So you’ve gotten comfortable with a pair of dumbbells in your hand and you’re ready to start using them more in your workouts. How exciting! Now it’s time to move onto the largest muscle group in the body…your legs.
When you’re just beginning a strength training routine weight machines are an excellent option to help you build a solid foundation. However, as you continue to progress you should begin to substitute some of those machine exercises with dumbbell exercises to help build additional overall strength and balance.[i]
This month, LA Fitness is inviting you to get #Active for ALS. We are teaming up with Augie Nieto to support Augie’s Quest to find a cure ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gherig’s disease.
On Saturday, February 22 at 9:45 a.m. we are hosting a special group fitness class as a way for you to dedicate yourself to your workout and donate to for a good cause.
After being bound to a wheelchair for 22 years, Joel is taking his first steps to get out of it.
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The New Year is almost here, and though 2013 is almost over, it has been an incredible year for LIVING HEALTHY and TOP TIPS! We published over 50 TOP TIPS articles this year to help you reach your personal health and fitness goals, and the response, which resulted in record-breaking readership, was amazing.
But before we dash off into a new year of fitness, exercises and healthy trends, we are taking a walk down memory lane and sharing with you the TOP 10 TOP TIPS of 2013…just in case you missed one.
On March 12, 2013 Kira Martin went into labor with her fifth child; she had a boy, Lucas. After his birth, however, she experienced severe complications and almost died. In “Portrait of a Mother,” Kira recounts the terrifying 10 hours that followed and explains how fitness may have saved her life. This is her story. This is her second chance.