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4 Best Home Workouts For Weight Loss

If you want to stay in shape or avoid gaining weight, you should exercise on a regular basis. However, you might be too busy to go to the gym or enroll in a yoga session, so you prefer to exercise at home. Whether you're a mom, a young professional, or a retired office worker, it's essential to maintain health and fitness all the time. Exercising at home is a convenient and affordable way to achieve your fitness goals, most especially losing extra pounds. If you're a type of person who prefers to workout privately so you'll feel more motivated, there are many workout programs you can choose from. You can also read online resources, such as Fitness Achievement, to know the latest workout trends and programs...

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8 Tips For Improving Your Fitness To Avoid Running Injuries

For an athlete, especially a runner nothing remains more important than staying fit. Yes, their fitness plays an instrumental role in taking their career to a next level. An unfit athlete won’t be able to live up to their own expectations when it comes to performing better than earlier. Each athlete wants to set their own benchmark and beat it in the subsequent performances. But in order to beat their own benchmarks, they have to outperform every time they play their game, which is possible only if they continue to enhance their fitness level. Staying away from injuries and illnesses is very important for professional athletes to perform effectively every time they get into the field. Whether you injure your upper body or lower body, the...

​Here’s How Instagram Can Help Encourage You To Live a Healthy Lifestyle

What is the best way to stay fit and track what you eat? Take a photo of it. Posting your meals and the exercises you do on Instagram may help you lose weight, according to a new study from the University of Washington. After interviewing 16 women who consistently used Instagram to document and share what they eat in a day using #fooddiary or #foodjournal, researchers found that receiving support from other Instagram users helped them make better food choices to meet their weight loss goals. How? Taking and sharing photos with other people is simply more fun than writing everything out in a diary or app, said lead author Christina Chung in a press release. Some people also reported that Instagram held them more accountable than using an app like MyFitnessPal:...

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Ideas for Creating a Home Gym

At times, the most difficult thing about fitness is getting and staying fit. It can be extremely tough, especially when you have no motivation. Everyone’s fitness needs are different, so it’s good to know when you feel most inspired to work out. This could be in the inside of a gym or while you’re outside connecting with nature. Some people can’t afford gym memberships and may actually find that they work out easier at home than they do in other environments. Here is how you can create a home gym if this happens to be a category you fall into. Buy the Right Equipment For starters, if you want to create a home gym, you should make sure you have the right equipment at home. This equipment...

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3 Stellar Ways to Stay Active While Watching Your Favorite Television Shows

A decade ago TV enthusiasts were stuck with basic cable or paying a premium for television from a dish such as Dish Network or DirecTv. Viewers would set reminders in their phones or make sure to be in front of the television every Wednesday at 7 pm to watch their favorite show. Those were the days. Right? Nope. Today’s world has shifted so much from the traditional way of watching TV.  We now have streaming options such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Movies/TV, Hulu, Vudu, Sony Crackle, Tubi, Crunchvroll, and probably a hundred more. Point of all this is each and every year the United States ranks highly in the worlds list of obese countries. Not only is it because the lifestyle we live, but because generations have...

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The Benefits Of Using A Pedometer In Achieving Your Fitness Goals

All of us have our fitness goals. Experts say that at least 30 minutes of active exercise in a day will help us live a healthier lifestyle. But a lot of us go beyond that – which is even better! We go running, hiking, bicycling – whatever it is we do, we have goals. Along with these goals are gadgets to help us track our progress, and even set our goals. One of these gadgets is the pedometer! Here’s a list of some of the benefits of pedometers in attaining our fitness goals: It Keeps You Motivated Let's be real and honest. No matter how much of a fitness addict you are, there are some days when you don't just feel it. But you can't stop! Using...

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5 Ways to Spice up Your Strength Training Routine

It is not easy to make your exercise routines exciting for a long time. You might feel like a week is amazing, the second week is okay, and the third does not give you the satisfaction that was the driving force of you making your way to the gym in the first place. There are plenty of ways you can change your regime without compromising on the intensity of it and ensuring that it does not bore you out. Check out these amazing ways you can stay motivated and bust boredom during your workout. Change Your Routine So many of us feel we are stuck in the general exercise routine that we did years ago. It’s the same sets, the same reps, and the most disheartening -...

10 Must Do Exercises This Season

10 Must Do Exercises This Season

By Nicole Infante Summer is officially over and Fall has begun! Don't let the colder weather get in the way of your workouts. These 10 workouts are great for building strength and working the whole body. Don't have a gym membership No problem, do these exercises in the comfort of your own home! Overhead Press This exercise mainly focuses on shoulders but also is focused on our core. Without a strong core, we are more prone to injury and backaches/pain. Tricep Overhead Extension Focuses on the muscle in the back of our arms, also called triceps. The triceps are made up of three muscles so always do at least one more exercise when lifting biceps (front of the arm) and triceps. Tricep Kickbacks Another exercise that focuses on the back of...

How Exercise and Weight Training can Help Slow the Aging Process

How Exercise and Weight Training can Help Slow the Aging Process

Whether we like it or not, aging is a natural part of our life cycle as human beings. However, there are a number of influences that can have an impact on how quickly we age. Many people already know that factors like food and healthy (or unhealthy) habits can have an impact on how they age, but what they don't realize is that exercise also plays a significant role. In fact, with regular weight training and other fitness efforts, individuals can not only access the best weight loss programs around, but they can also reverse the aging process, making sure they live happier, healthier, and longer lives. Combine your regular workout with the right training accessories, and who knows what you could accomplish? Benefits of Exercise Can...