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The Pros and Cons of High Impact Exercise

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High impact exercises can be intimidating even for someone who is in relatively good shape. Yet, people pursuing fitness are increasingly opting for this form of exercise over steady, low impact workouts. Since it can be hard to keep up with intense workouts for long periods without giving into fatigue, most high impact fitness routines alternate with periods of rest or low impact exercise. This has given rise to what is popularly known as High Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT in short). So, is this workout method right for you? To help you answer this question, let’s have a look at the pros and cons of high impact exercise.

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Why Exercise Cannot Offset Poor Lifestyle Choices

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You’ve been working out in order to lose weight, but are not seeing the results you are hoping for. What is going on? You are doing all of the exercises that the “gurus” tell you to, but the weight simply is not coming off. You actually think you may have gained some weight. If you aren’t sure about what is ...

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