9 Ballet Moves for a Long, Toned Body


Who doesn’t want to the long, lean body of a ballerina? What if we told you it’s possible to strengthen your muscles and increase flexibility, and no dance experience is required? These low-impact, ballet-inspired toning moves can be easily incorporated into your fitness routine. Because the moves are low-impact, they are easy on the joints and great for […]

4 Moves To Get You Hooked On Boxing

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There’s no sight quite like witnessing the athletic prowess and raw beauty of a trained boxer shadowboxing inside a ring. The speed and rhythm of an entire body in perfect sync gives the misleading impression that to be a boxer, one must first be born with this remarkable gift. And while it helps, a lack […]

8 Benefits Of Eliminating Soda From Your Diet


You’ve decided to give up diet soda—good idea! Maybe you weren’t hitting your weight-loss goals or couldn’t stomach that long list of ingredients anymore. Or perhaps you heard one too many times that it’s just not good for you. Whatever the reason, eliminating diet soda from your diet will improve your health from head to […]

6 Ways To Make Your Gym Time Count

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In an ideal world, you would head to the gym and spend a leisurely few hours getting a total body workout, then you would shower, spend some time in front of the mirror and head out for your day. In reality, you probably throw your stuff into your gym back, hastily look at your watch, […]

11 Weight Loss Myths Explained

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It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been working out, it is pretty certain that you’ve come across some amazingly popular misconceptions. Some probably odd, some funny and others a little scary. One great example that’s been floating around LA lately is that eating pasta al- dente was better because it had less calories than its softer counterpart […]

7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

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We’ve all been there, you decide that you want to lose a few pounds, so you start eating better, maybe kick up the workouts a bit, but the numbers on the scale don’t move. In fact, sometimes they even go up. Your enthusiasm comes to a grinding halt and pretty quickly, you find yourself giving […]

5 Best Exercises To Torch Your Flabby Belly


We know that there’s no great magic to achieving the perfect 6 pack, but rather it’s about a lot of hard work and clean eating. We also know that no matter how badly we’d like to believe otherwise, there’s no such thing as spot training. This doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn’t be working out […]

5 Signs Your Workout Is Becoming Ineffective

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We all know that it’s hard to fit a workout into our schedule, so if you’ve been carving out time for a workout on a regular basis, that is something to be celebrated. But while it may seem counterintuitive, getting into too much of a routine can actually cause you to hit a plateau and not […]

Lose 3 Inches Without Dieting or Exercising


If you’re like most people, you want results and you want them fast. Scratch that. You want them now (yesterday would be even better, right?). And this goes double and triple when it comes to getting results from a diet or exercise program. In fact, I’m sure you’ll agree that nothing motivates you more to […]

How To Eat Well On A Budget


Let’s face the facts: food isn’t cheap. Sure, you can hit McDonald’s or Wendy’s and feed yourself for a few bucks. But if you want quality meals that are healthy, you’ll have to reach deep into your pockets. Given that, this article will list a few ways to make your dollars (or euros, pounds, etc.) […]