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How to Be More Active (And Lose More Weight) While in the Office

You likely already know that the extended periods of time where you sit in the workplace and are inactive are linked to numerous health problems, including diabetes and heart disease. Sitting down for too...

3 Foods to Supercharge Your Gym Workout

When people are trying to lose weight, they often compartmentalize the different aspects of their weight loss journey. It's easy to think of diet, supplements, and exercise as separate components when in reality they...
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The 5 Best Carbs for Resistance Training

If you do resistance training during your workouts, you know how important carbs are to your diet. But what are the best carbs for resistance training? Here are 5 of the best. Try These Carb...
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Outdoor Exercise and Air Pollution: How to Avoid Trouble

Jogging and walking are very popular exercise choices for a reason. They’re free, they’re safe, and they’re good for you. They can even be fun, when you can find someone to join you. But...
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The Afterburn Effect: Make Your Body Work While You Are Resting

High-intensity training is a good way to make your body work while you are resting. That's because after you finish your training session, your body ups its oxygen consumption to recover from all the...
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Reinvent Your Body with the 5×5 Program

The 5x5 strength training program is a pioneering workout routine of its kind. Bill Starr, one of the most famous football strength coaches, first introduced it in 1976. Since then, it has become one...
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Why Your Diet Should Be Supplemented with Resistance Training

Even if your only goal when it comes to dieting is to lose weight, you should make sure to work on your muscle mass as well. If you want to stay in the best...
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How to Go All In With CrossFit

A high-intensity workout, CrossFit pushes your body to its limits. You’ll work your core, legs, arms, and back using a combination of strength, aerobic and flexibility training. You choose from small workouts to create...

Can You Walk Off Those Unwanted Pounds?

Is walking just another way to get from point A to point B? According to experts, it’s more than that. Walking has the status of exercise since 1989. It was at that time that...
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Fad Diets: Do They Work?

Every year, there are new diets touted in the media and online as quick fixes to weight problems. These include infomercials for diet pills, diet food, diet drinks and exercise programs. This information promises...
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Why Underwater Exercise Is Good for Your Body

When you suffer an injury, most doctors will recommend simple exercises to do underwater. Underwater fitness is a popular choice for seniors as well. It is even a good workout option if you’re pregnant. Here...
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Losing Weight: the Best Action Plan

Have you been thinking about losing weight? If yes, what is your action plan? If you go through the internet and read magazines, you will come across helpful tips that can see you achieve...

Win Friends to Lose Weight

It’s not exactly earth-shattering to say that dieting can be difficult. If you’ve gotten used to eating poorly, for example, it can be hard to start eating healthy. You may feel deprived. You may...

Your 10 Minute Fat Burning Workout

Looking to burn fat in 10 minutes or less? Need a fast workout on the go? We have your solution. The fact is, you don’t need to spend hours and hours in the gym...

3 Types of Supersets To Know About

One of the best intensity building techniques you can do in your workout program is the superset. Supersets consist of pairing two exercises back to back with each other, taking little to no rest...
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Is Your Job Making You Fat?

Occupational health has undergone significant developments in recent decades. Changes in employment and work organization, as well as in the processes of production of goods and services, have considerably widened the spectrum of risk...
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The Beginner’s Guide To Strength Training Terminology

Getting started on a strength training program? If so, chances are you’re reading a variety of literature on the practice and are trying to make sense of it all. In this research, you may come...

This Is What to Do If You’re Exercising for Weight Loss

It has been stated time and time again that diet isn’t enough to lose weight. Sure, it’s important to pay attention to what you’re eating, but you also need to work out. The thing...

Getting out of the Gym Is the Smart Way of Getting in Shape

We all know that one person who flaunts their pumped-up abs on social media every day during their gym sessions. Despite the annoyed feeling, we might pretend to have towards that person; we can’t...

3 Great Exercises For Stronger Quads

Building strong quad muscles is important as this muscle provides a foundational level of strength you need during day to day activities. Beyond that, it’ll also help you with many of your lower body...

Back Pain Exercises That Can Make a Difference

Whеn I hurt mу bасk, I juѕt wanted a ріll оr ѕоmеthіng tо mаkе it gо аwау. I wanted thе dосtоr tо рrеѕсrіbе ѕоmе quick, еаѕу bасk раіn trеаtmеnt thаt wоuld ѕоlvе thе рrоblеm...

The Best Way To Lose Weight for Older Adults

As we age, our body composition can change dramatically. Sometimes these changes seem to creep up on us, and we haven't made shifts in our diet and exercise to assist us in adapting to...

How Snapping Selfies Can Help You Lose Weight

No shame here! Now you have a science-backed reason to keep snapping selfies at the gym. Every day, more and more people are participating in social networks to share their progress and find support. In...

