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Learn How to Win $25,000 From Dollar Shave Club

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We never would have thought talking about our balls could make us so rich. But thanks to the fine folks at Dollar Shave Club, it can! The brand is offering you a chance to win $25,000 just by tweeting about what your balls mean to you. This special offer is in conjunction with Dollar Shave Club’s newly released Ball Spray, expertly designed to help reduce that ‘swampy’ feeling we all get after a day spent adventuring in the woods or on our bike.  With just a few sprays, Ball Spray goes to work, providing all-day odor and wetness protection and
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If you’re tired of working out, there’s probably a good reason

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When things are tough, exercise can be a form of stress relief. But if right now, every mile you run feels like a marathon, and every Zoom workout takes ten times more effort than what you once cranked out in a studio, you’re not alone. Sometimes, the stress of just getting through each day can sabotage your workouts and make you tired of working out. That’s because exercise in itself is a stressor. “Exercise induces physiological stress, stress forces adaptations, and adaptations make you stronger,” explains Matthew Stults-Kolehmainen, PhD, a clinical exercise physiologist at Yale New Haven Hospital. On a
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The Story Behind Black Girls Surf

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Rhonda Harper has been in Senegal since January. It was meant to be a short trip for Harper, the founder of Black Girls Surf, to do some filming with Khadjou Sambe, a Senegalese surfer whom she's training for the Olympics and the pro World Surf League. But days before Harper was due to return to the US, she said, the country was "locked down" due to COVID-19-related travel restrictions. Out of the extended overseas stay has come something groundbreaking: a Senegal-based Black Girls Surf camp with the explicit goal of not only teaching young Senegalese women to surf, but seriously
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11 Tips to Manage Social Anxiety When Getting Back to the Workplace

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Are you feeling unsure and anxious about life after lockdown? Be assured, you’re not alone in it. As the governments around the world announce the removal of the restrictions imposed during the lockdown, many people are anxious about their ability to readjust themselves back to normality. Though most people are yearning for the time when they would get to live like before, there are outliers, who find comfort in all of this, and now tend to prefer the ‘lockdown life’, terrified about returning to their social lives.This ‘post-lockdown anxiety’ includes the fear of stepping out of our homes and starting
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5 Pre-Surf Stretches to Enhance Your Time in the Water

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When a swell hits, your first instinct is to drop everything and get in the water. It might be enticing to suit up and immediately paddle out into the lineup, but doing so could result in tight muscles and potential injury. It’s important to spend a few minutes doing some preventive stretching to keep your body strong and healthy. The following simple stretches will help keep you limber and potentially even improve your surfing. For access to exclusive gear videos, celebrity interviews, and more, subscribe on YouTube! Source link
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What to know about muscle memory and how it affects you

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever taken a break from your workout routine. It happens to everyone—even the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts—and it’s totally fine because your body springs right back into the swing of things when you start sweating again. How you ask? It’s mainly because of muscle memory. Basically, muscle memory is the connection that develops between your brain and your body as you learn a new move. Remember what it was like to first figure out how to do chaturanga in yoga class? Muscle memory is what ensures that we aren’t re-learning those mechanics each and every
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Best Cardio Bodyweight Exercises | POPSUGAR Fitness

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Exercising hard enough to raise your heart rate will burn major calories, but not everyone loves to run. Luckily, there are many ways to hit your cardio goals that don't involve miles. These 43 cardio moves will help burn fat and build muscle, no running (or equipment!) required. Note: this is by no means a workout — it's a list of exercises for you to choose from that will get your blood pumping, and that call for minimal space. Use them in your next HIIT session, if you wish! window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ appId : '175338224756', status : true,
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8 Ways to Reduce Risk of Contracting COVID-19 While Traveling to Work

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During the last couple of months, the world had almost come to a stop owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. We need to restart and continue with our daily business and work knowing well that this virus is out there. With offices opening up, we need to consider all safety measures while traveling. Any kind of leniency in following the precautions can make it more likely to be affected by the virus. Once the virus enters your body, it starts to multiply. It is harmful not only for the infected but for the people around the infected person as well. However,
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The Single Best Shoulder Exercise for Men

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Overhead presses are one of the greatest moves to develop shoulder strength and mass. They build up the deltoids and muscles that support the scapula, strengthening the shoulder through a wide range of motion and improving performance both in and out of the gym. But they’re not the single best shoulder exercise for men. That title belongs to the landmine shoulder press. Why? Because even when you’re careful to crank out overhead presses with picture-perfect form, something is usually off. And even slight form flaws can eventually lead to pain or injury. Enter the landmine shoulder press.  What’s the Landmine Shoulder
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4 Balancing Exercises for Runners That Improve Your Run

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Once you get past that burst of motivation to go for a run, there’s something else you have to do before you hit the pavement: a proper warmup. Not just any warmup, though. Dynamic moves are key for prepping your muscles—but trainers specifically recommend doing balancing exercises for runners who want to have the most efficient stride. People don’t often realize that the foundation of running is balance. “Running is literally a one-leg sport,” says Casey Green, a trainer with Charge Running. “You’re either gliding through the air or balancing or propelling off of one leg at a time. Without
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