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Exercises For Low Back Pain

You may be experiencing that low back pain that just lingers around and never fully goes away. It may leave you thinking that you should rest and the pain will go away over time. This may seem like the right thing to do, but let’s get moving instead. Doctors are recommending that you keep moving and exercising to help heal …

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How To Improve Your Bench Press

Chances are you have performed a bench press during your workout with a barbell or dumbbells. It may not be a difficult movement but whether you’re bench-pressing with dumbbells or barbells the movement should be the same. Getting over that wall in weight may seem daunting but there are easy ways to conquer it. Here’s how to improve your bench …

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Easy Ways To Get That Six-Pack

Spending hours and hours on abs but not seeing the results? You’re not alone. Getting that six-pack is more than just doing crunches, planks, or any crazy ab exercise you may have seen on Instagram. Getting that pesky six-pack requires determination, hard work, and some alternatives to what you are currently doing. Here are some easy ways to mix up …

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Getting Your Cardio Without Running

Cardiovascular training is an important aspect of fitness which has many benefits on our health. Cardio strengthens our heart, helps promote weight-loss, reduces our risk of high blood pressure, reduces stress, and many others. When you hear cardio, you may immediately go to running outside or on a treadmill even if you hate it. That doesn’t have to be the …

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Strength Train with a Purpose

There are many different types of strength training, but is the type of training appropriate for the goal you are trying to reach? Whether your goal is muscle building, enhancing stamina, or losing weight, it is important to make sure that you are using the right type of strength training. Power Training Think of this as how much you can …

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Seriously, Have Gym Etiquette.

Proper Gym Etiquette When starting your fitness journey at a gym it is important to know the in and out’s of proper gym etiquette. Proper gym etiquette will help you get settled into a new gym as well as build new friendships and workout partners. Gym etiquette may sound like a simple thing and guess what….IT IS! Don’t Slam the …

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Strength Training with Resistance Bands

Getting Strong with Resistance Bands Ahh….resistance bands. We all have probably seen them in the gym and they don’t get much use. As a personal trainer I am here to tell you that I use them all the time, as do other trainers. They are a tool that we as trainers love and use them all of the time with …

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Seriously, What is Aerial Yoga?

There’s a good chance you saw aerial yoga on your Instagram explore page and had no idea what you were looking at. Honestly, it’s a little intimidating to see. Hanging upside down from the ceiling doesn’t look easy, but aerial yoga is tailored to meet almost everyone’s fitness level. Whether you’re wanting to attend classes regularly or you’re just looking …

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How to Beat Gym Intimidation

Believe it or not, gym intimidation is real. If you’re unfamiliar with a gym setting or just started going to a new one, it’s understandable to feel hesitant. Everyone has their own reasons for feeling intimidated or overwhelmed by the gym. Some of the most common reasons for gym intimidation are: Unsure how to use gym equipment Crowded spaces Not …

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Workout Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

There’s a big difference between discomfort and pain during a workout. Discomfort normally goes away when the exercise is completed. Pain lingers. When the pain is serious enough, your body compensates by using the surrounding muscles which can further complicate things. It’s important to pay attention and listen to your body. If you take care of the pain early-on, there’s …

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