Avoiding Manly Muscles – How You Can Use Weight Training To Look Like A Woman

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Many women are afraid to begin lifting weights because they fear that they will end up with bulky muscles and look like a man. The truth however, is that women do and should lift weights and doing so will not necessarily give you that bulky man look. How Are Muscles Built? Testosterone is a hormone […]

Is Building Muscle A Good Way To Lose Weight?

Woman lifting weights

Lifting weights can help you to lose unwanted pounds and generally look and feel healthier. When you lift weights, you can burn more fat and tone your body. In order to effectively lose weight, you have to increase your metabolism. Lifting weights helps you to do this and it can keep your metabolism at a […]

Is It Safe To Work Out If You Are Over 60?

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Everyone knows that exercise is essential for good health but many people wonder if it is safe to work out after 60. Research has shown that moderate exercise can provide protection from a variety of diseases and even those in their golden years can benefit from a regular exercise program. Many health experts recommend that […]

How To Use Exercise To Shape Your Body Without Bulking Up

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Everyone wants to lose weight and get healthy and most have an idea of what they want to look like. For some, it is having huge muscles and looking bulky. Others however, simply want to look slim and fit, fit into a new dress or otherwise just feel healthier. There is a difference between toning […]

How Is Women’s Fitness Different From Men’s?

Woman Lifting Weights

When it comes to fitness, women and men are certainly not alike. While many of the exercises that each gender does are similar and some are actually the same, the results are often much different. Women in general have a different view of working out than men. Men often want to bulk up and add […]

Is Working Out Good For Your Sex Life?

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Exercise in general is good for you. Study after study has shown the benefits of working out with regards to heart health, diabetes prevention, healthy weight and many other factors. Recent studies even show that working out can be very beneficial to your sex life. Sexual Dysfunction Studies show that sexual dysfunction is much more […]

Take The Guess Work Out Of Home Workout Tools

How to get a good workout at home.

For many people on a tight budget there is simply no room for monthly gym fees but that should not stop you from getting a great workout at home. If you fall into this category then there are great options to keep your workouts going from the comfort of your own home and at an […]

Don’t Kill Yourself By Exercising Too Much And Too Fast

Exhausted woman on exercise bike.

Before starting any new exercise program it is imperative that you consult with your physician beforehand, especially if you are overweight and have been living a sedentary lifestyle. The reason for this is that your physician will be able to give you a good indication as to what your body is capable of so that […]

Build Muscle With Your Diet

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If you want to build muscle then you need to have a good diet in place. This means that you need to have plenty of protein in the diet and have a number of meals per day, in order to separate the intake of protein throughout the day. Besides, the protein, you need to have […]