5 Ways Exercise Helps Depression

Not only does moderate exercise help to treat depression, but it can also prevent it. According to a research team from the University of Toronto, moderate exercise might as well be considered to be one of the best approaches to beating depression. Apart from providing you with obvious benefits when it comes to mental health, […]

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Dealing with Muscle Soreness and Pushing Forward

One of the biggest hurdles when it comes to exercising is the aches and stiffness you feel roughly around 24 hours after your workout. This is known as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). The symptoms are usually pain in your muscles when you move and your muscles may feel weak and tender. This is normal […]

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Cardio Workouts That Women Can Do at Home

There is a common assumption that to do cardio, one will need to go out for a run, walk or swim. If they’re indoors, they’ll need a treadmill, Elliptical trainer or stationary bike. This is NOT true. An activity is considered cardio in nature when it raises your heart rate for a prolonged period of […]

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Is Exercise The Fountain Of Youth For Your Brain?

Ok, so no one really wants to get out of bed and hit the treadmill or go to the gym, but it’s a New Year’s resolution and you kind of promised yourself you wanted to get in shape and be healthy. Of course, there’s no actual fountain of youth that you can drink from or […]

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Best Exercises for Arthritis Pain and How it Helps

The idea of exercise while in the midst of arthritis attack may not sound inviting, but suffering from arthritis doesn’t mean you have to avoid exercise altogether. In fact, exercise can help combat arthritis pain in a number of ways, and you don’t need to engage in intensive workouts to do this. How Exercise Helps […]

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4 Non-Traditional Ways to Exercise

Performing the same workouts week-after-week in your effort to get fit can get boring after a while. After doing the same thing over and over, you don’t even need to think about how to do it anymore. But, exercising doesn’t have to be boring; you just need to think outside the box. Here are four […]

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9 Benefits of Working Out With A Jump Rope

Working out at the gym is great for a lot of reasons. You have at your disposal all the exercise equipment you could ever desire, without having to purchase it yourself. You can access trained professionals that help your fitness efforts head in the right direction. You can also meet others like yourself, possibly making […]

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6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Skip A Workout

Creating an exercise routine and staying committed to it is easier said than done. We all want to skip a day every now and then, but should we? When we skip a day we set ourselves up to want to skip more days. We can also lose momentum, this is especially true for those prone […]

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Core Stability vs Core Strength

When talking about your core muscles, you might think that the ultimate goal is to make them as strong as possible, just like with working out any other muscle. You also might be hearing people talk about core stability, but might not know exactly what the term means. While the two concepts are related by […]

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Staying Motivated During Your Walking Program

As with any new form of exercise, you have a beginning and intermediate phase, when you are just getting started with your new routine but it has not yet become a habit. You might start out with a huge burst of enthusiasm, but gradually start getting sick of pounding the pavement as you work in […]

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