Women's Health and Fitness

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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Be Careful Not To Overtrain

Jackie just started a fitness program a few months ago and says she feels terrible! She aches all the time and her energy level is zero. She thought that the more she exercised (she’s doing 7 days a week for an hour or more a day) the better she’d feel …

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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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Gift Guide for Fit Friends and Family

If you’re starting to put your holiday shopping list together, don’t forget to give your loved ones the gifts of health this holiday season. Not only can you give someone the encouragement to try something they’ve always talked about doing, but it’s a great start to all those New Year’s …

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Climbing Off A Plateau

Even for the most active and workout-loving people, plateaus happen. You’ve been regular and structured in your workouts, your diet has been clean and full of whole foods, but you’re not seeing as much progress as you would hope. And plateaus don’t just occur for people trying to lose weight. …

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How To Be Fiscally Fit

Having worked in the health and fitness industry for over five years I’ve heard all the excuses for why people don’t exercise. And there also seemed to be one particular excuse that popped up more than others. Oddly, you would think it would be an excuse about not having enough …

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