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Exercise and Physical Fitness for Women's Health

Without exercise our health would be doomed. Learn how to get started on your fitness plan, what to do when you get off track with your exercise goals, how to use everyday activities to meet your goal for physical fitness, as well as other facts you should know about exercising at home, outside, or at the gym.

Core Performance Essentials - Balance Your Body to Feel and Look Better
An excerpt from "Core Performance Esstentials" by Mark Verstegen and Pete Williams. Learn how to center your body to maximize your strength at any age.

Enjoying Physical Activity - Ways to Have Fun Getting Fit
A few ways to make exercise fun. Enjoy physical activity and you probably do it more often!

Mixing it Up - Exercise Variety Keeps Your Body Going Strong
Feel like you're stuck on the same old treadmill? You may be, if your regular exercise routine has become dull, dull, dull lately. And that boredom can undermine your best intentions. When physical activity becomes ho-hum, it's easy to find excuses for not doing it.

Starting Your Fitness Plan
Studies have shown that regular exercise significantly increases life expectancy and improves overall health. Regular physical activity reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease, and osteoporosis. Here are some simple tips to help you get started on a regular plan of physical fitness.

Ten Reasons Women Should Lift Weights
About Sports Medicine Guide Elizabeth Quinn tells you how weight training can reduce the risk of certain diseases, increase your strength, and significantly improve your health overall.

The Right Way to Fail at Exercise
You don't have to be perfect! Did you know that most people fail at exercise? That isn't to say that we're doomed from the start, but that it's normal for many of us to abandon our fitness routines from time to time... Learn how to get on track with your exercise goals with About.com Exercise Guide Paige Waehner.

Using a Heart Rate Monitor - Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor for Your Workout?
Learn how a heart rate monitor can improve the benefits your receive from your workouts. Find out how to use a heart rate monitor to acheive maximum workout results.

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