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Kayak to Core Strength

by Mackenzie M. July 24th, 2019| Core, Strength Training
Strength and endurance are two of the most important factors in becoming a successful kayaker. The simple motions of the paddle when kayaking are enough to work entire core muscle groups and build six-pack abs in no time. While amateur kayakers may not be able to race for miles,
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Upper Body Workout Apps

by Jessica B. July 3rd, 2019| Strength Training, Upper Body
If you are looking for a way to switch up your upper body workout and add a bit of variety to your regular routine, there are a lot of fun apps to download for inspiration. Here are some of my favorites.

Daily arm workout: This app allows you to choose
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Alternate Methods to Strengthen your Back

by Joe Lawrence June 26th, 2019| Strength Training, Upper Body
Back strength is vital to having less pain and a better future overall. It is vital to build a stronger back and there are many ways to do this safely and still keep it interesting. This article is going to cover a couple ways to accomplish this.

I do not
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A Stronger Back in only Seven Minutes

by Joe Lawrence June 19th, 2019| Strength Training, Upper Body
I have been involved in fitness and the study of the body since I was about 10 years old. 25 years later and I still maintain a few simple truths that I understood back then: the core is key and the back is best.

This workout routine will touch on
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15 Minute Arm Workout

by Joe Lawrence May 15th, 2019| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training, Upper Body
The past several years have caused me to think of new ways to work out to challenge myself and to maximize my limited time. It is not always an easy task to find ways to accomplish this. However, I have found a great one to work my arms to
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Taking Ab Advice From Your Finance Person

by Joe Lawrence March 20th, 2019| Core, Strength Training
We all dream of having six pack abs. Why then do so few people have them? Getting a flat, muscular stomach is more than just doing some exercises…it is a lifestyle change.

All of the programs out there like P90X and all of the others are great and offer incredible
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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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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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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.

The biggest mistake made in
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3 Exercises to Tone Your Shoulders

by Joe Lawrence December 19th, 2018| Strength Training, Upper Body
Shoulders are the unsung hero when it comes to men and women. Tone shoulders make every shirt or dress look better. Not to mention they are a great muscle group to start with while trying to get back into shape after the holiday cookies and big meals. So here
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Turn Your Body Into a Metabolism Machine

by Joe Lawrence November 28th, 2018| Strength Training
The holidays are just around the corner and that means so are all of the good foods and snacks. The parties, pastries, drinks, and all the other calorie packed treats are only an arm’s length away. Even those with the strongest will power can’t say ‘no’ forever. Something has
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Exercise is the Best Medicine This Holiday Season

by Joe Lawrence November 21st, 2018| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
There is no secret that the holiday season increases the stress levels significantly. We have parties to plan, meals to cook, gifts to get, and a myriad of other things to do. It is no wonder that many people claim this as the most stressful time of the year.

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