Exercise Cycles – the Most Effective Exrecise Equipment

Casual exercisers аѕ wеll аѕ fіtnеѕѕ buffѕ аррrесіаtе еxеrсіѕе сусlеѕ bесаuѕе thеу ѕеrvе as аn еаѕу аltеrnаtіvе to walking, runnіng, jоggіng, сусlіng, аnd ѕеvеrаl оthеr оutdооr еxеrсіѕеѕ. Fоr mаnу реорlе, іt іѕ fіrѕt аmоngѕt...

How to Be a Morning (Workout) Person

I'll admit, I'm not the kind of person who springs out of bed ready to work out. My movement from the bed is more like a slither. However, it's all too easy to put...

Hоmе Gуm Exercises – Thе Simple аnd Effесtіvе Wау

Exеrсіѕе іѕ оnе of thе mоѕt іmроrtаnt activities еvеrу person ѕhоuld dо tо mаіntаіn gооd hеаlth. Thіѕ іѕ whу gym enrollment has gotten so рорulаr. Nеvеrthеlеѕѕ, gуm mеmbеrѕhірѕ аrе ѕоmеtіmеѕ еxреnѕіvе, еѕресіаllу fоr people...

Exercises Fоr Hеаlthу Prеgnаnсу

It іѕ vеrу іmроrtаnt tо еmbаrk оn a ѕuіtаblе рrоgrаm оf рhуѕісаl асtіvіtу оnсе уоu knоw thаt you аrе рrеgnаnt. Thе аррrорrіаtе lеvеl оf physical асtіvіtу wіll рrоvіdе thе fоllоwіng bеnеfіtѕ: Cаrdіоvаѕсulаr Bеnеfіt A hеаlthу lеvеl...

Pros And Cons Of The Mini Exercise Bike

Thе mini exercise bike іѕ a great еxеrсіѕе mасhіnе - it's ѕmаll аnd compact, but іt аlѕо hold ѕоmе dіѕаdvаntаgеѕ to іt. Dо you nееd a ѕmаll and a соmрасt еxеrсіѕе mасhіnе to get a...

Figuring Out Your Fitness Goals

People who talk about fitness and dieting talk a lot about goals. I know, because I’m one of them. I’m a big proponent of setting goals and using those goals to measure progress. However,...

3 Common Slip-ups That Can Keep You From Losing Weight

It’s easy to fool ourselves into thinking that we’re working harder at weight loss than we really are. We don’t push ourselves as hard as we could when we’re exercising, for example. We estimate...

Massage for Weight Loss?

A long time ago, in this galaxy, I was a licensed massage therapist. So when I started seeing some articles about massage for weight loss, let's just say I was intrigued. As much as...

Reason to Exercise During Pregnancy

Wе аll know exercising is bеnеfісіаl tо your hеаlth. Fоr women thаt аrе pregnant exercising can hаvе a lоt оf оthеr benefits. Yоur еxеrсіѕеѕ during рrеgnаnсу ѕhоuld bе lіght durіng thе fіrѕt соuрlе оf...

A Beginner’s Guide to HIIT

In talking about LISS workouts, I briefly mentioned HIIT workouts, but I didn’t go into much detail. So now let’s talk about those. As I mentioned, HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training. In a...

Why You’re Running But Not Losing Weight

If you're trying to lose weight and already dreading the exercise portion, because you hate running, take heart. The truth is that running is a pretty ineffective exercise for weight loss. There are a number...

Injury Prevention: 3 Tips To Avoid Knee Pain

Nothing is more frustrating than winding up injured as you go about your workout program. Keeping motivation for exercise is hard enough for most people if you add an injury into the mix, you...

Worried About Rhabdomyolysis?

“There’s a good article on exercise on page 7 in the paper that might be good for your research,” my boss texted me. My interest piqued, I whipped out the paper. What I found,...

Cardio: Steady State Versus HIIT – When To Do Steady State

You’ve probably heard the debate before, steady state versus HIIT. It’s been proven many times now that high intensity interval training (HIIT) is overall superior for fat loss results. It takes less time to...

How Exercise Improves Mood

Regular exercise helps in the prevention and management of health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. However, it can also enhance your emotions, increase your emotions and experience good...

How Exercise Controls Weight

Work out can help prevent excess extra bodyweight or help maintain weight-loss. When you take part in physical, you burn up fat. The more extreme the game, the more calorie consumption you burn up. Regular...
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Three Lunges To Try In Your Workout Program

When it comes to lower body workouts, lunges earn top marks. They’ll work your quads, hamstrings, glutes, and also hit your core muscles as well. This said, doing regular lunges can get boring after so...

