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Here’s What Sitting for Long Periods Can Do to Your Health

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In the world of physical fitness and therapy, there is and has been an ongoing war against excessive sitting. A sedentary lifestyle has become the norm for many individuals both old and young. This doesn’t necessarily link directly with laziness either, as many might think. Just think how easy it is to get caught up in sitting […]

Great Gift Ideas for Health and Fitness Fanatics

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Trying to shop for someone who is into (or trying to get into) healthy living? There are some questions you should ask yourself to start, such as: What form of exercise do they like most? Are they tech savvy? What do they spend their free-time doing? Do they typically exercise indoors, outdoors or both? Do […]

How to Avoid Annoying & Inconvenient Muscle Cramping

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When muscle cramping strikes, it feels like there are few things quite as annoying as them. They flare up at inconvenient times, completely interrupting whatever we’re doing and sending us writhing in pain. Thankfully, these typically last for a brief period, but some cramping can be so severe and painful that the after-effects linger for a longer […]

7 Important Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

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Trying to get yourself ready for the pool or beach this summer? Let’s face it, summertime is the best time to head outside and get some exercise, but are you taking the right precautions to protect your body from the intense heat and humidity? Here are 7 very important tips to remember when you’re outside exercising […]

Why It’s Beneficial to Have Buddies That Exercise

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While it may often be the most convenient option, going alone on some tasks can prove to make them more difficult. Sometimes we think we can or even need to handle something on our own, when that may not be the best choice. Being around others who work out can help us greatly in our quest […]

What to Focus on to Help Prevent Getting an Injury

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Our bodies are instruments of balance, and equilibrium is key. Without it, there is a risk of things going awry or becoming harmful. While this may sound either farfetched or complicated, it simplifies if you consider some different types of applications. For instance, this type of mentality is most commonly used when discussing a person’s […]

How Caffeine Can Negatively Affect Your Body

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For many hard working individuals, caffeine is the life-juice that keeps them moving throughout the day. It’s the first thing they think about when they wake up in the morning and it’s the their first go-to when things start getting sluggish in the middle of the day. It is a trusted source of energy that […]

3 Super Healthy Benefits of Weight Lifting

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The varying ways that exercise impacts your body can never be understated. The whole concept and driving force of working out is the idea of change. We’re trying to change our body in one way or another — and exercise (along with eating well) is the vehicle that gets us there. There are so many ways […]

5 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Spring Forward

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Are you ready to conquer your goals this spring? Whether your eyes are on achieving something really big, tackling a couple small tasks or even just being more appreciative of your current status –– a little motivation is usually the key to doing so. Here are some of our favorite inspiring quotes to help you spring forward into […]

Is Your Cold Sensitivity a Bigger Health Issue?

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Even though winter finally seems to be coming to a close, it may not feel like it for some of us. For those that have an admittedly low cold tolerance, days hovering around the 40s and 50s could potentially feel like freezing temps — even without wind chill consideration. To them, most of the year […]

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