Fitness GuidePost Table of Contents
Fitness Database: Contains profiles of about 100 area gyms. Can be sorted by geography and by activities or amenities offered by the gym, such as swimming pool, tennis courts or child care services.
Body Calculator: A program that calculates a person's fitness level including body mass index, fat percentage and daily caloric need. It will also show how many calories are burned by specific activity.
Live Talk: Occasional one-hour talk sessions with fitness experts and Post reporters or editors who cover health. Travel editor Craig Stoltz talked about area health spas Monday, Feb. 8.
Fitness expert Marty Gallagher answered questions on any aspect of working out on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Read the transcript.
Photo Gallery: Pictures from area gyms.
From The Post:
Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999
Travel: A survey of area health spas
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999A report on the fitness gap
Kids and fitness
Why exercise is important
How to set fitness goals
How fit are you?
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999Portions, explained
Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999Trends in home gyms
Friday, Feb. 12, 1999How to select a gym
Other Feature Articles:Get Post fitness columnist Carol Krucoff's latest articles
A guide to vitamins
A look at the claims of power bars
Keys to focusing on working out
The best way to treat a sports injury
Tips for making wise choices in purchasing home gym equipment
Need motivation? Grab a workout buddy
Senior citizens and strength training
How to pick a personal trainer
A roundup of fitness shows on TV
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