Less Pain, More Gain: 5 Foods for Reducing Muscle Pain

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Looking to take the edge off stubborn muscle pain? Delayed-onset muscle soreness still hanging around by the time you're ready to head back into the gym? Ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatory medications can help, but overuse can tear up your stomach--and won't give you nearly as many benefits as getting anti-inflammatory and quick recovery benefits from the food you eat. So the next time you're ready to head into the gym and wear yourself out, make sure you're fueled up with these five muscle-pain fighting foods: (more…)

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5 Gym Habits You Should Never Do

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Lots of articles are out there full of information on what you should be doing inside your local gym, but not as many take the time to warn you off bad, destructive, annoying, or dangerous behaviors. There are a lot of ways to make a gym a worse place for everyone, yourself included--and most of them expose you to the most risk. So the next time you're in the gym, make sure you're not doing any of these five gym habits you should never do, for everyone's sake. (more…)

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5 Tips for More Effective Total Body Circuit Training

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Looking for tips on total body circuit training? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re already interested in circuit training, you’re already on the right path to total body fitness and health—but let's get you moving a little faster with five tips on improving the efficacy and efficiency of your workouts, so you can get better returns in less time. (more…)

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Four Signs You’re Ready to Join a Fitness Club

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Do you work out regularly, but feel like something is missing? You can’t exactly put your finger on it, but you know for certain you should be gaining more from your exercise sessions. If you can relate to this troublesome issue, you’re not alone. Many people struggle to achieve success in their fitness ventures. For some, becoming a member of a health club is the answer to their problems. If you’re on the verge of giving up on exercise, ponder the following four signs you’re ready to join a fitness club. (more…)

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7 Ways to Improve Your Range of Motion

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Feeling satisfied with your workout in general, but not quite developing the range of motion you’d like to match your newfound athleticism? Strength and stamina are, of course, the foundation for anything you want to do—even just living a healthy life—but keeping a fuller flexibility and maximizing your range of motion, while less ‘exciting’ is nearly important for all endeavors. So the next time you’re working out, take these seven tips for developing your range of motion into account: (more…)

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5 Reasons You Should Get Into Boxing Classes

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Considering boxing classes? There aren’t many other classes out there which can offer the superb mix of benefits you’ll gain if you get into boxing; fitness, self-confidence, people to rely upon and train with, and that competitive boost that pushes us all just a little bit further than we’d go alone. Not convinced yet? By the time we cover our five reasons you should get into boxing classes, you will be. (more…)

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