THE COUNTDOWN has begun, but there's still plenty of time to get the perfect gifts for the workout fanatics you love. Not sure what to choose? Here are my five fabulous fitness gift suggestions to keep those on your list (and you!) in shape all year long - and in the comfort of your own home.
IF YOU SUFFER from back pain, you are not alone. According to doctors it's one of the most common complaints, and according to employers it's one of the main reasons why people miss work. It's estimated that as many as 80 percent of American adults suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.
YIKES! Bathing suit season is here! That's right, Memorial Day was the unofficial start of Summer Slim-Down 2015. But don't worry if you've skipped a few workouts or overindulged a little during the bone-chilling winter. The good news is, it's not too late, and it is never too late, to adopt a healthier lifestyle and shed a few excess pounds.
SPRING is here, and with it the traditional scramble to get in better shape is also here. Morning, noon and night the gyms are packed with people working out at a frenzied fever pitch. Along with the spring shape-up hysteria, many people are hopping aboard the latest quick-fix fitness fads and or high-intensity workouts.
Kimberly Garrison has more than 20 years' expertise in the health and fitness industry and is the owner of 1-on-1 Ultimate Fitness. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, a fitness columnist, a spokesmodel, and motivational speaker. She pens a weekly column for the Philadelphia Daily News and can be seen regularly on various television programs. Find out more at