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Beginner Yoga Workout For Killer Abs

Yoga is often pegged as a calming form of exercise that helps relieve stress or promote healthier sleep. It may not seem like an intense workout at first, but we can promise that you’ll be feeling the burn after one yoga class. Those who say that they don’t feel as though they worked out are most likely not engaging the right muscles, or they are doing the poses incorrectly.

Some of the poses in this sequence are resting poses, but that doesn’t mean you have an excuse to...

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The “Afterburn” Effect: How To Lose Extra Calories After Your Workout

The popular competitive motto “no pain, no gain” assures greater value rewards as a result of painful or hard work. Ask any athlete or fitness professional and they’ll tell you that suffering is necessary in order to achieve your desired goals. It’s a sign of success, letting you know you’re doing what’s required for excellence. That burning, aching, soreness that occurs during an exercise is proof that you are burning calories with each rep. But what...

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Increase Mobility With This Simple Plane Exercise

Traveling has become an inevitable component of the holiday season. Families are spread out and an agreement is made to convene at one location, which is most likely the parents’ house. Some people look forward to traveling, especially if it means visiting family members who you typically don’t get to see.

Whether you are going out of the country or flying a few states away, traveling is exciting…and you get to leave your worries and stress at home! The one thing that is...

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8 Exercises To Help Get Rid Of Cellulite & Tone Your Bottom

When it comes to cellulite, it’s so hard to say goodbye. Scratch that, it’s easy to say goodbye but so hard to get rid of! You’ve tried the creams, the oils, and even attempted to blast them into space with lasers, but let’s be honest; if you want a smooth bottom and toned thighs, you’re going to have to work for it.

What Are Cellulites?

As we grow older and our metabolism starts to diminish and our bodies begin to store fat in certain areas. In most cases, fat...

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10 Stretches To Treat Sciatic Nerve Pain

Found in the lower back on either side of the spine, the sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. It runs through the buttocks area and straight down each leg. Once this nerve is damaged, it is common to experience a very sharp or numbing pain, which runs from the lower back all the way down to the ankle. This pain can often occur when you stand up, sit down, or roll over while lying down.

In worse cases, one might experience extreme back pain or mild to severe burning sensation that...

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7 Great Exercises That Will Help With Bowel Movements

We’ve all experienced some form of constipation at some point in our lives. Some of us more frequent than others. It’s normal. At times even over-the-counter drugs and home remedies are not enough to “loosen the stool.” When all else fails, here are a few exercises and stretches that will help you go to the bathroom faster and regularly.

What Is Constipation?

This condition of the digestive system is characterized by hard feces that are difficult to eliminate....

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Follow These Tips To Boost Your HIIT Workouts

Workout classes and programs are nothing new, but they still can be intimidating, especially if you aren’t accustomed to those types of exercises. Yoga classes may only run through the poses without the instructor taking the time to help improve your posture or form. And boot camp training can make you feel self-conscious about your cardio level. Despite the fear of not performing on par with the pros in these classes, the interval training aspect is beneficial for myriad reasons.

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People With Knee Pain Need This Modified Exercises

If you have arthritis, osteoarthritis, general joint pain, or knee-related complications and you want to lose weight, there are adapted exercises that can help you achieve these goals. Extra weight can put unnecessary stress on the knees, making certain exercises feel as though they are impossible to do. All you have to do is find alternate ways to achieve the same results.

Considering that two-thirds of the American population is overweight, it makes sense that 20% of the...

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Here’s Why You Should Start Rebounding

How do you burn more calories than walking on a treadmill or pushing your limits on an elliptical machine? It can be difficult to find an exercise that engages your entire body without hurting your joints, but most people don’t explore rebounding workouts. Rebounding is basically jumping on a mini trampoline, either in gentle bounces where your feet don’t leave the surface of the trampoline, or in complete jumps where you can rise 6 inches from it.

The reason why rebounding is...

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The Benefits Of Working Out In The Morning

While this article details some health benefits of morning workouts, don’t forget that the best time to workout is whatever time is convenient for you. If you workout during your lunch break because there is a gym next door to the office, that’s excellent! If you go for a run when get home from work, keep doing what you’re doing! Morning workouts are not for everyone, and the last thing you want to do is skip a workout session because you slept through your alarm. Movement...

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