The Science of Spinning (and 5 Reasons You Should Consider Joining a Spin Class!)

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The Science of Spinning (and 5 Reasons You Should Consider Joining a Spin Class!)

Cycling is perhaps among the best hobbies to develop, either as a pastime or as an exercise. Apart from being a great stress buster, it helps burn some serious calories as well. Not to mention that it helps to strengthen those core muscles that are so very important for overall strength and fitness. However, a […]

A 10-Step Plan to Keeping Your 2018 Fitness Resolutions

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A 10-Step Plan to Keeping Your 2018 Fitness Resolutions

This New Year, millions of Americans will pick up unused sneakers, shimmy into new track suits, and resolve to transform their fitness in the months ahead. These visions of physical grandeur vary widely. One person might aim to walk for an hour three times each week; another might plan to run five marathons in 2017. No matter your goal, one thing […]

Eight Awesome Deadlift & Squat Variations For A Solid Lower Body

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Eight Awesome Deadlift & Squat Variations For A Solid Lower Body

Leg Day? Try a deadlift. Strength training gurus love to say there’s only one way to perform a lift, and that all other techniques and variations are either wrong or ineffective. Such a philosophy is shortsighted, and this article will show how intelligent variation can build a bigger, stronger, bulletproof body. First, every body is unique, […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 3: Strength Training)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 3: Strength Training)

When it comes to getting healthy, sometimes, it’s as simple as getting up and moving. Other times, we optimize our exercise regimens to work towards specific goals (like weight loss, for example). As discussed in the first article of this series, there are tons of workouts capable of inching you toward your ideal bod — but […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 2: Weight Loss)

Let’s Talk Weight-Loss. Thanks to TV informercials, our local gyms and Instagram timelines, we all know a few different fitness methods we could turn to in order to get our blood pumping. For more specific fitness goals, though, it’s best to optimize your workouts to yield the best results for specific objectives; a concept we […]

Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 1)

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Are Your Favorite Exercises Helping or Hurting You? (part 1)

Not sure if your go-to moves are making things better or worse? We can help. Between the number of gyms and studios and the number of free online workouts out there, there’s no shortage of places to obtain a workout or full exercise program. People choose what type of workouts they do based on many […]

Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

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Scale it Back! The number on the scale doesn’t hold much weight.

Attention all you compulsive weighers and anyone else obsessed with the scale. You can now breathe a sigh of relief. Because you know that number it displays every time you step on? Well, it doesn’t actually hold that much weight. Some of us step on the scale every morning without so much as a single […]

Alternative Facts: Reasons You Should Actually Invest in a Gym Membership

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Alternative Facts: Reasons You Should Actually Invest in a Gym Membership

There are so many workout myths about gym programs out there, mostly believed by people who’ve never enrolled in one themselves. So, it’s time to dispel the rumors… with your help. We asked Hailee Walsh, a fitness trainer at Missouri’s City Gym, what the biggest myths new gym members had about joining one of her […]

Eight Indoor Workouts to Get You Through the Colder Seasons

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Eight Indoor Workouts to Get You Through the Colder Seasons

  You’re not imagining it. It’s getting really freaking cold outside. There’s no daylight when your alarm clock goes off, you’ve logged more miles than you’d like to count on the dreadmill, and — duh — it’s really cold out there. It’s no surprise that any motivation to get outdoors and work up a sweat has […]

Pressed for Time? These Youtube Videos Will Help You Burn Fat in Under 20 Minutes!

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Pressed for Time? These Youtube Videos Will Help You Burn Fat in Under 20 Minutes!

Between work, family, and other obligations, it can be very difficult to squeeze in time to exercise. But it seems that many of life’s little problems can be solved with the internet’s help. We browsed the web and rounded up our favorite workouts that you can do in 20 minutes or less. From body weight […]

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