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4 Cardio Exercises that Build Up Your Core Muscles

by Marnie Bii March 14th, 2019| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
Although cardio routines often focus on quick, intense movements, it is possible to get the blood pumping with a series of precision movements instead. This is especially true if those movements activate a large number of muscles, such as those found in the core, at the same time. Furthermore,
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Eliminating Stress Through Positive Thinking

by Marnie Bii March 6th, 2019| Mind & Body, Stress
Positive reinforcement does wonders when training canines or teaching kids how to cope with difficult tasks. The use of positivity gives people and animals a boost in confidence and pride in exchange for a job well done. Although it may seem impossible at first, you can even use positive
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Enjoy the Great Outdoors for a Wellness Boost

by Marnie Bii February 27th, 2019| Mind & Body, Seasonal
As the sun starts to peek out behind the clouds, it's important to head outdoors as much as possible. Spending too much time inside can make you feel absolutely stir crazy. Heading outdoors for at least an hour a day can lift your mood, ease anxiety and give you
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High Intensity Exercise Ideas Suitable for Couples

by Marnie Bii February 20th, 2019| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
Strict accountability often keeps you working toward your fitness goals when all you would rather do is give up. There is no better person to provide a boost of accountability than your life partner. Your partner may gladly jump on board as your fitness sidekick to work toward a
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Different Ways to Strength Train as a Couple

by Joe Lawrence February 13th, 2019| Strength Training
Thankfully, we are becoming a more fitness minded society. What better way to keep this momentum going than with your partner. More and more cities are creating bike lanes and running trails. There are more and more fitness classes and gyms opening all the time. You should take advantage
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Improving Your Sleep Hygiene to Reduce Stress

by Marnie Bii February 13th, 2019| Mind & Body, Stress
When you're having a difficult week, it's likely that you start deeply ruminating about past and upcoming events as soon as your head hits the pillow. Unfortunately, disruptions in your quantity and quality of sleep can worsen stress, landing you in a never-ending cycle of worry. You can keep
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No Cooking Required: Exploring the Raw Food Diet

by Marnie Bii February 6th, 2019| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
Proponents of the raw food diet go a step beyond the whole, unprocessed foods movement with their eating plan. In addition to avoiding processed food, dieters following this plan consume nearly all of their natural foods uncooked.

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The idea behind this diet plan focuses on the way heat destroys essential
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Create a Year’s Worth of Improvement Goals

by Marnie Bii January 30th, 2019| Mind & Body, Seasonal
The urge to follow a list of resolutions for the new year often fizzles out by the end of January. You can motivate yourself to continue with the resolutions by making monthly goals for the entire year. Make a specific goal (or two!) for each month throughout the year
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Do Not Quit – Get Back to the Basics!

by Joe Lawrence January 23rd, 2019| Strength Training
2015 is a brand new year, and so far all is good. There is something about the changing of the calendar that motivates us to re-invent ourselves. Instead of fighting this instinct, let’s embrace it and turn up the fitness to make this the year we got our body
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New Beginnings: 3 Cardio Exercises For A Toned Bodye

by Marnie Bii January 16th, 2019| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
When done right, cardio exercises burn calories while toning up muscles throughout the body. To maximize your results, you must pick the right equipment and moves to challenge your body to work its hardest. Focusing on the same exercises all of the time only trains a particular area of
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It is Never Too Late for Fitness

by Joe Lawrence January 9th, 2019| Strength Training
The expression, “too little, too late” is applicable to many situations in life, just not for fitness. When it comes to fitness, forward motion of any kind is never too little. 2015 marks a new year and a great starting point to make this true.

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2 Cardio Exercises to Jumpstart the New Year

by Marnie Bii January 2nd, 2019| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
Whether you want to lose weight, gain stamina or improve your health, updating your cardio routine for the new year can help you meet your goals. Switching up your cardio exercises strengthens new muscle groups while keeping you from growing bored with your routine. Once you have restored interest

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.