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The Best Exercises to Shrink Your Stomach

The key to shrinking your stomach is to complement aerobic and anaerobic exercise with a balanced nutritional plan customized to decrease the prominence of fatty tissue in your abdominal region. It’s important to realize that spot reduction is a myth, which means that fat cannot be reduced in one area of the body; rather, you […]

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4 Low-Impact Calorie-Blasting Exercise Ideas

In the fitness world, some of the most prescribed ways to lose weight and get healthy are often some of the most intense and high-impact ways to workout. Exercises such as running, jumping/plyo, and heavy lifting are sure to burn calories and fat and help you lose weight, but they can also be hard on […]

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How to Start Weightlifting (and Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed)

Weightlifting. The word brings to mind images of beefy men with bulging and veiny muscles throwing around giant dumbbells, and barbells bending under the weight of hundreds and hundreds of pounds being aggressively squatted or bench-pressed by sweaty, glistening and testosterone-filled macho men. As an outsider looking in, the world of weightlifting can be intimidating. […]

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How Interval Training Helps Boost Aerobic Capacity

Interval training is a term that you’re likely to hear thrown around by athletes of various types. This specific type of training provides a diverse array of different benefits to anyone who participates in cardiovascular activity, because it works both the aerobic and the anaerobic systems. Interval training consists of cardiovascular activity that alternates between […]

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Yoga Postures: Sun Salutation

Sun salutation is not specifically a yoga posture, but instead is a series of movements which are typically done at the start of any yoga session, and are designed to increase flexibility and prepare the body for exercise. To perform sun salutations, start by standing tall in the center of your exercise mat with your […]

Aquatic Exercise: 3 Fun Options

Aquatic exercise is an excellent low impact way of strengthening and toning your muscles while burning calories. Working out in water is also a lot of fun, and a variety of different routines can keep you motivated and enjoying yourself so you won’t dread the daily workout. Here are some fun options for aquatic exercise. […]

How to Add Flexibility Exercises in Your Workouts

Flexibility exercises are an important part of every workout. Stretching lengthens your muscles, improves your circulation and helps to prevent injuries. Regardless of the type of exercise you engage in, flexibility exercises can be incorporated both before and after an aerobic or weight lifting session. Always Warm Up Before Stretching Becoming more flexible requires patience […]

4 Ways to Make Your Aerobics Routine More Intense

Participating in aerobics is a great way to help you slim down and improve your health. It can sometimes be difficult to determine how to increase the intensity of your current aerobics program. In order to keep making progress in your routine, try adding an incline, increasing the speed at which you’re working, adding variety to […]