Fitness

Get Fit: Dancing Your Way Back into Shape

“5, 6, 7, 8!” Dance has grown to be a huge success over the last year and continues to grow strong with popularity. More specifically, dance education has become a huge success among women, aged 18 years and older. One of the main reasons for its popularity is the introduction of various reality dance- based shows, such as Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, America’s Top Dance Crew and MTV’s Dance Life.

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Fit Exercise Into Your Life

Fit Exercise Into Your Life

Trying to shoehorn exercise into an already packed schedule often ends in I’ll-do-it-tomorrow pledges and missed workouts. The secret to fitting in exercise — and sticking with it — is to make it work for you and your life instead of feeling like it’s one more item tacked onto your to-do list.

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The Best Exercises to Boost Your Metabolism

The Best Exercises to Boost Your Metabolism

Can’t seem to lose those last few pounds, even with diet and exercise? Your metabolism could be to blame. Not all of us are blessed with a high metabolic rate, but by making some simple changes to your exercise routine, you can boost your metabolism and help your body burn more calories, even when you’re resting.

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Sculpt Yoga Muscle (Minus the Bulk!) With Weights

Sculpt Yoga Muscle (Minus the Bulk!) With Weights

Yoga has exploded in the U.S. over the past few decades; what was once a fringe sport is now taught at practically every gym, health club and community center in America. And for good reason: Yoga has many benefits, including reducing stress, increasing flexibility, improving balance and building strength — all with little, if any, workout equipment required.

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The 4 Best Stretches to Keep You Young

The 4 Best Stretches to Keep You Young

Most people trying to get in shape know the importance of aerobics and strength training. But many forget an important part of the fitness equation: flexibility. Flexibility “translates into better muscle function, better range of motion and decreased muscle soreness after exercise,” explains Maurice Williams, who has a master’s degree in exercise physiology, is a master trainer at the Bethesda Sport and Health Club in Maryland and is the owner of Move Well Fitness in Washington, D.C.

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