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Strength Training 101
A well-designed weight-lifting program can increase both muscle and bone strength and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Not sure where to start? Learn the basics from our experts.

Burning Questions Do you know how many calories you're burning versus how many you're eating? Learn how body weight, diet and type of exercise affect the way you burn calories.

11 Ways to Get Going
Everyone goes through exercise slumps from time to time. Check out these creative solutions and find out what form of motivation works best for you.

Fitting in Fitness
Wondering how to make time for exercise? Read members' tips on ways to gain time, and share your own advice.


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Mix it Up

Try not to rely too much on one activity. Walk one day, bike the next and try gardening on the weekends. If you do more than one type of fitness activity, working out will never get boring and you'll avoid overuse injuries.


The Fitness Expert

My trainer told me that to calculate how many calories I've burned during an activity, I shouldn't use my actual weight, but rather my weight minus my body fat. So if I'm 135 pounds and my body fat is 26% then I should input 100 pounds into the calculator to get a more accurate reading of calories burned. What do you think?

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