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Exercising with Dance

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Exercise is important for everyone, but it’s not something every person wants to engage in; however there are countless fun and interesting ways to add physical activity into your routine. If you’re not a fan of the gym or don’t feel like going for a run, maybe it’s time to try dancing. When done safely, dancing can provide a lot …

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Ankle Sprains

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The ankles bear the weight of our body and are among the joints most susceptible to injury. Among all joint injuries, ankle sprains are very common. This can be caused during exercise or any other physical activity. Some other causes of ankle sprains are accidents, wearing high-heel footwear, lifting heavy weights, and walking or running on uneven ground. It hurts …

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Easy Ways to Exercise

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Sometimes we are not getting enough movement in our daily lives. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort to incorporate exercise into your schedule. If all you can manage is a five-minute walk, do it. Five minutes are better than none. Eventually, you will be able to work your way up to 30 minutes or …

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Why You Should Warm Up Before Exercising… or Doing Yard Work

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If you’re the type to walk into the gym or grab the hedge trimmers and start working immediately without warming up, you’re putting yourself at serious risk of injury. When you warm up before a heavy workout, you reduce your chances of muscle strain, pain, and discomfort. There are many ways to warm up before working hard, but reducing injuries …

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Home Exercise and Safety

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COVID-19 has changed the way we exercise and think about exercise. Even though gyms have reopened, you are required to wear your mask while you exercise. Some people might not be comfortable with that, so they choose to work out at home. During the first few months of COVID when gyms were closed, many people were forced to work out …

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How to Burn Extra Calories Throughout The Day

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Today’s busy work life makes it easier to sit for long hours and more difficult to get up and get moving. On average, adults are not getting the adequate amount of exercise they should be in order to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. We rounded up a few tips and small habit changes that you can start implementing today …

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Is Stretching Necessary?

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Our bodies are constantly in motion, and in order to age well and stay healthy for as long as possible, we need to treat our bodies with care. Staying active, practicing mental relaxation techniques, and eating a balanced diet all form part of a well rounded and healthy lifestyle. Did you know that stretching is an essential part of keeping …

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Best Techniques to Relieve Muscle Tension

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Muscle tension is a common but not normal condition experienced by many adults in today’s fast-paced world. It is caused when muscles contract and do not release, and is often a result of high levels of stress or overuse. If prolonged, muscle tension can lead to pain throughout the body, tightness, and tension headaches. The good news is that there …

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What is HIIT?

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HIIT stands for High-Intensity Interval Training, a style of training has been on trend for the last few years, and for good reason. HIIT workouts are designed to last only a few minutes (about 30 minutes or less) while exerting an all-out effort during short bursts of time throughout the session. The reason this method of exercise is highly effective …