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How exercise makes you happier

There’s no doubt that exercise has benefits. Not only can it improve your health and appearance, but it can also enhance your mood and even make you a happier person. Just how exactly does this happen? Here are a number of proven ways exercise can boost your spirits and help you find your smile. Boost […]

How much exercise do you need?

Exercise is an essential part of any healthy lifestyle. If you work out on a regular basis, you’ll benefit from increased strength, improved cardiovascular endurance, fat reduction, as well as an overall decrease in health risks. Yes, we all know that there are countless health benefits of exercise, but just how much exercise do we […]

Best exercises for your body shape

If you’re an exercise enthusiast, you know that there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all exercise plan. All our bodies are built differently, meaning that you need to customize your workout plans to best suit your body shape and yield optimum results. According to the body shapes anatomical classification, our bodies can be broadly placed […]

The benefits of walking and how to do more of it

Since the dawn of mankind, people have walked. It is one of the easiest, most natural things you can do – yet with cars, buses, trains and escalators easily available, modern technology has made it a less favorable option for getting around. And because of this, people walk much less often today, perhaps less than […]

4 flat stomach myths exposed

A flat stomach. You want it and it’s easy to see why. There is nothing better than going to the beach in a bikini and making everyone’s head turn. And with winter nearly upon us, you have time to get that dream body before your Spring Break or summer excursions to the beach. Unfortunately, there […]

Don’t forget these three muscles

You probably know all the major muscle groups and work them out when you are at the gym. But, while that’s a good start, there is more to lifting weights than just working out the big muscles that will look good when you check yourself out in the mirror. There are smaller, lesser-known areas of […]

Mental attitudes to adopt for a fit life

Physical fitness starts with mental fitness. Half the battle of adapting to a fit lifestyle starts with the right mental attitudes. And these days, we’re overloaded with so much information, much of it conflicting, that it can be difficult to know which diet or fitness routine is best for you, let alone how to successfully […]

What to do after running a 5k

You’ve crossed the finish line and reached your goal of completing a 5k run – congratulations. This is an achievement to be proud of. However, don’t think all your efforts stop here. You need to have a post-race game plan that matches your pre-race preparation to get the most out of your exercise, especially if […]

Tips to choose the best running shoes

When it comes to any type of exercise program, running shoes can be a versatile choice to protect your feet and reduce the possible risk of injury. But selecting a pair of running shoes that best suits your unique foot shape is not as simple as it seems, and you could end up injuring yourself […]

The consequences of a Halloween candy binge

As autumn leaves begin to fall from the trees, the nights grow colder, and the endless stream of horror movies start to cycle on TV, we know that Halloween is nearly upon us. While some prepare for the change of season by bringing their exercise routine indoors, and frequenting the gym more often, there is […]