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Anything is possible when it comes to reshaping your body and your life. Take it from me. I was overweight and fat for most of my childhood and well into my adult years.

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Usually, “10 more minutes” is the cry of the habitual snoozer — thinking somehow those extra few minutes will make all the difference, but they don’t. In fact, 10 minutes is such a worthless little chunk of time that very little can be accomplished in such a short period, right?

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Before beginning an aggressive exercise program, you should see your doctor or an exercise professional for screening tests and program advice.

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Feeling fearful that you just won’t be able to find the time to workout the way you need to this holiday season?

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You’ve heard it before: “wide load,” “child-bearing hips,” “big butt!” Well, you can hone down that out-of-control rump if you’re willing to work out just a little bit every other day. But, wait… It gets even better! While you’re at it, you can tone your flag-waving triceps and hamstrings (back of your legs).

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It’s official: They can rebuild you. While you were busy puzzling out the sci-fi mysteries of Bionic Woman the show, bionic woman the reality has been brewing in science labs and doctors’ offices across the country. These days, researchers are boldly going where no one has gone before when it comes to the art of human reconstruction.

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Plagued by oversized thighs, a drooping derriere and a sagging stomach? eDiets Chief Fitness Pro Raphael Calzadilla can help. He’s here and ready to share the 10 best ab exercises to get the washboard stomach you’ve always dreamed of.

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You have been so great about your new exercise routine, rarely missing a day since you started up again. Then all of a sudden you are waylaid by a cold or flu. What should you do? Should you skip the treadmill or forsake that Pilates class for a late afternoon nap? Will it be hard to get started again if you skip a day or two?

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As summer turns to fall, certain seasonal changes may put a crimp in your calorie-burning opportunities. And while it may seem too early to be worrying about such matters, cooler temperatures are right around the corner so having a plan to keep your workout on track is essential to your success. After all, when it comes to exercise, preparation is half the battle. Here, we’ve put together four strategies for transforming summer’s steamier workout into a regimen fit for fall:

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You’ve probably heard that 30 minutes of daily exercise helps improve your health. Then again, maybe you’ve read that 60 minutes of exercise on most days of the week is necessary.

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