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Fitness Tips for Procrastinators

Everyone procrastinates, and when it comes to exercise, most of us are terribly guilty of putting that workout off until the next day or going to the gym just a few times before we throw in the towel and mutter, "tomorrow is another day!"The motivation to lose weight might feel strong, but a long-held habit [...]

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These Important Benefits May Motivate You to Try Yoga

If you don’t already practice yoga, you probably know one or more people who do. Over 20 million people practice yoga in the U.S. Yoga enthusiasts are usually happy to talk about why they love yoga, and they have tons of good reasons. Yoga doesn’t need to take too much and can improve your physical, [...]

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Six Ways You Can Be More Active at Work

Researchers are constantly learning more about the benefits of physical activity and the dangers of sitting around. A sedentary lifestyle increases your risk for cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and premature death, but many people say they have trouble getting enough exercise because they don’t have time.You don’t need to set aside hours a day [...]

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Quick and Easy Weeknight Burritos

It can be a challenge: preparing nutritious foods that your kids will eat, and all during the rush of weekday nights. Luckily, burritos are a winner with most kids. The black beans and whole grains give you a fiber boost while the avocado supplies the healthy fats that make you feel full, improve brain function [...]

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Paleo Diet: Should You Try It?

If you’ve been paying attention to popular diets, you’ve probably heard of the Paleo Diet or caveman diet. The diet encourages you to eat a diet similar to that of a cavemen or hunter-gatherer during the Paleolithic Era. It promises weight loss and better health, but is this diet really as healthy as it sounds? [...]

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10 Signs You’re Pushing Your Body Too Hard

Even the healthiest habits can be overdone, and over training can be a very real pitfall of an exercise program. While regular exercise is a positive thing, some people can actually become addicted to it and wind up training too frequently or too intensely. Recovery between workouts is just as important as the exercise itself. [...]

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How Often Should You Work Out?

There's been a lot of debate and many theories about how often one should work out. However, the frequency with which anyone should work out will vary along with their current fitness level and fitness goals. Those who are happy with their weight and just want to maintain it will likely use a different plan [...]

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The Importance of a Good Night’s Rest

Today’s hectic schedules make it far too easy to skimp on sleep. Some Americans even think of sleep deprivation as a badge of honor, thinking that getting enough sleep is a sign of laziness. This is far from the truth. Scientists don’t yet know exactly how sleep works, but they do know that getting enough [...]

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Having Fun with Functional Exercise

Just like business and fashion, fitness has its trends and cycles. One of the latest fitness trends with a recent spike in interest is functional exercise.Remember the way you played as a kid -- those games of catch, climbing trees, running, squatting, jumping and generally having a great time? These are examples of functional exercise. [...]

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The Best Post-Workout Foods

When you set a goal, such as completing a marathon or triathlon, competing in a sports league, or staying fit, you commit to your training. Consistent workouts are necessary to get good results, but they’re not all that you need. Proper nutrition is essential if you want to stay healthy and perform well.Why a Post-Workout [...]

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