Articles by Category - Weight Management

If you’re looking for a way to get toned while increasing your flexibility, there may be no better workout than ballet. Dancers may look like they are gliding effortlessly across the stage, but in reality, those moves require incredible body strength, balance, and agility....

When you think of volleyball you may think about beaches, blondes, and bikinis. While this social and energetic game is definitely played by the shore, you can also find numerous courts in parks and gymnasiums across the country. The game is easy to learn, fun to play, and...

If you’re looking for a sport that is fun and challenging, tennis might be the game for you. Because you play against an opponent, you’ll stay focused and won’t even notice that you’re exercising. Tennis can be played with or without a partner. With numerous indoor and...

Tai chi is practiced as a series of graceful motions that flow smoothly into one another while the body is held straight and upright. The continuous movements are gentle and circular, exercising every part of the body equally. The movements are performed slowly and with...

Looking for something to do that is fun, social, and gets you moving? Pick up a bat and glove and head out to a baseball field. Whether you choose baseball or softball – a gentler version of the game that uses larger-size balls, smaller diamonds, and underhand pitches – you...

Imagine a sport that lets you paddle through spectacular fjords, navigate hair-raising rapids, or get near a migrating whale. These are just a few trips you can take if you are on a kayak, a small and maneuverable boat that is appropriate for just about every type of marine...

If you enjoy ice skating but want to try it off the ice, or if you enjoy roller skating but want to increase your speed and mobility, then in-line skating may be the perfect sport for you. Also, if you’re tired of running and biking and are looking for a new activity to do...

Not every child yearns to join the neighborhood Little League or soccer team. And even though you may see your dreams of sitting in the bleachers, cheering your child on while they hit a home run or score a goal drifting away, it’s not a good idea to push your kids into...

Statistics show that the number of people who are overweight is on the rise in America, both in children and adults. According to the American Heart Association, 9 million children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 19 are overweight, and a staggering 142 million...

How many times have you been gung ho about starting a new workout program, only to lose motivation and quit after you start getting bored with your routine or don’t see fast results? Staying motivated is one of the biggest challenges to sticking with a workout routine. Below...