Five mental tricks to propel you through the last mile of your run

Getting through a long run or a marathon is both a physical and a mental struggle. Its takes days, weeks and, for some, even months to get into shape for an x-mile run. Preparing your body is just half the battle. Runners need to get their minds in the game as well. So what do you do when you think…

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Work out with your dog and you both benefit

For many, the monotony of exercise may discourage having a fitness routine. Whether it’s running around a local track or at the local gym, the lack of variety can seem bleak or boring. Thankfully, however, changing things up in your workout is easy. As well, it is entirely in your own hands.…

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Aerial fitness is the new craze

There are clubs all over the world offering aerial gymnastics, yoga, and exercises for children and adults of both sexes. One club states aerial exercises are “the ultimate way to develop a strong foundation. It builds strength, increases flexibility, improves balance, quickens motor skills,…

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Why should you warm-up before training?

Exercise or training can be walking, jogging, cycling, running, swimming, aerobics, or take the form of any sport. Training can be strengthening or building muscles and losing weight or maintenance and having a good cardiovascular system; any physical activity that helps to maintain or enhance…

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What is High Intensity Interval Training?

High Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT. It is doing bouts of intense workout coupled with equal amounts of rest. Choosing to do this is a very important decision. It makes every muscle of your body ache and you could feel muscle pain. In fact, critics have been arguing that this…

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Why are More Women Running Half Marathons

Laura Clugston had started running for marathons soon after high school. She wanted to become healthier and deal with her changing emotions. Running can refresh your mind completely. Clugston’s friends supported her to increase her targeted distance and inspired her to run half marathon. She…

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Cellulite is Nothing To Be Scared Of, But They Can Be Treated Using Creams

Skin dimpling are called cellulite. They are merely deposits of fat below the skin. The fat pushes against the skin causing dimples to form. Cellulite is a common occurrence on the lower limbs of the body, particularly on the hips and the pelvic region. This is a common phenomenon in females who are…

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Tips for students to stay fit

Fitness and health is very important for individuals of all age. For students, it is however a bit more important as they deal with growing up and juggling the various new challenges in life. Here are a few tips for students to stay fit. • Commit to an active routine. The more you start pushing…

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FITNESS STRATEGIES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Fitness is characterized as a condition of being sound, which readies the body for the physical necessities of day by day life. To be more exact, Fitness gives quality, adaptability and stamina for the correct working of the body. It is an aggregate answer for an immaculate, adjusted life. The five…

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The Best Body-weight Workouts For Losing Weight

In our previous article, on how you can be able to lose weight through simple bodyweight workouts that don’t take up all of your time, we touched on a number of workouts that you could take immediately for your goal of losing weight. In this article we will be picking up where we left of by…

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Engage in Power Yoga to Increase Physical Fitness

There can be nothing better than being physically fit and energetic for the most part of the year. It is only when you are healthy that you get to realize your true potential as a human being. One of the best ways by which you can ensure physical fitness for yourself is by opting for some power yoga…

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Make Workout a Competition to Stay Fit

You need to have a goal and a deadline whenever you want to achieve any objectives. In every stage of life and every cause you need to have a motivation to achieve the goal. It is always better to be in a competition so that you give your best to achieve the thing. A competition with anything or…

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Using Exercise to Beat Stress

Nothing can beat regular exercise as a stress-busting technique. The result of the 'fight or fight' reaction is that our bodies go into a state of high arousal but there is often nowhere for that energy to go, so our bodies can stay in this state for hours at a time. Exercise is the best way…

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How to Select a Good Fitness Center

Selecting a Fitness Center To join a fitness center is very common for any person who wishes to keep himself in shape and that too, on a regular basis. However, not all fitness centers are of a uniform standard. To know how you can make a good selection of a fitness center you need to keep the…

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Best ways to burn the calories the fun way!

You do not need to go to the gym just to get yourself in shape and to burn those calories that have been your worst enemy since you have been out of shape. You just need to follow a few steps that we will suggest and you will notice the difference in your weight as well as your system in absolutely…

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Five mental tricks to propel you through the last mile of your run

Getting through a long run or a marathon is both a physical and a mental struggle. Its takes days, weeks and, for some, even months to get into shape for an x-mile run. Preparing your body is just half the battle. Runners need to get their minds in the game as well. So what do you do when you think…

Work out with your dog and you both benefit

For many, the monotony of exercise may discourage having a fitness routine. Whether it’s running around a local track or at the local gym, the lack of variety can seem bleak or boring. Thankfully, however, changing things up in your workout is easy. As well, it is entirely in your own hands.…

Aerial fitness is the new craze

There are clubs all over the world offering aerial gymnastics, yoga, and exercises for children and adults of both sexes. One club states aerial exercises are “the ultimate way to develop a strong foundation. It builds strength, increases flexibility, improves balance, quickens motor skills,…

Why should you warm-up before training?

Exercise or training can be walking, jogging, cycling, running, swimming, aerobics, or take the form of any sport. Training can be strengthening or building muscles and losing weight or maintenance and having a good cardiovascular system; any physical activity that helps to maintain or enhance…

What is High Intensity Interval Training?

High Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT. It is doing bouts of intense workout coupled with equal amounts of rest. Choosing to do this is a very important decision. It makes every muscle of your body ache and you could feel muscle pain. In fact, critics have been arguing that this…

Why are More Women Running Half Marathons

Laura Clugston had started running for marathons soon after high school. She wanted to become healthier and deal with her changing emotions. Running can refresh your mind completely. Clugston’s friends supported her to increase her targeted distance and inspired her to run half marathon. She…

Exercise therapy can reduce surgical knee repairs

The menisci are the shock absorbers in the knees and provide a cushion between the shinbone and the thighbone. Severe traumas can result in the rupture of a meniscus, which might lead to surgery. However, many professionals agree that some surgical knee repairs are unnecessary. This is due to a…

World Health Organization Recommends Fitness Regime for 18-65 Year Olds

Conforming to the World Health Organization's "Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health" program, this specialized United Nations agency came up with a set of fitness recommendations for three age groups. These are comprised of 5-17 year-olds, 18-64 year-old and 65 years…

Potbellies more dangerous than obesity

We have been led to believe that people who are not obese are healthy. A person can be unhealthy even if they are not obese. Recent research indicates that people who have potbellies are unhealthier than those people who are obese. The Body Mass Index, or BMI, has been used as a method to determine…

What is Circuit fitness and its advantages?

Fitness exercise is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise that you can practice. Many people around the world choose to do fitness every day or at least a few times per week. If you are passionate about this, you might consider taking things to the next level; Circuit fitness is a challenge…

A pilates workout

Developed by Joseph Pilates, the workout focuses on balancing the body using core exercises, flexibility and increased awareness of how the body moves. This increases the efficiency of the graceful way in which the body moves naturally. What makes Pilates one of the most popular exercise routines is…

How to Get Into a Great Shape

Everyone wants to be fit and to have a great body. While the desire to be in a great shape is present inside all of us only few choose to act upon it. Most people are clueless about where to start and so they need to be made aware of different ways that can help us get into the best shape of our…