Category Archives: Fitness

Who Else Wants to Exercise Without Getting Sore?

You walk out of the gym congratulating yourself for completing a tough workout, but the real struggle starts the next day. That’s when your shoulders stiffen, and your lower back aches. These symptoms are called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Experts used to believe that it was due to lactic acid building up. However, now there’s general agreement that inflammation is the culprit. Whatever the cause, you can find relief. Use these suggestions to prevent muscle soreness […]

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A Simple Guide To The Benefits Of Group Fitness

A Simple Guide To The Benefits Of Group Fitness

Many studies have shown that focusing on fitness – regardless of how much you weigh – is necessary to lower your health risks. Yet, it’s easier to focus on the weight loss rather than the fitness aspect of dieting. The reason is because losing weight is a personal journey. But there are a number of benefits when you engage in group fitness, on both a physical and mental level. Losing Weight Is Easier With Support When it […]

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5 Fresh Ideas To Boost The Effectiveness Of Your Workouts

5 Fresh Ideas To Boost The Effectiveness Of Your Workouts

You’ve been exercising for a few weeks, and have seen great results, but lately the workouts have lost their pizzazz. You are not losing as much weight as you did when you first started, you have lost your motivation, and really, you are just plain bored. Don’t worry, you are not alone, this can and does happen to many. This can occur as the body becomes too acclimated the same old routines, and the body hits a […]

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Mountain Biking 101 For Health And Fitness

Mountain Biking 101 For Health And Fitness

Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Then we’ve got just the thing for you – a good old dose of mountain biking. Not sure what mountain biking is? It is the sport of using a specialized designed bike, aptly known as a mountain bike to ride on off-road conditions, laden with obstacles or incline surfaces. Before you get discouraged or scared for that matter, just know that mountain bikes are fitted with special gears, which make your […]

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Who Else Wants to Lose Weight Without Going to the Gym?

Who Else Wants to Lose Weight Without Going to the Gym?

Visiting a gym regularly is a great way to lose weight, but there are alternatives. You can design your own program for shedding extra pounds. Maybe your local gyms are too expensive or too far away. Maybe you’re uncomfortable working out in public or tired of waiting in line for a treadmill. As long as you’re willing to practice healthy lifestyle habits, you can shape up anywhere. Start by taking a look at these ideas for daily […]

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5 Better Fitness Tips For Busy Professionals

5 Better Fitness Tips For Busy Professionals

Any worker in America can attest to just how bad working can be on your health. Whether it’s sitting at a desk for eight hours, looking at a computer screen or spending your shift on your feet, running around an emergency room treating patients. We risk repetitive strain injury, stiff joints, eye strain, and back pain. One of the biggest risks of our working life, though, is weight gain, especially for busy professionals. Even those who are […]

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