• Women and Heavy Weight Lifting

    When you think weight lifting, images of grunting men and bulging, Arnold Schwarzenegger like muscles probably comes to mind. Fitness experts and trainers are now encouraging women to think again. Heavy weight lifting offers many important benefits that make pumping iron a pretty good idea. Why women should lift heavy weights There are so many […]

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  • Are Anti-Aging and Your Workout Related?

    You’ve stepped up your regular workout routine to get ready for beach season, but did you know your efforts could be adding years to your life? Kathy Smith, Spokesperson for the International  Council on Active Aging tells Fitbie, “The secret to anti-aging isn’t about creams and lotions, but about how to build a foundation from […]

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  • Can Exercise be an Anti-inflammatory Reducer?

    If you’ve ever worked out, you know the pain of muscle soreness. After a tough workout, it hurts to walk, sit, lay-and with each movement you feel that twinge of pain for up to 48 hours. So, will exercise make this pain go away? To answer that question you have to know why the pain […]

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  • Pre-natal Fitness

    Perhaps at no other time than during pregnancy is it more important to guard your physical health. After all, many of your baby’s outcomes are directly related to how you care for yourself just before and during your pregnancy. If you are already exercising, keep up the good work. If you think it is too […]

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  • The Top 3 most forgotten Muscles- Make sure they Get a workout too!

    You get to the gym, do your workout, and leave feeling great. However, is your regular fitness routine missing some of the most important muscles in your body? Just because you love the way things are looking—which is very important, and good—doesn’t mean you’re reaching all of your important muscles. Working all your muscles is […]

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  • Motivation Monday: Motivating Others From Your Own Weight Loss Success!

    You know it, your co-worker’s have said it, and your devoted spouse reminds you of it frequently – when it comes to your weight loss, you’ve come a long way, baby. In your own community of those daily folks who know you and love you, you’re an inspiration. You’ve shown them that when you set […]

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  • Setting Your Expectations For A Weight Loss Boot Camp

    A weight loss boot camp is a great way to workout with a group. It’s essentially small group personal training, and you have the support of all the other members around you. You will see a wide variety of exercisers at a boot camp, each with different activity levels and fitness goals. There’s just something […]

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  • Listen Up Guys: Don’t Get Caught In These Weight Loss Traps!

    Losing weight. The dreaded notion that invigorates some and scares the mess out of the rest. It’s not breaking news that America is facing an obesity epidemic. If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, it doesn’t really matter what someone looks like when they carry too much excess fat. The same American society […]

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  • Training With Painful, Aching Joints

    If you suffer from painful, aching joints from arthritis (like osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis), fibromyalgia, or you simply hurt from a lot of physical labor, exercise is probably one of the last things you want to do. It’s understandable to feel apprehensive to training with painful, aching joints. Your mind is just trying to protect […]

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  • Exercise Myths for Middle Aged Adults

    Yuichiro Miura climbed Mt. Everest at the age of 80. Gladys Burrill finished a marathon at 92, and she isn’t even the oldest person to traverse the 26.2 mile course. That record belongs to Fauja Singh who completed his last marathon at 101 years old. Singh started doing marathons at the comparatively tender age of […]

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