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Dumbbell and waterbottle
By Gina DeMillo Wagner
Just because you’re new to the health-club scene doesn’t mean it has to show. Here’s how to avoid typical rookie mistakes, feel more at ease and get the results you’re after.
brooke siler
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Pilates changed Brooke Siler’s body—and her life. Now, helping others transform themselves for the better has become her life’s work.
martial artists
By Bob Cooper
Martial arts aren’t only for action heroes and kids. The training is a great workout for the rest of us, too.
kids shaking hands over tennis net
By Gina DeMillo Wagner
We tell our kids to play fair, to be team players. But are we practicing what we preach?
A man runs.
By Joe Friel
What you need to know about how to prepare for your first sprint triathlon from the sport’s most respected expert.
soccer game
By Matt Fitzgerald
More than a hot fitness trend, functional training can help teach your body to move more effectively in specific sports —not to mention everyday activities.
people celebrating
By Kelle Walsh
Relay adventures combine fun and friends with a daunting athletic challenge.
By Experience Life Staff
At her cover shoot for the July/August 2008 issue of Experience Life, former soccer pro Julie Foudy talks about the role sports have taken in shaping her life and explains why she believes it's important for young girls to get involved in them, too.
By Experience Life Staff
During her Experience Life photo shoot, three-time world karate champion Elisa Au reveals how she unwinds, why she loves karate and her plans for competing again this fall. She also shares her secrets for staying flexible and talks about her passion for teaching kids the sport of karate.
lindsey vonn
By Kaeti Hinck
Olympic downhill skier Lindsey Kildow has faced some daunting injuries. But her strong spirit and her willingness to take time to heal have kept her coming out on top.
man running
By Experience Life Staff
A determined goal-setter in his professional life, Tommy Johnson found a way to make his personal fitness a higher priority: He embraced the triathlete's lifestyle.
carrie tollefson
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Whether piling up the training miles or racing against the world's top middle-distance runners, Olympian Carrie Tollefson just loves to run.
jf07 cover model
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
How Annabelle Bond found personal inspiration in the world’s seven tallest peaks.
jun06 cover model
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Whether he's teaching outdoor survival skills or hosting the History Channel's Digging for the Truth, Josh Bernstein seizes every opportunity to put himself in direct contact with nature's wisdom and wilderness.
By Experience Life Staff with reporting by Paul Scott
Whether you work for a living or live for your work, managing your physical health and fitness may be more critical to your career than you realized. Find out why the shape you're in can make or break your success.
By Dimity McDowell
Meet a new breed of athlete — fitness lovers who are leading the charge to protect and preserve access to the natural environments on which their favorite sports depend.
By the Experience Life Team
Although we tend to think we are happiest in our leisure hours - most satisfied when we are relaxed with absolutely nothing to ponder - the truth is quite the opposite.
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