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Points To Consider When Selecting a Gym

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Fitness, Lifestyle, slider | 0 comments

Points To Consider When Selecting a Gym

If you are considering joining a gym in order to improve your health and fitness, it is important to compare different facilities, weigh your options, and do your due diligence, before settling on one gymnasium. Here are the key points you need to consider when selecting a gym.   The cost of membership For most people, the cost ends up being the factor that determines which gym they join. When you are looking for a gym, your objective should be to shop around for the best deal, not to settle for the cheapest option. Gyms offer different...

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What Is Beyond Meditation?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2018 in Fitness, Lifestyle | 0 comments

What Is Beyond Meditation?

Do you meditate to keep yourself on track? For many years whenever I negotiated my job conditions with a new employer, I also negotiated time to go to my weekly personal meditation session with my then mentor. A lot of employers found it a little strange, but I never had anyone say no!!! The funny thing was, despite my commitment to the meditation cause, meditation didn’t really ever work for me in the ways I hoped. I spent hours a day meditating for many years and there was very little to show for it – I was still the world’s most incredible...

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The Dangers of Prolonged Sitting and a Sedentary Lifestyle

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Fitness, Lifestyle | 0 comments

The Dangers of Prolonged Sitting and a Sedentary Lifestyle

Research has been reported to show a relationship between the amount of time spent sitting on a daily basis and rate of disease and morbidity. It also shows the length of time spent uninterrupted (that is without getting up and moving) to be a factor. Now there are reports of research that concludes the links are weak. What are we to believe and more importantly what are the best habits we can form to support our health and longevity? What does science say about prolonged sitting? Most researchers agree that the inactivity causes chronic...

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Exercising in the heat may not be worth it

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Fitness, News, Sport | 0 comments

Exercising in the heat may not be worth it

Are you slogging through your workouts in these dog days of summer in the hopes that all of this hot-weather exercise will earn you extra fitness points come fall? You may be in for a sad surprise. A new study found that exercising in the heat may not be giving you the benefits you think it is. In fact, you may be better off moving your workouts indoors until those temps come back down. Researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha looked at the overall effect of exercise in different temperatures to get a better idea of how the body...

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5 Exercises to Build Muscle with Free Weights

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Fitness, slider | 0 comments

5 Exercises to Build Muscle with Free Weights

There are very many free weight exercises that you can perform to build various muscles in the body. However, these are the essential ones if you want to build muscles fast. The Bench Press This exercise builds the pectoral muscles, other minor chest muscles, shoulder muscles, and most of the arm muscles. It is mostly done with barbell weights, although it's possible to perform it using a pair of dumbbells. To do the bench press, you lie flat on your back on a bench, grasping a barbell weight on both hands. You then push the weight upwards...

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7 Exercises to Build Muscle Without Weights

Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in Fitness, slider | 0 comments

7 Exercises to Build Muscle Without Weights

You don't necessarily need access to workout equipment in order to build your muscles. These 7 exercises only use your body’s weight as a source of resistance. If you do enough sets and repetitions of these exercises, you can build all the muscle groups in your body without ever having to use weights. Push-ups The push-up is the ultimate bodyweight exercise because it works out multiple muscle groups at the same time. Push-ups can help you build muscles in your arms, shoulders, chest, abdomen, and even legs. Push-ups will improve your upper...

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