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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Exercise?

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by John A. Anderson Misconceptions Are Among The Greatest Obstacles For Heart Health Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States and throughout the Western world.  One of the problems driving heart disease is the messaging, says Robert Thompson, M.D., an …

Photo credit: Twin Design / Shutterstock.com Written by Matthew Kirchner In order to be healthy, you have to know what to put into your body to achieve your specific goals.  Inversely, you can be sabotaging all of your hard work if you are eating the wrong foods.  Your intentions may be good, but you may …

When the Gym Strikes Back

Common Sports Injuries, and How to Avoid Them By Healthy Magazine Sports injuries can be tricky business. For starters, you have to distinguish between good pain (general fatigue, muscle soreness, etc.) and bad pain (physical injury), a task easier said than done. Pushing yourself to finish those last few reps is key to achieving any …

How a Simple Change in Thought Process Can Help You Escape American Exercise Norms Written by Caitlin Schille More exercise is a good New Year’s resolution, no doubt, but there is a disconnect—the CDC says only 1 in 5 Americans get the physical activity they need. One experienced researcher says it’s because our reasons for …

Dumbbells can be useful to use especially if you do not have any other form of gym equipment. You can get great results from dumbbells by being creative with your exercises. Here five ways to use dumbbells like never before. 1. Dumbbell Box Jumps The first way is to use them in your box jump …

Why this holds you back, and how to move forward Written by Greg Marshall, Fiture Personal Training When it comes to working out, there are a lot of people who are concerned about injuring themselves or doing the exercises wrong, so they end up only doing the treadmill or the elliptical as opposed to doing …

Pre-workout foods that will dampen your intensity and affect your results By Greg Marshall, The GYM at City Creek 1. Fast Food Fast foods are not a good pre-workout meal because they have a lot of empty calories and fat content. These meals also have a lot of sugar-based carbohydrates, which spikes your insulin and …

Written by Allyson Jones You’ve finished a set, and it’s time to get a drink. You’ve been thinking about your ice-cold water bottle sitting against the back wall. You know it will be a much-needed contrast to the warmth of your body and the heat of the room. At the moment, you’re probably not questioning …

calf workout

Standing Calf Raises Stand on a step or some type of platform with your toes and ball of the foot on the edge, and heels hanging off. Keeping knees and back straight, use your calf muscles to raise heels above the horizontal. Using a platform helps the workout have greater range of motion. Sets: 3 …

Anytime workout

By April Berezay, Ultimatefitnesscoaching.com 3 rounds, 1 of each exercise per round. Each round should take six minutes, with 1 minute of recovery. Perform each exercise sequentially for one minute. Quad Superman 1. Begin on all fours with both knees and hands on the floor. 2. Raise one arm and the opposite leg straight up …