitness: Vanity can be a healthy asset
    You're so vain. You probably think this column is about you. Carly Simon may be down on vanity, but I'm cool with it, so long as you don't go off the deep end. (I'm talking to you, Heidi Montag.) The desire to look good can be a powerful motivator for...
  • Baby steps to barefoot running

    Baby steps to barefoot running
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tempted to join the barefoot running craze? Begin with baby steps, experts say. Turning those tender feet into all-terrain vehicles takes time. "The question isn't whether you can become barefoot walker or runner. The question is...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Picking your health club

    Picking your health club
    Congratulations! You've decided to start working out. Now you need to decide where to go. There is a health club out there for you. The trick is picking one that serves your needs, because when it comes to health and fitness, one size definitely doesn't...
  • 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...