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How to Successfully Get Started on Your Quest to Fitness and Health

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You know that you want to be _____ (enter any number of positive adjectives that are plaguing your mind at the moment – healthy, fit, strong, confident, muscular, thinner), but it can be so hard to get started. How many cycles of “tomorrow’s the day” or “I’ll start on Monday” or “next month when things […]

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Maximize Your Workout in Minimum Time

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Everyone wants to be able to do an efficient workout so they don’t have to spend hours in the gym to get the results they are looking for. You want to put forth some good effort for a short amount of time and get a good return on your investment. So, what is the best […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Workouts

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many people who spend hours in the gym are trying to get lean and toned, but somehow it ends up being harder than anticipated. So, what does one have to do to actually tone their muscles and see some definition? Getting a fit body requires doing a variety of exercises, including increasing your endurance and […]

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The Effect of Sleep on Body Weight

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Obesity is a major epidemic in the United States with almost 71 percent of U.S. adults over the age of 20 being overweight or obese. Additionally, almost 21 percent of children between the ages of 12 and 19 are considered obese and 17 percent of six to 11-year-olds and nine percent of two to five-year-olds […]

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High Intensity Weight Training

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

People often don’t exercise due to lack of time. However, quick bursts of energy can deliver health benefits like regular cardiovascular training. This is also the case for lifting weights and building muscle. Because high intensity training works more muscles than regular training, you are able to get greater benefits and spend less time. What […]

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How Green Tea Can Benefit You

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many cultures are very devoted to their tea, and rightfully so. The health benefits of various types of teas have been known for centuries. One of the most fascinated things about teas is that they can soothe you while also boosting your sense of alertness. This is especially true of green tea. People are very […]

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How to Gain Optimal Hip Health

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The hips are a primary part of the body, being the hinge point between the upper and lower body. Due to its central position in the body, it is important to do exercises that build and maintain hip strength. Weak hip muscles can have a large negative affect on mobility, which may lead to pain […]

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The Relationship between Stress and Heart Health

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Excessive stress has a great effect on overall health. The fight or flight reaction is embedded into all of us, even though we are no longer facing archaic predators. The modern day causes of stress are typically not life-threatening, although your body may think they are. Having chronic stress can impact your health with fat […]

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What Happens When You Fall Into a Weight Routine?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

People enjoy having a routine. Getting up and going through the same motions every morning is comfortable for us. You always know what to expect and what you will get out of it. This habit can also spill over into our workout routines. When you are practicing weightlifting; aka resistance training, it is not uncommon […]

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When is the Best Time to Exercise?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

There have been many debates about the effectiveness of exercise during certain parts of the day. While nighttime workouts have been thought to disrupt sleep, new research adds in a new factor of the body’s circadian rhythm to determine the best time to exercise. The human body has a circadian rhythm that corresponds with the […]

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