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Lifting the Rear — Exercises to Tone the Gluteals

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

One of the most difficult muscle groups to train effectively are the gluteals, also called the buttocks. This could be because we sit on them a lot of the time and the nerves which activate the muscles become deadened. Today I’m going to show you some exercises that I do in my Barre classes that will very effectively isolate your glutes and help give you a firm and lifted rear.

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A Healthier, More Satisfying Second Half of Life: ‘Exercise Is Medicine’

By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT
By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT

This is the fourth in our two-months-long series (40 Things for Every Woman in Her 40s) of Medical Monday articles intended to be useful to all our readers, but pointed especially toward those in their 40s—that in-between decade in which hormonal change has begun but fertility is still possible. This week the topic is 'exercise as medicine.'

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Fitness · Health

Water and Exercise—It’s About More Than Thirst

By Jonathan Urla, MFA
By Jonathan Urla, MFA

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to water and exercise, and it is possible to drink too much water (hyponatremia), which has it’s own negative consequences. So, before you guzzle a 64-ounce bottle of water, here are some general guidelines.

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