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How to Turn Your Workout Into a Game

by Jessica B. January 15th, 2015| Accessories, Technology
It seems like 2015 is bound to be the year that tech and fitness grow even closer together. There are several great new options on the market that combine fitness bands with game-like apps to turn your workout into a video game. Most of them can be played on
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Finding the Best Water Bottle for Your Workout

by Marnie Bii January 8th, 2015| Accessories, Gym Bag
Fluid loss throughout your body accelerates as you perform regular cardio or strength building exercises. To keep dehydration at bay, you must constantly consume water before, during and after your workouts. Bring along a water bottle in your gym bag to make it easy and convenient to consume enough
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5 Great Headphones for Working Out

by Jessica B. January 1st, 2015| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
I love to listen to music when I work out, but finding a pair of headphones that are both comfortable and provide good sound is not easy. A pair of poor fitting headphones can distract you during a workout. A good pair of workout headphones should be unnoticeable, even
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4 Types of Shoes to Wear for Perfect Squats

by Marnie Bii December 25th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
While maintaining a perfect squat pose, you must keep your heels flat on the floor to activate the right muscle groups. Lifting up your heels and placing all of the weight on your toes could severely damage your ankle and calf muscles. The shoes you wear can help you
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5 Things I Learned: First Month With Fitbit Flex

by Jessica B. December 18th, 2014| Accessories, Technology
I got my Fitbit Flex a month ago and have been wearing it almost constantly since then. As someone who likes to exercise, my motivation for investing in the Fitbit Flex was an article I had read by well-known author David Sedaris a few months ago. Sedaris spends a
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3 Types Of Gym Bags You’ll Love To Own

by Marnie Bii December 11th, 2014| Accessories, Gym Bag
Working your gym visits into your lunch break or before and after work may be the only way to stay fit without sacrificing work or family time. Unfortunately, that often means you need to transport your workout gear wherever you go to avoid missing out on a convenient exercise
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Has Fashion Hijacked Sportswear, or Is Sportswear Now Fashion Itself?

by Editorial Team December 3rd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
A visit to the gym is no longer necessarily about sweating off the pounds or keeping the body looking trim and fit, it’s now a place to gather socially, meet friends, and look good. This has led to sports clothes being as likely to be seen on a
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The Sled Push for Full Body Workouts

by Marnie Bii December 2nd, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
The sled push is a flexible workout that benefits both beginners and veterans alike. You can control the amount of load and resistance for each session by carefully selecting your weights and workout location. For example, moving the sled over natural vegetation and snow provides a greater amount of
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4 Benefits Of Wearing a Base Layer for Exercise

by Marnie Bii November 25th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Wear
With the winter months quickly approaching, it just makes sense to don an additional layer of clothing during outdoor exercise activities. In addition to keeping you warm, an extra layer will wick sweat away from your skin to keep you dry and prevent rashes. Furthermore, if you use tight
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Using Apple TV to Stream Your Workouts

by Jason Lightner November 18th, 2014| Accessories, Technology
Who likes fumbling around with DVDs?

In this new age of digital content, it frustrates me to no end that when I'm looking for a good home workout (as I am wont to do), they are all delivered without fail on an outdated medium such as DVDs or Blu-Ray.

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Smart Ways to Make Calorie Restriction Work

by Marnie Bii November 11th, 2014| Accessories, Diet Plans
To lose weight, you must consume fewer calories than you expend throughout the day. If you do not have any complicating factors, like diabetes or PCOS, weight loss can be as simple as maintaining a caloric deficit. Instead of hours of cardio, you can just perform plate push-backs and
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3 Amazing Pieces of Gear for Jump Training

by Marnie Bii November 4th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Jump training, or plyometrics, can tone your entire body with a minimal amount of gear. To jump, all of your muscles must work together to push your feet off the ground while maintaining enough balance to land. In addition, this type of body training focuses on the importance of

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