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4 Best Workouts Tips For Summer Fitness

Summer is officially here! Warmer weather usually leads the way for more outdoor activities, hangouts, vacations and more. Whether you’re working to achieve your “summer body” for the beach and pool, or just trying to manage your weight while navigating all the summer foods like burgers at BBQs, ice cream, and alcohol, we have some tips for you to maintain your best summer fitness. 1. Have a Personalized Plan Not all body types are created equal, nor does everyone share the same fitness goals. So rather than having a generic workout plan, having a program tailored to your physiology, needs, and overall...

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Turn Your Bad Fitness Goals Into Good Fitness Goals

We talk a lot about fitness goals around here, but did you know there is such a thing as a bad fitness goal? Not all goals are created equal, and there should be some thought and effort placed into the goals you set for your fitness journey. In order to actually achieve your health and fitness goals, you’ll need a powerful formula to organize your efforts and turn any “bad” fitness goals into good ones. Lucky for you, that’s exactly what we’ll be covering in this post! What Are Your Fitness Goals? Any effort to get into shape starts with the question: What...

7 Tips To Fight Morning Fatigue And Stay Energized

Do you feel like you wake up tired every morning, even if you’ve gotten plenty of sleep? Some of your nightly habits may actually cause morning fatigue and grogginess! Adopting different morning habits can help you re-energize, eliminate stress, and build focus to fight off that morning fatigue. Here are some tips for waking up feeling energized rather than exhausted. 1. Don’t Hit Snooze Do you constantly hit the snooze button in the morning? Sleeping for an extra five to ten minutes might sound dreamy, but it’s actually doing you harm! Avoid falling asleep again once your alarm goes off. Otherwise, you will end...

How To Overcome Gymtimidation: The Fear of Working Out

Have you ever gotten yourself worked up to go to the gym, only to be held back because you’re suddenly self-conscious that you won’t know what you’re doing? If you’ve ever felt deterred from going to the gym due to this kind of fear or anxiety, you may have suffered from “gymtimidation”. “Gymtimidation” is the made-up word to describe the apprehension and fear of judgment felt when working out in front of other people. Gymtimidation typically stems from the general intimidation felt from the belief that everyone around you are experienced gym buffs, concerns about body image, and a lack of...

5 Tips to Power Through The February Fitness Slump

In January, everyone makes well-meaning commitments to hit the gym and get fit. Gym membership skyrockets at the beginning of the year. But come February and the slump already hits hard. By February, 80& of people drop off on their fitness resolutions, and there is a marked decline of people at the gym. Why do so many people fail at continuing their fitness resolutions past a month? And what can you do to power through the slump and stay motivated? Here are 5 tips to maintain your fitness resolutions and achieve your fitness goals long-term. 1. Lower The Effort The problem is...

How To Exercise For Stronger Bones

When thinking about fitness and exercise, weight and muscle are typically the first things that come to mind. However, a less associated but equally important byproduct of fitness is bone health. Like muscle, bone is living tissue that becomes stronger with exercise. Regular physical activity helps build and maintain healthy bones. In fact, inactivity causes loss of bone! It is important to build strong bones when we are younger, and to maintain bone strength as we get older. Those who exercise regularly when they are younger generally achieve greater peak bone mass (maximum bone density and strength) than those who do...

4 Ways To Prepare For Fitness Success In The New Year

The new year is right around the corner, and we all know that’s when everyone starts making well-intentioned fitness resolutions. New Year, New Me, right? However, the reality is that most of these fitness resolutions have fallen by the wayside by February. So, before you start setting up those New Year’s resolutions, we’ve put together x ways you can set yourself up for fitness success in the upcoming new year. 1. Form Realistic Goals Being determined is amazing, but it is important to be realistic. If you start by setting goals that are too demanding or difficult, you will likely be setting...

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5 Ways to Actually Enjoy Working Out

Finding the motivation to work out can be difficult, especially when the weather gets colder and the days get darker faster. Sometimes it feels crazy to think that there are people out there who actually enjoy working out. We know it’s not easy to stay consistent in moving your body, so here are some tips to help you actually enjoy working out. 1. Do Something You Like Many people have a particular vision that comes to mind when they think of working out–going to the gym, running, or something very fast and high-intensity. And while some people enjoy these types of exercise,...