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  • Benefits of Indoor Cycling Stationary Bike Benefits
    Benefits of Indoor Cycling Stationary Bike Benefits
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    Benefits of Indoor Cycling: What You Need to Know What is Indoor Cycling? Over 20 years ago Johnny G, a South African cyclist, and former professional cyclist introduced Spinning® to the world. (Spinning is now a Registered Trademark of Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.) He transformed the stationary bike you see sitting in the gym into a group fitness program called indoor cycling.What is indoor cycling? Indoor cycling is an organized activity with a group fitness format. Classes focus on...

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  • Which is more important: exercise or sleep?
    Which is more important: exercise or sleep?
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    Many of us don’t get enough sleep and even fewer do enough exercise. So, do we hit the snooze button to get an extra hour of sleep or drag our sorry selves out of bed to squeeze in a workout before work?The short answer is: it depends.Sleep or exercise, that is the question. Or is it? If you are already getting eight or nine hours of sleep a night, then shaving an hour off won’t hurt so slug back a coffee (it can improve your workout) and do not miss the chance to move.On the other...

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  • How I Learned to Love Exercise (yes, really!)
    How I Learned to Love Exercise (yes, really!)
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    Exercise has always been a necessary evil for me. Actually, for a while it felt like an unnecessary evil, one to be avoided at all costs: I perfected the list of excuses that would get me out of gym class (periods and ear infections work, for the record) and lasted less than one practice on the field hockey team (I was done when I discovered we wore the cute skirts only on game days). Then I went to college, gained the freshman 15 (okay, 20), and that was it: I had to exercise, no matter how...

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  • Gym equipment for beginners explained
    Gym equipment for beginners explained
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    Treadmill There’s no better place to start than with the treadmill. This classic tends to be a fitness newbie’s first point of call, and rightly so. It’s simple to use and easy to adapt to all abilities.What it targets: the whole bodyOther benefits: improved fitness, weight loss, heart health, full-body cardio workout Rowing machine The rowing machine is a unique piece of equipment as it provides a cardio and strength training workout in one. Rowing works for all the major muscle groups...

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  • 10 reasons why outdoor training is better than a gym workout
    10 reasons why outdoor training is better than a gym workout
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      1. It lowers blood pressure and reduces stress Studies have shown that physical activity outdoors lowers a person's blood pressure and heart rate. As a result, exercise outdoors feels less strenuous than similar exercise indoors, which, in turn, pushes you closer to your maximum performance. Train outdoors, push yourself to the limit and keep breaking your personal record! Outdoor exercise has been proven to reduce stress....

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  • Physical education makes you fit and healthy
    Physical education makes you fit and healthy
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    Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess physical activity levels during high school physical education lessons. The data were considered in relation to recommended levels of physical activity to ascertain whether or not physical education can be effective in helping young people meet health-related goals. Sixty-two boys and 60 girls (aged 11–14 years) wore heart rate telemeters during physical education lessons. Percentages of lesson time spent in moderate-and-vigorous (MVPA) and...

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  • Exercise Rest Day: Benefits, Importance, Tips, and More
    Exercise Rest Day: Benefits, Importance, Tips, and More
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     We’re always told to stay active and get regular exercise. But whether you’re training for a competition or feeling extra motivated, more isn’t always better.Rest days are just as important as exercise. In fact, a successful fitness regimen isn’t complete without rest days.Taking regular breaks allows your body to recover and repair. It’s a critical part of progress, regardless of your fitness level or sport. Otherwise, skipping rest days can lead to overtraining or burnout.Here’s a...

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  • 10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults
    10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults
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    10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults Last updated: 07 June 2017 Eat a variety of foods Base your diet on plenty of foods rich in carbohydrates Replace saturated with unsaturated fat Enjoy plenty of fruits and vegetables Reduce salt and sugar intake Eat regularly, control the portion size Drink plenty of fluids Maintain a healthy body weight Get on the move, make it a habit! Start now! And keep changing gradually. 1. Eat a variety of foods For good health, we need...

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  • Ask A Coach: What Should I Do If I Miss A Workout? | ACTIVE
    Ask A Coach: What Should I Do If I Miss A Workout? | ACTIVE
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    (From Facebook: Kevin Corriveau) What do we do when life gets in the way and we miss a workout or two? Life gets in the way for everyone from time to time, and missing workouts happen to all of us. Here are nine tips to help you manage your training when a workout is lost.More: Ask A Coach: Does Everyone Pee On Their Bike?1. Mindset. Understand and accept why you are missing your workouts. Life's responsibilities and health complications often force us to miss a day or a few days of...

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  • Women's Powerlifting: What's The Best Way To Get Started?
    Women's Powerlifting: What's The Best Way To Get Started?
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    In case you haven't noticed, powerlifting is no longer just for men. More and more women are realizing that becoming a better, stronger, more powerful, and a more confident person shouldn't be a male-only endeavor.The numbers back this up. In the United States alone, the number of women powerlifters have doubled since 2015—and this includes only those women who compete in powerlifting events, not the uncounted number of women who train powerlifting without announcing to the world that...

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  • Eat well
    Eat well
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    Eating a balanced diet Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best.This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain healthy body weight.This page covers healthy eating advice for the general population.People with special dietary needs or a medical condition should ask their doctor or a registered dietitian for advice.Food...

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  • The Art and Science of Medicine Ball Training
    The Art and Science of Medicine Ball Training
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    Share buttons made by mashshare.net - Version: 3.6.9By Carl ValleA year ago, the article, “A Deeper Look into Medicine Ball Training,” made waves in the strength and conditioning community, and was even translated into Chinese. While it asked some very profound questions and gave great recommendations, it was hardly a training guide for coaches and athletes. Now that the history and rationale are complete, the next step is to really harness the true value of what medicine ball training...

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