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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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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Setting Your Mind Towards A Healthy Lifestyle

Cognitive Behavour Therapy asserts that all our actions and behaviors are a product of what we think and feel; therefore, if we want to alter our actions and behavior, we need to alter our thoughts and our feelings. Does that make sense? Indeed, it does; especially in the field of health and fitness — for […]

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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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Walking for Fitness

Walking is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to keep fit. All you need is a good pair of walking shoes and a pedometer to help you count your steps, and you will be well on your way to working up to the 10,000 steps per day recommended by the US Surgeon General […]

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7 Ways to Get Fit Without A Gym

When you think of fitness, you may naturally consider joining a gym. Gymnasiums and health clubs provide all of the fitness equipment you could ever use. This way you don’t have to purchase a lot of weights and fitness machines yourself. However, gyms also have several downsides you need to consider. Gymnasiums can be unhealthy […]

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Mountain Biking 101 For Health And Fitness

Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Then we’ve got just the thing for you- a good old dose of mountain biking. Not sure what mountain biking is? It is the sport of using a specialized designed bike, aptly known as a mountain bike to ride on off-road conditions, laden with obstacles or incline surfaces. Before […]

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