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Stay in your Prime with strength training, low impact aerobic exercise, integrated movement routines, Pilates, or yoga with direction from our fitness editors.

Category Archives: Fitness

Stay in your Prime with strength training, low impact aerobic exercise, integrated movement routines, Pilates, or yoga with direction from our fitness editors.

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Fitness

4 Easy Workouts for a Strong and Toned Back

Before starting specific back workouts, it’s important to understand why they are important. A strong back improves overall muscle mass. The back is... Read More
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Fitness

3 Lower Ab Exercises for Women that Work!

You’ve been doing your crunches, watching your diet, and increasing your daily step count. You’ve dropped a few pounds and picked up some muscle d... Read More
Weightlifting for age related muscle loss
Fitness

Weightlifting For Age-Related Muscle Loss

Even for the most dedicated fitness professionals, muscle loss happens as we age. Beginning after the age of 30, muscle mass decreases by approximatel... Read More
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Fitness

How To Begin Weightlifting At 50 And Beyond

When I was a teen, I interned at a local radio station. Part of the job was to do on-air news, traffic, and weather. There was just one problem: I had... Read More
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Fitness

5 Steps to the Ultimate Daily Stretching Routine

If your body has been feeling sore and achy lately, stretching might be the perfect solution. Stretching daily is a great practice to integrate into y... Read More
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Fitness

3 Steps to Get in Shape Fast

Many of us can relate to being unhealthy and out of shape. It might be that you’ve never made your health a priority or that you’ve lost sight of ... Read More
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Fitness

4-Minute Tabata Workout… Too Good to Be True?

A four-minute workout may sound too good to be true, but when it’s done Tabata-style, it can be the most efficient and effective four minutes of you... Read More
Firm butt
Fitness

Strengthening Exercises to Target Your Gluteus Medius

The booty is back, and in a big way! A well-developed derriere is the trend du jour thanks to celebs like J-Lo, Kim K., and Queen Bey. Aesthetically s... Read More
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Fitness

HIIT Your Run for Better Results

HIIT workouts have been a big hit on the fitness scene for several years now, and for a good reason: they work! An acronym for High-Intensity Interval... Read More
Woman exercising in front of television; Best Amazon Prime Workouts
Fitness

4 Best At-Home Workouts on Amazon Prime

There are many reasons that you may want to work out at home rather than in the gym. The gym may not feel comfortable to you, or you may not have one ... Read More
frustrated woman at the gym
Fitness

Top 4 Gym Mistakes That Ruin Your Progress

I've been a dedicated member of the gym community since 2012, which means I've had years to watch people, their habits, and their behaviors during the... Read More
Warm Up to a Morning Warm Up With These 3 Moves
Fitness

Warm Up to a Morning Warm-Up With These 3 Moves

Think your morning warm-up starts at the gym? Think again. Imagine your treasured circa 1960 (not too far from our age, right?) Bugatti sitting in ... Read More