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How to Boost Your Energy Before a Workout

How to Boost Your Energy Before a Workout

Having plenty of energy can take your workouts to the next level. We all know how it feels when you're feeling wide awake and full of stamina. You can lift more, run farther, take your HIIT routine to the next level, and feel great about your sweat session. When...

The Best Exercises for Relieving Anger

The Best Exercises for Relieving Anger

There are three principal ways to relieve anger through exercise. These are aggressive, calm, or combined types. Which type of anger relief exercise is right for an individual depends on their personal preferences and specific situation. Trying each type to see what...

Exercises for Pushup Beginners 

Exercises for Pushup Beginners 

 Oblique twists develop the muscles used to support the torso through a pushup. To complete this move, one sits with the knees bent, and your torso is leaning backward, then turns the torso side to side. This exercise can be done while holding a weight in front of the center of the chest.

The Health Benefits of Swimming 

The Health Benefits of Swimming 

 According to the 2020 International Journal of Environment and Public Health Research, swimming leads to improved endocrine and hematological function and reduced upper respiratory tract infections. Swimming in cold weather can also help participants improve their respiratory health.

At-Home Leg Workouts

At-Home Leg Workouts

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Place your hands behind your head with your elbows pointed out and your fingers locked behind your head. Slowly hinge at your hips and push your butt backward until your upper body is parallel with the floor.

4 of the Best Workout Apps for 2021

4 of the Best Workout Apps for 2021

If HIIT (high-intensity interval training) is your jam, 8Fit is the app for you. HIIT workouts are major calorie blasters, and they are a varied and intense way to sweat. However, it would be best if you had an accurate timer and specific exercise recommendations throughout your workout, which is why an app that sets it all up for you is a great idea. Determine your workout and interval length, and get moving!

Defining What Exactly is a “Healthy” Heart Rate

Defining What Exactly is a “Healthy” Heart Rate

If someone’s heart rate is too fast, a condition called “tachycardia,” the heart may not be able to pump blood through your body effectively. This can lead to other health problems. According to the Mayo Clinic, common symptoms include shortness of breath, lightheadedness, chest pain, heart palpitations, and fainting. Left untreated, more severe health problems can develop. However, many people with tachycardia experience no noticeable symptoms, which is why it’s important to keep an eye on your heart health regularly.

The Best Exercises for Hip Flexors

The Best Exercises for Hip Flexors

Our hip flexors are an essential part of our construct. They're the muscles that allow us to walk, climb stairs, squat, sit up, and even stand. When a person's hip flexors are tight or weak, they can experience tightness and pain in their lower back. This tightness...

How to Use Resistance Bands for an Upper Body Workout

How to Use Resistance Bands for an Upper Body Workout

Resistance bands have recently become highly popular in workout videos, yet most people only use them for lower body workouts. Bands provide a cheap, effective, and easily-stored alternative to weight lifting, and they are perfect for building and toning the upper...