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Toning Your Calves

by Rachelle on June 26, 2015

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Exercises to tone your calf muscles will strengthen your legs, giving them definition and shape. Having stronger calf muscles gives you endurance to carry out your daily activities. The best thing about most calf exercises is that they easy to do, and can be performed just about anywhere. Keep Reading

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Sure, the “Season of the Sneezin’” may have been back in the spring for most people, but if you think that the allergy season has come and gone, then you are wrong! Allergens can be attacking our system well into summer. However, there is good news! Preventing allergy attacks can be as simple as figuring out what the triggers are, and taking necessary precautions when dealing with them. Keep Reading

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You were out on the boat all day, without even a thought to apply sunscreen (or to reapply), and before you knew it, you were rewarded with a nasty sunburn. Or perhaps you were just working out in the yard for about an hour and it didn’t even cross your mind to put on sunscreen. Now you’re toasted. Keep Reading

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Have you ever been outside in your backyard, wishing that you could have as much fun as your kids on that trampoline? If you think jumping on a trampoline is child’s play, think again! Trampoline classes are popping up in gyms all over the country. Keep Reading

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A study was performed where a group of 24 adults did seven abdominal exercises, five days a week for six weeks, and they did not lose any belly fat, or fat anywhere on their bodies. Keep Reading

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Find Love in Exercising

by Rachelle on March 27, 2015

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What if a magic pill could replicate the effects of exercise? A way to get a healthy and toned physique without all of the blood, sweat, and tears. No more crowded gyms or grueling hours of work, and the only weight you’d have to lift would be a cool drink at the end of the day. Keep Reading

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Plyometrics are also known as “jump training” or “plyos”, in which muscles exert maximum force in short periods of time, with the goal of increasing both speed and power. This training focuses on learning to move from a muscle extension to a contraction in a rapid or explosive manner with repeated jumping. Keep Reading

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While eggs contain only 70 calories, have a good amount of folate, choline, zinc, iron, and pack a punch of 6 grams of protein per egg, they should only be consumed sparingly. Keep Reading

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Healthy Super Bowl Options

by Rachelle on January 30, 2015

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If you’re trying to follow through on your plan to eat healthier this year, Super Bowl Sunday might be one of the first times you’re tempted to throw up your hands and grab a slice of pizza, a plate of buffalo wings or handful after handful of tortilla chips. Keep Reading

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Stretching Those Hamstrings

by Rachelle on January 15, 2015

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It can often seem like there are two kinds of people in the world – flexible people and those who… well, aren’t. This distinction seems especially noticeable when you fall into the “not flexible” camp. Is it true that some people are just born stiff and tight? Keep Reading

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