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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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How to Workout at Home

How to Workout at Home

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Want to Workout at Home?

You may not have a fancy home studio, but that doesn’t mean you can’t workout at home. How do we know? That’s what our entire site is about! Do it yourself at-home fitness. So how on earth do you workout from home? What do you need? Well, thankfully the answer is: not much. We’ll show you how to workout at home here:

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Fitness Facts – 7 Tips For Maximizing Your Workout

Fitness Facts – 7 Tips For Maximizing Your Workout

Fitness Facts - 7 Tips For Maximizing Your Workout

Start Maximizing Your Workout

A good workout is like an antidote for a bad day. You’re feeling frustrated or unappreciated at work, and then you strap a heart rate monitor on and spend a good hour pumping iron at the gym and the endorphin rush clears up your woes in a matter of seconds.

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Why You Need To Train Glutes

Why You Need To Train Glutes

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Why You Need to Train Glutes

It’s not uncommon that glutes are overlooked when creating a program. Often, people focus on the more well-known leg muscles like the quadriceps and hamstrings. However, just about everyone should be working on improving their glutes—all of them. Many people overlook their glutes and how much they function in everyday life (especially in postural imbalances and preventing back pain). Glutes should be a priority for strengthening and making sure they activate properly when needed.

Part of the issue is that most people believe that the glutes are simply their bum cheeks—and they are! But you also have glutes on the side of your hips (medius and minimus). In order to improve the function of your glutes as a whole, you need to strengthen all of them and ensure they work together.

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4 Workout Ideas for Winter Weather

4 Workout Ideas for Winter Weather

4 Workout Ideas for Winter Weather

Workout Ideas to Get Through the Winter

With the cold months of winter quickly approaching, many people tend to drop their fitness regimen due to lack of convenience. Let’s face it, running outside in the cold, snowy weather is not always fun. The good news is, you do not have to slack on your workout routine during wintry season. There are plenty of ways to stay in shape through the long days of winter if you prepare now.
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