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4 Functional Shoulder Exercises to Improve Mobility

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Ever tried to get a particularly tight jumper off and felt a twinge in your shoulder? It’s something we see a lot. And something functional shoulder exercises help ease efficiently.Many of us spend our working week hunched over computers or behind a wheel. You’ll immediately spot someone with a desk job if they have internally rotated shoulders, tight pecs and rounded backs. All of these result in the dreaded hunch. This doesn’t just affect our confidence, but our all-round functional fitness and mobility.Prolonged tension can lead to tendon injuries. Poor posture, lack of exercise, and even exercise performed incorrectly can
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Best Home Gym Workout for a Strong Back

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In this article, we’re going to discuss some of the most effective exercises to build a strong back. This article is based on information we’ve learned over the years, so you’ll walk away with several practical tips to improve your body. While it’s important to reach hard for fitness goals, you need to listen to your body. You should only be doing exercises that are designed for your particular body type. This article is focused on helping people achieve their physical goals, especially people who don’t have a lot of time to go to the gym. The Power of A
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The Best Online Yoga Classes to Practice at Home During Self-Quarantine

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It’s no secret that yoga has health benefits for all. The age-old practice reduces stress, combats anxiety, increases concentration, builds strength, increases flexibility, and helps prevent injuries. With many countries still on pandemic lockdown, and with gyms and studios closed or unable to offer classes, now, more than ever, is a good time to incorporate yoga into your daily routine. If you can’t support your favorite local studio, there are plenty of excellent videos available online to guide you through your practice of choice. Here, we’ve rounded up seven of our favorite free online yoga videos so you can flow
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Tutorial: How to perform the Core Bag Deadlift to Row

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The core bag deadlift to row is a great combo exercise that will challenge your strength and muscular endurance. As you can tell for the name, this exercise combines the core bag deadlift with the row action, a compound movement for increased exercise performance.WHATThe core bag deadlift to row is a great combo exercise that will challenge your strength and muscular endurance.It combines a bent-over row with a (hanging) deadliftDuring the exercise, the bag does not touch the ground, and will also challenge your grip strength.HOWStand with feet hip-width apart, holding the bag. Ensure the core is engaged and the
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How I Lost 40 lbs at 40 Years Old!

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When I turned 40, and my kids were 5 and 7 years old, I finally decided that I would get healthy and fit…and lose the “baby weight” (can you still call it baby weight when your baby is 5?!). Like everyone else, I had tried and failed to lose weight, eat right and start a workout routine MANY times. Maybe every Monday?! So I thought I would share what I did this time, and what I did DIFFERENTLY. In the past, I’d tried every “fad” diet and workout product/video/routine. No carbs, no fat, no sugar, no eating after 6pm, measuring
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How COVID-19-Inspired Home Workouts Could Decimate the Gym Industry

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When the shelter-in-place order went out in March, John Passaro and his fiancé, Megan Soll, began building their home gym. He wanted a Peloton bike, and she wanted a Mirror, which offers a wider variety of on-demand home workouts. So they decided to buy both, along with a set of adjustable Bowflex dumbbells, a weight bench, and foam-backed rubber matting for the floor. As they settled into their new workout routines, Passaro began most days with 30 minutes on the Peloton. Afterward he’d use Centr, the Chris Hemsworth approved fitness app, for resistance training. The 30 Best Dumbbell Exercises of
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When You Work Out, But Cannot See Results – These Could Be the Reasons Why

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If you spend your time being inactive and sitting too much during the day, but you exercise two to three times a week, then working out will not help you to get in shape. You need to try to be active as much as possible. Of course, you also cannot out-work a bad diet, especially not with 2-3 workouts a week. But if you are working out more than 3 times a week and still not seeing the results you want, these can be the reasons why: You always do the same exercises, same weights, same intensity If you exercise
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10 Intense Speed Drills to Improve Your Power and Explosiveness

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Sprinting is one of the best ways totorch fat and build a strong, muscular lower body—without a gym. To get faster, more reactive, and explosive, you could tax your lungs and legs via 200-meter repeats on a track, or you could do speed drills. Some routines emphasize strengthening single-leg weaknesses while others test your agility and hand-eye coordination, all of which translates to greater speed and explosiveness across all sports and disciplines. Super-High-Intensity Workouts to Get Fit in 5 Minutes or Less Speed drills are also the perfect workout to take advantage of while sheltering in place. They don’t require
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Does Taking a Pre-Workout Actually Work?

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We all hit the gym with a goal — fitness. Sometimes it can be quite disappointing when you exercise every day but overly see and feel the inadequacy from the results. This is why most people result in using pre-workout supplements to ensure that they get the most from their training. It is believed that these pre-workouts boost energy, muscle strength, and stamina to keep exercising. However, before using any pre-workout supplement, carry out some research to ensure that you are getting the right results. The guide will help you in understanding different supplements, and the impact each has on
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6 Health Benefits of Ghee You Should Know About

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Ghee is a healthy source of saturated fats that can deliver many vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to the body. A kind of clarified butter, ghee is made by simmering butter until it reaches a high temperature of around 485°F. At this temperature, milk solids and water get separated leaving behind a light-colored liquid called ghee. Traditional to India and a staple across Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cuisines, the health benefits of ghee, its aromatic flavor and slightly nutty taste has turned this ingredient into a fan favorite across many households worldwide.  Table of Contents Is Ghee Good for
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