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Best Indoor Cycling Hacks to Burn the Most Calories

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April 18th, 2019

Indoor cycling burns serious calories.  Cycling workouts get the heart pumping and leaves your metabolism jacked for hours, without impact on your joints.  So if a calorie churning workout is what draws you to your indoor cycling training, it makes sense to maximize efforts to increase the calorie burn.  Wondering how to do it?  Here […]

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When to Increase Your Weights – Here’s How To Know.

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April 8th, 2019

You shouldn’t lift the same amount of weight for months or years on end. You need to challenge your muscles to continually work harder and become stronger. Here’s how to know when you’re ready to increase your weight.

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See How Easy It Is to Lose Belly fat

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March 21st, 2019

Wondering how to lose belly fat?  Belly fat contributes to the development of high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease.  Piling on a few extra pounds around the middle is a vicious cycle of insulin resistance and easy weight gain.  How do you break that cycle? You can lose belly […]

Sprint 8 is the perfect fitness solution for beginners to experienced athletes.

Have the Courage to Try Sprint 8 – It’s for Beginners too!

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February 28th, 2019

You may have heard about the scientifically proven Sprint 8 program that will blast up to 27% of your body fat away in just 8 weeks. If this sounds intimidating, it really isn’t. You can accomplish this goal in exercising for 20 minutes a day for 3 days a week. The goal of Sprint 8 […]

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How To Strengthen Your Heart: 5 Simple Tips

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February 4th, 2019

Increase your energy, lower your blood pressure and reduce your stress. Learn how to get a stronger heart with these 5 types of activities.

The Ultimate Treadmill Circuit

The Ultimate Treadmill Circuit Training Workout (That You Can Do At Home!)

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October 10th, 2018

Adding a treadmill into your circuit style workouts provides a convenient option that can improve the quality of your training. Including a treadmill in your training program provides a greater range of options to make running more convenient, to increase the level of feedback you receive so that you can push harder during tough workouts, and […]

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Quick Full Body Yoga Routine

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May 15th, 2018

When I first started Yoga I had no idea the places that it would take me.  It has taught me patience, gratitude, and shown me how to be present.  I’ve put together a short strength-based yoga routine that can be done from the comfort of your own home.  Keep reading to reap the benefits of […]

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What you Need to Know Before You Buy an Elliptical Machine

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January 15th, 2018

The elliptical machine is a tried and tested home fitness favorite. The elliptical is versatile. It’s alternative to running with serious cross-training benefits. This simple and effective cardio workout won’t tear up your joints. The similarities of the elliptical machine to running let you maintain and even build cardiovascular fitness over the winter.  Using the […]

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Beat The Winter Blues & Stay Motivated With These 7 Tips

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November 29th, 2017

Sticking to your fitness routine and staying motivated over the winter months can be a huge challenge if you’re suffering from the winter blues.  The weather is colder, the days feel shorter, and there can be some holiday stress. Then the excuses begin to set in and before you know it, a few days off […]

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7 Reasons to Workout at Home Instead of the Gym

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November 24th, 2017

Let’s face it, there are times when we just can’t get to the gym for a workout.  Maybe you have a little one at home, or have a tight schedule. Maybe you simply don’t want to deal with a busy gym and having to fight the crowds that always seem to grow as the colder […]

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Do a Stability Ball Pike for a Strong Core

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November 21st, 2017

The stability ball pike is an advanced exercise that will work your abs safely and effectively. The “pike” action works the abs through a wider range of motion than many typical abdominal exercises. The stability ball helps isolate the core muscles to take pressure off of the lower back and hip flexors – both of […]

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Take on the Challenge of Diamond Push-Ups

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November 7th, 2017

The push-up and it’s many variations has become a staple in many routines as body weight workouts gain popularity. One variety of push-up that you may want to incorporate is the diamond push-up. Often seen in military-type workouts, the diamond push-up is a fairly advanced move that will not only challenge the muscles of the chest, […]