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Best of Fast Fitness: Kickboxing for the Summer Bod

Did the warmth on Friday have you dreaming of summer? Now is the best time to tune up your body for the sun, and kickboxing is a great way to kickstart your metabolism. *** Memorial Day is creeping closer, which means the summer body rush is on. The good news is there is a workout…

Best of Fast Fitness: Best Foods for 5K Training

Check out the third part in our series about training for the Garden State 10 Miler! *** So, you've bought into the idea of doing a 5K like the one at the Garden State 10 Miler and figured out a running routine. You're done, right? Well, without the right fuel, you won't be running nearly…

Best of Fast Fitness: Your Weekly 5K Training Routine

Planning to run the Garden State 10 later this month, or simply looking to get back in running shape? Check out this weekly training plan from the archives. *** If you're in the midst of training for the Garden State 10 Miler or another 5K race for the first time, you may be wondering if your…

Best of Fast Fitness: Big Breakfast, Big Weight Loss

With Valentine's Day ahead of us, we're facing another high-calorie holiday. How does one get ahead of the calorie battle? We know exercise and diet is part of it, but one possibly counterintuitive answer is having a bigger breakfast. Check out some of the best tips from the archives below. *** For most people, breakfast…

Fast Fitness: Three Abdominal Exercises You May Be Doing Wrong

Some of us have been doing the same workouts for years or decades. But are we doing them right? Here are three basic abdominal exercises you may be doing incorrectly, as Jillian Michaels demonstrates in Health: Push-ups. If you're putting your hands out to the sides of your body, put them under your shoulders. Feet should…

Best of Fast Fitness: Five Home Gym Essentials

Home gyms are only growing in popularity. A lot of this is driven by technology - the ability to participate in live classes over the web on your treadmill or bike is a game changer. Even if you don't want to pony up the money for one of these expensive units, there are still more…

Best of Fast Fitness: Is Shoveling Snow a Good Workout?

The snowstorm may not have been as big as we thought (or in some spots, nothing at all). We may have escaped it this time, but snow is almost certainly coming at some point before the flowers come up. You might view shoveling snow as a great workout opportunity, but it really isn't. Check out…

Fast Fitness: 100 Posts Closer to a Better You

We're celebrating a birthday - we've reached over 100 Fast Fitness posts! Hopefully each of them has helped you, a friend or family member in some small way to be healthier and more fit. Since we're starting off the new year, let's take a look back at our first post at the end of 2015…