• 5 Hip Stretches to Alleviate Back Pain

    Chronic low back pain is surprisingly common and impacts most people at some time in their lives. This grows increasingly true with age. Common causes of back pain include problems with discs, poor posture, injury, sprains and strains. Low back pain can have a significant impact on quality of life. These 5 hip stretches show […]

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  • Walking vs Running – Which is Better?

    The good news is there are virtues with walking and running. Anything that gets you moving and your heart rate up earns a gold star from everyone from the healthcare crowd to weight loss enthusiasts. But is one better than the other? The short answer is, it depends. Run for fast-track fitness Running compares to […]

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  • Healthy grilling recipes

    Who says the grill is only for the regular rotation of artery clogging summer faves. Move aside hamburgers and ribs. There’s plenty of room on the grill and the plate for these healthy alternatives. Honey Soy Grilled Salmon with Edamame Give your guests something to rave about at the next bbq. This fan favorite from […]

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  • Tips for starting your triathlon training

    There are few races more rewarding, or more challenging, than the triathlon. The combination of biking, running and swimming is tough but absolutely doable. Millions of athletes of all stripes have done it and you can too. These tips will help you get ready to toe the line and get to the finish on race […]

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  • 5 Light And Healthy Desserts For Summer

    Stay fit and keep meals light during the hot and lazy days of summer. These sweet treats are tops for refreshment and taste. They’re pretty virtuous, too so enjoy them guilt free. Even better – no oven required Watermelon Granita This 5-star recipe is courtesy of Bon Appetit Magazine. Its pairs the ultimate taste of […]

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  • Anatomy of Fitness – The Appropriate Workouts for Different Parts of the Body

    Anatomy of Fitness – The Appropriate Workouts for Different Parts of the Body

    When you work out, you are exercising specific areas of your body, and certain moves are designed to target different areas.  Working out your shoulders is done best by exercises like overhead presses and arm circles, and working out your hamstrings are done best by deadlifts and flutter kicks.  Your biceps are best targeted by […]

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  • Get the Summer Beach Body You Have Always Wanted

    Summer is just around the corner, but it isn’t too late to get beach ready. Try these tips and tricks to tone up and slim down fast. Go big or go home No time to waste – You need a routine that will melt calories and fat fast. Great choices include jump rope, which can […]

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  • Pro Tips For Controlling Your Breathing While Working Out

    Proper breathing during exercise is important because it helps deliver oxygen to your muscles. As you expend energy carbon dioxide is created. Breathing helps rid your body of the waste. The harder you work, the more oxygen you will need. Controlling your breath boosts stamina and helps you have a better, more effective workout. Here’s […]

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  • Kettlebell Exercises To Carve A Strong Back

    If you haven’t tried exercise with a kettlebell yet, what are you waiting for?! Kettlebells pack a powerful one-two punch giving you both strength training and cardio, so you get more bang for your exercise buck. Looking for a total body toner that also helps you burn fat and calories? Hoist a kettlebell. This weighty […]

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  • The Relationship Between Fitness and Mental Health

    The Relationship Between Fitness and Mental Health

    When you exercise, you are not only receiving physical benefits but also mental benefits too.  Mentally, exercising improves your mood and reduces both short-term and long-term depression, and physically, exercising lowers the risk of certain medical conditions and strengthens bones and muscles.  If you struggle to work out every day, look for ways to implement […]

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