Do you start your workout by stretching? If not, you should be in order to prevent injury. If you do, are you doing effective stretches and are you doing them correctly? There are two different types of stretches: static streching and dynamic stretching. In this blog, we will define, describe, and explain some common differences between the two stretching techniques and when they should be utilized.
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What do we mean when we say, “eating for the seasons?” Simply put, it means that we should be eating fruits and vegetables when they are in their peak season. In this winter edition of eating for the seasons, we’ll dive into the reasons why eating foods in their peak season is beneficial and give examles of some of those winter foods.
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Have you ever thought about why we work out or why we lift weights? Exercise doesn’t appeal to everyone, and it takes a lot of motivation to do it, so what’s the deal? The answer is that exercise helps you live life to the fullest. Continue reading Live Life to the Fullest Through Exercise
Have you been struggling to maintain the exercise routine you managed to perfect in the summer months? You’re not alone. Getting yourself to the gym or heading out for a run on chilly, dark mornings and evenings may take a bit more motivation than it did in summer. Try a few tips to boost your winter motivation to help keep yourself active – and perhaps enjoying the season – all winter long.
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Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I doing the exercises that I do?” The best form of exercise is the one that will accomplish your fitness goals in a timely manner without injury. With so many exercises from which to choose, it’s difficult to determine the “best” one. Of course, each have their own advantages and disadvantages. Let’s look at five common cardiovascular exercises and see which one is the best form of exercise.
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