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The Missing Fitness Link

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Practical Fitness

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Kids and Sports Injuries

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rowing workout

Stuck inside and sick of the treadmill? Try the row machine. Why rows? Excellent for the back, which is often neglected. Low impact cardio, which is great for the middle-aged. Works the whole body, which is always a good thing. For a simple cardio workout, just hop on the row machine for 10-20 minutes. A …

middle age running tips

Negative Nancy to Positive Polly (Mindset) Running long distance is more than just having a physically-able body. In fact, without having a strong, positive mindset during and before the run, it can be the most strenuous, difficult task you ever set out to achieve. Oftentimes, it can be the people who either stop in the …

46 Ways to Get Moving Written by Caitlin Schille If exercise feels like a chore, switch it up! Physical activity is so much more than going to the gym and putting in a half hour on the treadmill. Any movement is good movement! Read through our list of fun and creative ways to bring some …

What’s missing from most workout programs, fad diets, and other fitness advice out there? Simply put, mental training. Written by Greg Marshall | The Gym  We are going to dig deeper than just the weights, cardio, and nutrition, and talk about discovering the inner motivation for you individually. What is mental training? Mental training is honing …

A guide to workouts that actually apply to everyday activity Written by Greg Marshall | The GYM When most fitness professionals talk about fitness most of the time they are referring to how they can change how you look. But it is rare to find a fitness professional that will give you workout advice day-to-day …

Sports injuries are the second leading cause of emergency room visits for children and adolescents Written by Brooke Kittel Participation in youth sports is at an all-time high in the United States. The proliferation of club-type teams has opened the sporting arena to a much wider circle of kids than ever before.    According to …

By MotivHealth Child eating large quantities of fatty foods. Preventing Childhood Obesity A Lethal Epidemic This week (July 4-10) is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Week. However, we should really be focusing on prevention year-round as U.S. childhood obesity rates have doubled, and teen obesity rates have tripled, since 1980. Obesity heavily contributes to several serious physical and …

How this peaceful exercise can wreak havoc  WRITTEN By Caitlin Schille | Healthy Magazine Yoga is a popular form of exercise among Americans. According to a recent survey, approximately 20.4 million adults regularly practice yoga, which is 8.7 percent of adults, and the trend seems to be growing. As yoga increases in popularity, concerns have been …

morning exercise

A morning workout routine that will help you kick the snot out of your day Stop the alarm, flip on a light, and do this workout to get your day started right. Morning workouts should ease into movement, so this workout is designed around easing into your range of motion, leading to some cardio and …

chair workout

One of the greatest, yet overlooked, benefits of exercise is injury prevention. Yes, prevention. It is a common misconception that exercise will cause injury, and while that can most certainly occur with improper form and progression, strengthening the stabilizer muscles will reduce the chances of injury from both sports-related injuries and injuries from daily movements. …