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When someone asks me to help them set up a new exercise routine, they most often focus on cardiovascular activities (e.g. running and biking) and strength training. These are both essential pieces to a complete exercise program, however they are not the only components to consider. A third, and key ... Read more

What It Is: Ballroom dancing can be anything from a waltz to the rhumba, with classes being either instructional or just for fun. Ballroom dancing has exploded in popularity, thanks to shows such as Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance.Body Benefits: Ballroom dancing has muscul ... Read more
ADDED TO  Exercise- Cardio  39 days 23 hours 43 min ago
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What It Is: Pilates uses controlled movements to develop core strength, balance, and flexibility. Pilates can be done with no equipment (on a mat), in a group or individual setting, or with a Pilates reformer (a resistance based exercise machine that looks scarier than it really is!). Classes c ... Read more

What It Is: Known mostly as spinning, this group fitness class is taught on indoor cycling bikes made especially for this setting. The goal is to replicate indoors what a rider would experience on the road. Some instructors feel that in order to get a good workout the gears need to be cranked u ... Read more
ADDED TO  Exercise- Tips  101 days 23 hours 43 min ago
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You’ve probably all heard it (or said it) before: “I have a slow metabolism, so I can’t lose weight.” But what does that really mean? Let me explain: Metabolism is the burning of calories necessary to supply the body with the energy it needs to function on a daily basis. Your Basal Metabolic Ra ... Read more
ADDED TO  Weight  115 days 23 hours 14 min ago
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