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Get an Emotional Lift with Exercise

Physical activity doesn't just give your body a boost, it can give your mind a boost as well. Get your body moving and shake off the blahs. read more...


Super Shoulders

Great shoulders are essential for a buff upper bod. They're guaranteed to add punch to anything your arms do and are within easy reach with these simple moves.



Get in on the Cross-training Trend

Mix ballet and basketball? You bet! Cross-training is your ticket to some boredom-busting action—not to mention a great approach to exercise! read more...

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Body Basics    
  • Going for the Burn: Lactic Acid
  • Your Body: The Abdominal Muscles

  • Fit for Me    
  • Am I Fit?
  • Be Your Own Personal Trainer
  • Don't Take a Vacation from Exercise
  • Don’t Forget to Breathe!
  • Exercising When You Have a Medical Condition
  • Get an Emotional Lift with Exercis
  • Get the Facts on Fat
  • Joining a Health Club: Is ItFor You?
  • Make a Fitness Friend
  • Making the Most of Your Shape
  • Metabolism: Your Body
  • No Substitute for Fitness: Liposuction
  • Physical Limitations to Exercise
  • Staying Motivated
  • Steroids: Pumped Up
  • Target Your Heart
  • Test Your Fitness Flair
  • The Cross-Training Trend

  • Fitness First Aid    
  • Five Fitness Safety Tips
  • Oh, My Aching Body: Muscle Soreness
  • Overtraining and Compulsive Exercise: Too Much of a Good Thing
  • Strains, Sprains, and Shin Splints
  • Too Darn Hot!

  • Get Physical    
  • Cool It!
  • Crunches
  • Do Sports: So You Want to Play Basketball?
  • Exercise Videos: Hit 'Play' for Fitness
  • Feel the Stretch with Yoga
  • Flex Your Muscles and Your Mind
  • Formula For Fitness
  • Get Warmed Up
  • Getting Started
  • In Shape and in Style: What to Wear for Your Workout
  • Lace Up! The Right Shoe for You
  • Leap to Fitness with Plyometrics
  • Pump It Up with Cardio Exercise
  • Strength Training
  • Stretch Out
  • T'ai Chi

  • Meet Your Muscles    
  • Fear Not the Strong Chest: Pectoral Muscles
  • Flex Appeal: Biceps
  • Get a Hard Core: Building Lower Back Muscles
  • Get Your Rear in Gear
  • Give Those Legs a Lift: Building Strong Calf Muscles
  • Super Shoulders!
  • The Geometry of Your Upper Back
  • Thigh Master
  • Tug of War: Your Hamstring Muscles
  • Weak Triceps Tripping You Up? Get Toned!

  • Run, Dance, Play    
  • It’s a Real Kick: Leading the Soccer Life
  • Sport in the Spotlight . . . Rowing
  • Star in the Spotlight: Holly Metcalf

  • Survey Results    
  • Jumping Jacks and Lay-Ups: The Results of the School Sports Survey

  • Tone It Up!    
  • Bicep Exercises
  • Butt and Quads Exercises and Stretches
  • Calf Exercise and Stretch
  • Hamstring Curl and Stretch
  • Lower Back Exercises and Stretch
  • Pectoral Exercises and Stretch
  • Shoulder Exercises and Stretch
  • Thigh Exercises and Stretch
  • Triceps Exercises and Stretch
  • Upper Back Exercises and Stretch

  • Useful Stuff    
  • BMI Calculator for Teens

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