Category Archives: Fitness

The Home Gym

The Home Gym

What Are the Advantages of Having a Home Gym?

Joining a gym and getting in shape may seem like a great idea, but actually finding the time to get there regularly is what causes many folks to give up on it. Setting up your own home gym is the best way to get your workout in when you have the time in your day, and without having to work around the operating hours of your local gym.

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Fat Burning Myths

Fat Burning Myths

Why Conventional Wisdom May Not Always Be The Truth

Check out the average treadmill and you may well see a button labeled fat burning. This is typically the reason most people start exercising in the first place, so it makes sense that these specific types of workouts would be in place. The big question is whether or not they actually work.

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Body Fat Percentage

Body Fat Percentage

Why Should You Care?

You might have heard bodybuilders, or other fitness "enthusiasts" who seem to be obsessed with muscles and bulking up, talking about body fat percentage. The lower the body fat percentage, the greater the bragging rights and the more respect garnered in the weightlifting world. These peculiarities, mostly associated with bodybuilding, are often lost on the average person. However, that doesn't mean that body fat percentage is unimportant, even if you’re just starting your fitness journey.

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The Early Risers

The Early Risers

Who Are They and Why Do They Do It?

What's so great about waking up early? There's a lot of truth to the old cliché, “the early bird gets the worm.” Even if you're the kind of person who is loathe to give up even five extra minutes of sleep, you may want to keep reading. If you can get over the mental block against waking up early, you can cultivate a habit that can help you achieve your goals (fitness or otherwise) and help you become happier, healthier, and calmer.

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Weight Loss Challenge

Weight Loss Challenge

The RX Fitness Weight Loss Challenge – An Action Guide

Anyone who has ever set out to drop a few pounds already knows that weight loss can be a painfully slow process. A few of the right kind of calories can contain a lot of energy, so finding the right balance in your diet, exercise, hydration and sleeping habits can make a huge difference in how quickly you see the pounds come off.
Includes free downloadable Action Guide.

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No Exercise Equipment

No Exercise Equipment

Staying in Shape Without Expensive Exercise Equipment

An issue for many is fitting exercise into a busy schedule. The good news is that you can always find a way to fit exercise into your daily routine, and you don’t need to invest in expensive equipment or a gym membership to get in shape, as there are plenty of ways to get the workout you need – no exercise equipment needed.

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Buying Fitness Equipment

Buying Fitness Equipment

How To Shop For Home Exercise Equipment

Staying healthy and getting in shape is not something that happens without some hard work and a good deal of discipline. Eating well and exercising regularly are essential to good health, but this doesn’t come easily to everyone. Many people believe that buying fitness equipment will make them more likely to work out at home, but that doesn’t always happen as planned. Educate yourself before you shop.

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Speed Up Weight Loss

Speed Up Weight Loss

Safely Accelerate Your Weight Loss and Stay Healthy

When you're trying to lose weight, it always feels as though the scale just isn’t moving fast enough. This is especially true if you have hit a plateau or are trying to lose weight faster than your current rate. The good news is that there are natural ways to speed up the weight loss process while staying healthy and fit.

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Bored With Walking

Bored With Walking

How to Beat Boredom While You're Walking

Walking is a great way to get some of your exercise, but it can also become a little boring. Maybe your treadmill isn’t doing it for you anymore, or perhaps you're just tired of walking the same path at your local park. It's easy to become bored with walking but there are ways to make it a lot more interesting.

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Mental Preparation

Mental Preparation

Using Mental Preparation to Get the Most from Your Workout

Before you exercise, you need to do more than prep your water and throw on your workout gear. Your mind is as important to your overall fitness plan as your body when it comes to getting in shape. Mental preparation is key to a successful fitness plan and to keeping your workout routine on track. Without it, you're much more likely to start slacking off.

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