Running your first marathon? You’re probably filled with all kinds of questions as the race-date approaches. Check out this essential list of tips from running guru Jeff Galloway, author of ‘Marathon: You Can Do It!’ 1. Rehearse it. If possible, run one or more of your long runs on the actual race
In a recent AOL poll, we asked our readers to tell us what their least favorite body parts were. The overwhelming answer? “My belly!” But the concern over a flabby belly is more serious than simply not looking good in a bathing suit. Researchers are finding that abdominal fat leads to higher risks of heart
Fashion-worthy legs are gorgeous from every angle, from the front thigh (quadriceps) and the back thigh (hamstrings) to the inner and outer thighs and the calves. That doesn’t mean that you have to work out each and every one of these muscle groups with a specific exercise; in fact, you’re
If you want to maximize your workouts and bump up your calorie burn, add interval training to your fitness program. Interval training simply means alternating the intensity during a workout between hard and easier periods, using either speed or hills to bump up the intensity. Incorporate these tips into your workouts a
Knee injuries are more prominent in women, with factors such as wider hips and hormonal fluctuations contributing to the fact that they suffer nearly twice the number of problems as men. Fortunately, weak knees aren’t every woman’s destiny. According to Brian Halpern, M.D., associate clinical instructor of sports medicine at Weill
If your workout could use some variety, indoor cycling might be just the change you need. Regular spinning incinerates calories, increases stamina, and helps develop toned, sexy legs. Check out our need-to-know guide to start spinning your way to major health gains — and a tighter body. Getting Started Checklist Cost: Ranges widely.