Physical Health

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Running: The Right Stride is Your Natural One

  Whether a long-time runner or a beginner, each stride forward is one that your body chooses, and it is chosen for a reason. Studies have been done on the subject to prove that the natural length of one’s stride is the right one for that person. Our bodies know when something is okay…

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Physical Activity Improves Physical and Mental Health

  Regular physical activity can help reduce your risks for many diseases and conditions, as well as improve your overall quality of life.  The general advice is to aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day, and to minimize the amount of time in a prolonged sitting position.  The following are…

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What are the Benefits of Group Training?

  It can be difficult to exercise by yourself; if you’re just starting out, you might be unsure of what you’re doing, and even if you’re experienced it can be lonely or boring. If you’re not sure where to start, or feel stuck in a rut with your normal routine, think about giving group…

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Tips to Get More Exercise into Your Daily Life

  It has been ingrained into many of us that staying fit is a lifestyle change, but also for many of us a routine exists that is comfortable and organized that does not include a fitness routine. There are small adjustments to the daily schedule that can increase the amount of daily exercise had…

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Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

  The age-old struggle of weight loss and weight management is becoming increasingly difficult thanks to high stress, busy schedules, and the convenience of fast food. Oftentimes, it seems as though there are not enough hours in a day to fix healthy meals and snacks and get an ample amount of exercise. One solution…

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Exercise is Medicine – How Does Exercise Help Improve Your Quality of Life?

  While everyone knows they probably should be exercising, and that exercising is a key way to help lose weight, does exercise have more benefits to your overall health? The answer is a resounding yes! Many call exercise the best preventative drug for common ailments, including psychiatric disorders, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer to…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Pilates

  Somewhere in your exercise research you’ve stumbled upon something called ‘Pilates.’ You may have heard of it before you began your research, but what is Pilates? This article will walk you through the basics of the exercise, and where it came from.   What is Pilates? Pilates is a core strength exercise founded…

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Exercise vs Weight Loss

  Are you looking to lose weight, or are you looking to get into exercise? While they are linked, they’re not the same thing. Generally, people think about starting a new exercise program with the hope that it will help them lose weight, but many don’t understand that there is actually some weight gain…

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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

  May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month? Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of this, this article is here to give you a basic breakdown of the month. What is it? National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is, essentially, a way to bring awareness to the benefits of getting out there and…

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How Sleep Affects People Physically

  Getting an adequate amount of sleep every day is crucial to keeping your mind and body healthy. Research shows that there is more to sleep deprivation than just being tired. In fact, lack of sleep can even lead to chronic diseases and death. Let’s get into some things to be aware of. Accidents…