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Madison James is an on-air personality for B98.5 in the afternoons. She is a former Division I college basketball player, a NPC National Figure Competitor and fitness trainer.

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Another gym-free workout

No time for the gym today? Well, find a park or an area to knockout these three exercises guarnatteed to keep you huffing and puffing like me in the video above. Here's another workout in our continued "No weights, no gym, no excuses" series.

Fast-paced workout, no gym required

It's another " No weight, no gym, no excuses" workout, where you can get a high-energy, fast-paced workout in 15 minutes at your nearest park. You definitaly need to add these exercises to your routine. 

No gym, no weights, no excuse workouts continued

Try these three exercises that will have you breathing hard, as we continue the "No gym, no weights, no excuse" workout. 

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How to have a fun, healthy Fourth of July

The Fourth of July weekend is upon us and I'm sure you have lots of fun family activities planned. Lots of you will be attending or hosting backyard BBQs, pool parties or spending  the weekend at the lake. With the temptation of high-calorie food staring you in the face it ...

Madison's workouts with APD on Atlanta's Beltline

Madison's workouts with APD on Atlanta's Beltline

No weights, no gym, no excuses

B98.5's Madison James continues her "No Weights, No Gym, No Excuses" campaign for the summer. In her latest video, she gives some quick workouts that can be done in near a park bench. (Video by Ryon Horne/AJC)

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Tips for a fun, healthy summer

Summer is in full effect! You have made it through graduations, the kids are out of school -- let summer begin!   With temps heating up there are more fun things to do outside, like festivals. Atlanta has so many great festivals; we had the Shaky Knees music festival, Jazz ...

Quick, healthy grilling tips for the summer

Join B98.5's Madison James for quick, healthy grilling tips for the summer.

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Fire up the grill for healthy eats

Temps are heating up in Georgia, and you find yourself, like me, spending more time outside.  Besides being active outside, I find myself also wanting to enjoy meals outside.  That means fire up the grill!! Here are some easy tips on cutting down the calories on your grill. Next week, ...

Quick abs workout for summer

Join B98.5's Madison James for a quick abs workout that is perfect for getting in summer shape.

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Tips for making healthier food choices

Do you make good food choices under stress? Do you reward yourself by eating high-calorie treats? If you answered yes then guess what, you are human. At one point or another, we all make poor food choices due to stress, including me. I had a friend express to me this ...

15-minute circuit workout

Join B98.5's Madison James in a 15-minute circuit workout.

High-flying trampoline exercise

B98.5's Madison James visits Sky Zone to experience "Zero G" training. 

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Move the workout outside for motivation

Did you set out this year to lose weight, eat better, or get more active but still find yourself stuck? Well, the year has really just gotten started. If you are seeking motivation, I suggest you hit the reset button and restart. A change in lifestyle is not something that ...

Fit and free activities on Atlanta's Beltline

Join Madison James as she finds fun and free ways to stay healthy on Atlanta's popular Beltline. 

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Find a personal trainer in your smartphone

Hey Atlanta! We have had some great days of warm temperatures. I hope you have taken advantage of Daylight Saving Time and visited the great parks Atlanta has to offer. But, if your busy schedule will not allow that and you find yourself attached to your smartphone 24/7, you can ...

5-minute abs for all fitness levels

Series of 5 Pilates will improve core strength and flexibility.

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Spring into fitness on Atlanta's BeltLine

I can't wait until warmer weather and I'm sure you are just as excited. The first day of spring is March 20. Fresh air, sunshine, and nature, oh my.  This spring let's do something different -- get outside and enjoy nature! I am including myself in this challenge. Confused by ...

The NFL combine workout

B98.5's Madison James shows you how to work out like you're preparing for the NFL combine.

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Tips for a good, quick workout

Having trouble finding time to get in a good, quick workout? I have some tips to help.  During the recent ice storm I was forced to work out in a hotel and my creative juices started flowing. Being out of my element, I was pressed for time and still had ...

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