Exercise

How to use proper form when exercising

Recently I started noticing some twinges here and there when I exercise. I know that I have weak knees and ankles so I make sure that I pay attention to using the correct form for any exercises using my legs. But I started noticing this weird feeling in my elbows when I would do pulling… Continue reading How to use proper form when exercising

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Should you try the latest fitness trends?

There is no definite answer here. It all comes down to what you prefer. Getting fit has to be enjoyable to you, otherwise, you won't stick it out. Joining the latest fitness craze can make things interesting, and you could end up finding out that you actually love doing something you thought you never would.… Continue reading Should you try the latest fitness trends?

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Why we need to stretch

Personally, I quite enjoy stretching, not that I can do the splits just yet- that is the dream, but I find it to be really relaxing after a workout. Stretching is actually a really important part of good health and it has numerous benefits, which I will get to in a moment. Whether you want… Continue reading Why we need to stretch

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No time to exercise?

This is one of the most common complaints and excuses, and honestly one of the most valid. I remember getting up at 6 am (I am NOT a morning person), taking an hour to get to work in traffic, working my butt off at work - often having to work a little later, driving home… Continue reading No time to exercise?

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The benefits of being active

Who doesn't want to be stronger, have more energy, be more flexible, and in general, just be awesome! Yet, when it comes down to it, exercise can be hard, tiring, something we need to pep talk ourselves into doing. It's not that we don't know that exercise is good for us, but our lives often… Continue reading The benefits of being active

Exercise · Overall health

All about good posture

I'm sure we've all been told not to slouch at some point in our lives, by parents, grand parents, teachers, etc. When you're a teen it all seems like something old people say to irritate you and take you out of that comfy position you're sitting in. But as we get older, I'm sure we… Continue reading All about good posture

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The deal on your sore muscles after exercise

We have all been there at one point or another. Especially when we are unfit or try a new exercise that uses muscles we never knew we had. But why does this happen and how do we combat it? Can it be prevented? Also, what's up with it only showing up 2 days after you… Continue reading The deal on your sore muscles after exercise

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Exercising during winter

Hi guys Winter has arrived in South Africa and with it the need to stay warm and snuggly, drink lots of hot chocolate, coffee and tea, and eat a lot! Often our desire to exercise in winter really dips, hence the need to get into shape for summer, but it is possible to keep on keeping on!… Continue reading Exercising during winter

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Exercise! Yay! ….

Exercise! Not something that makes many people go yay! But so important for so many reasons (better circulation, better quality of sleep, weight management, more energy, strong body, etc) unless you are medically unfit for exercise. Experts say that you need at least 30 minutes of exercise 5 times a week. Sometimes they don't even… Continue reading Exercise! Yay! ….