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 […]

10 Signs You’re a Fitness-Crazed Gym Rat

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10 Signs You’re a Fitness-Crazed Gym Rat

Working out is great for improving overall health, and those of us that have built a habit of exercising every day know that after some time of consistent progress, it can become addictive. If you’re not sure where you stand on a scale of fitness enthusiast to crazed gym rat, consider this checklist to find out if you’re addicted to exercise…

5 Vitamins to Aid Muscle Recovery

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5 Vitamins to Aid Muscle Recovery

When you exercise, your muscles lose glycogen which is a stored energy reserve made out of glucose and carbohydrates. That combined with micro tears in the muscle tissue results in post-workout muscle soreness. Once it sets in, you’ll have a hard time maintaining the exercising routine. It will even be hard for you to get up in the morning. Even though the pain can be quite strong there is no need for you to resort to painkillers. There are better ways to help your muscles recover.

How to Pull Off Being Fashionable While Exercising

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How to Pull Off Being Fashionable While Exercising

Whether jogging outside on a sunny day or on a treadmill in a gym, whether burning those calories on the stationary bike or on an open road, consider doing all those things but with style. Exercising is the best way to boost our energy, our health as well as our confidence. Confidence and style go hand in hand. It’s easy to visualize achieving the image that you are striving for with the right outfit and sports gear. That’s why being fashionable while exercising could be worth your while.

A Simple Guide to Creating a Budget-friendly Home Gym

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A Simple Guide to Creating a Budget-friendly Home Gym

Exercising is very IN for the last decade, and one can say that promotion of healthy life and fitness even surpasses the eighties aerobics and weightlifting era. People now make room for the dumbbells and benches in their apartments take loans to buy treadmills and more serious pieces of equipment, and those with money hire professional instructors and trainers. There are numerous apps making sure you eat properly, have enough sleep and offering you various exercises from yoga to HIIT. And the great thing is that you can do it all at your home, away from prying eyes and possibility of feeling uncomfortable.

How To Control Your Breathing While Running

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How To Control Your Breathing While Running

Almost every new runner experienced frustration when he or she first started. Breathing problems, side-aches and side-stitches are a common complaint among many runners. So the most often asked issues are why this happens and how to prevent such problems during and after running.   In today’s post, you’ll find useful tips and advice on: […]

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