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5 Tips to Make Your First Group Exercise Class Successful

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So, you just signed up for your first group fitness session. Congratulations, you are doing something that will benefit your physical and mental health and wellbeing. While you are excited about your upcoming first class, you may be experiencing a few butterflies in your stomach as well. If you can relate to this scenario, adhere to the following five tips to make your first group exercise class successful. (more…)

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Breathing Exercises: Why It’s Crucial In the Gym

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When I was just starting out in the gym, my lifting buddy would always have to remind me to breathe. She’d joke about how red in the face I’d get as I was trying to improve my bench press. Thanks to her commentary, I realized that I wasn’t breathing effectively during my workouts and that I needed to practice! I’m sure many of you can relate. Breathing is such an unconscious action that we’re often unaware of how we breathe (or don’t breathe), especially when we’re focused on working out. (more…)

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Best Post-Workout Foods

post-workout foods

You have just finished exercising. You think you have burned a lot of calories during your workout. Knowing that you lose one pound every time you burn 3,500 calories, you think that you will be able to lose at least one pound per week as you strive to lose weight. (more…)

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Raising Teenagers? 5 Reasons They Need Regular Exercise

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For many parents, raising teenagers is one of the most challenging tasks of their lifetimes.  If you are the parent of teens, you probably strive to do everything in your power to keep them safe, happy, and healthy.  One of the best things you can do for your teens is to encourage them to work out regularly.  The following 5 reasons teenagers need regular exercise are crucial to your kids’ overall wellbeing. (more…)

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