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Getting Back In the Exercise Groove


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Getting Back In the Exercise Groove

When was the last time you decided to hit the gym? If you are like most people, it can be hard to revive your regimen, especially if it has been awhile since you worked out. Fortunately, you don't have to let a little downtime make you feel sluggish. I have been super skinny and over the top fat, and I know what it takes to get back to the gym after a long hiatus. My blog details my own journey, so that you can stay motivated to attend those classes, perfect your run, or lift weights until it feels like your arms will fall off.

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Muscle Fuel: Do You Really Need More Creatine?

Whether you pump iron at the gym or engage in some other fitness or athletic activity, you are going to hear a lot of recommendations for supplements to up your game. As an example, protein powders are all the rage for building muscle. Another commonly touted product is the creatine supplement. Promises of better physical performance garner attention from anyone who is passionate about their pursuits in the gym or on the field. Read More 

Tips For Motivating Yourself To Work Out During The Work Week

It might be tempting to tell yourself that you are too busy to work out during the week. The problem is that it is hard to get the same level of exercise in two days during the weekend that you would be able to get during the week. Plus, it's very easy to tell yourself that the weekend is your time to finally cut loose and have some fun, not worry about your waistline. Read More 

Why You Should Use A Personal Trainer To Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

Ever thought about using a personal trainer? Think they are only for the rich or for celebrities? Think again. There are personal trainers for the everyday person that can help you reach your fitness goals. A personal trainer may cost less than what you pay for your gym membership (you know, that place you pay for but never use). As you age, it can be more and more difficult to lose weight. Read More 

What Causes Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a degenerative condition that causes the bones in the body to lose mass over time. Osteoporosis also causes the bones to fracture easily, leading to painful injuries and decreased quality of life. Understanding the causes of osteoporosis and how you can prevent osteoporosis from occurring can help you avoid this disabling condition. What causes osteoporosis? Osteoporosis can be caused by a variety of factors, and for many people, there may not be one single cause of osteoporosis. Read More 

How to Avoid Three Common Mistakes People Make With Their Weight-Loss Plans

Losing weight is not easy, and when you are not a movie star or celebrity who can spend six hours in the gym everyday, you need a completely different approach. Quite often people make the simplest mistakes with their "losing weight" plans and those mistakes can completely unravel their efforts. Here are three of those mistakes and how you can avoid them when you decide to lose weight. Less Input Does Not Mean Smaller, More Calorie-Dense Foods Read More