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  • Be Fabulously Fit in Your 50s

    Be Fabulously Fit in Your 50s
    If you're a woman in your 50s, you've probably had the pep talk from your doctor: You need more exercise. It needs to be weight-bearing to guard against osteoporosis. Walking is great, but it's not enough. So how much and what kind of exercise do you...
  • Improve your fitness and find your balance

    Improve your fitness and find your balance
    Balance rarely receives a lot of attention, but it's one of the four key components of fitness (the remaining being aerobic ability, strength and flexibility). A person who is fit is strong in all of these areas. You may wonder why balance plays such a...
  • New Hoopla About Old Fad

    New Hoopla About Old Fad
    The dozen women dotting the second floor of the Koken Art Factory gently gyrate their hips to keep the hula hoops whirling at their waists. Instructor Sarah Smith roams around giving one-on-one instructions. "The bigger the hoop, the slower it rolls...
  • Get Moving!

    Get Moving!
    Exercise has many benefits, including lowering your risk of getting type 2 diabetes, a chronic disease in which your body either doesn't manufacture enough insulin or the insulin doesn't allow glucose to enter your body's cells. Since glucose is your...
  • Lifestyle change can affect blood pressure, but it's not the whole story

    Lifestyle change can affect blood pressure, but it's not the whole story
    So how much good will it do if you get more exercise, consume less salt, ramp up on potassium, eat the DASH way, give up smoking, take up meditation? Does it all add up to some impressive total that will knock your doctor's socks off the next check-up...
  • Denise Austin: Q & A with a fitness guru

    Denise Austin: Q & A with a fitness guru
    Denise Austin has made a life out of motivating people to get moving. For more than 25 years, the San Pedro native has watched the fitness world transform, cheerleading along the way. She's sold more than 20 million exercise videos and DVDs, starred in...
  • How to Pick an Exercise Class

    How to Pick an Exercise Class
    The lengthy menu of group fitness programs at most gyms can be overwhelming. Here is advice from personal trainers on finding one suited for you: Observe it first. Ask the instructor if you can stand in the back of the room and watch a class in action....
  • Use What's Left of Summer!

    Use What's Left of Summer!
    Pick a good time... Exercise in the early morning or evening, when temperatures are cooler. A recent study by London researchers showed people do best in the morning in hot conditions, because their core body temperature starts out lower. ... and place....
  • Get motivated for summer workouts

    Get motivated for summer workouts
    The thought of trying to sweat in the heat and humidity can keep some people on the couch. Here are ways to make hot-weather workouts more appealing: Pick a good time ... Exercise in the early morning or evening, when temperatures are cooler. A recent...
  • Hot workout hints

    Hot workout hints
    The thought of trying to sweat in the heat and humidity can keep some people on the couch. Here are ways to make hot-weather workouts more appealing. Pick a good time. Exercise in the early morning or evening, when temperatures are cooler. A recent study...
  • Jump In. Stay Fit. Look Good.

    Jump In. Stay Fit. Look Good.
    Aquatics aerobics is a low-impact sport that offers cardio, muscle and core conditioning that is easy on your joints. Why It's So Popular - It strengthens your core, improves blood flow and provides cardio and muscle conditioning all in one workout--...
  • Baking: The only worry-free workout

    Baking: The only worry-free workout
    My usual walking routine is to trek briskly for at least an hour a day, up and down the neighborhood hills. I find this to be the perfect way to ward off osteoporosis and scare away extra pounds. It's also good for my mental health. As my feet pound the...