posted: 12/28/2014 2:30 a.m.
One of my friends looked at me funny when I shared my vacation plans with her.
posted: 11/25/2013 1:22 a.m.
I really like to have fun when I exercise, which is why I’m a big fan of Zumba fitness classes. Lately my enthusiasm for the program has escalated to obsessive levels.
posted: 04/22/2013 2:03 a.m.
Title: Leslie Sansone: Just Walk — Belly Blasting Walk What’s the goal: walking to get healthy and exercises to whittle the waistline, flatten the belly and strengthen the body’s core muscles (abdominal and back muscles).
posted: 03/04/2013 2:48 a.m.
Titles: Ballet Body: Upper Body Workout, Ballet Body: Lower Body Workout and Ballet Body: Core Workout (available April 2) What is it: A series of three DVDs intending to “create” a long and lean physique by integrating traditional body weight exercises with so-called muscle-elongating techniques.
posted: 12/31/2012 3:02 a.m.
Title: 10 Minute Solution: Tighten & Tone Pilates What’s the goal: Get a complete Pilates-style workout, 10 minutes at a time, without going to a studio or using a machine.
posted: 12/09/2012 2:23 a.m.
The skies over the city decided to open up while I was crossing a busy street. I huddled in my hoodie and ducked into a corner coffee shop to get my third caffeine fix of the day. I didn’t mind the brief break in our city hike; this was the first time it rained all week.
posted: 11/19/2012 2:56 a.m.
Title: Dance Off the Inches: Latin Cardio Party What’s the goal? Getting fit in a way that doesn’t have to feel like work. An alternative to attending dance class at the gym, this DVD offers a high-intensity interval workout to boost the metabolism and burn calories.
posted: 10/22/2012 2:42 a.m.
Title: Stilettos and Self Defense What’s the goal: While this is not a workout DVD, you might get a workout while learning techniques and moves to fend off an attack. Jennifer Cassetta stresses that looking and feeling confident is important when you also feel threatened.
posted: 09/10/2012 3:24 a.m.
Title: Power 4 Pink Workout What’s the goal: A fusion workout that combines four elements: cardiovascular endurance, strength, Pilates and balance. Part of the cost supports The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
posted: 08/06/2012 2:39 a.m.
Title: Amy Dixon’s Give Me 10: Core Cuts What’s the goal: Getting a tight and toned waistline in 10 minutes a day.
posted: 07/09/2012 2:36 a.m.
Title: Breathless Body Volume 2: The Edge What’s the goal: To get a high-intensity cardiovascular workout in a minimum amount of time.
posted: 05/14/2012 3 a.m.
Title: Canyon Ranch: Strong and Sculpted What’s the goal: Take the exclusive Canyon Ranch spa experience home with several workouts aimed for total-body transformation designed to firm, tone and invigorate the entire body.
posted: 04/16/2012 2:11 a.m.
Title: Rhythmica: Dance Cardio Party (Gaiam Inc.) What’s the goal? Dance-based workout that focuses on strengthening and sculpting the whole body. You will definitely sweat (a lot) and burn calories with this workout.
posted: 03/19/2012 2:44 a.m.
Title: Dancing With the Stars: Cardio Dance for Weight Loss What’s the goal? Dance, dance, dance your way to a leaner body.
posted: 02/01/2012 5:02 a.m.
What began as a quest to fill a college language requirement evolved into a decade-long adventure of travel, Chinese food and family bonding for siblings Mary Kate Tate and Nate Tate, the authors of Feeding the Dragon: A Culinary Travelogue Through China With Recipes (Andrews McMeel Publishing; $24.99).