Category: Workout

Things to Know Before your First Marathon

The number one rule in marathoning is don’t try anything new on race day or race week. Stick to what your body knows and treat every long run like a dress rehearsal for the race.

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Everything you need to know about Hot Yoga

You have probably done Yoga but have you ever tried Hot Yoga? Hot Yoga adds a whole new level of difficulty along with the benefits of detoxification, flexibility, de-stressing, and more. If you have never tried hot yoga and want to give it a try here are some tips to prepare for Hot Yoga.

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What You Eat is What You Lift- How Your Food Choices Influence Your Performance

A common issue among new fitness enthusiasts is their lack of understanding of proper nutrition – what it is, what it does and what it has to do with training. Most either start out by believing that more strength and more muscle means more food, so they eat more of anything and everything, without paying attention to their timing or menu.

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Fix your form: How to Box Jump

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Box jumps are a basic quintessential plyometric workout that build explosive power, strength, and stability. However, people tend to use incorrect form that could cause some serious damage to your body. Once you nail the correct form, add box jumps to your workout to target your fast-twitch muscle fibers that will ultimately improve your lifts. If you are new to box jumps, start with a box no higher than knee height and work up to a higher box.

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4 Tips for Proper Form on a Rowing Machine

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Many people know how great the rowing machine is for a full body workout but they hesitate to use one because they don’t know how. Learn the proper form and technique below so that you can be confident the next time you row.

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Working Out During the Winter Season

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When the weather is cold outside the last thing you want to do is leave the house and go to the gym. Especially if it is raining or snowing outside, the thought of going for a run can be practically non-existent. So what can you do to make sure that you follow your training plan and keep your fitness level up during the winter season? In addition to stocking up on energy protein bars to ensure you get the nutrients you need to support your workout, there are a number of ways you can make the most of this time of year.

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3 High Protein Diets for the New Year

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With the New Year, it’s time to focus on your diet and exercise plan so you can be your best you. While exercising regularly is important for your overall health, it is critical to have a diet that gives you the nutrients and energy needed to help reach your goals. In addition to going on a new diet, incorporating high protein nutrition bars into your routine will ensure your body gets the vitamins it needs. So what are some of the diets rich in protein you can go on this year?

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5 Reasons to Go on a Paleo Diet

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If you have been thinking of starting a paleo diet, now is the time to put that plan into action. The paleo diet takes you back to your ancestral roots, eating only foods that were available in the Paleolithic era. This return to a simpler lifestyle has a number of benefits for your health as well as your exercise plan. Here are five reasons why you should take the next step and go paleo today.

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30 tips for a better you

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Every year everyone sets goals on how they are going to be healthier and more fit this year but then give or take a few weeks or maybe even a few months the diets are stopped and exercise becomes less frequent. Wouldn’t it be great if we actually stuck to those goals we set at the beginning of the year? Wouldn’t it be great if we actually were more fit at the end of 2017? Well, the easiest thing to do is to start implementing healthy lifestyle choices into your daily life. Instead of starting one of the “Fad diets” that make you go from eating everything to nothing and are simply hard to maintain, start implementing things like drinking more water every day. As you slowly integrate these things into your lifestyle you will start to become healthier and take a step at changing your lifestyle as a whole instead of just dieting. Here are 30 tips to start becoming a healthier version of you.

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I’m Sore and I Can’t Move!

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So, you committed to functional strength as part of your training. Now two days after your big strength session you can barely move. We’ve all been there. Let’s talk about how to handle these sessions within the tapestry of your training.

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