Fitness

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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Sticking To Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

The decision to exercise more is the most popular New Year’s resolution for 2020. That means gyms across the country and around the globe are seeing spikes in attendance. However, typically, that spike in gym attendance returns to normal just a few weeks after Jan. 1. If you’ve ever made a New Year’s resolution, you…

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Sleep Like A Baby With This Breathing Exercises

Introduction Are you a night owl with dark rings underneath your eyes and a brain fogged with sleep deprivation and worries? If so, then it is time to adopt the seven amazing breathing exercises for deep and sound sleep. If you stay up through the night until the birds start to chirp, then start practicing…

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10 Ways to Overcome Gymtimidation

Does the thought of setting foot in a gym induce anxiety? Gymtimidation is the fear of being judged by more experienced gym buffs for using equipment improperly, wearing the wrong workout attire or not looking fit or svelte enough. Most individuals experience gymtimidation at some point during their fitness journey, regardless of their size, strength…

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The Top 3 Reasons Why Your Intense Workout Could Be Causing Weight Gain

With the rise of Crossfit workouts, box-style and circuit training gyms – HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) has been rising exponentially in popularity. And rightly so.  HIIT workouts involve working at a high level of intensity for a short period of time, followed by a period of rest. Lather, rinse, repeat.  These interval-style workouts can…

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Overtraining: What Are The Physical Impacts?

You don’t have to go far to hear about the amazing life-changing benefits of a workout. You can boost your mood, strengthen your heart and your biceps in only 30 minutes a day! But, what if your regular fitness routine started to actually hurt you instead of help you? What if your workout no longer…

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Online Fitness Membership – How Can They Help You?

With busy schedules getting in the way of your fitness, it’s quite a challenge to lose weight. But instead of relying on supplements alone, it’s time to hold yourself accountable through online weight loss programs. It’s a fact that a lot of people can’t go to the gym regularly. It could be their schedule or…

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