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Easy At-Home Workout Blueprint

Easy At-Home Workout Blueprint

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Create Your Own Workout Whenever You Want

Take it from an ex-personal trainer: making your own workouts is actually quite easy. As part of our promise to you, DIY Nation, we’re going to show you how to plug together a basic workout you can do from home. You’ll have the power to create a new workout routine for yourself whenever you want!

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Fast & Effective at-Home Bodyweight Workout

Fast & Effective at-Home Bodyweight Workout

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Because Workouts Shouldn’t Take Up Your Whole Day

If there is one form of training that will never go out of style it’s bodyweight training. Using your own bodyweight as resistance allows you to improve your fitness level and workout anywhere. Bodyweight exercises can be progressed like any other exercise, and using them keeps your workouts simple.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Building Your Own Home Gym

5 Questions to Ask Before Building Your Own Home Gym

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What Do I Need to Know to Built an At-Home Gym?

Thinking of converting your garage/basement/spare room into a home gym? Fantastic! There’s no doubt, building an at-home gym is an excellent way to “Get ‘er done.”

But… Before you go out and pick up a weight set, there are a few questions you should ask.

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What is Your Smart Watch or Fitness Tracker Doing to Your Workouts?

What is Your Smart Watch or Fitness Tracker Doing to Your Workouts?

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The Downside to Metric-Focused Workout Sessions

Chances are if you are on DIYactive.com (welcome by the way, we are happy to have you here!), you are either interested in getting fit or maintaining your fitness. It is also safe to say if you fit into either category and you haven’t been living under a rock for the last 2-3 years, you’ve purchased or at least used some type of smart watch, activity monitor, or fitness tracker.

We could go on and on about recommending a model to you, but this is a different type of post altogether. You likely don’t need your fitness tracker. Here’s why:

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Do Ab Belts Work? 5 Reasons to Consider an Ab Belt

Do Ab Belts Work? 5 Reasons to Consider an Ab Belt

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Do Ab Belts Work?

Obesity has quickly become an epidemic around the world. Our ever-increasing busy lifestyles have left little time to follow a healthy, low-fat diet, and participate in a proper exercise regime.  For those that have become disappointed with their current weight loss efforts, you may want to consider trying an ab belt to help jump-start your weight loss and finally achieve your weight loss goals.

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At-Home Resistance Band Workouts

At-Home Resistance Band Workouts

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At-Home Resistance Band Workouts

Resistance bands are an easy way to workout while traveling, at home, or basically anywhere. They’re cheap, effective, and allow you to target every muscle in your body. When people think of ‘working out’, an image of a gym normally comes to mind. That, or someone bouncing around like crazy in their living room — both options are awesome by the way.

However, those are not the only two avenues when it comes to being fit and active! Read on to learn how resistance bands can boost your workouts, wherever you are!

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How Exеrсіѕе Improves Your Sleep Quality

How Exеrсіѕе Improves Your Sleep Quality

How Exеrсіѕе Improves Your Sleep Quality

Trouble Sleeping? Exercise More

If уоu іnсludе рhуѕісаl еxеrсіѕе in уоur dаіlу rоutіnе thеn уоu have gоnе some wау in еnѕurіng thаt уоu get a good nіght’ѕ ѕlеер. In fact, сhаnсеѕ аrе you wіll gо tо ѕlеер soon after your head hіtѕ thе pillow or your comfy hybrid mattress if you’ve been асtіvе during thе day. As you соntіnuе to еxеrсіѕе regularly, уоu ѕhоuld fіnd your ѕlеер mоrе refreshing аnd rеѕtful. So how does exercise improve your sleep?

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Workout: Full-Body Bodyweight HIIT

Workout: Full-Body Bodyweight HIIT

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Quick and Dirty Full-Body HIIT Workout!

Everyone loves a good workout that you can actually feel making changes to your body while you do it! This is why HIIT is so popular these days. High-intensity interval training is great bang for your buck when it comes to workouts. It doesn’t take the whole day to do and your body is truly challenged while you’re doing it. Feel the burn, people, and give this one a go (just like our all-in-one plan, 6 Week Fit)!

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