Category: Fitness

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Five Essential Steps to Training with an Injury

When an injury sidelines your workout schedule,it’s easy to fall into a funk. You feel disheartened. You feel defeated. You may even feel like giving up and wallowing in self-pity all day. Unfortunately, this method of recovery simply doesn’t work and your life will likely only become even more depressing. You need to view this incident...

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Many Ways You Can Benefit From Doing Pilates Regularly

When Joseph Pilates created a physical fitness regimen named after himself, Pilates has become a famous activity among gym enthusiast of all abilities and ages. Today, Pilates is synonymous with toned and lean bodies. However, the benefits that come with Pilates go far beyond simple flexibility and core strength. Described as an art of controlled movements,...

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Keeping Up Your Fitness Level over the Holidays

It can be incredibly difficult to convince yourself to get out and exercise during the holidays, especially if you live in an area where the weather is cold and wet in December, or if there’s lots of good food and a warm fire at home. The period surrounding the new year is one of the biggest...

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How to Know if You’re Exercising Too Much

Most of us have the problem that we don’t exercise enough. Desk jobs, excessive tiredness, and simple inertia can often keep us from hitting the gym as often as we should. Some people, however, have the opposite problem — they get on their exercise machines as often as they can, sometimes to the exclusion of many...

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Finding The Best Recumbent Exercise Bike For You

When you are already at a weight you feel extremely uncomfortable at, it can be difficult to begin the process of trimming down. While every piece of exercise equipment seems to be tailor made for folks who simply want to knock off 10 or 20 pounds, if you have a lot packed on it can become...

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Essential Tips to Treat Muscle Spasms

Do you ever lie awake at night and suddenly feel your calves seized in a vice-like grip? This is a muscle spasm caused by either overwork, dehydration, or lack of electrolytes. Sometimes they can be caused from giving your muscles too much rest and then immediately springing into a physical activity. Muscle spasms in back, leg...

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Girl Power Flicks

For most people, the term “chick flick” refers to movies with a lot of mushy romance and silly jokes, or soft, effeminate themes and lots of fashion and stuff. My question is, what kind of women actually like those kinds of movies? Sure, I don’t mind watching a rom-com from time to time, but personally, this...

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Getting Fitted for a Bra

Getting fitted for a bra is one of those things that no one wants to do, but after you have it done, you start noticing that everyone else needs a fitting, too. All of a sudden, you’ll be the expert on how a bra should fit. You’ll see that most women don’t really know what size...