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5 Tips for Working Out When You Have No Motivation

What motivates humans to repeatedly do something that we might not even like to do? Like working out? That is a question many health professionals have been trying to answer for years. Yet, they don’t have a solid theory, however, there are some things (hacks if you will) that seem to work as motivation for most people.

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5 Tips for the Perfect Taper Before a Race

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For those new to running the term “taper” refers to the point in a running training program where fewer miles are ran and more recovery takes place in preparation for race day. As counter-intuitive as it may seem, running less before a race can improve your time.

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Can Walking Improve Your Fitness?

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The beauty of walking is that it can be done anywhere and with minimal equipment. Usually all that is needed in the beginning is a pair of good walking shoes and some comfortable clothes. As you become more used to walking, you can add a pedometer, or one of the newer accelerometers, and a pair of light hand weights for an even better workout.

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Is HIIT Alone Enough to Meet Your Fitness Goals?

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HIIT is high intensity interval training, which is a style of exercise where there are bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by short breaks. After a HIIT exercise session, you will burn more calories throughout the rest of the day, longer than you would with other styles of exercise.

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Body Xtreme Fitness Recumbent Bike BXF003 Review

Body Xtreme Fitness Recumbent Bike BXF003

Recumbent bikes are bikes, often times stationary bikes, that allow the rider to lean back. They seem to be more comfortable for some people, especially those with lower back injuries or people who have large amounts of fat in their midsection. Recumbent bikes normally have more comfortable seats and are easier to adjust than the other style of stationary bike. ...

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