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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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6 Morning Workout Motivation Tips

6 Morning Workout Motivation Tips

The best time for exercise ultimately depends on your schedule, but waking up early and getting active can set a positive tone for your day that will leave you feeling energized and motivated to be productive. Use these expert tips and tricks that actually work to get your fitness on at the break of dawn. […]

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3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

According to the 2011 Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, 77 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight or avoid gaining weight. Despite their efforts, nearly 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. This is due to a variety of factors, but for many, it comes down […]

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5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

Need to strip off the fat to reveal you lean and muscular body as fast as possible? Don’t be a victim of the common misconceptions surrounding fat loss that will tell you to eat salad and spend hours on the treadmill at the gym. With these 5 tips, you can speed up your fat burning […]

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How To Maximize Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload

How To Maximize Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload

In order to continue making progress in a strength program, it is essential that you constantly stimulate a muscle with a new challenge. Progressive overload, or the gradual increase in stress placed upon the body during strength training, leads to several physiological adaptations that stimulate muscle growth and increase strength. Here are the three key […]

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6 Tips for Staying Healthy on Vacation

6 Tips for Staying Healthy on Vacation

Whether you’re hanging out at the beach, exploring a new city, or backpacking through another country, vacations can be a great mental and physical break from the everyday stressors of life, but they can also make maintaining your fitness difficult. By holding yourself accountable and making smart decisions with these six tips, you can enjoy […]

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5 Principles of Muscle Building

5 Principles of Muscle Building

Getting a lean, hardened physique is not always as simple as reducing fat through diet and cardio. Building the framework for your physique is done by putting on lean muscle mass through strength training. Many misconceptions exist around how this is best achieved, so here I share the five principles that anyone who wants to gain muscle […]

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3 Fun and Effective Workplace Wellness Programs

3 Fun and Effective Workplace Wellness Programs

140 million people aged 20 and older are currently employed in the United States and approximately 29% of them are obese. With obesity comes an increased rate of work limitation, alongside other serious health concerns, which reinforces the importance of workplace wellness programs. Here are 3 simple programs that can be implemented in any setting […]

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3 Signs of Overtraining

3 Signs of Overtraining

Overtraining is a serious issue that can lead to injury, catabolism and a variety of other health concerns, but for the average American who works an office job and gets the minimum physical activity requirements, it is highly unrealistic to reach this point. That said, for those who have been training extensively and performing high-intensity […]

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Making the Most With Leap Year

Making the Most With Leap Year

Every four years, approximately, the calendar has 366 days in a year instead of 365. This is so the modern calendar stays in aligned with the Earth’s revolutions. When this happens, it’s known as Leap Year. Well, 2016 is a Leap Year and that means February will have 29 days instead of the typical 28. […]

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