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11 Habits of Fit People

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The Missing Fitness Link

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Change the “Why” of Exercise

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Written by Jenna Koford For those wanting to tone their upper arms, these simple triceps exercises are a great place to start. 1. Bench Dips Like its name suggest, the Bench Dip exercises usually involves a bench, chair, or other piece of sturdy furniture. While facing away from the bench, place your hands shoulder-width apart …

Written by Brooke Kittel Do you know people that seem to effortlessly maintain a fit physique?  While they certainly pay attention to their diet and exercise regimens, they seem to be genetic “freaks of nature”.  In actuality, fit people tend to adhere to several common practices that give their metabolism and physique an extra boost.  …

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 …

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 …

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 …

1. Getting the blood pumping helps with concentration. This is because the brain needs oxygen and cycling boosts blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Research shows that exercise can help keep your brain healthy. 2. Breathing in the fresh air does a body good—many studies show that just being in nature revitalizes a tired …

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 …

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 …

5 Weight Training Tips for New Gym Goers

Written by Zach Gee Weight training is one of the most important types of exercise you can do.  Its benefits include increased strength, increased power, increased muscle mass, increased metabolism, increased flexibility, improved posture, improved balance and stability, and decreased chance of injury.  With all of these benefits, there is a reason why it is …