21 Creative Ways to Meet Your Daily Step Goal

21 Creative Ways to Meet Your Daily Step Goal
January 13, 2017

Are you struggling to meet your daily step goal? Did you know that Fitbit started the trend and recommended that people work towards getting 10,000 steps in a day? 10,000 steps equate to roughly 5 miles per day, and it is equivalent to 30 minutes of exercise a day. It also satisfies the CDC’s recommendation that people should get at least 30 minutes a day or 150 minutes per week. As a…

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What Are the Best Cardio Exercises Help you Target and Lose Belly Fat?

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January 10, 2017

Doing cardiovascular exercises is considered one of the most effective ways to lost belly fat. The sad thing is a lot of people do not understand how to make cardiovascular exercise work to their advantage. Most people don’t realize that it take time and patience to see results from doing cardio exercises. A consistent schedule will help your body become more efficient. Many individuals who want to lose belly fat…

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The Best Affordable Home Fitness Equipment

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January 5, 2017

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape this year? Even if you don’t enjoy going to the gym, you can find a wide variety of affordable home fitness equipment to make working out at home convenient for you to keep your New Year’s resolution. Working out at home will help you save time and having the equipment in your home will help keep you on track….

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Office Exercises You Can Do Secretly

Office Exercises You Can Do Secretly
December 28, 2016

Working a steady job with regular working hours in the office is a dream come true for many people. Still, no matter how practical a desk job may be, there is an obvious health disadvantage to it. As you may have heard already, sitting has been stated to be the new smoking. In that respect, the time you spend sitting at work and during the rest of your day can…

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Finding your Fitness Flow: How to Stay Motivated in Your Workout Routine

Finding your Fitness Flow: How to Stay Motivated in Your Workout Routine
December 23, 2016

When you start a new workout regimen, the excitement alone will often be enough to propel you through the first several weeks. As the novelty wears off, you might need to dig a little deeper to find your motivation. Check out these 10 tips to keep your enthusiasm high even when your blankets seem more tempting than that early morning run. 1. Try something new. The old saying, “familiarity breeds…

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7 Last Minute Tech Gift Ideas for Men

7 Last Minute Tech Gift Ideas for Men
December 14, 2016

  Are you looking for the perfect stocking stuffer or gift idea for the man in your life?  If the man in your life is anything like my husband, you can’t go wrong with buying tech gadgets. Christmas is getting closer and there isn’t much time left to order the man in your life any one of the 7 last minute tech gift ideas. I personally tend to spend quite…

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How to Avoid Overheating While Exercising Outside

How to Avoid Overheating While Exercising Outside
December 13, 2016

Exercising outdoors can be a rewarding and fun experience. However, you can risk hyperthermia, or elevated body temperature during the summer months. Aside from elevated body temperature, overheating can lead to heat stroke, loss of consciousness and, in some cases, can land you in the hospital. Here are a few tips to avoid overheating while exercising outdoors. Hydrate Drinking plenty of water will keep you from getting dehydrated, which will…

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Top Ten Gift Ideas for Men That Enjoy Working Out Under $50.00

Top Ten Gift Ideas for Men That Enjoy Working Out Under $50.00
December 9, 2016

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NYFifth Apparel for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have a man in your life that is hard to shop for that enjoys spending time at the gym or working out? Christmas is less than 17 days away and the days are quickly flying by. You have come to the right place to find the top 10…

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Top Health Benefits of Swimming

Top Health Benefits of Swimming
December 7, 2016

What makes swimming so great is that it is “the purest exercise of health.” It has numerous benefits on your body, ranging from muscle development and bone strength to helping you achieve cardiovascular excellence and improving your overall quality of life. To better understand why swimming is such a fantastic exercise here are the top health benefits of swimming and why it is such a great source of physical wellness….

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The Year’s Biggest Health and Fitness Trends

The Year's Biggest Health and Fitness Trends
November 28, 2016

Most trends have one thing in common – they get replaced very quickly. But, even though staying healthy and fit may change up its biggest means to achieve this every year, the trend of healthy and fit body and mind is here to stay. In recent years, more and more people have decided to change their lifestyle for the better and paid greater attention to what they consume and what…

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Trail Etiquette 101: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Trail Etiquette 101: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe
November 8, 2016

Trail etiquette may seem like a no-brainer; however, I have come up with a list of things that you need to know in order to stay safe while on a walking trail. Over the summer time, I enjoyed going over to the park and hitting up the walking trail. While I did feel safer walking on a path rather than in my neighborhood where cars tend to speed through the neighborhood,…

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Working Out As a Family – Four Creative Ways to Get More Active With Your Kids

Working Out As a Family - Four Creative Ways to Get More Active With Your Kids
November 3, 2016

Have you considered working out as a family? As a mom, I realize that it can be difficult to fit workouts into a busy schedule, especially with kids at home that need your attention. But because the whole family feels at their best and healthiest when they’re active, here are some activities to try with your kids that can get you all moving. Walk or Run for Charity Joining a…

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8 Health and Fitness Lessons from the Dog #ad #CLIFKid

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November 2, 2016

  Did you know that dogs can teach you health and fitness lessons? Do you have a dog? We have two dogs in our family, and they are pretty spoiled too. When I get up in the morning and come out of our bedroom, the dogs immediately start barking because they know it is time to get up and get the day started. They are always happy to see me,…

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Unbelievable Reasons Why You Are Gaining Weight

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October 12, 2016

Are you baffled that you are gaining weight; instead, of losing it. It is incredibly frustrating to see extra pounds on the scale, especially, if you have already been working out and following a diet. However, experts share that there are several reasons why you may be gaining weight even with diet and exercise. You Do Not Get Enough Sleep According to experts, there are at least two reasons why…

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Best Foods To Eat Before A Race

Best Food To Eat Before A Race
October 11, 2016

Running a race is a sport that can help you lose weight or maintain your body’s weight. One of the best ways to encourage you to run more is to join races. Participating in a race will help invoke your competitive side, along with the way, encouraging you to improve your running time. To help you conquer your race, make sure to prepare your body physically and mentally. It is…

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Sports and Cancer: What Can You Do to Stay Active?

Sports and Cancer
September 26, 2016

A diagnosis of cancer for you will most likely cause you to feel a great deal of trepidation. In addition to expressing fear about the future, you may also think that you need to surrender all of the activities that you love. Playing sports or staying physically fit often falls into this category, but know that you do not necessarily have to abandon things that you are passionate about and enjoy…

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