Student Fitness and Scholastic Performance?

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Funding for Physical Education programs is down in many school districts trying to squeeze the most out of dwindling taxpayer dollars. The solution for some of these school boards was to divert money for P.E. teacher salaries and equipment into the regular teaching curriculum to improve standardized test scores as well as save money. (more…)

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5 Fitness Apps That Help You Reach Your Goals

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Apps make life easier, supporting you in various aspects of everyday life from the convenience of your smartphone, tablet or even computer. And the fitness arena is no different – fitness apps can provide immense support to help you reach your health goals. If you choose the right one, it’s almost like having a personal trainer or other health professional walking around with you, helping you make the right decisions. This compilation gives you some helpful app options that are related to fitness. Even if you already rely on fitness apps for a little guidance and motivation, you might find a

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Five Quick Tips to Help You Perfect the Kettlebell Swing

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The kettlebell swing is one of the most effective yet poorly executed moves out there. When done right, it can improve your overall conditioning, strength, calorie burn, and power. But when done wrong, it can obliterate your back, waste your time and leave you frustrated. So how do you perfect the kettlebell swing and get the most of this amazing exercise? I have five quick tips to help! (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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