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Cardio for Beginners

Being someone who has lost over 120 pounds and who continues to maintain a healthy lifestyle and continuous weight loss goals, I could not stress enough the power of cardio and the affect it has had on my life. Cardio, along with weight training is you greatest allie in the …

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Getting Started in Pilates

Pilates are a favorite way in which to work out. Pilates are the only workout that give visible results very quickly. The key to Pilates is fewer, yet more precise, moves that require concentration and correct form. While doing Pilates you concentrate on your body’s position, the moves you are doing, …

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Family Fitness Ideas

Exercise is important for each and every member of your family, but what many people don’t think to do is exercise together, as a family. There are plenty of types of exercise that families can do together that are not only beneficial to the health of all family members, but …

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How to Incorporate more Walking into Daily Routines

There are a million small ways to add a few steps to our daily routine. There are also ways to develop a walking routine that involves sustained and physically challenging exercise without the burdens of going to a gym. If non walkers invest a few extra minutes when doing normal …

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Is Body Type Heriditary no Matter how much Exercise one Endures

Well, I’m closing in on one year at the gym. Five hundred dollars spent and I’m supposed to have a different body and different outlook on life. The keyword is supposed. Now, keep in mind for those who are asking themselves if I kept a regular schedule, if I ate …

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Why being Unfit is Annoying

You might not realise how unfit you are until you decide to go for a nice country walk one weekend. What is in fact a gentle two mile stroll in a pleasant landscape suddenly seems like a gruelling fifteen mile hike through a rainforest. You struggle to keep up with …

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Reaping the Benefits of a Kettlebell Workout

Even though kettlebells have been around for several hundred years, it is only in the past few years they have gained notoriety and popularity both as a super aerobic and anaerobic workout. By incorporating a kettlebell routine into your regular workout regimen can help burn calories/fat more quickly, in addition …

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What to look for in a Yoga Mat

When it comes to choosing a yoga mat, there are actually more variables in selecting than just your average off-the-rack kind of mat. The right yoga mat must be functional, practical, giving you comfort and ease of movement when you are doing asanas (yoga poses). Most department or sporting goods …

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The History of Yoga

The History of Yoga When yoga practice began is a subject of some debate. There is some evidence that yoga has existed since between 1500 to 3000 BCE. The purpose of yoga is to meld your breathing with your thoughts and then your body will follow and allow you to …

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Exercises for Beginners

If the thought of starting an exercise routine is overwhelming for you, you aren’t alone. Women are especially prone to feeling this way because they are simply more body conscience than men. “Many women are intimidated by the very thought of exercise,” says Susan Lewis, M.D., associate director of Women’s …

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