How to Prevent Common Workout Injuries

How to Prevent Common Workout Injuries
March 24, 2017

Workout injuries can happen to anyone who is active, no matter what your fitness level is. Even walking can potentially cause an injury. However, you can cut your risk of getting hurt significantly by following exercise precautions. According to experts, there are at least two reasons why you may get a workout-related injury. First, is poor posture during the day, which eventually weakens the entire musculoskeletal structure. Another reason is…

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6 Yoga Poses That Target and Reduce Belly Fat

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March 21, 2017

Yoga is considered an ancient art of exercise that originated in India. It has been used for thousands of years as a workout to have a better lifestyle. Modern day yoga has gone a long way by since its current practitioners were already able to develop a more stable routine. With the help of yoga, a lot of people are able to make their bodies stronger and their minds healthy….

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What is the TRX Suspension System and How Can it be Used to Improve Fitness

What is the TRX Suspension System and How Can it be Used to Improve Fitness
March 10, 2017

The Total Resistance Exercise (TRX) system is a portable performance training tool designed for suspension training. It was invented by Former Navy Seal Randy Hetrick in 1997 when he was deployed in Asia where there is no access to training facilities. He experimented by tying a knot of a jujitsu belt at one end and throwing it over a door. Then he used some nylon webbing to come up with…

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Don’t Let Exercise-Induced Asthma Prevent You from Working Out

Don't Let Exercise-Induced Asthma Prevent You from Working Out
March 6, 2017

Doing regular exercise is one of the best things that you can do for your body. However, if you suffer from exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), it can be difficult to workout without possibly triggering asthma symptoms including shortness of breath and coughing. According to research, as much as 90% of people who have asthma can experience exercise-induced asthma, during or after a workout. Symptoms of EIB This condition happens when the…

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Why Are You Not Getting the Results You Have Been Expecting?

Why Are You Not Getting the Results You Have Been Expecting
February 24, 2017

It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie or a gym veteran, it’s normal to get stuck sometimes and not see results. It happens to the best of us. However, the best know how to get unstuck, and what to change in order to achieve the results. Sometimes you think you’re doing everything you’re supposed to do, but the scale is still stuck on that same number, or you still don’t…

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7 Ways To Determine if Muscle Soreness is Too Much to Exercise

7 Ways To Determine if Muscle Soreness is Too Much to Exercise
February 23, 2017

Muscle soreness after a challenging workout is something that every health conscious person is proud of accomplishing. It is, after all, a reminder that you worked hard to achieve better health. While soreness after a new or a particularly intense workout is normal, overexertion can have numerous serious consequences. However, you need to listen to your body and know when to slow down. Your muscles have to have time to…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Learn Why I Walk When I am not in Excruciating Pain

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Learn Why I Walk When I am not in Excruciating Pain
January 18, 2017

Do you have rheumatoid arthritis? I was just diagnosed in early 2016 and I am still learning how to manage the disease. Most people confuse rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis which tends to affect older folks or people who have had major injuries to certain joints. Rheumatoid arthritis causes your body to attack the joints in your body and it usually starts in the smaller joints first. They don’t know what triggers…

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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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