• The Benefits of Kettlebell Training and How to Incorporate it Into Your Workout

    The Benefits of Kettlebell Training and How to Incorporate it Into Your Workout

    The kettlebell revolutionizes the way people train through its simplistic design. While the kettlebell was originally intended for weighing crops, it’s been a staple of those looking to improve strength for decades, perhaps even centuries. Best of all, you don’t have to set foot in a gym to get your hands on a set. They’re cost-effective […]

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  • The Top 5 Exercises for a Strong and Toned Core

    The Top 5 Exercises for a Strong and Toned Core

    Transform your midsection with the top five core exercises to help tone and strengthen your core. 1. Planks Planks are a simple but effective exercise that targets the entire core, including the abs, obliques and lower back. Start in a push-up position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your body straight from head to toe. […]

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  • The Benefits of Pilates and How to Incorporate It Into Your Fitness Routine

    The Benefits of Pilates and How to Incorporate It Into Your Fitness Routine

    Transform your fitness routine, and unlock the immense mind-body benefits of Pilates with these simple tips. If you’ve been following fitness trends for the past few decades, you’ve no doubt heard of Pilates. Joseph Pilates, a German physical trainer, created this exercise system in the early 20th century to help his clients develop strength, balance, […]

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  • The Benefits of Circuit Training and How to Incorporate It Into Your Workout

    The Benefits of Circuit Training and How to Incorporate It Into Your Workout

    Essentially, circuit training is based on the same concept as an electrical circuit — a continuous flow, but instead of a flow of electricity, circuit training uses a flow of exercise. During a circuit training session, you rotate through various exercises and perform them for a certain number of repetitions or a designated time. As […]

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  • How To Incorporate Beneficial Water Exercise Into Your Routine

    How To Incorporate Beneficial Water Exercise Into Your Routine

    Water exercise has become a trend in the fitness world these days. Perhaps you’ve heard of it and are curious but aren’t sure if it’s right for you. The best way to know is to give it a try, but if you want more information first, then read on to discover facts about water exercise, […]

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  • The Top 5 Stretches to Improve Flexibility and Prevent Injury

    The Top 5 Stretches to Improve Flexibility and Prevent Injury

    Stretches have long been touted by fitness pundits as the holy grail of your exercise routine, and with good reason. Doing stretches can improve your range of motion, strength and joint mobility, thereby improving flexibility and preventing injury. It helps you wake up your muscles before a fitness routine and prevents muscle fatigue during fitness […]

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  • The Benefits of Cross-Training and How to Incorporate It Into Your Fitness Routine

    The Benefits of Cross-Training and How to Incorporate It Into Your Fitness Routine

    Looking to mix up your workouts and improve your overall fitness? Try incorporating cross-training into your fitness routine to see the benefits for yourself.  What Is Cross-Training? Cross-training is a fantastic way to elevate your fitness, as it entails participating in various exercise modalities outside your typical training regime, particularly during the off-season. Athletes, such […]

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  • The Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training and How to Incorporate It Into Your Workout

    The Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training and How to Incorporate It Into Your Workout

    Get ready to break a sweat and reap the rewards with high-intensity interval training — the time-efficient workout that can boost your cardiovascular endurance, metabolism and fat-burning potential. What Is High-intensity Interval Training? High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, involves short bursts of intense activity followed by brief rest periods. In recent years, its popularity has skyrocketed […]

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  • Incorporating Yoga Into Your Fitness Routine: Benefits and How to Get Started

    Incorporating Yoga Into Your Fitness Routine: Benefits and How to Get Started

    Researchers have traced yoga’s roots back 5,000 years ago, but some believe it may be closer to 10,000 years old. There just might be some merit to why yoga lasted as long as it has and is only gaining in popularity. This piece discusses some of yoga’s benefits and provides some insight to help you […]

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  • The Role of Recovery in Your Fitness Journey: Why Rest Days Are Important

    The Role of Recovery in Your Fitness Journey: Why Rest Days Are Important

    Typically, you think of resting as wasted time because it’s time when you aren’t burning any calories or building muscle. However, this isn’t the case. Your body requires rest days just as much as it needs cardio and resistance training days. Replenish Muscle Glycogen Reserves Your skeletal muscles retain glycogen — the stored form of […]

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