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Fitness: Strength Training Exercises

Updated 25 June 2019 under Health Guides.

Strength training is a great way to get your muscles conditioned and strong. This form of exercise can help raise your metabolism (the way your body uses energy from food) […]

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I’m slightly overweight. How can I slim my stomach?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Unfortunately, there’s no way to choose where your body loses weight. If you’re overweight, eating a balanced diet that’s low in refined grains and sugar (white bread, soda, candy, etc.) […]

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How do I lose weight in my stomach?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

Things such as body shape and where we tend to lose and gain weight are genetic. There’s no way to lose weight in just one area of your body, because […]

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Is it okay to workout if I’m underweight?

Updated 5 February 2014 under Ask Us.

There are many benefits to exercise. Being physically active strengthens your bones, keeps your muscles toned, improves mood, and lowers your risk of heart disease. Exercising is generally healthy unless […]

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I’ve thinned out during puberty, but I’m still overweight. How I can be healthier?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

I have thinned out over my years of puberty, but I’m still overweight. I like looking thin but I know I’m not as healthy as I could be. Any suggestions? […]

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How do I fit exercise into my busy schedule?

Updated 24 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Here are some ideas to start with: Plan a fitness routine. Schedule exercise on your calendar. Find a buddy to exercise with. Start slowly. Begin with 15 minutes and work […]

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Are yoga or exercise balls good to use for toning your body?

Updated 24 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Yoga balls, also known as stability or exercise balls, are a great way to add variety to your muscle conditioning routine. A yoga ball can be used to support your […]

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I’m thinking of taking a kickboxing class. Can anyone try this?

Updated 24 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Kickboxing is a great exercise for everyone, no matter what your fitness level is. During class, you’ll learn fun cardio moves that tone the legs, abs, and upper-body. It’s a […]

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How can I strengthen my abs?

Updated 5 February 2014 under Ask Us.

Firming your abdominal area takes a regular exercise routine and time. Simple abdominal crunches or sit-ups are easy and effective. You don’t need to buy fancy ab equipment. Combining cardio […]

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How can I lose weight just in my stomach?

Updated 5 February 2014 under Ask Us.

There are no exercises or nutrition plans that can target weight loss to a specific area of your body such as your stomach. You can strengthen your core stomach muscles, […]

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