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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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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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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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How to do squats successfully Written by Greg Marshall, The GYM at City Creek When it comes exercising and strengthening the body, there are few exercises that can compare to the squat. Squats help build up the quadriceps and hamstrings, otherwise known as your legs. Squats also help to strengthen your core. The first thing …

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Whether you call yourself an athlete, or just participate in athletics, our diets are extremely important in performance, recovery, physical development and in the physical, psychological, technical, and tactical facets of your sport. I am going to undertake a challenge and I issue the same challenge to all players in Utah! THE NO-SUGAR CHALLENGE Starting October 1st …

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Why you can’t do a pull-up and how to get there A pull-up requires a variety of muscles. In fact, depending on how the pull-up is done, dozens of muscle groups are activated in the process. But if those muscles aren’t strong enough and if the movement isn’t coordinated, that chin isn’t going to make …

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How to overcome justifications for avoiding physical activity. Written by TOPS Club Inc. Life is hectic. Nothing seems to work. Gym memberships are expensive. There is an endless list of reasons to skip a workout or never begin exercising in the first place. With excuses blurring the benefits, getting fit can be an even bigger …

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Perception Versus Reality at the Gym

5 Gym Related Myths That Need Busting Written by Greg Marshall, The Gym at City Creek, Salt Lake City Getting in shape is hard enough without making things harder for ourselves by buying into certain fitness myths. Many of these myths revolve around the gym. We often psyche ourselves out with stale stereotypes about the gym …

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Protein 101

A guide to navigating the world of protein supplements.  By Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com If you’ve been to the gym, you’ve probably heard a personal trainer or a friend say that you’ve got to drink a protein shake after your workout. Judging by the way manypeople talk about the importance of protein, it seemsalmost as essential …

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Marathon 101

Written by Elise Franks | Brigham Young University Exercise and Wellness Running a marathon or half-marathon for the first time can be a daunting task—especially when you start researching the plethora of training techniques that are out there. But if you just keep these 5 easy keys in mind, you will be on your way …

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