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Why You Shouldn’t Workout

Looking for an excuse to skip the gym today? You’re too busy, have Netflix to catch up on, it’s your cat’s birthday, you’re feeling lazy, etc. Unfortunately, those excuses shouldn’t keep you from a great workout. But I have good news! There are some reasons why you should take a breather from the gym in addition to your normally scheduled rest days. …

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Don’t Exercise on an Empty Stomach! Nutrition Before and After Working Out

Will You Burn More Fat if you Fast? There is a general idea that if you fast before you work out, you’ll burn more fat. The short answer is no, you won’t burn any more fat if you decide to exercise on an empty stomach. While it would be great to unlock the key to fast and easy weight loss, …

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HELP – I sit all day and I can’t get up!

By now, we’ve all heard about the detrimental effects that sedentary behavior can have on our bodies and our overall health. While knowing this information is important, many of us still find it difficult to get enough physical activity in during the day, especially for those who sit at a desk for work. The average American spends 12 hours a …

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Mindfulness and Exercise

What do you think about when exercising? Is it a time for you to let you mind wander, or do you tend to stay focused on the task at hand? I recently found myself becoming incredibly bored when working out and started to question if I could incorporate some meditation or mindfulness techniques into my fitness routine. Is mindfulness during …

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What’s Your “Why”?

Not everyone likes to workout. To some, it’s as enjoyable as getting a root canal. To others, exercise is just a necessary evil. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself, “Why am I doing this?” Finding Your “Why” Finding a reason to workout goes beyond just aesthetics and looking good in a swimsuit. Exercise, building strength, and increasing stamina …

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Marathon Running with Joanna Baird – Interview

There are two types of people in this world, those who run marathons and those who don’t! Today we have with us Joanna Baird, fitness coordinator at the University of Delaware, speaking about her experience with running marathons. We at Get Up and Do Something are dedicated to motivating you to be active, healthy, happy, and stress-free. Visiting Get Up …

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