Doing vs. Performing: The Difference Between Exercising and Getting Results

Back when I was young and living on my parents' farm, there always seemed to be plenty of tasks that were reserved for the low man on the totem pole. And you guessed it. That low man was me. Picking up and piling sticks seemed to be one of my... Read More

Physical Activity Versus Exercise: Is there a Difference?

Quite often a client will come into the gym discouraged with their exercise program. The common complaint being lack of results. They give a list of activities they are doing but still do not see any changes in physical appearance. Yes this can be attributed to many variables but one... Read More

Health Tips For Busy People: Healthy Diet & Exercise In the Office

Many women's lifestyle magazines frustrate us by providing exercise regimens for work and then adding: "You can do this exercise in your office!" What about those of us who work in a cube or other small space (with no floor space for Pilates-style stretches) that's not very private (do you... Read More

How To Gain An Avalanche Of Energy!

For many people out there trying to become more energised and active they are terrified of committing to daily activity. It is so engrained in their minds that they might over train that they literally shy away from daily physical training and instead follow the herd and train two or... Read More

The Importance Of An Active Lifestyle

Over the past 15 years or so, we have been told that a healthy lifestyle is important. Scientists recommend we should be accumulating on average 60 minutes of exercises a day in order to maintain healthy levels. What exactly does that number mean? Over the course of a regular day,... Read More

The History of Pilates ? It All Began With One Sickly Child

A look into the history of Pilates helps you understand the tremendous power that this form of exercise has to help strengthen and transform your body. Unlike yoga, which has a tradition that goes back thousands of years, one individual developed the Pilates Method at the beginning of the twentieth... Read More

10 Best Workout Tips

Top Trainers share their secrets to getting slim, toned and strong in record time. It guarantees that you will see results in no time.1. Tone up on the Treadmill.Save time at the gym or even at home, with this 10 minute cardio/sculpt session. Hop on a treadmill holding a three... Read More


Yoga traditionally conjures up images of long hair, loin cloths and incense burning in a darkened room with strange music playing! It had an almost cultish persona. Nowadays your gran is quite likely to tuck her Yoga mat under her arm and head on down to the local gym for... Read More

Finding Time to Exercise

Exercising During Commercials I'm getting up an hour earlier these days. At first I said I'd never be able to do it: I was already sleep deprived rising at 6 AM how would I ever get up at 5 AM? I'd never be able to get to sleep earlier (this... Read More

Benefits of a Good Training Journal

Most of us have trained at one part in our lives. Chances are if you've ever taken your training seriously you've used a training journal or a training log.The main difference between training journals and training logs, is what you document in them after each workout or day, etc. Training... Read More

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Home Gyms with Free Weights

Having your own home gym with free weights is not... Read More

Get Fit From Home-Part 2

Using The StairsNot everybody has stairs in their home, but... Read More

After Exercise Headache - More Serious Than You Think?

It's surprisingly common - you're exercising, everything's fine, and then... Read More

Debunking Common Exercise Myths, Part 1

Myth #1: Heavy weights make you "bulky"Heavy weights typically do... Read More

Great Exercises To Tone & Tighten Your Butt

A question I am frequently asked by females is, "What... Read More

Arthritis Exercise ? One Way to Relieve Pain & Stiffness in Your Joints (part 2)

Even when you cannot make it out to walk or... Read More

Health Tips For Busy People: Healthy Diet & Exercise In the Office

Many women's lifestyle magazines frustrate us by providing exercise regimens... Read More

15 Quick Tips for People Who Dont Like to Exercise

We've all had days when we don't have the energy... Read More

7 Ways To Guarantee You Stick To Your Workout Program

1. Begin Looking at Exercise Differently. Think of exercise as... Read More

Do You Have A Fitness Battle Plan?

In fitness, as in war, you want to be on... Read More

How To Gain An Avalanche Of Energy!

For many people out there trying to become more energised... Read More

After WLS: Walking for Wellness

Step for step, mile for mile, walking is the best... Read More

Are You A One-Dimensional Trainer?

Most people are classically biased toward one of the three... Read More

A 30-minute, Or Less, Full Body Workout

Most people do not have the time to do biceps... Read More

Lance Armstrong and Exercise - From Denial to Desire!

Press Conference 1996 ? Lance Armstrong On Wednesday October 2,... Read More

Easy and Effective Home Workouts

Many people think that creating a home workout gym is... Read More

The Truth about Spot Reduction

At any point, we can pick up the latest fitness... Read More

Triathalon Racing, It Starts At The Beginning

Long before you can enter into triathalon racing, you will... Read More

Home Gym Workout Routines

Home gym workout routines can take the hassle out of... Read More

Keep Exercise Journals For Real Results

Always make sure to keep a detailed training journal. By... Read More

Tour of Diet ? Cycling for Your Health

The last seven years, or so, at the Tour de... Read More

How to Get The Most From Your Home Workouts

A recent study found that home workouts may do even... Read More

Exercise ? More is NOT Better!

Years ago when I was a professional bodybuilder, I fell... Read More

Recognize Your Motivation to Exercise

The positive effects of exercise have been documented and reported... Read More

Exercise & Motivation, Part 2: Overcoming Inertia & Getting Started

In the first article in this series (, we gave... Read More

Some Great Ideas on Staying Fit

Physical exercise is something that you need to do on... Read More

Pilates: A Challenging and Motivating Exercise Regimen

Pilates is named after its creator Joseph Pilates. It is... Read More

Will Your Personal Trainer Help You Achieve Your Goals?

Hiring a personal trainer can be a significant investment ?... Read More

Lance Armstrong, Exercise, and Will Power? Characteristics that Make a Champion!

The Tour De France, arguably may be the hardest sport... Read More

Struggling To Keep Your Workout Schedule? So am I!

Sometimes following a fitness program or workout schedule is not... Read More


Yoga traditionally conjures up images of long hair, loin cloths... Read More

Great Summer Workouts: Just Add Water

With warm weather season now in full gear, exercisers want... Read More

Tone Up While at Work

I know better than anybody that sitting at a desk... Read More