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  • The Top 5 Best Machines To Use At Your Fitness Center

    Most fitness centers and gyms offer 24 hour access so you can avoid the rush, but many people only have time in their schedules for exercising at the same time as everyone else. A packed gym may limit your ability to move freely between machines, but it doesn't have to slow down your workout if you know which machines to prioritize. Focusing on the most useful equipment in your fitness facility will allow you to get a great workout while only hopping between machines a few times, reducing the chances of you waiting around to use that one particular station.
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  • Four Benefits Of Becoming A Yoga Instructor

    If you love yoga, you may be considering taking instructor training classes, such as those offered through the 200 YTT Program, in pursuit of becoming a yoga instructor. Others may try to dissuade you from this career path as it's not the most conventional of endeavors and can be physically rigorous. But indeed, there are many great benefits of becoming a yoga instructor. Here's a look. You get to do something you love.
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  • 4 Tips For Staying Safe While Exercising For Seniors With Limited Mobility

    If you are a senior with limited mobility, or are helping take care of a senior with limit mobility, it is still important to make sure that you get exercise. Exercise is beneficial for your health at all stages of life, including as you age. Here are four tips for staying safe while exercising as a senior with limited mobility. #1 Stretch First Before you start working out, you should always stretch.
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  • Achy Hip Joints During The Night? Get A Good Night's Sleep With These Tips

    If you can't get a good night's sleep because your hips ache, you may wonder if you're getting old or experiencing something else. Your achy hip joints might be a sign of osteoarthritis, a condition that affects the cartilage covering the ends of your joints. Osteoarthritis can cause significant pain in your joints over time. You can find some temporary relief from your discomfort with the tips below. Soak Your Hips Every Night
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  • Too Light, Too Heavy, Just Right: Choosing the Right Weight for Your Workout

    Whether you are hitting the gym or pursuing your workouts at home, you will need to start using weights if you want to grow muscles for that ripped look. Such exercise can be provided through weight machines or free weights. Free weights include dumbbells and barbells. If you are new to weight lifting, you need to begin with the correct weight load to accomplish your muscle-building goals without injuring yourself. Find out how to determine if the weight that you are lifting provides a productive workout.
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  • Tips For Getting Into The Gym Routine When You're Feeling Self-Conscious

    It's no secret that getting into shape is important for your health. But when it's been years since you've set foot in the gym and you're self-conscious about your body, the prospect of pulling on your workout clothes and lifting weights in front of everyone can be intimidating. Worries of people staring at you or of embarrassing yourself in front of others can keep you from ever beginning the fitness regimen you so desperately need to start.
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  • Is Weight Loss Camp Right For Your Teenager?

    If you're a parent, the chances are good that you've heard the frightening statistics about childhood obesity – the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development estimates that about 17% of kids between the ages of 2 and 19 are overweight. That's about 12.5 million kids who are facing health consequences like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. If you're the parent of one of those children, the problem becomes even more personal and wrenching as you watch your child struggle not just with their weight and the attendant health consequences, but also with self-esteem issues and with judgement and harassment from others, including their peers.
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  • 7 Gift Ideas For That Special Bike Enthusiast In Your Life

    Bicycling increases brain power, decreases the risk of heart disease, encourages better sleep, and even helps to save the planet – so it makes sense to support a loved one's enthusiasm for the sport. To do just that, consider one or more of these seven awesome gift ideas for that special bike enthusiast in your life: Padded Bike Shorts Breathable bike shorts that are padded on the rear will help keep your favorite bike rider on the road longer so they can more easily accomplish their performance goals.
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  • Five Tips For Minimizing Unwanted Side Effects When Taking Steroids For Lupus

    If you have lupus, your immune system is essentially working overtime, identifying healthy tissue as injured or infected and triggering the body's natural response to illness. Steroids work to control this effect and reduce the activity of the immune system, and in fact, taking steroid is essential for most people with lupus. Unfortunately, steroids can have some negative health effects, but luckily, there are things you can do to minimize potential harm and ensure you are getting the most benefits from your steroids.
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