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80 POUNDS: 30 workouts in 30 days

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With my motivation slacking, I’ve decided to challenge myself and give my workout schedule a shot of adrenaline. I’m challenging myself to workout 30 times in 30 days. It’s a bit daunting to know that I won’t be able to take a day off but I’m excited to begin the challenge. I will do cardio, […]

10 best exercises for a better body

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<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 6–>(3 of 3) Bent-over row Muscles: Upper back and biceps How to do it: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, then bend knees and flex forward at the hips. If you have trouble doing this exercise standing up, support your weight by sitting on an incline bench, facing backward. Tilt your pelvis slightly […]

Battle of the bulge: If you’re an apple, it takes more than working your core to get healthy and trim – Post

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<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 4–> They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away — unless you’re the apple. What makes that the case? YMCA of the Fox Cities healthy living and weight-loss coordinator Stacy Summers explains. “An apple body type carries their weight on the upper half of the body, while the pear shape […]

Exercise to fight many detrimental effects of aging

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By Sally Anderson, Special to the Times In Print: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Click here for reuse options! Story Tools Comments Contact the editor Email Newsletters   Use it or lose it? “Physical inactivity is one of the strongest predictors of unsuccessful aging for older adults and is perhaps the root cause of many unnecessary […]

Roller derby rocks as after-dark sport for moms in Philadelphia suburbs

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These are the Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars – quite possibly the only league in America devoted to this high-speed and serious-contact sport, in which the skates don’t start spinning and hip checks and elbows don’t start flying until the kids have been tucked in and read their bedtime stories. Most of the 38 women in […]