Category Archives: Exercise

Body Reset Diet

Body Reset Diet

Will the Body Reset Diet Work For You?

The Body Reset Diet was pioneered by celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak in 2013, but it has remained popular over the years thanks to its promised long-term results and short, 21-day commitment. We're going to look at several questions, including ... what is the Body Reset Diet? Does it really produce significant results? And, should you give it a try?

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Boxing for Fitness

Boxing for Fitness

Is Boxing for Fitness Good For Your Overall Health?

Boxing is one of the best high-impact workouts there is and it offers fitness enthusiasts a myriad of benefits. Beyond packing the two-for-one punch of boosting your cardio and strength training, boxing for fitness is a lot of fun. How does boxing make you more fit, and why do so many people make it part of their weekly gym routine? We're glad you asked.

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Look Better in Your Jeans

Look Better in Your Jeans

4 Exercises to Help You Feel and Look Better in Your Jeans

No matter what you call that annoying strip of flesh that hangs over the waistline of your jeans, we can all agree that it can definitely distract from how you look in that awesome pair of blue jeans you just bought. If you want to look better in your jeans, here are four of the best ways to tone your body and get in shape so you can dress to impress when jeans are the uniform of the day.

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HIIT Exercises for Beginners

HIIT Exercises for Beginners

6 of Our Favorite Beginner HIIT Exercises to Get You Started

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard a lot about HIIT and the benefits of high-impact cardio. We've written several posts here about HIIT. Still, a common question is, "Where do I start?" If you aren’t working with a personal trainer or in a fitness group, it can be tough to find workouts that truly push your cardio capabilities and force you to work hard. We've listed six HIIT exercises for beginners to help get you off on the right foot.

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Workout Foods – Making Good Choices

Workout Foods – Making Good Choices

The Best Foods to Eat Before and After Your Workout

What supplies the fuel that your body needs during a tough workout? Food! What helps you to refuel once you’re done sweating? Food! While you might think that you can eat just about anything before or after a workout with great results, some workout foods are better than others for your pre-workout and post-workout meals and snacks. Wise choices can make a big difference in your workout, and how you feel afterwards.

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Back Pain and Core Exercise

Back Pain and Core Exercise

Core Exercises That Can Help To Alleviate Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain affects millions of adults throughout the United States every year. Back pain is not fun, and sometimes it seems that there's really nothing to be done about it. But there is good news ... there are specific exercises that can help to strengthen your core and soothe the pain before it has the opportunity to get worse. Here are some of the best core exercises that can help ease your lower back pain.

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Your First Marathon

Your First Marathon

How to Get Started on the Road to Your First Marathon

Deciding to train for your first marathon is incredibly exciting, but it can also be intimidating if you’ve never done anything like it before. Many simply give up before ever getting to the starting gate. If you approach your first marathon with a plan, and set periodic milestones, there's no reason you can't achieve your goal. Here are some of our best tips to start the training process and run through the finish line at your first marathon.

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Prenatal Pilates

Prenatal Pilates

Is a Prenatal Pilates Workout Right For You?

Pilates provides an excellent workout, whether you’re exercising for two or just looking to get your blood pumping and muscles toned. However, when you're pregnant, you should always take special precautions when exercising. Here are some recommended prenatal Pilates exercises that can help you stay fit during pregnancy, and all you need is a mat!

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Cardio Workouts Without Running

Cardio Workouts Without Running

7 Cardio Workouts That Are Not "Just Running"

Cardio exercise is an essential part of physical fitness for everyone, even if you’d rather be pumping iron or doing deadlifts! While many people think of going for a run when they imagine cardio, there are countless creative ways to get your blood pumping and an awesome workout without strapping on your running shoes. Here are some of our favorite cardio workouts that involve more than just running!

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Exercise Bike

Exercise Bike

Spin Bike or Recumbent Exercise Bike? Which One is for You?

The two most common types of stationary exercise bike you will find in the average gym are spin bikes and recumbent bikes. How do you know which one to choose? How do you make the right decision for your particular workout or home gym? We're glad you asked. Here are several things to consider when you're deciding between a spin bike and a recumbent or upright exercise bike.

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