• Are You Wearing the Right Shoes For Your Workout?


    Your workout takes it all out of you. You sweat. You moan. And, when you wear the right shoes to support your high intensity cardio session, you reach your fitness goals. Unfortunately, according to the American College of Sports Medicine report, 85% of runners sprint, jog and marathon run in unsupported shoes. Ouch. That amounts […]

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  • Protein in Your Diet


    Protein consumption causes much debate and general discussion in the fitness world. Have you ever wondered whether you should take or use protein? If so, you’re like countless others who may see it as a mystery. Perhaps protein is something you have a pretty good idea about, but you know you could understand it better. […]

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  • 7 Fitness Myths to Stop Believing


     The right mix of diet and exercise can make you healthy and fit, but false information can hinder your fitness goals!  Do some of these common myths sound familiar? “If I exercise, I can eat whatever I want.” It is true that exercise will usually allow you to eat more calories without gaining weight, but […]

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  • Do Pull-Ups Have Any Benefit And Why Are They So Hard To Do?


    Pull-ups are one of the most basic exercises, but definitely NOT one of the easiest.  Hanging on a bar and lifting your entire body weight can be a challenge to many and even impossible for some.  While they may not be the most entertaining exercise, pull-ups have many health and fitness benefits. What are some […]

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  • Building Strong Calf Muscles


    When it comes to calf muscles most of us are as concerned with their form as we are with their function. The calves are made up of two main muscles – the gastrocnemius and the soleus. These muscles are responsible for everyday activities like walking and extending the foot. Obviously we also use our calves […]

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  • Hey Ladies– Raise Your I.Q. With This Easy to Follow Weight Lifting Plan


    If you’re a woman, then you know how to multitask like an expert.  From changing a baby’s diaper while checking your Facebook status, to meeting a 5 o’clock deadline at work while still getting dinner on the table for your family, you know what it means to achieve tasks to the utmost degree. Want to […]

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  • After-Exercise Body Care


    Making sure you exercise the right way is crucial for meeting your fitness goals, but taking care of your body after a workout is just as important.  The proper mix of movement, rest, and nutrition help your body to recover and gain the most benefit from exercise.  In fact, not allowing your body to properly […]

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  • Great Stretches For Your Lower Back


    If you’ve ever wondered why your lower backs hurts after a long day at the office, or after a sound night’s sleep, wonder no more. Your repetitive posture – slouching over your laptop while writing your Monday morning emails or sleeping in a stressful state of mind for example – can wear the ligaments alongside […]

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  • Ab Machines – To Use Or Not To Use


    That is the question. The abdominals are probably the most talked about muscles, most likely due to the fact they are often the first muscles noticed when someone has their shirt off. Great abs are a quick sign of a fit body and hard work. Everyone wants a six pack. An eight pack should really […]

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    The skin is the largest organ in the human body, and is often overlooked when it comes to being fit and healthy. Stress, hormones, food, and sunlight can often have detrimental effects on the condition of our skin, causing wrinkles, acne, dullness, and other inflammation.  Surprisingly, exercise can be your secret weapon in the quest […]

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