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Training for a Marathon

Training for a Marathon

So, you have started thinking about running a marathon and now you're wondering how you can train for it. It's a test, both emotionally and physically, and it's something that can have immense positive ramifications in all facets of your life if you let it. Running a...

Training for Your First Ironman

Training for Your First Ironman

The challenge of competing in an ironman isn't something that everyone will be up to. Many people consider competing in an ironman, but they wind up backing out due to not having enough confidence. If your heart is set on competing, then it's going to be crucial to...

Why You Should Keep Up Your Workouts During the Pandemic

Why You Should Keep Up Your Workouts During the Pandemic

  The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down. Situations like this can make it difficult to continue with your regular routines, even the ones that are good for you. Here are some reasons that you should continue to exercise, even as the...

Tips for Starting a Morning Workout Routine

Tips for Starting a Morning Workout Routine

  Working out first thing in the morning has several benefits. Morning exercise starts your day off in a healthy way and can lead to improved mental health and greater productivity throughout the rest of your day. It also ensures that you get your workouts in...

The Benefits of Balance Training

The Benefits of Balance Training

  No matter what you want to achieve in life, good balance is a prerequisite for being able to achieve it. In fact, it’s such a basic first step that it can be easy to take for granted. That said, all it takes is a bit of wobbling around or a lack of centeredness...

Four Tips to Improve Your Health at Work

Four Tips to Improve Your Health at Work

  One of the great paradoxes of modern life is that while the quality of life has, on aggregate, improved across the globe, we find ourselves at risk for all manner of health issues due to our lifestyles. How can this be so? There are many culprits to blame for...

What Does the Future of Health and Fitness Look Like?

What Does the Future of Health and Fitness Look Like?

  Few forces characterize the commercial world today quite like personalization. From purses to iPods, T-shirts to trainers, digital and physical devices alike, we live in a world where companies big and small understand the most effective marketing plans are...

Five Benefits of Regular Exercise

Five Benefits of Regular Exercise

  You’ve been told that regular exercise is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure a longer, healthier lifestyle. You’ve been told that it can help you lose weight, gain happiness, and any number of different things. You’ve been told that it will...

What Is Physiotherapy?

What Is Physiotherapy?

  Few things can be harder to face than the reality of physical pain paired with uncertainty in how to treat and alleviate it. There is nothing more immediate than pain, and precious few escapes from it, either. One of the few respites of hope you have is that a...

Why You Should Start Weight Training

Why You Should Start Weight Training

  For those who love it, weight training is a way of life. For those outside the weightlifting world, however, it can seem like a curiosity at best and an inscrutable and inaccessible oddity at worst.  That’s a shame because weight training has the capacity to be...