Press of Atlantic City: Tuneup 2010

Tuneup 2010

A do-it-yourself workout

Jill Whitney takes an exercise class twice weekly at Hammonton Health and Fitness, but she does most of her working out at home.

DVDs and music to get your at-home workout going

Exercise DVDS

There’s a healthy diet plan out there for all of us

When formulating a personal diet plan - and that's one to guide you toward healthy eating, not necessarily to lose weight - Melissa Southrey advises all of us to just slow down.

Keep it light in the kitchen

When you dine out, you may not realize the person preparing your meal often has your back when it comes to healthy eating.

Build your body

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Getting energy from a strength-training workout

Georgette Richmond, of Mays Landing, is an over-50 baby boomer who got tired of feeling tired, and of the extra weight she was carrying. But she was about to quit her gym membership last July, because her routine there - mainly aerobics - wasn't working. She had lost weight, then put it back on, over the past year.

Why it's really important to find the gym that's right for you

When Alex Louis decided to join a gym six years ago, he put convenience above all else. It had to be near his home in Egg Harbor Township, and it had to be open at all hours of the day since he works in the casino industry.

Even beginners can benefit from regular yoga practice

Jeff Kripitz should be the typical stressed-out businessman. At 58, he owns his own company in Northfield, and balances work and family life.

Recommended yoga poses

Melissa Holzman Goldstein, of NJ Yoga Zone in Margate, recommends the following yoga poses as a starting point for beginners looking to relieve stress:

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