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  • What to Consider Before Committing to an Exercise Routine

    What to Consider Before Committing to an Exercise Routine

    So far this year, you are crushing it with your fitness resolutions! You decided to jump right in and go full force towards a lifestyle of strength training and exercise. But why do so many fitness resolutions in the new year tend to drop off before Valentine's day? While it may seem invigorating to jump into a rigorous routine and wait for your desired results, you may actually be setting yourself up for failure. In order to achieve lasting success, you should take the time to give your regimen some thought.

    Finding a fitness program that is tailored to your needs is vital in determining if it will have staying power. Start slowly and be patient as you work your way up to a more ....

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  • How to Do Ab Workouts to See Results

    How to Do Ab Workouts to See Results

    Was your new year's resolution the same as everyone else's? More money less tummy? Even if it wasn't there is no time like right now to start building a great six-pack so you can be beach-body ready for the summer. So you are looking for a lot of effective ab exercises to do every day so you can make progress-- but is that the best method? Actually, no. If you repeat the same exercises each day, you might actually harm your body rather than improve it. Overworking any muscle can make you prone to injury, which could keep you out of the gym for weeks. When you do any kind of strength training, you are creating micro-tears in your muscles. The healing time that you give your muscles is ....

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  • Is Working Out Twice a Day Effective?

    Is Working Out Twice a Day Effective?

    Social media often shows people performing their two-a-days and ending up with fantastic bodies. This may feel like overkill to some people unless you have a certain goal, but there are actually several benefits to committing to exercising twice a day, as long as you are careful and responsible about it so you can avoid getting injured. You probably don't want to do two full and extreme workouts
    every day, but splitting up your workout by doing half of it in the morning and half in the afternoon can be a healthy and good idea. Doing this will help give your body a rest and let you exercise at a high intensity. This is similar to taking breaks at work where you ....

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  • What is Your Fitness Age?

    What is Your Fitness Age?

    Thanks to modern science, we recognize that a person's organs can age at different rates. For example, you may have a young heart, but your liver has gone through so much stress that it is aging faster than a normal liver would at your age. This means that individual organs in a human body can reflect different amounts of stress and wear. This is actually all age really is, a display of how much stress your body has been through. But researchers have also found that people's lung health and mental capacity peak on one's mid-20s. Once you hit 30, your muscles
    begin to decrease by up to 8% per decade, and your physical endurance reduces by about 1% each year. By the time you ....

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  • Effective Methods of Building Muscle After 40

    Effective Methods of Building Muscle After 40

    Your lifestyle changes with age. While your wisdom and portal of knowledge increases, the strength and agility of your body decreases. Because of this, you will need to adjust your exercise routine to match what your body needs the most. This is why men over 40 should create a workout routine for themselves that has an emphasis on careful, calculated movements. You want to work with your body
    and give yourself enough time to rest and recover between workouts. This doesn't mean that you need to baby yourself, you just need to be more intentional in what you are doing. Here, we will talk about some safe ways that men over 40 can effectively gain muscle
    and stay in great shape. ....

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  • Get Up and Move

    Get Up and Move

    The path to better health and fitness doesn’t necessarily have to start with a gym
    membership and a radical revamping of your diet. The simple truth is getting more active in any way at all is the first major step in the right direction. Remember, it’s natural for humans to get up and move! The body needs and craves movement. It proves it by losing flexibility and strength when muscles aren’t put to use. So, what can you do to get your body
    moving again? The possibilities are almost endless. Even when only 10 minutes a day can be dedicated to “hard” workouts, your body can benefit. Here are some tips for getting more movement built into ....

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  • The Importance of Mobility Flow Exercisin

    The Importance of Mobility Flow Exercisin

    The cadence of everyday life has been drastically changed with the arrival of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Everyone in the world seems to be affected by it in some way. The challenges associated with self-isolation and social distancing are being dealt with differently. The reality of it is that none of us need to be completely alone in every way.
    Building Community

    This is the time to build up a community. It is an opportunity to share as much positive and useful information as possible. Many people are going to have to miss their usual workout routines at fitness
    centers and gyms because they are closed. There are currently many options for people to ....

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  • Work Out Smarter, Not Harder

    Work Out Smarter, Not Harder


    How often do you mix it up when it comes to your workout regimen? Monthly? Every six months? Ever?
    Making small changes to your lifting routine
    is important so you are making sure to target all of your muscles, no matter how small they might be. If you don't change around your exercise schedule, you may end up with performance plateaus, muscle imbalances, slow (if any) gains, and injuries from overworking one part of your body
    --and there is nothing more frustrating than putting forth significant effort to exercise and never seeing any results. Some people do complete workout
    makeovers every few months in order to avoid these possible dangers. They ....

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  • The Importance of Mobility Flow Exercising

    The Importance of Mobility Flow Exercising

    The cadence of everyday life has been drastically changed with the arrival of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Everyone in the world seems to be affected by it in some way. The challenges associated with self-isolation and social distancing are being dealt with differently. The reality of it is that none of us need to be completely alone in every way.
    Building Community
    This is the time to build up a community. It is an opportunity to share as much positive and useful information as possible. Many people are going to have to miss their usual workout routines at fitness centers and gyms because they are closed. There are currently many options for people to do ....

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  • A Workout to Get You in Super Shape

    A Workout to Get You in Super Shape

    There are a lot of superhero movies out there lately. When you watch them, do you ever wonder if you could get your body even that close to being in such great shape? Well, you can certainly try! Follow this plan to get in the best shape possible like the superheroes you see on the big screen. With this superhero workout
    , you will turn your chest and shoulders into those like The Hulk, your forearms like Wolverine's, your agility like Spiderman's, and you will increase your speed like Flash.
    Chest: Gymnastics Flyes
    You have probably noticed while watching the Olympics that gymnasts have huge development in their pectoral muscles
    . Doing gymnastics flyes ....

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