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Exercise Tips for Older People

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Exercise Tips for Older People

Regular exercise is a crucial component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle for any individual and this does not change as we get older. For the older person high intensity sports are not typically a sustainable form of exercise. Exercise in no way needs to involve pushing your body to the limit at every opportunity, of…

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The Beginner’s Run

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The Beginner's Run

I admit, I’m envious of those friends who run and join fun runs and marathons. I listen to their stories of running 5 kilometers, 10 kilometers or half-marathons. Deep inside, I wish I could do that, too, despite my age. Although I’m used to long-distance walking, I haven’t tried doing the distance with running. Months…

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Why Stretching is an Essential Part of Your Work Out

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Why Stretching is an Essential Part of Your Work Out

I am always surprised by the number of people I speak to at gyms and sports clubs who say that they never really bother with stretching. When I venture the question as to why this is the case, the usual answers are either that they don’t have the time for stretching, they don’t know how…

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Preventing Personal Injury – Muscle Sores after Workouts

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Preventing Personal Injury – Muscle Sores after Workouts

All of us have experienced muscle soreness at one point of our lives. Muscle soreness may be felt during or immediately after exercise. What is more disturbing is delayed-onset muscle soreness, which manifests itself as pain within 24 to 48 hours after intense exercise. This is the type of muscle soreness we feel after heavy…

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Baby Bump Boot Camp – Keeping Your Pregnancy Body In Shape

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Baby Bump Boot Camp - Keeping Your Pregnancy Body In Shape

That growing belly may give you the perfect excuse to lounge on the couch and eat ice cream, but staying tone will actually help you feel better during and after your pregnancy. You need to be even more conscious of your health now that you are living for two, so we are going to look…

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Fundamental Fitness Concepts for Beginners

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Fundamental Fitness Concepts for Beginners

So you have decided to drag yourself off of the couch, don a pair of runners, whack on your workout clothes and start exercising? Fantastic! However, there are a few fundamental fitness concepts you need to take into account before embarking on your journey. Exercise program Those that fail to plan, fail to succeed. The…

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The Many Uses for Yoga in Your Active New York Life

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The Many Uses for Yoga in Your Active New York Life

Over the course of the last two decades, yoga has grown in popularity from a niche exercise program to one of the most common staples of modern healthy living. These days, it’s impossible to find a local fitness center or private gym that does not offer classes in yoga at least three times a week.…

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