Music and fitness go together like peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, or whichever other analogy you prefer. But why is music empowering and why does it make us keep moving? It is an empowering medium which can evoke a set of emotions unlike anything else — the rush of endorphins penetrating your central nervous system, giving you that “runner’s high”. Analogously, the release of dopamine when listening to music you like. These situations motivate us to power through our workout routines. Having trouble finding motivating music? Here are thirty songs to get you moving and motivated this summer. Continue reading 30 Songs to Get You Moving This Summer
Like a lot of us, you probably spend a lot of time sitting, whether it be in your car, at your desk, or on your sofa. All of this sitting can be detrimental to your health. Even if you have a consistent routine with regular trips to the gym, it will only benefit your health to stay active as much as possible throughout the entire day. Here are a few ways that you can stay active all day long, even when you’re not sweating it up at the gym. Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Active All Day
Rise & Shine! It’s exercise time! Exercising in the morning can give your body some fabulous benefits. Morning exercise jump starts your metabolism and keeps you burning calories all day long. Morning exercise also helps you feel more alert and boosts productivity. Plus, by knocking out your workout first thing, you don’t need to worry about finding the time to squeeze it in later, especially when the unexpected pops up during the day.
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