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Bench Press With Perfect Form

Bench Press With Perfect Form

It’s the most ego-boosting exercise in the gym. If you’re good at it, that is. If you’re not, you’ve probably lied and told people you are. For some reason, the bench press is arguably the most glamorized exercise in all of training — sort of like the 100 meter dash in the Olympics — and it’s … Read More

12 Months to a Better You

12 Months to a Better You

Change is hard, especially when trying to create healthy new habits. According to researchers at the University of London, it can take an average of 66 days to form a new habit. So instead of jumping full force into your New Year’s resolution for a better, healthier, slimmer you, take it slow. Aim for one … Read More

Holiday Gift Guide for Health Nuts

Holiday Gift Guide for Health Nuts

Finding a holiday gift for the health aficionado in your life can be challenging. If you give them a typical holiday gift basket of goodies, they will probably not see past the nutrition labels of that calorie bomb, and a gift certificate to a place like Whole Foods doesn’t exactly scream effort. Below are some … Read More

7 Realistic Ways You Can Burn Off Your Thanksgiving Turkey

7 Realistic Ways You Can Burn Off Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is the time for good food, good drinks and good old-fashioned caloric overload disguised as quality time. Now, I’m not one to generalize, but I know firsthand that 1) big meals go best with wine, 2) the unhealthy stuffing tastes better and 3) my grandma doesn’t know (or care) about gluten. In fact, I think … Read More

5 Breathing Techniques for Weight Loss

5 Breathing Techniques for Weight Loss

When it comes to losing weight and boosting our metabolism, we tend to focus on fad diets and supplements rather than thinking about our breath. Surprisingly, the breath plays a major role in fat loss and metabolism. Taking 15 minutes a day to just breathe a little deeper could help aid in weight loss. Fat … Read More

Got stairs? Getting fit from home.

Got stairs? Getting fit from home.

Stuck at home?  No need to worry,  just get yourself ready for an at- home workout with a set of stairs.   The more stairs, the better but if you only have a small staircase, that is okay too!  Plan to double each set of stairs to make sure you get the cardio effect.    During these … Read More

Why Ab Exercises Aren’t the Way to Go When You Want to Lose your Gut

Why Ab Exercises Aren’t the Way to Go When You Want to Lose your Gut

Having six-pack abs is probably one of the most desired goals for people who want to get fit. It’s something we associate with being in great shape. Companies within the fitness industry are well aware of this, which is why you see so many products and workout programs promising washboard abs if you buy what they’re selling. … Read More

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