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The 4 Best Exercises for Improving Your Performance in Spin Class

The 4 Best Exercises for Improving Your Performance in Spin Class

It’s no question that spin classes can be tough. With varying intensities, daunting class sizes, and different instructors, they are often intimidating and difficult to finish. But after burning hundreds of calories, you’ll leave class feeling accomplished and rejuvinated. These 4 exercises will work on your aerobic and anaerobic cardiovascular endurance, lower body muscular endurance […]

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3 Ways to Stay Lean Year Round

3 Ways to Stay Lean Year Round

Obtaining a low body fat percentage and getting into shape is only half the battle overall. Often times, many people reach their goals, only to fall off the fitness and nutrition bandwagon and regain the weight and body fat they spent months losing. Use these tips to ditch the seasonal weight gain and stay lean […]

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Workout and Exercise Lingo Explained

Workout and Exercise Lingo Explained

Working out can be intimidating enough, and the abundance of lingo and technical jargon surrounding workout programming and exercise science can only add to the confusion and nervousness that many new exercisers may feel. So to provide some comfort and shed light on the meaning of these terms and phrases, I cover some of the […]

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The 4 Worst Exercises For Joint Pain

The 4 Worst Exercises For Joint Pain

As you age, physical activity and exercise can become nearly unbearable on your joints. 70 percent of people with joint pain, arthritis, osteoporosis and degenerative joint disease find it increasingly difficult to perform regular exercise because they lack access to educated fitness professionals, correct equipment, and appropriate exercise programs. This is increasingly alarming because for […]

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3 Tips to Master the Wide-Grip Pull-up

3 Tips to Master the Wide-Grip Pull-up

The pull-up may be one of the most difficult exercises out there but it is both equally functional and a permanent fixture in any legit muscle building or strength training regimen.  That being said, the position of your hands during a pull-up greatly changes the muscle activation, range of motion and difficulty of the exercise […]

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The Big Butt Fitness Trend: 5 Things Contributing to Your Butt Size and Shape

The Big Butt Fitness Trend: 5 Things Contributing to Your Butt Size and Shape

It’s no secret that everyone desires a nice butt.  Not only does it fill your jeans; it also gives you sex appeal, confidence and is essential to a great physique. Images of the best backsides have become a popular trend throughout all social media channels and entertainment, so much so in fact that some individuals […]

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The 4 Best Exercises for Post-Pregnancy

The 4 Best Exercises for Post-Pregnancy

After having a baby, many mothers are extremely anxious to get back into their workout routine and pre-pregnancy form, but many are unsure of how soon they can get back to exercise and what types of exercise they should be doing. You can begin some exercises as early as the first postpartum day. Early walking […]

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Increase Activity During the Workday With This Office Workout

Increase Activity During the Workday With This Office Workout

The office life can quickly lead to a sedentary lifestyle that promotes obesity and a slew of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. The average American work week seems to only extend in hours while also introducing many negative elements that will derail any fitness goals such as stress, inactivity, prolonged sitting, lack of natural sunlight, and […]

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3 Tests to Gauge Core Stability

3 Tests to Gauge Core Stability

Your core is a complex series of muscles that extends far beyond the abs and is incorporated into nearly every movement pattern of human kinetics. The core’s primary function is to transmit power from one extremity to another, as well as isometrically and dynamically stabilize the spine. There are several aspects of core stability including […]

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5 Luxury Scottsdale Resorts to Get Your Fitness On

5 Luxury Scottsdale Resorts to Get Your Fitness On

There are many ways to stay active and have fun while on vacation so that you don’t lose the results you have been working hard to achieve. Here are 5 of the best luxury resorts in Scottsdale to get your fitness and relaxation on. Sanctuary on Camelback Ranked in the Top Hotel Spas Overall & […]

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