This Is the Best Time of Day to Work Out

… according to Science   Finding time to exercise can be challenging, and the most important thing is to squeeze in any amount of it whenever you can. But if you want to optimize your workouts to get the widest range of benefits, you might want to try exercising in the morning.   Here’s what the science says about[…]

Exercises for the Perfect Beginner Bodyweight Workout

If you’ve committed to exercising every day this month (and want to keep it up all year!),­ we’ve got the perfect beginner bodyweight workout plan for you. Here, you’ll find five moves, complete with the beginner, intermediate and advanced variations so you can progress as you gain strength. Even better, you’ll get cheat sheet on how to[…]

The Simple, No-Equipment Workout You Can Do at Home

You don’t need a gym membership to melt that unwanted flab and look fit. In fact, you don’t even need equipment. Use this super-simple body-weight workout from The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises to burn fat, tone every muscle and improve your fitness.   How to: Perform this workout as a circuit, completing the prescribed number of[…]

4 Steps to a Great Walking Technique

Proper Walking Form A great fitness walking technique will give you better comfort, power, and speed. Whether you are a beginner or you want to improve your walking workouts, these four steps will make a difference.   Many people take up walking without thinking about the proper walking form. But your posture, foot motion, stride, and use of arm[…]

Exercises and Stretches to Help Your Joints

Staying active helps keep your joints flexible and strengthens the muscles that support them. Here are great ways to get started.   Exercise Can Keep Joints Strong Exercise helps keep joints flexible and strong. It can also help you lose weight, which takes pressure off aching joints. Every pound you lose takes 4 pounds of[…]

An Overview of Dance Fitness

Fitness enthusiasts have been burning up the dance floor for years, rockin’ off the calories to the sound of heart-pumping tunes and easy-to-master choreography. To stay fresh with the times, though, dance fitness instructors constantly adapt their choreography and develop new classes, often inspired by popular dance styles ranging from hip-hop and Latin dance to[…]