How Exercise Combats Health Conditions and Disease

Worried about heart disease? Hoping to avoid high pressure? No matter what your current weight, being an effective boosts high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or "good," cholesterol and reduces unhealthy triglycerides. This one-two punch keeps your...

Should You Be Meditating?

Are we more stressed out today or are we just better at expressing our negative emotions than earlier generations? That may be a chicken and egg question, and it may also be one that’s...

Exercise Boots Energy

Winded by shopping or household chores? Frequent exercising can enhance your muscle strength and boost your stamina. Exercise provides fresh air and nutritional value to your cells and helps your heart work more efficiently. And...

Obesity: Sedentary Lifestyle is an Epidemic

Sedentary lifestyle is a mode of living where people spend most of their time sitting in one place, often sitting in the same position. People living sedentary lifestyles do little physical activities. For many...

Not All Is Black And White! There’s A Gray! – Exercise With Your Everyday...

It is unfortunate that still a lot of people think following a strict diet will be enough to help them lose the weight they want. For them, being healthy is black or white. You either...

Take a Hike, Even If You’re a Beginner

Maybe you love exercise classes or working out at the gym. If so, that’s great for you, but I am not one of your kind. I’m happiest, in fact, when I’m out in nature. That’s...

Exercise – The Bad Guy in Town for Cardiac Patients?

For those of you who might not know yet, exercising is something that will benefit you no matter the ailment you have. However, a number of cardiac patients decide not to do any exercise...

Prevent Low Back Pain With These Tips

If there’s one thing that will surely take you away from any exercise program, back pain is it. Those who are suffering from back pain are most likely to stop exercising altogether, gain weight,...

Exercise Myth: Hours Of Gym Time Is Needed To See Weight Loss Results

One major myth that many people fall for is the idea that you need to spend hours and hours in the gym each week in order to see good weight loss results. Many people...
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Three Must-Have Exercises In Your Workout Routine

Getting ready to start a workout routine? If so, it’s important that you ensure you select the best exercises to help you reach your goals. The fact is, the exercises you choose to do...

You Don’t Have to Do Exercise You Don’t Like

Whether you're trying to lose weight, get in shape, or a combination of both, there will be some compromises. For example, if overeating is your problem, you're going to have to stop that. Although...

A Little Bit of Exercise Can Get You Big Results

According to a recent German study, if you’re trying to lose weight, you don’t have to kill yourself with exercise to see results. The study, which followed a group of around 80 overweight or...

The Truth About Stretching

If you’re new to exercising, you’re probably confused about stretching. You’ve seen people do it before they run or before they do other workouts, so you think you should, too. But then you see...

What’s LISS And Should You Be Doing It?

Fitness, like everything else in the world, tends to run on trends. One moment everybody's doing barre workouts, then the new thing is indoor cycling, then it's underwater wrestling or whatever we've moved onto...

If You’re Not Losing Weight, Get Real with Yourself

So you've been on a diet and you've started an exercise program. However, despite the fact that you've been working hard--or so you think--the scale isn't moving. There could be any number of reasons...
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5 Quick Ways to Tell if Your Workout Works

You may have been sticking to your workout routine, but that doesn't mean anything if you don't think you're getting results. In fact, you may actually not be reaching your goals because you aren't...

Get 10,000 Steps a Day by Following These Tips

Have you got one of those arm bands that tracks your every move? Everyone’s got one of those magic little bands that tells you to get off your butt and move. What everyone doesn’t...
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This Sport Is a Fun and Excellent Workout

Do you play any sports? Maybe tennis or ping pong? I'm a fan of racquet sports; not so much of tennis because I can't hit the ball properly to keep it in place, but...
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Walk Your Way to Weight Loss

The best exercises for the stomach are not necessary exercises that specifically target your abs. That’s right, rather than filling your time on a balance ball, or spending hours doing crunches, consider a much...
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5 Cardio Workouts for Beginners

When you start working out, it can be overwhelming. If you haven’t done any form of exercise since PE class, you might feel scared or insecure. Where do I go? What do I do?...

Calisthenics VS Weight Lifting: Which Is Right For You?

Losing weight comes in many forms. For some, simply losing excess fat is the goal while for others, building a leaner, stronger physique is the desired end of the journey. While cardio works perfect...
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What to Do Tonight to Lose Weight Tomorrow

You may have heard the saying before that a failure to plan is a plan to fail. I don't know if that's true in all situations, but it can certainly be true when we're...
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Running VS Jogging: Which Is Right For You?

Cardio is the preferred form of exercise for many, and it isn’t hard to see why: most forms of cardio don’t require expensive equipment or a gym membership to work out, which makes it...
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How to Go All In With CrossFit

A high-intensity workout, CrossFit pushes your body to its limits. You’ll work your core, legs, arms, and back using a combination of strength, aerobic...
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