JessicaSmithTV | January 28, 2012 11:42 am
By Jessica Smith
Have you decided to start exercising to lose weight? Good for you! After you’ve received clearance from your doctor to begin, the most important thing to focus on is just getting in motion!Read More
JessicaSmithTV | January 25, 2012 1:37 pmYour workout should make you feel better, not worse, when it’s over. If you find yourself feeling rather lethargic after a recent sweat session, you may be doing too much, too often (something we tend to do when starting or resuming a new exercise routine).
Keeping your workouts, your body (and your life) in balance is one of the most overlooked aspects of weight loss.Read More
JessicaSmithTV | January 21, 2012 7:42 amBy Jessica Smith
You've probably heard the word 'Tabata' by now (and if you haven't you will!). So what exactly is this hot new fitness trend and why you should care about it?
What is 'Tabata'?Read More
JessicaSmithTV | January 5, 2012 3:45 pmJoin fitness expert Jessica Smith for this quick, but effective series of moves to help you create flat and fab abs fast - no equipment required! Watch the video to learn the common mistake most people make when doing crunches that could be keeping you from seeing results.Read More
JessicaSmithTV | January 1, 2012 12:17 pmBy Jessica Smith
‘Tis the season to start exercising! With all of the focus on New Year’s Resolutions, and a fresh start, many people use January the time of year to start working out. And while the start of a new year can be great inspiration to start an exercise plan, there are three steps you can take to make sure you continue on your fitness journey beyond the end of the month (or week):
1) Take one small step towards your goal each day.Read More
JessicaSmithTV | January 1, 2012 8:42 amStudies show that more than 92% of us won’t achieve our resolutions this year. How’s that for motivation? So, does that mean you should give up completely on ‘resolving’ anything for the New Year?Read More
JessicaSmithTV | May 17, 2011 7:44 pmQ: So I understand the math that 3500 calories = 1lb. But there are obviously other factors right, otherwise my husband who eats cookies, chips, and drinks tons of Mountain Dew all day, most days, would gain tons of weight -- yet he barely weights 160lbs. (and pretty much has weighed that or less his whole life.Read More
JessicaSmithTV | May 8, 2011 2:53 pmAccording to a recent stat published in Women’s Health Magazine, 58 percent of professional cyclists experience lower back pain, and experts think it may be even more common among casual riders who tend to sit too high or too far back in the seat, reports the magazine. "Sitting on a bike can often cause stiffness in the lower back or pain after a prolonged bike ride” says Dr. Yoav Suprun, DPT, and owner of SoBe Spine in Miami.
“The discs in the lumbar spine move backward (posteriorly) when we slouch forward on the bike (either outdoor or in a spin class).Read More
JessicaSmithTV | May 8, 2011 7:21 amQ: "I know everyone is always looking at the scale but in my case I am slimmer than ever but the scale shows I am almost the same weight as I was on my son's 1st birthday (2 sizes up). I do 2x 50 minute exercise sessions per day, 5 times per week, in total I exercise about 500 minutes per week if not more, and do a mix of plyometric exercises, pilates and hand and ankle weights. I can see my body is getting firmer and slimmer but the scale takes my mood way down the higher it goes up.Read More
JessicaSmithTV | April 24, 2011 6:15 pmQ: “Is how much a person sweats during a workout a good indicator as to how hard a person works?” – RI Jones
A: Great question RI! Since our workouts are often sweat filled sessions, we were anxious to know the answer to this one too. We asked Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn University in Alabama to tackle this question.Read More
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