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5 DIY Tips for An Awesome Morning Run

5 DIY Tips for An Awesome Morning Run

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Going for a Morning Run? Try These 5 Tips Out!

Many people think that to get in shape, they must hire an expensive professional trainer or invest in some really pricey gear. But everyone can enjoy a morning run on a regular basis. However, some people don’t run because they think it’s a complicated process! Fortunately a morning run is one of the easiest ways to stay fit and there are several DIY tips you can do to ensure an amazing run.

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5 Top Apps for Your DIY Workout

5 Top Apps for Your DIY Workout

workout, diy workout, motivation

Apps Can Boost Your Workout

Mobile apps are invading every corner of our lives. With the majority of smartphone users rarely separating from their phones, apps have redefined the way we shop, the way we try to lose weight, and the way we maintain relationships.

Luckily, they have also brought numberless opportunities to diversify our workout. We can use apps to monitor and track our sports-related metrics and benefit from thousands of planned training sessions.

But with so many mobile apps on the market, it’s hard to decide which one is the app we seek.

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Feed the Fire: How Nutrition Plays a Crucial Role in Athletic Performance

Feed the Fire: How Nutrition Plays a Crucial Role in Athletic Performance

exercise, sport, athlete, wellness, nutrition

Proper Nutrition Is Vital for Athletic Performance

Many athletes know the important role nutrition plays in their performance. These are individuals who try to push their bodies to the edge — their skills and abilities improve progressively. An athlete’s body must be able to perform and recover quickly. Should an athlete not provide their body with adequate nutrition, their ability to properly recover is not possible. This will have a negative impact on their training and performance.

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Important Health Tips for Busy Nurses

Important Health Tips for Busy Nurses

Important Health Tips for Busy Nurses

Busy Nurses Still Need to Stay Healthy

Saying a nurse is busy seems a little redundant, doesn’t it? Generally, nurses live busy lives no matter what type of nursing they do. Healthcare is a field with long hours, a fast-paced environment, high-stress situations, and little time to do anything besides rushing off to their next task.

Nurses do it because they love it. They love medicine, they enjoy helping others, and they know they can make a difference. However, it’s a career that comes at a price. Nursing is daunting on a few levels, and one of them is health. Having little time to eat, being emotionally drained, not having much time to exercise (besides the exercise that comes with the job), being focused on others, and balancing their work life and their home life are some common struggles for nurses to face. Fortunately, there are a few tips to help busy nurses have healthier lives.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Mobility as You Age

4 Ways to Improve Your Mobility as You Age

4 Ways to Improve Your Mobility as You Age

Want to Improve Your Mobility as You Age?

It’s no secret that obesity rates continue to climb and it’s no secret that as we age our activity level drops off significantly. This combination can result in your mobility decreasing as you age. Once your mobility is to a point where you can’t take care of yourself then you can lose your independence. But how can you improve your mobility as you age? Is it possible to improve it no matter the age?

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11 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Have a More Active Summer

11 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Have a More Active Summer

kids active, fitness, summer

It’s Important to Keep Your Kids Active During the Summer

It’s easy to ditch healthy habits and active routines when kids are out of school. While kids aren’t always guaranteed the 60 recommended minutes of physical activity as part of their school’s PE curriculum, those classes and recess activities at least provide some escape from the sedentary lifestyle of computer games and television watching.

It’s important to continue these healthy habits as the summer months go by. With that said, here are 11 ways to keep your kids active which won’t break the bank, but might just help you stay in shape, too.

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