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It’s World Television Day–Let’s Turn It Off

You heard me right. Turn off the TV. It’ll be there tomorrow, and the next day, and the next. I know it’s supposed to be TV’s day, but don’t we watch enough TV without dedicating a whole day to it? So for this World Television Day, I’m challenging you to turn off the TV, and get up and do something. …

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Lessons from the Mat: Confessions of a Yoga Enthusiast

There was a time in my life when I turned up my nose at the thought of yoga. Stretching and moving around on a mat for an hour? Boring! I would have rather run, lift weights, or play a sport. However, my opinion changed when I actually decided to go to a class. By the end of the hour, my …

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8 Fitness Products That Actually Make A Difference

If you feel like your workout has plateaued or you just want to change up your routine, you have some options. Believe it or not, not all advertised exercise products are scams. Some actually do work! We’re going to talk about 8 fitness products that will actually make a difference during your workout. Fitness Products Foam Roller: They help release …

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Moving in the Morning

To some, getting out of bed and going to work out first thing in the morning is the only way to start the day. To others, nothing could sound less appealing. However, if you’re one of those people who don’t find themselves hitting the snooze button every morning, getting to the gym in the AM may be a great choice …

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Skip Class: Try At-Home Yoga

I’m sure, at this point, we all know what yoga is. We know what it looks like and we all probably have that one friend who is obsessed with it. To be honest, they’re on to something. Yoga can benefit our bodies in so many ways. However, not everyone feels comfortable going to a class or exercises in front of others. …

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Your Shoes Could Be Killing Your Workout

Now I’m sure you’ve heard that getting the right type of workout shoes is important. Have you really looked into this, though? Probably not–I know I haven’t! Even though there are endless shoes for the seemingly endless types of workouts, most people just buy whatever shoe fits and feels comfortable. This is totally fine! However, if your someone who takes …

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Some Fall Fun

Tomorrow’s the first day of October, and I’m here to give you some ideas on how to have some fun this fall. This is season is known for having perfect weather. With the weather on your side, you have the perfect excuse to get outside and get moving. Solo Activities Sometimes getting out by yourself can be therapeutic. You have …

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Get Those Steps In!

The shift from laborous jobs to desk jobs has been increasing for some time now. The majority of people’s days look something like this: commuting to work, working at a desk, sitting for lunch, working at a desk some more, commuting back home, and then unwinding (probably by watching tv or a movie). A 9-5 job takes up most of the …

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“HIP” New Stretches to Try

The Dilemma Does your job require you to sit at a desk or in a car all day? If so, your hips are probably as tight as a pair of designer skinny jeans after a Thanksgiving meal.  When you spend a long time sitting, your hip flexors remain in a shortened position. This is what causes your hips to be …

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Stop Ignoring That Foam Roller

Using a foam roller has been popular among athletes, coaches, and therapists, but people at all levels of fitness are able to use them. They can be incorporated into a warm-up or cooldown of a workout or part of a daily routine. Sometimes they can be used for therapeutic reasons. Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release, or a …

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