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DIY: How to Adjust to Morning Workouts

DIY: How to Adjust to Morning Workouts

morning workout, morning, workout, exercise, habit, motivation

Learn How to Workout in the Morning

There is a general consensus among many gym goers that the early morning workout lovers are an odd bunch. Waking up at 5am to travel (in the dark) to the gym before work is a ritual that most people happily avoid, and with good reason! Of course, there are many benefits to training early in the morning — and for some people, work and family commitments make it impossible to train at any other time. In this article, we are going to help those of you who suddenly need to start training early to adjust to this new routine.
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Become A Beast In 5 Years

Become A Beast In 5 Years

fitness, goal setting, workout

How to Become a Beast in 5 Years

Here is a truth we all need to face: our goals are not days or months away from us. Usually, they take years.

In today’s consumer society that wants instant gratification, “instant” solutions do very well. The “Six Minute Six Pack” and the like attract masses of people who sometimes don’t know that what is promised is impossible. And even if they do know, they may try it anyway — we’re very good at convincing ourselves.

Do we want to believe that results can come without putting in real, consistent effort over a period of time? Maybe we do. Maybe there’s something inside of us that subconsciously guides us toward easy solutions.

However, if you want to enjoy real, long-term improvements in your looks, health, and general well-being, read on.

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How To Create Your Own 30-Day Challenge

How To Create Your Own 30-Day Challenge

challenge, motivation, diy, accountability

Do You Participate in 30-Day Challenges?

Thirty day challenges are popular because they involve pushing yourself and your body in a way that you can sustain for the short-term. While this may not a long-term plan, it helps jump start good habits. Results are motivating, and a 30-day challenge is a great way to see results. The beauty of a 30-day challenge is that it can be anything you want it to be. In order to create the perfect challenge for you, consider your goals, set realistic expectations, mix and match plans, make your plan, and celebrate any success.

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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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With The Right Mindset, Working Out Can Be Fun!

With The Right Mindset, Working Out Can Be Fun!

fun workout, lifestyle, motivation, exercise

Working Out Can Be Fun

Everyone’s wish or New Year’s resolution is to stay healthy and exercise. But mostly people forget about it altogether when they’re caught up in their daily routines. If you’re not used to working out often, you may find it difficult to find the motivation to start doing it on a regular basis. Many people don’t like exercising. It can be painful, tiresome, and it’s not very fun — but these are all excuses, and we know that. That’s okay! We are here to show you that working out can actually be fun with the right mindset. Check out a few of our top tips below:
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5 Ways to Diet Without Even Trying

5 Ways to Diet Without Even Trying

diet, nutrition, wellness, lifestyle

Take Control of Your Diet Without Much Effort

Dieting is a laborious and often anxiety-ridden process spent wringing our hands over every calorie that we ingest. And articles about dieting are usually even worse. Rather than offering any kind of encouraging advice, they tend to focus on the all the things we shouldn’t do, rather than the things that we should. This kind of negative advice gets you nowhere. Nine times out of ten, you make drastic, unsustainable changes to your diet that you renege on after a month. Here are five ways to diet without even trying—the trick is, you’ll be embracing a lifestyle that’s diet-friendly, rather than trying to live like some sort of carbohydrate-restrictive monk.

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