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19
Feb
4 Ways To Increase Muscular Endurance
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Muscular endurance is the ability to perform exercises for long periods of time. If you have limited endurance, performance will suffer. However, good news is that you can improve your endurance easily with several specific exercises. Aside from the obvious benefit of out lasting all your competitors, strong muscular endurance improves posture, athletic ability, and even helps reduce lower back pain. Find out how you can increase your endurance with these tips below. Athletic Endurance When attempting to improve athletic…

08
Feb
Break the Routine
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You don't have to be market researcher to notice the gym seems to be a little busier over the last few weeks. Come to think of it, you’ve probably noticed an influx pattern in January over the years. It’s called New Years Resolutions.  U.S. NEWS reports that over 12% of all new gym memberships are started in January. So, after a brief moment of frustration over the unavailability of your routine exercise equipment, channel the frustration into energy. Use the opportunity to…

26
Jan
4 Ways High Intensity Interval Training Can Change Your Body
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The most common excuse for not working out is time. Who has the time to spend an hour in the gym when there aren’t enough hours in the day to begin with? We’ve got the solution. It’s high intensity interval training, otherwise known as HIIT. Find out how HIIT can alter your body and ultimately change your life. What Is HIIT? HIIT workouts are formulated around intense activity for short spurts of time. The short bursts are alternated between rest…

15
Jan
Start The Year Off Right With A Cleanse
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Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Our bodies need a fresh start as much as our minds, jobs and sometimes, even relationships! We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘You are what you eat’. We know that is especially true just after the holidays while still reeling from the effects of too much alcohol and pumpkin pie. Cleansing your body with a diet cleanse detoxifies and strengthens your digestive and immune systems while boosting your energy at the same time. See…

14
Dec
How To Start Working Out For Beginners
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Don’t be intimidated by the gym if you haven’t been a while or even ever. It’s always a good time to start and it is never too late! No matter weight, age or ability, getting into shape can be an easy and enjoyable experience. If you’ve got a plan, then you’ve already got success under your belt. Below are a few tips and a workout plan for any novice to work their way into trained gym rat mode! Set Realistic…

27
Nov
Three Post-Thanksgiving Workouts
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Chances are, you consumed a large amount of food over Thanksgiving weekend. Turkey, sweet potatoes, and pie are all ingredients for a hefty holiday meal resulting in excessive eating. According to research from the Calorie Control Council, average Americans consume more than 4,500 calories during a typical Thanksgiving gathering. After the carnage aftermath, what can you do to get back into gym rat shape? Below are three workout regimens after a weekend of holiday binging. 10 Minute Workouts This idea…

12
Nov
Run a 5K By Christmas
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The holidays are just around the corner. Along with the arrival of stuffing and trimmings, annual turkey trots and jingle bell runs return as well. No need to be intimidated by a holiday run, even if you haven’t walked a block in the last 6 months. Multiple training programs abound for preparing one to run, from couch to 5K programs to 3-week training calendars. Below are a few helpful tips and a training schedule to get you ready in three…

05
Nov
What Happens When You Skip A Workout
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It’s going to happen. Sooner or later you will skip a workout. Whether a sick day, holiday, or just a break, there will be times when you can’t make it to the gym for a workout. What happens to your body? At times, this is actually beneficial for your body. However, the danger creeps in on day 3, which easily turns into day 13, when you are doing more damage to your fitness level than originally intended. See how you…

24
Oct
4 Ways To Plank
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Planking has been all the rage, even making it to pinterest for its 5 minute, 30 day plank challenge fame. Studies reveal that planks activate more of the six pack muscles than crunches. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that planks cause 100 percent activation of the rectus abdominus muscles, where crunches only activate 64 percent. It’s no doubt that the plank challenges the core, which is essential for performance enhancement. However, if not performed correctly, it can…

16
Oct
Weight Loss Myths
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One hears a lot of rhetoric about counting calories in regards to weight loss. But how much of it is theory and how much is truth? Some of these myths could be prohibiting your weight loss goals. For instance, a new study from Harvard University found the number of calories consumed is not necessarily as important as the quality of the calories. What if counting your calories isn’t as helpful as counting what kind of calories go into your body?…