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Set Yourself Up for Success

If you’re bored with your current workout routine and aren’t seeing results you want, then it might be time to give your fitness plan a makeover. One of the simplest ways to add variety to your workouts is to play around with your set and rep scheme. You don’t need to do three sets of twelve reps every single time you walk …

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Boost Your Walking Routine

Walking is a great form of exercise. It’s not just for beginners, but for those that are advanced as well. Walking can be used as your primary workout for the day, or as a simple leisure-time activity. Using walking as leisure-time activity can help to decrease sedentary time throughout the day. Often times when simple walking becomes “too easy”, many …

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HIIT: Less Of A Trend & More Of A Staple

HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training. Many looked at this type of exercise as just a trend.Trends usually come and go, but HIIT has become one of those that are steady among the fitness trends. This workout style has become less of a trend, and more of a staple due to its benefits. What Is It? HIIT is a type …

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Praise for the Plank

Planks are one move that don’t get the credit they deserve. They’re often mindlessly thrown in at the end of a workout, used as a punishment during a sports practice, or worst of all – done incorrectly. Is there anything more cringe-worthy than seeing someone plank with their butt to the sky, or just as bad, they’re back arched so …

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Free Workout Resources!

Have you ever wanted to crush a workout, but just didn’t know what to do? Maybe you were on the other side, and were a workout instructor and didn’t know what workout to give to your class? Or you just don’t have time to make it to the gym, but need to get a quick workout in. We’ve all been …

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Total Body Takeover

Are you the type of person who finds it hard to find the time to workout? Maybe you can only make it to the gym once or twice a week. Or maybe every time you can make it to the gym, you’re in a time crunch. Or perhaps you get bored doing the same routine, week in and week out. If …

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Grab a Friend & Get Moving: Partner Workout

What’s the only thing better than a sweaty, challenging, upbeat workout? Doing that workout with a friend – duh! Studies show that perceived support from our peers can have an influence on our exercise habits. What’s more, working out with a friend makes going to the gym a little less daunting and a little more fun! So round up a …

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I’m With The Bands

Once upon a time, I thought that resistance bands were only for seventy year old women in their pilates classes. I would roll my eyes at the thought of using them for strength work. However, after doing some research and trying them out myself, I had a change of heart. Turns out, resistance bands can give you a killer workout. Benefits of …

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Do You Have Dead Butt Syndrome?

Yes, I asked if you have dead butt syndrome. This most likely sounds like something one of our staff members made up, but no dead butt syndrome is the real deal. Now time to decide what’s worse, the fact that it’s an actual syndrome, or the fact that majority of those reading this article may have it. So what is …

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Gym-phobia?

Most of us, no matter how experienced or confident we are, have experienced that feeling of walking into a crowded gym and feeling completely overwhelmed. Maybe you don’t like it when someone takes the treadmill right next to you (when there are ten open ones elsewhere…) or maybe you like to do your stretching in peace without the fear of …

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