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More Uses for Your Dumbbells (That You Might Not Have Thought Of) 0

Sep11

If you only buy one piece of home equipment for your home gym you should certainly make sure that it’s dumbbells that you opt to go for. Dumbbells are by far the most versatile and multi-functional items you can add to your equipment and some variation of almost all of the basic exercises can be performed using dumbbells (and preferably a bench too). There’s certainly no muscle group that you can’t reach with dumbbells and this makes them vital possessions for anyone with a passing interest in fitness. continue reading »

Is it Wrong to Have Breakfast Before Morning Exercise? 4

Jul12

This question has probably been around ever since the dawn of man. Most fitness-seekers are agreed that a morning workout is great because the mind and body are fresh and unencumbered by the fatigue of a long day. However, a consensus on whether or not to eat before getting physical is yet to be reached. Some argue that eating before hitting the gym or jogging circuit gives the body the energy it needs to tackle the task ahead; enabling it to accomplish more. Those on the other side of this argument remind them that the aim of exercise is to burn fat and when the body is not given that fuel before the workout, it burns the reserves of fat it has stored to produce energy.Perhaps the best way to discover what is best for you as an individual is by asking yourself a couple of questions: continue reading »

7 Common Mistakes Women Make While Working Out 0

Jul3

Consistency is a bad thing

Walking into a gym is a pretty intimidating experience.  Everywhere you look, there are hot and sweaty people who appear to be totally enthralled in their workout.  continue reading »

Picking the Best Workout for a Newbie 7

Apr19

By definition a newbie is someone who is a novice, newcomer, or inexperienced in that activity. While some people use this in a more negative light; the honest truth is that we were all newbie’s at some point in time. But the nice thing about being in that place is that there is nowhere to go but up! continue reading »

Amp Up Your Exercise! 3

Feb21

Amp Up Your Exercise!

So you’re a gym rat, but you aren’t quite seeing the results that you wanted to, or maybe expected to? You’re running, you’re lifting, you’re doing yoga – but maybe you aren’t prepping your body the way that you should be in order to really reap the benefits, and feel the impact. continue reading »

The Benefits of Bodyweight Workouts 7

Feb2

Bodyweight exercises may be overlooked by some fitness experts, but the truth is they are very beneficial. Whether you’re doing squats or heel lifts, these exercises should not be overlooked. Here are just a few benefits of bodyweight exercises. continue reading »

How To Stay Healthy During The Holiday Season 4

Jan25

It’s the holiday season, which means that it’s that time of year when our waistlines tend to expand. But there are things that everyone can do that will reduce the chances of horrible weight gain. continue reading »

FitRabbit Turns Achieving Your Fitness Goals into a Social Game 5

Jul20

Calorie counting and tracking workout intensity through software can often be a bit of chore. FitRabbit is a mobile app (currently only supported for the iPhone) that puts a twist on traditional diet and fitness software by turning your fitness goals into a fun, social game. continue reading »

Couples Should Keep Fit and Healthy Together 8

May23

The word endorphins seems to be one of the buzz words within well-being lifestyles, and it’s for good reason. All of us contain natural feel good chemicals commonly known as endorphins, and when these chemicals are released it makes us feel a sense of euphoria and can greatly influence our outlook on many things.

If you and your partner worked on releasing these endorphins collectively, on a regular basis, absolutely everything in your lives will be positively impacted. continue reading »

Five Ways To Shock Your Muscles Into Growth 5

Mar14

If you’re currently on a muscle building workout plan and have been finding lately that you’re seeing less than optimal development, chances are you’ve hit a growth or strength gaining plateau.  This is a very normal occurrence for almost every trainee because as the body adapts to the workload being given to it, it fully manages to overcome it and then no longer sees a reason to change.

If you want to keep your body responding as best as possible so that you can move forward and see greater results, you have to push it back out of its comfort zone so it has a new reason to sit up and grow stronger. continue reading »

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