• How to stay fit after having kids

    Having kids takes a significant toll on your body. In the beginning it is important to develop a plan that helps you ease back into fitness without slowing your recovery. Later, as kids grow finding the time to exercise becomes the new challenge. Whether you are a new mom or a bit more seasoned these […]

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  • How Long Does It Take to Make Working Out a Habit?

    There are many beliefs around exercise, and what it takes to go from coach potato to cardio queen/king. But regardless how long it takes you, there is one rule that connects everyone together: cultivating any new habit—no matter how long it takes you—takes work, discipline and repetition. Here’s some science to back it all up, […]

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  • Exercises that burn the most calories

    I want to work out without burning any calories, said no one, ever. If you’re like most people, when you hit the gym you want to make every second count. So what’s the best way to get the biggest bang for your work out buck? As the saying goes, go hard or go home. These […]

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  • Does using less weight in strength training create leaner muscles?

    Weight training is an important part of any physical fitness plan. It helps build muscle, which boosts metabolism and helps your clothes fit better. Obviously, weight training also helps to build strength and improve bone density. There are benefits for men as well as women. These outcomes matter for everyone, and they become even more […]

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  • Things You Should Never Do in a Workout

    You squat, you run, you lift, and on occasion, you even brave that killer spin class that allows you to burn 1,000 calories a pop! While you are devoted to each and every workout, the question isn’t what you’re doing right (you show up and give it your all, so that’s huge!) The question is, […]

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  • Eat For Your Heart

    No one is immune from heart disease. It’s a growing epidemic in the United States, and to date, it’s the number one killer for men and women, alike. By taking your diet day-by-day, you can learn what foods to eat in order to nourish your body and keep your heart beating (in a thriving state), […]

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  • Top 5 Gym Etiquette Rules

    Working out at the gym is the perfect place to get toned, keep your momentum going, and hold yourself accountable. It stocked with your favorite machines and classes that you simply can’t get with an at-home workout. So, now that you’re a regular at your gym (even the marathon runners who train there know your […]

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  • Safely Exercise in the Summer Heat

    Safely Exercise in the Summer Heat

    Summer is the perfect time to exercise outside: longer days, more sunshine and bathing suits. However, hot summer days can be dangerous if you don’t know how to prepare and stay safe while you work out. Keep these tips in mind as the summer heats up at the end of the season. Drink Plenty of […]

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  • Safely Exercise in the Summer Heat

    Summer is the perfect time to exercise outside: longer days, more sunshine and bathing suits. However, hot summer days can be dangerous if you don’t know how to prepare and stay safe while you work out. Keep these tips in mind as the summer heats up at the end of the season. Drink Plenty of […]

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  • Best push up workout for chest gains

    The lowly push up has gotten some new bells and whistles. Build up your chest with these fancy moves that use the humble push up to help you build a better chest. Band-assisted push up Coach Mike Samuels says you should do it this way: Hold one end of the band in each hand and […]

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