Does Exercising at Night Affect Your Sleep?

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An early morning workout or lunchtime routine doesn’t always fit into our busy schedules. If you want to maintain your active lifestyle, sometimes you have to hit the gym after the sun goes down. But does exercising at night keep us from getting quality sleep? While the rush of a great workout can leave you […]

More Reps or More Weights: Which is Better?

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If you want to build substantial strength or lasting muscle endurance, guesswork doesn’t cut it. You need a strategic, focused strength training plan that will help you get fit with fast and reliable results. In the past, the rule has been that lifting light weights with more reps helps increase muscle tone and endurance, while […]

Can 10,000 Steps Really Change Your Health?

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Is walking 10,000 steps really the magic number or is it simply movement that is the goal?  There is no debate that walking and movement is good for us and increasing our physical activity can come with many benefits, but achieving a certain number of steps a day can feel out of reach and downright […]

Why You Should Add Yoga to Your Exercise Routine

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Yoga as a practice has been around for over 5,000 years, so it is likely there might be something to it. Some of the more common reasons people give yoga a try are that it can offer you stress relief, be a physical practice that helps with overall fitness, or serve as a complement to […]

Mini-Trampolines Outperform This “Go-To” for At-Home Workouts

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Want to add some flair to your workout routine? Then put the mini-trampoline on your must-have list. Not only is it affordable and easy to add to your home gym, jumping on a mini-trampoline (otherwise known as rebounding) can be a great addition to your fitness routine. It’s also low-impact, so just about anyone can […]

8 Pool Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

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If you’re bored with your regular fitness routine or would rather be outside enjoying the sun this summer, make plans to stay cool at the pool instead! It’s been proven that working out with water exercises two to three times a week can make a significant impact in your strength, flexibility and cardio. But before […]

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