Even if you don’t have the gym, you still have your body

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard, “I didn’t work out today because I didn’t make it to the gym,” I wouldn’t have to work another day. To me, there are so many options with your body to get a pounding workout that are often ignored. Most people don’t take advantage of bodyweight workouts because they require more creativity – which is understandable. So why should you care about bodyweight exercises?

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The Importance of Water for Exercising

There are vitamins, supplements, various drugs, protein shakes and many different diets for the athlete. However, water is a very important nutrient for the athlete's performance. Water makes up 60% of your total body weight and 70% of your muscles. Without sufficient water, you are not able to perform at your top level and you may even cause harm to yourself. This article will tell you about the importance of water, how to identify dehydration, and guidelines on how to listen to your body and give it what it needs.

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Consistency Rewards Fitness

The most important aspect of physical training is consistency. Many people work out in the gym intensely, 2-4 times a week, for a period of many years, particularly in their early years. Then there is often a tailing off to occasional exercise. Their fitness level deteriorates, gradually, to a level where they give up because they have lost muscle tone, stamina and exercising becomes too difficult.

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Green and Clean Exercise Equipment

You attend the gym to maintain your health and fitness, but what you don't often consider is that gym equipment can harbor thousands of germs, acting as a hotbed of bacteria that can be harmful to your health. In order to maintain your physical health and also protect yourself from infections and viruses, follow this guide by PartSelect to cleaning gym equipment. That way, your immunity won't be compromised when you're trying to boost it!

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How to listen to your body

Our minds work in strange ways. Just think back to your last action that you questioned – it probably wasn’t too long ago. When it comes to health, our minds can easily lapse and get the priorities wrong. How can you get around that? Learn to listen to your body, not your mind.

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If you are a girl and you play soccer, you can relate

To all girl soccer players out there – you are not alone.

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How food can help prevent cancer

Cancer – the C-word; one of the scariest thoughts we face because it seems beyond our control. We know of its possibilities, yet we hide from it and deprive ourselves the knowledge about what it actually is and what we can do about it.

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Body Blasting Bikini Workout

After a few brutal months of winter, summer finally feels like it’s within our grasp. That means we can shed the heavy clothing, don our bathing suits, and embrace the days at the beach. If you’re like me and have been dipping a little too much into the sweets this winter, you might want to start thinking about toning exercises to trick everyone into thinking you had spectacular self-control the whole time. With the exercises in this workout, you’ll get a beach body you feel comfortable with. Now is the time to start!

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Change the Way you Run to Keep It Exciting and Challenging

Running is no doubt a fantastic way to get exercise, stay in shape, and improve your overall well-being – but what happens when it gets monotonous and boring? After running around the area so many times, it might begin to lose its spark and you will find your progress plateauing. Especially if you are someone who is on the fence about going for a run to begin with, this can seriously tarnish your reputation with running. So how can you stay focused and excited to run?

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Post-soccer game recovery is essential for your performance

After playing an intense soccer game, it is often easy to forget about recovery. Long after you are off the field, your body is still absorbing the impacts of the game. Knowing how to take care of your body is essential to keeping your performance on par. Here are 7 of the best tips to help you recover after a soccer game.

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Taking the stairs is an easy way to ensure you get enough exercise

Did you know that 50-70% of people spend 6+ hours a day sitting? More than half of people in America spend the majority of their days sitting down – that is an incredible statistic. Most of these people are not able to exercise until late in the day, and some not all. Many people who work in an office sit for hours on end and neglect to move their bodies enough. There are many studies that suggest that people who sit for too long are prone to heart disease and other health risks.

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Exercises to get your shoulder up to par with your arms

What do you know about your shoulders? Do you know how to get them up to par with that good set of arms you have? Find ways to improve by taking a few minutes to understand how they work. All it takes is a quick anatomy lesson paired with shoulder exercises to motivate you.

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