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Ideas for an Effective Outdoor Park Workout Routine

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Ideas for an Effective Outdoor Park Workout Routine

Part 3 – No Gym, No Problem: The Trend Toward Park Workouts In our previous two articles in the No Gym, No Problem series we talked about creative and fun ways you can exercise and stay fit both at work and at home. In this third and final installment of the series we will cover […]

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3 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Fitness Goals

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3 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Fitness Goals

New Year’s Resolutions means time to start making plans to be a better YOU! The gyms are packed with new faces this time of year, but how long will it last? Did you know that four out of five people who make New Year’s resolutions will eventually break them? In fact, a third won’t even […]

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Subcutaneous Fat vs. Visceral Fat & NAFLD

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Subcutaneous Fat vs. Visceral Fat & NAFLD

Fat Isn’t Making You Fat It should not be particularly surprising that foods high in fat are consumed every day. From deep fried butter to bacon wrapped meatloaf, where does all of the fat go? Physical measures such as expanding waistline, bulging stomach, etc. are easy to see, but what about people that never seem […]

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Circuit Training Workout Routine for Home

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Circuit Training Workout Routine for Home

Part 2 – No Gym, No Problem: House Room Circuit Training In this second part of the “No Gym, No Problem” series, we will introduce a new concept for home workouts that you will want to include in your training program even if you do go to a gym. First, let’s take a look at […]

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Do Energy Gels Work: What You Need to Know

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Do Energy Gels Work: What You Need to Know

What is energy gel? If you’ve ever watched or have been exposed to activity that requires a lot of endurance, you’ve probably seen athletes squeeze oddly shaped packets into their mouths and throw them to the ground. Inside these packets contain a gooey substance commonly referred to as goo, but marketed in the industry as […]

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The Three Forgotten Pillars of Optimal Health

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The Three Forgotten Pillars of Optimal Health

Reaching Your Maximum Potential Sure, nutrition and exercise are an essential part of maintaining good health, but you only attend to them a few hours of your day. There are three things you can control, not only in the gym, but every waking moment of your day, that will determine the quality of your life. […]

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History of the 45lb Plate: 45 lbs or Bust

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History of the 45lb Plate: 45 lbs or Bust

45lbs Instead of 50? One of athletics most puzzling questions is now answered. Why is it that when you go to rack weight on the barbell, the heaviest plates read 45lbs instead of 50? And have you ever questioned whether or not the plates actually weigh what they say they weigh? It all comes back […]

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Nutrition & Conditioning Programs for Youth Athletes

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Nutrition & Conditioning Programs for Youth Athletes

Structuring Nutrition & Conditioning Programs for Youth Athletes We understand that there is an epidemic in North America regarding exercise and obesity in children and teenagers. Further still, we are also faced with designing training programs and nutritional strategies for today’s young athletes. Never has training and conditioning been more important for those looking to […]

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Top 5 Worst Weight Machines

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Top 5 Worst Weight Machines

5 of the Worst Selectorized Resistance Training Machines in the Gym While the gym is no doubt filled to the walls with many different pieces of equipment, not all the equipment is equal when it comes down to effectiveness. In fact, many machines in the gym are in my opinion sitting right on the border […]

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Identifying Achilles Pain and What to Do About It

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Identifying Achilles Pain and What to Do About It

Identifying Your Achilles Pain Whether due to a continuous repeated movement or a singular traumatic event, damage was incurred and now you’re injured. So what do you do? For one, it is always beneficial to check in with a health care professional who is well-versed in physiology and rehabilitative exercises such as a physical therapist […]

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Top 10 Tips for Banishing Workout Boredom

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Top 10 Tips for Banishing Workout Boredom

Need a Burst of Fitness Inspiration? Try These 10 tips for Busting Out of an Exercise Rut So, you make plans to go to the gym and get in a great workout. When you get there, or even on the way, you notice you feel a little…lackluster. You find that you’re not motivated to work […]

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How to Behave Around Women at the Gym

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How to Behave Around Women at the Gym

Working Out Alongside the Ladies: 3 Key Tips Alright fellas, there is a super hot infiltration of these amazingly strong and badass women in the free weight section of the gym lately. No judgments; as a heterosexual woman, I too, get giddy when I see these rare and beautiful creatures. I understand how adding a […]

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How to Become a Licensed Zumba® Fitness Instructor

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How to Become a Licensed Zumba® Fitness Instructor

Why Become a Zumba Teacher? Perhaps you’re a confirmed Zumba lover who wants to take their Zumba love to the next level. Or maybe you’re a current fitness instructor looking to add a hot new skill to their repertoire. Either way, if possess a love of music, dancing, fitness, and teaching, alongside an upbeat attitude, […]

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Gym Etiquette 101: What You Should Know

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Gym Etiquette 101: What You Should Know

Be A Good Gym Citizen by Following These 5 Simple Rules of Etiquette The last thing you want when you’re at the gym is a sweaty jacked dude all up in your face, upset that you didn’t re-rack your weights. Just kidding, it’s very rare something like that would happen, but to create the best […]

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