We are in the market for a treadmill and trying to figure out the best one. [more inside]
What are some good models of home exercise bikes that are 1) quiet, 2) compact, 3) reliable, and 4) reasonable priced? What are some good local shops for them in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro? [more inside]
I am a 56-year-old woman who needs to lose around 50 pounds. I'm going to the gym almost every day, and using the app LoseIt to count calories. I am shooting for a 2-pound-per-week weight loss, and the app says my daily calorie intake should be 1300. How do I compensate for gym time? [more inside]
Following the numerous recommendations here for Starting Strength, I've been at it for a month or so, and have joined a proper weight lifting club as well. But is there a similarly simple program for grip strength? [more inside]
Conditioning, Stamina, Endurance...5k in 30 days! [more inside]
Is there any way to increase the workout difficulty or decrease the noise from a hand-me-down air-resistance based exercise bike? [more inside]
Where do I find free on-line excersize videos besides YouTube? [more inside]
How Do I Gym? So, I got a few free months at a local gym and I'm making myself go three times a week but I'm having a few issues relating to concentration and mood. [more inside]
lazy slacker who dislikes people wants to start home fitness routine. the wii and some "move your butt" titles are less money than, say, a nordic track, but... [more inside]
I'm looking for a dance studio where I can learn modern dance choreography, but not necessarily for a recital. I'm in central NJ. [more inside]
I walk my eight-year-old boxer every day. I vary the route among a set of 4 or 5 possibilities--different directions, incline, etc. I do this a) because I like variety and b) I have been assuming the dog likes variety, too. Is that true? Or does a dog prefer, for some reason, to stick to one familiar route?
Does anyone know of a product, or a DIY method to attach a laptop to a treamdill? It has to be portable. [more inside]
What are some basic exercises to get ripped in the style of Fight Club Brad Pitt or Tupac, not the steroid style Arnold/body builder type? [more inside]
I have about a week to get in shape to do a 6 minute choreographed dance. What exercises will help me with endurance? [more inside]
Is there a bicycling version of Couch-to-5k / 100 push ups? I'd like to do a century ride. I like goals and metrics set out for me in advance. Please lead me.
I just signed up for a 10k on October 12th and I'm trying to figure out whether or not I'm going to be ready to do it. [more inside]
What diet is right for me, and how do I stick to it? [more inside]
Help me get ready for a Pilates class! [more inside]
How can I turn DDR: The Hottest Party (for Wii) into the main activity in a get-your-fat-butt-off-the-couch and move around routine? [more inside]
Bolstering self-discipline: I'm stuck in a cycle of knowing that I need to make exercise a regular part of my life. At this point I can only go to the gym right after work during the week. I can also sneak in exercise on weekends. The problem? I cannot seem to maintain any kind of routine for more than 2 or 3 weeks. [more inside]
How accurate is the calorie counter in DDR games? [more inside]
I think I have the flu. Should I stay in bed or run 5K?
Why do I sometimes taste blood when strenuously exercising? [more inside]
Are there any excercises you can do to lose fat on your face? [more inside]
How can I continue to drink beer and yet stay thin? [more inside]
How can I develop a healthier lifestyle despite my significant lack of initiative? [more inside]
My job requires me to travel roughly 1 week out of 4. While I enjoy this, it seriously interferes with my workout schedule. What exercises can I do with equipment that will fit in a large suitcase and won't disturb the neighbors?
Should I eat breakfast before or after my morning run? [more inside]
I'd like to put together a rocking playlist for exercising. Suggestions, please. [more inside]
So after reading The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon, I've become interested in learning fencing. [more inside]
a) Anyone have a particular make/model of pedometer they like? b) Are they very reliable? I don't mean survey-grade reliable, but even for rough distance estimation? c) Calibration tips?
Does stretching work? Does it increase flexibility in adults or just maintain it? [more inside]
Unti fairly recently I excercised fairly frequently. Due to having less and less free time, and more and more opportunities to do manual labor, I'm wondering how to estimate the amount of excercise I'm getting from various kinds of Hard Work. [more inside]
I am looking for a 30-minute exercise video that I can do in the morning before work. I have one that I like that combines Pilates and aerobics, but it's an hour long and I can't spend that much time. [more inside]
How can I make my stomach look nice without sit-ups? (MI) [more inside]
Any good exercise/weight-loss diaries out there? I'm working out these days, and would like to track my progress (if any!) both in terms of weight loss, endurance training and weight lifting. Any suggestions? Online services or downloaded software are both fine.