Women's Health and Fitness

5 Ways Strength Training Boosts Female Power and Confidence

About a year ago, I made a change in my regular exercise routine. I’m now convinced it was the best change I’ve made since I started yoga in my later twenties. It started when I was visiting my younger brother at my parents’ house last summer. He’s in the Air …

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Pokémon Go Right Now!

Have you heard about the latest health craze? All you need is the app on your smartphone. Experts caution that it can be addictive and harmful if used improperly. Side effects include sore legs and battery drainage, but the benefits are many. In fact, this isn’t just an exercise in …

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Exercise At Work With A Chair

For most people, exercise equipment means treadmills, weights, or a yoga mat. Did you ever consider your basic work chair to be another way you can include some exercise into your day? For those of you stuck sitting in a chair for hours every day here are some great exercises …

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Little Ways to Lose Weight

Gaining a few pounds each year and don’t know how make it stop? You’re not alone! The biggest obstacle most people face when trying to add exercise into their day is time. Many also (mistakenly) think that the only way to stay fit is to hit the gym or spend …

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How To Be Fit Over 40

Almost everyone notices small changes in their body as they age-although the degree and pace that these changes occur depend on several factors. Genetics plays a strong role (the old adage “look at your mom to see how you’ll age”) is partially true. But, even with a strong family history …

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Prenatal Fitness Tips

Q: I’m pregnant and am worried about continuing my running and strength-training program. This is my first pregnancy and I want to make sure I don’t do anything to cause a problem. Do you have any suggestions for what types of exercise are safe during pregnancy? A: Congratulations on your …

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The Fit Traveler

Spring and summer are often the time for vacation travel, and whether your trip includes driving or an airline ticket, the long periods of sitting and the interruption of your normal fitness routine can leave you feeling less than energized. Vacations from home don’t have to include a vacation from …

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Choosing An Activity Tracker That’s Right For You

It’s no secret that tracking steps, counting calories, and setting goals are great for your health. And activity trackers are great motivators to set you in the right direction – but with a new gadget hitting the market everyday, how can one decide which is best? We’re breaking down the …

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5 Health Gamification Apps That Will Motivate You to Get Fit

Health technology is not just about counting steps and tracking calories. Some of it is, dare I say, fun. When you combine the popularity of activity tracking with the popularity of mobile gaming, you get one thing: health gamification. When your workout is a game, it’s about more than just …

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Healthy Living

Have a health nut on your holiday shopping list? Or do you just want to give gifts that encourage a more active and healthier lifestyle? Here are some suggestions to help you choose the perfect present, from eating right, to exercise… and even enhancing your mood!   ​Happylight Sunshine Supplement …

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