Fitness

Barbells VS Dumbbells – Which One’s Better?

In the modern-day world, training your body usually happens in the gym, where you have a variety of dumbbell, barbell and machine exercises. In the context of free weight however, there has been one question floating around – What’s better, barbells or dumbbells? If you’ve asked yourself this, keep reading because in this article we’ll…

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15 Weight Loss Motivation Tips

If you’re like many adults, you begin your diet with great enthusiasm. You drink protein smoothies and turn down desserts. However, as the weeks go by, you find yourself making more excuses and shedding fewer pounds.  Jumping from one popular diet plan to another is likely to yield the same results until you build sustainable…

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Ways to Workout at Home That Require Little-to-No Equipment

Going to the gym isn’t for everyone. The cost of a membership can be one factor, but many of us just can’t fit trips to the gym into our schedules. Plus, with gyms closed during COVID-19 for the foreseeable future, it’s more important than ever to explore alternative options for staying fit. You just need…

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Functional Fitness vs Traditional Strength Training

Traditional strength training has been popular in the fitness world for many years and is arguably the most used way to get fit. Functional Fitness has become more popular over the last five years, and many people are beginning to use this as a way to get fit due the ease of being able to…

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How Walking Can Improve Your Mental Health

Many people talk about walking to help burn calories and fat, improve their heart health and overall physical health, but don’t forget it is amazing for your mental health as well. Here are some ways you can actually improve your mental health just by walking. It Helps to Release Endorphins  First of all, any form…

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Choosing The Right Dance Style For You

Standard cardio (e.g., running on the treadmill or using the elliptical) isn’t for everyone. While these machines have their advantages, the workouts they provide can get stale. Good news is, there are plenty of fun ways to “sneak in” cardio. Have you tried high-intensity interval training (HIIT)? These routines can get the heart racing while…

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Exercising on a Budget: Get in Great Shape Without a Gym Membership

Who says you need a gym to get in great shape? The prevalence of gyms is a relatively recent phenomenon. There have always been people in great shape, with or without a gym membership. You can avoid the fees, travel time, and other inconveniences and get in shape without leaving your home or neighborhood.  You…

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Keys to Staying Motivated During Your Workout

[image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/Gh8QHONEHOE] We all understand the benefits of regular exercise. Sure, you want to be healthier and you want to feel better. These are good reasons to decide to start working out. With that said, there is more to it than just deciding that you want to start working out – from picking comfortable…

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