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WORKOUT: Staying Active While Traveling

Traveling this summer? Don’t lose the progress you’ve made just because you are not near your  usual workout facility. Here’s a few ideas of some quick workouts to help you maintain what you’ve worked so hard for. At the Beach? 1. Walking Lunges: 15 Each leg2. Sumo Jump Squats: 153. Push-ups:154. Plank w/ Alternating Oblique…

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Needing a Simple and Effective Home Workout?

Ideally, it is best to have a routine, in which you prioritize your workout times. Sticking to that routine is the best way to get and maintain desired results. At the same time, we sometimes travel and find ourselves in a hotel or at a family member’s house. So, what can you do to maintain…

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Why Women Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Lift Heavy – Part 3

Part 3: Misconceptions: Hormones & Training Models To wrap up the series on women and lifting, (you can read the first post here and the second here) I wanted to briefly touch on one of the most common misconceptions we females tend to have; lifting makes us bulky, too muscular, and manly. This is far from…

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WORKOUT: Exercises To Keep You Healthy At Work

Research consistently shows that sitting all day shortens life expectancy and increases risk for chronic diseases. But, what do you do if your job requires hours of computer work every day and you know sitting is detrimental to your health? If you think your morning run or evening workout class has you covered, you better…

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Why Women Should Lift Heavy Things – Part 2

Part 2: Confidence/Body Image + Stress relief/Mental health Lifting for women has it’s many benefits, including the two we touched on last time related to the increased rate of the metabolism (therefore more efficient function and fuel usage) as well as the positive effects it has on bone and joint health. If you missed thefirst…

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Taking Charge Of Your Fitness Routine With Stretching & Balance Exercises

The four main components of fitness training are cardio, strength, stretching, and balance. Of those, the latter two are often overlooked. Cardio and strength training are obviously very important for developing a strong and healthy body. However, overdoing those and skimping on stretching and balance can lead to muscle tightness, imbalance and asymmetry, eventually leading…

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How To Incorporate Fitness Outside The Gym

Fitness outside the gym…sounds contradictory, doesn’t it? For most, the idea of working out, getting in shape, being fit, or losing weight is directly tied to being in the gym. Or even further, it’s this idea that it’s 45 long minutes on a treadmill, or trying to figure out weights and machines you’ve never been…

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