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How Does Playing Sports Weigh Against Aerobic Exercise for Burning Calories

August 5, 2012
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This is a guest post by Janet Lynch. For years, athletes and experts alike have argued over which is better for burning calories – aerobic exercise or sports. In taking a closer look, however, it is important to narrow down exactly which sport or sports are being analyzed, as there are some that require a […]

The “As Seen On TV” Insanity Workout- The Real Deal or Real Hype?

July 25, 2012
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This is a guest post by Paul Atkins. In the “As Seen on TV” infomercial advertising world, there’s one fitness program that stands out as the most recognized name on TV today. The Insanity Workout by Shaun T is a high intensity program that focuses on Max Interval Training. If you’ve been able to hold […]

Treadmill Safety Tips

June 29, 2012

This is a guest post by Maire Hunter. Running on the treadmill is an excellent way to get in shape or maintain your target fitness level. However, it’s possible to get hurt while using a treadmill, so you should always practice certain safety precautions. Below are some of the most important things to remember when […]

The 4 most important factors when choosing a gym

May 27, 2012
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This is a guest post by Joe Pawlikowski. It’s getting a little late to trim down and get those six-pack abs before beach season, but that should deter anyone from finally joining a gym. The healthy benefits of remaining fit go beyond glimmering abs and bulging biceps. Keep yourself in shape and you can stave […]

Common workout derailments and how to stay on track

March 17, 2012
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This is a guest post by Joe Pawlikowski. Stop me when this sounds familiar: You’re progressing in your workouts, diligently working through every one. You’re enjoying it, and you’re getting into a groove that makes you feel unstoppable. But then something unexpected comes up, and it sets you back considerably. Things return to normal, but […]

5 Tips To Get More Results From Your Workouts

August 1, 2011
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This is a guest post by Jonathan Dunsky. It is common knowledge that exercising is crucial whether you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle, or maintain good health. But not everyone who works out gets the same or even similar results. Some see rapid changes in their body, energy level, and well-being, while others seem […]

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How to Get Your Gym Plan and Diet Back on Track

July 31, 2011
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This is a guest post by Joe Johnson. Ok, no matter how determined we are to reach our goals, or how much we love working out, we’ve all fallen off the wagon at some point. Maintaining an effective exercise program and clean, healthy diet plan is no easy task, and even those of us who’ve […]

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A Less Than Good Workout Buddy – Do’s & Dont’s to Collaborative Fitness

June 26, 2011
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This is a guest post by Marie Nerine of www.keepingsingle.com. A workout buddy is a great gift that another friend can give you. She’ll help to motivate you while giving you the satisfaction of motivating her. Together you can reach your goals and together you can push each other a bit further. Right now I […]

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

March 3, 2011
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This is a guest post by Bailey Harris. Many people think it is best to not eat before working out, but this is not always true. If you eat too much before a workout, it can make you feel sluggish and slow, but if you don’t eat enough you may get hungry and not workout […]

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