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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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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5 Questions to Ask When Considering Boot Camp Workouts

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Wondering whether boot camp workouts are the right move to get yourself fit? Many people love the intense, group-focused approach offered by such classes, but make sure you know what you're getting into first--you want it to be an excellent experience, not a protracted, joyless pain. So ask yourself these questions as you consider bootcamp workouts. (more…)

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Fitness Tip of the Week: Maximize Your Cardio Training

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Cardio is an important part of your overall fitness plan. It offers several important benefits—burning calories, decreasing body fat, strengthening your heart and building endurance. But despite all these benefits, far too many people waste their time and don’t maximize their cardio training in the gym. Try these tips to help you get the most out of your time when you use common cardio machines such as the elliptical machine, Stairmaster, treadmill and bike. (more…)

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4 Reasons to Start a Strength Training Regimen

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For the fifth day in a row, you encounter difficulty zipping up your pants before heading to the office. After critically gazing at your reflection in your full-length mirror, you promise to start a weight loss plan tomorrow. Does this common scenario sound frightfully familiar? If you’re desperate to drop the pounds for good, you might be planning on spending more time on your favorite treadmill at the gym in the near future. Before committing to daily treadmill or elliptical training sessions in an effort to fit into a smaller size of jeans, consider the following 5 reasons to start

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