Most people are aware of the other health benefits of exercises but they are not aware that exercising regularly and sleep are closely related to each other. A survey report published in the year 2017 shows that exercises help people to sleep better. The report adds that it is very helpful to those suffering from sleep disorders and the elderly who have sleep issues. Are you struggling to get a good sleep? You should...

You’ve seen people wearing the sometimes-colorful stretchy tape that runs in all different directions. Is it a fashion statement or are there benefits to kinesiology tape? Let’s dig in.

Although it may appear to be just another fad in the athletic world, kinesiology tape (or kinesio tape or KT tape) is a therapeutic tool used for a wide variety of health-related purposes. Jillyan Long, a licensed physi...

If simply getting through the last year has slowed your fitness goals, you may be ready to get your health and fitness levels back with the help of a personal trainer. While it is important to check a potential fitness professional against some important criteria such as their education, experience, reviews, and professional liability insurance, it’s also essential that you find a coach that fits your individual need...

It’s awesome that you took the first step in creating a higher quality of life for yourself. You have your new and beautiful piece of equipment right in front of you and I bet that you’re already in love with your Total Gym!

And why wouldn’t you be? It’s just one of the coolest and most effective pieces of equipment ever created!

As exciting as this time may be, it can also be intimidati...

The good news for determining how many days a week you should work out is that there is no concrete right answer.  There are general guidelines in place for exercise for adults: 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week, strengthening each major muscle group 2-3 days a week and doing flexibility exercises 2-3 days per week.

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So you’re starting to buy some exercise equipment for your own home. More often than not, you decide to buy a treadmill at the nearest sports and exercise shop. But when you get there, you are bombarded with a lot of different brands and models to choose from. So which one would you buy? Here are some useful advice...

If you are planning to start exercising, then the treadmill is the right choice. This is very popular when you want to start with cardios. And, it is way more effective. It accelerates you on to power walking and running. This, in turn, improves your fitness level and helps you burn calories at a faster rate. You can also ramp up your workout by increasing the incline and adjust the speed. But if you are a beginner, ...

Muscle building is not easy and with different kinds of diets and exercises trending on the internet, it gets even more confusing. There are different workouts for building muscles but one of the most promising and comfortable one is lifting weights, especially for biceps. Since you're stuck at home due to lock down, there's hardly anything which is better than a solid Continue reading article »

Barbell Row Guide: How to Master the Barbell Row

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Barbell Row Guide: How to Master the Barbell Row

The barbell row, also known as the bent-over barbell row, is a full-body compound exercise that works multiple muscle groups in your body, including the lower back, upper back, legs, and arms. In particular, the barbell row works several muscles in your back, including the latissimus dorsi, the infraspinatus muscle, the rhomboids, the erector spinae muscles, and the posterior deltoid muscles (also called the rear del...

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6 Benefits of Adjustable Dumbbells

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6 Benefits of Adjustable Dumbbells

Strength training is essential for strong muscles and bones. It also helps maintain a healthy body weight along with cardiovascular exercise and a balanced diet. Building and maintaining strength helps improve daily functioning, making the tasks you perform easier with fewer chances of injury.  

While body weight training is excellent for building strength, adding dumbbells to your workouts c...

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Are You Using Proper Cycling Form? 4 Tips to Avoid Injury and Improve Performance

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Are You Using Proper Cycling Form? 4 Tips to Avoid Injury and Improve Performance

Maybe you got the basics of balancing, steering, and braking down decades ago. But there are nuances to proper cycling form that you probably never learned when you were swerving down the sidewalk on your banana seat.

If you’re spending hours in the saddle each week in pursuit of greater fitness, you need to get serious about your cycling form. Here’s why your form is important, as well as how to fix i...

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What Effect Does Exercise Have on The Nervous System?

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What Effect Does Exercise Have on The Nervous System?

Health and medical experts love to talk about the granular effects of exercise: improved muscle tone, a stronger heart and lungs, and healthier joints. But one under-appreciated, and very rewarding benefit of training is its impact on our brain and general nervous system. So what effect does exercise have on the nervous system? Let’s find out!

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