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EVERY WORKOUT INJURY BRINGS A NEW OPPORTUNITY

You’re killing it on the treadmill, running your final three-minute sprint at a scorching pace. Next weekend you’ll pile into a van with your pals to take turns running an ultra relay on the roads day and night. You’ve got the last 10-mile leg to the finish line where...

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5 REASONS YOU DON’T NEED VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS

Are the Flinstones vitamins from your childhood haunting your dreams? “Eat me! How could you possibly stay healthy and strong without jamming me down your throat!?” Fred might be saying while Bam Bam takes his club to the raisins in your oatmeal (Hey, dreams are...

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4 TIPS FOR CONQUERING LEG DAY

As you begin to spend more time in the gym, you’ll find that some muscles are more fun to work than others. For many people, leg training really isn’t all that much fun. Building up your legs can be a long, challenging and boring process. In fact, Leg Day is sometimes...

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LOOK AND FEEL GREAT WITH THESE FUN KETTLEBELL EXERCISES

One of the best ways to get in shape and squeeze back into your favorite pair of skinny jeans is to burn extra fat with kettlebell exercises. Whether you’ve seen the cool kids swinging these bad boys at the gym or you’ve been casually eyeing them up in the fitness...

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WHICH IS THE BEST CARDIO MACHINE FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

There are two questions you should ask yourself when choosing the best cardio machine to lose weight. The first is “Is this something that suits me enough to do over and over again?” and the second is “Is this method effective?” Let’s face it. It can be the most...

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THE 5 BIGGEST BENEFITS OF BODYPUMP CLASSES

Feeling stuck in a rut when it comes to building muscle and rocking your way to your ideal physique? Maybe it’s time to raise the barbell and start taking your weight training a bit more seriously with BODYPUMP classes. BODYPUMP group exercises may be just what the...

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5 FOAM ROLLER EXERCISES THAT WILL WORK YOUR WHOLE BODY

Foam rollers may seem a little silly —if not seriously intimidating— too many gym members but they are actually super effective exercise tools that can be used after a regular workout or on their own. They’re great for increasing mobility, preventing injuries,...

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5 BETTER AB WORKOUTS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOUR 6 PACK

A flat tummy is always nice but a seriously strong core is so much nicer. No matter how many hours you spend on the treadmill or chilling by the free weights, you’ll never get a 6 pack without learning how to properly work your core. While you may have tried every new...

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3 WORKOUT PLAYLISTS ON SPOTIFY YOU NEED TO HAVE SAVED

Finding the best source of motivation is a go-to topic for newcomers to the workout scene, but motivation is not something reserved for those who are just starting out. Have a look on the sideline or during warmups for any big game and you’ll see professional athletes...

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HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PROTEIN DRINK

When you’re trying to build more muscle, adding a protein shake to your daily routine can be a great idea. Protein powders and shakes offer an easy way to supplement your diet without having to head to the all-you-can-eat buffet at your local steak house. If you’re...

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