Kettlebell Swing Crushes Bodyfat

Study Backs Up Claims That Swinging Kettlebells Pays Fitness Dividends A centuries-old piece of cast iron exercise equipment may be the latest fitness craze for would-be strongmen, but a new study shows it still delivers the goods. The cannonball-shaped cast iron orbs called kettlebells were originally developed by Russian strongmen in the early 1700s to…

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Conditioning: Just Make it a Damn Habit Already

Conditioning is Fundamental to Fitness

woman finishing hard runIt’s summer so a lot of people get all concerned about having their pretty little abs showing at the beach. Because of this they crank up their conditioning and cut down on carbs. That’s all well and good but that shouldn’t be the only reason you condition regularly.

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Guide to Running for Everyone

Running just might be the most convenient workout going. You don’t need to be a skilled athlete, and there’s no fancy equipment involved; just lace up your sneaks and go. It’s also one of the most efficient ways to blast fat and burn calories—about 600 an hour. Sure, walking has its benefits, but research shows…

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Home-based Exercise Programs can Help Older People

Older Adults Benefit from Home-Based DVD Exercise Program Fitness DVDs are a multimillion-dollar business, and those targeting adults over the age of 55 are a major part of the market. With names like “Boomers on the Move,” “Stronger Seniors” and “Ageless Yoga,” the programs promise much, but few have ever been rigorously tested. “There are…

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