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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What Type of Weight Training is Best for Women to Tone Their Butt and Legs

Most women will nod their heads in quiet agreement when one mentions that it’s easy for them to gain weight on the thighs, hips and butt. Men generally do not put on fat in these areas because they store their excess fat on the bellies. The hard truth is that losing weight will mean cleaning […]

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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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Why the Right Mindset is Everything When it Comes to Fitness

If you plan on getting in the best shape of your life, then what do you need to do to make that happen? Answer: it’s all about your mindset. It’s all about the way you approach a goal and go after your training. Millions of people make the decision to get into great shape every […]

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5 Tips for Women to Build Lean Muscle

Many women seek to improve their fitness levels, partly for health reasons and partly for looks. When it comes to looking more toned this is achieved by building muscle tone and making those muscles much leaner. But how is this achieved for women? We all know that women’s bodies are different to men’s in many […]

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Exercising After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

After you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, the last thing you probably feel like thinking about, let alone doing, is exercising. Yet a number of studies have shown how beneficial exercise can be in relation to cancer patients getting a good outcome by exercising regularly. Unique challenges A woman who has breast cancer may […]

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Can Exercise Beat Candida?

When many people hear the word exercise, they cringe. The association with the word drums up images of lifting heavy weights in a sweaty gym, performing calisthenics or body weight exercises at the direction of a sadistic instructor, and running or jogging for hours. These are all forms of exercise, but exercise, when you get […]

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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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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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