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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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 Alternative Workouts for Common Machines

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Trying to figure out what to do with all those machines at the gym, after being warned away from them by all the free-weight junkies? Even if you’re not a fan of their traditional uses, many of them have special benefits you can leverage for unique exercises--if nothing else, they'll get to be more than an eyesore and an occasional coat rack. Here are five alternative workouts to make gym machines work for you: (more…)

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Joint Support: Braces, Wraps, and Compression Gear

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Fighting a bum knee, nursing an overworked elbow, or maybe just worrying about a family history of joint issues? Whatever the state of your joints, you don’t have to give up on staying in shape! There are countless ways to support your joints while you exercise, minimizing the impact, potential for slips and twists, and other causes of damage as you get in your daily exercise. The next time you hesitate to work out because of your joints, consider one of these joint support solutions: (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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