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7 Ways to Fight “Sitting Disease”

7 Ways to Fight “Sitting Disease” | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
"Sitting disease" isn't just a problem for couch potatoes—even the fittest of us are in danger of spending too much time on our duffs. Some creative ideas for moving more.
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Well: Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

Well: Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Our brains were shaped and sharpened by movement, an emerging view of human evolution goes, and we continue to require regular physical activity in order for our brains to function optimally.
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8 Steps for Finding a Fitness Club You’ll Actually Use

8 Steps for Finding a Fitness Club You’ll Actually Use | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Joining a gym in 2013? These steps will guarantee you'll find one you'll love.
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6 Tips for Hiring the Right Personal Trainer

6 Tips for Hiring the Right Personal Trainer | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Insider advice on how to find the best personal trainer for your goals, fitness level and personality.
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How strong is your upper body?

How strong is your upper body? | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

How strong is your upper body? find out at home, right now!



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Will kick-backs get rid of my upper-arm flab?

Will kick-backs get rid of my upper-arm flab? | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

It’s curious that after about a thousand years’ worth of “myth-busting” articles that proclaim there is no spot-reducing, people still believe that the way to eliminate, say, stomach flab or armpit fat is to do crunches or pushups out the wazoo.


Here are the facts:


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Common workout mistakes, part one

Common workout mistakes, part one | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

 If you’re satisfied with the progress you’re making in the gym, you may not need this series.

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Kick metabolic syndrome to the curb with strength training

Kick metabolic syndrome to the curb with strength training | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

Color me shocked: A recently published study, conducted with data gathered between 1999 and 2004, found that only about 6.3 percent of U.S.

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Mike Bates: Strength training benefits - Windsor Star (blog)

Mike Bates: Strength training benefits - Windsor Star (blog) | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Mike Bates: Strength training benefitsWindsor Star (blog)While everyone will benefit from this type of program, females in particular really need strength training because it will help prevent and manage the effects of osteoporosis.
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Fish oil plus exercise may do older muscles good

Fish oil plus exercise may do older muscles good | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women may be able to boost their muscle strength by adding fish oil supplements to their exercise routine, a small clinical trial suggests.Researchers found that three...
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How Coffee Can Galvanize Your Workout

How Coffee Can Galvanize Your Workout | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Whatever your sport, caffeine may allow you to perform better and enjoy yourself more, new research suggests.
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What you can learn from diet ‘failure’

What you can learn from diet ‘failure’ | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Blog post at Prime Fitness for Women : Past performance is no guarantee of future results.” That’s the boilerplate we see when we buy a mutual fund or other potentially risky [..]...
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Regaining weight is not inevitable

Regaining weight is not inevitable | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

Maybe you've heard the buzz online: "Study shows hormones cause dieters to regain weight." But is that the whole story? 

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Well: Really? The Claim: Green Tea Helps Burn Fat During Exercise

Green tea contains an antioxidant that some believe helps burn fat, but studies have found no evidence that drinking the tea or taking a concentrated extract has such an effect.
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The One Supplement Every 40-Something Should Take

The One Supplement Every 40-Something Should Take | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
No, we're not talking multivitamins or calcium. Find out what supplement really delivers on its promises to build muscle and boost your metabolism.
Mary C. Weaver, CSCS's insight:

the best supplement you've never heard of . . . whatever your age

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Interval Training: Not Just for Diehards Anymore

Interval Training: Not Just for Diehards Anymore | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Interval training used to mean exercising to the point of nausea for a brief, agonizing period, recovering for a bit, and then repeating the torment. Just the ticket for top athletes who’ll do anything to push their limits.
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Are you still afraid of lifting weights?

Are you still afraid of lifting weights? | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Blog post at Prime Fitness for Women : My first experience with strength training came when I was in college and looking for an elective to fill out my schedule.
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Stuck in a rut? Increase the intensity!

Stuck in a rut? Increase the intensity! | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

Your body is brilliant at responding to the demands you place on it—getting stronger, faster, and leaner with the right stimulus. But like a computer, it requires specific instructions to deliver the results you want.


Here's how to give it some new instructions and get off that plateau!



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Common workout mistakes, part two

Common workout mistakes, part two | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

Here’s No. 2 in my series about major workout mistakes. And today’s topic is working out too long.

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Things beginners need to know

Things beginners need to know | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

After hearing me extol the virtues of weight-training, a friend e-mailed as follows: “So how does one begin training with weights if one h[..]...

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In this season of tricks-or-treats, let's think about our own skeletons - Ct Post

In this season of tricks-or-treats, let's think about our own skeletons - Ct Post | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
In this season of tricks-or-treats, let's think about our own skeletonsCt Post"It's really important to keep your skeleton in good health," said Susan Randall, senior director of science and education at the National Osteoporosis Society in...
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Why what you do between sets can make or break your workout

Why what you do between sets can make or break your workout | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
What do you do with your time between strength-training sets?
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What would you rather be—strong or skinny?

If I asked you to shout out--quick!--one word that summarizes your body goals, what would it be?

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Powerlifting for All

Powerlifting for All | resistance training for women | Scoop.it
Check out one of my favorite interviews below stressing the importance of lifting...and lifting HEAVY! This goes for males and females.  Ladies, you will NOT get bulky! If you haven't taken my w...
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How to burn more calories all day long

How to burn more calories all day long | resistance training for women | Scoop.it

Treat, no trick: You can burn more calories all day without adding to your exercise time.

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