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Pull-Up Hold Ups

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Perception Versus Reality at the Gym

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Protein 101

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Running With a Dog

Studies have shown that working out with a partner increases motivation and the likelihood of sticking to a training routine. Dogs make great running companions since they are always up for it and have endless supplies of energy to keep up. However, you can’t expect that everything goes smoothly the first time, and without some …

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gym intimidation

Starting a new fitness routine comes with a lot of challenges. Self discipline and confidence is needed in many aspects of life, including when it comes to your health. Some challenges may show before you step into the gym. Gym intimidation comes in a number of forms and is always a big distraction. Whether you’re …

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Body Rows Find a bar about chest height. Grab the bar, palms down, and walk your feet well ahead of the bar, so you’re looking upward at about a 20-40 degree angle. Pull upward until your chest hist the bar, like a reverse pushup. When this becomes too easy, try it with one arm at …

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By Scott McDonald, www.bodysolid.com Power Racks are one of the most versatile pieces of fitness equipment to own. Free weights are a great way to build strength but carry inherent dangers when used without a spotter. Enter the Power Rack, which if used correctly, provides the element of safety needed to perform these exercises alone …

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Punching Bag Workout You’ll need:  A punching bag Tape or gloves Warm Up:  20 pushups Arm rotations (go through your range of motion) 20 body-weight squats Your Stance: Stable stance, bent knees Hands raised to chest level Feet are generally offset, so your non-dominant foot is slightly forward The Workout Take a 30 second break …

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Written by Taylor Empey – Certified Fitness Trainer & Nutrition Specialist, Salt Lake City In my experience as a seasoned fitness coach, I have helped thousands of people when it comes to accomplishing fitness goals. Whether it be fat loss, muscle building, performance, body image issues, dealing with eating disorders, or battling medical conditions, I’ve …

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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 …

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Using an outdoor bike ride isn’t always possible. Say it’s raining and you simply aren’t equipped for a rain ride or are a little nervous about slick surfaces. Or maybe you just don’t have a decent road bike. So instead, you head to the gym and find the stationary bikes. Not everyone approaches a stationary …

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Sure, you will have a lot of excuses when it is time for you to do your exercise, you may say, busy schedule, tired, sleepy and other excuses that you can think of, but would you excuse yourself from it after knowing that exercise can help you not just feel but look younger? Exercise can …

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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 …

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