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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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How to Prep Your Body for Long Office Hours

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Sitting at a desk in the office all day isn’t a zero-effort endeavor; your body compresses, grinds, and worries away at your joints and muscles when you sit that long. Add in repetitive motions from typing, writing, drawing, etc., and it’s easy to wear yourself to nothing over years of the 9-5. Fortunately, there are exercises you can do to prep your body for the daily grind and long office hours, keeping you fit and healthy all the way until retirement. (more…)

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6 Stretching Benefits To Ace Your Recovery

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You’ve probably heard that it is important to stretch before, during and after your workout, but do you know why? While many people view stretching as a nuisance or a part of their workout that they can skip, the truth is it is vital to not only your workout itself, but also the results. If you want to get more out of your workout you will start incorporating stretching into your routine. (more…)

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Getting Enough Sleep: Is It Really THAT Important?

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Getting enough sleep is a rare and sought after commodity in our society today. Nearly half (around 40 percent) of adults in the United States are sleep deprived, getting fewer than 5 hours of sleep a night. Sleep research has shown that fewer than 6 hours of sleep can cause cognitive impairment. If sleep is that important for your brain function, what about your body? If you are trying to lose weight, get more fit, or become a better athlete then sleep is absolutely vital to your efforts. (more…)

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