Beginner’s At-Home Workout Guide & Plans to Follow

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You’ve decided it’s time to get healthy, start working out, lose some fat and tone your muscles. But where do you start? You decide to check online to find a video with a “CrossFitter” who lifts crazy amounts of weight, looking super strong, that you’re pretty sure those powerlifting moves would break your lower back! […]

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Essential Home Gym Equipment for the Best Indoor Workouts

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What do you do when you can’t get to the gym, can’t afford a membership, or are forced to figure out how to workout at home – such as in the immediate case of the 2020 COVID-19 crisis when you’re just allowed to briefly leave home?! In this article, I will give you 17 pieces of equipment I recommend for setting up your own home gym, in the following format.

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Trekking Poles Review – Why They Help and How to Use Them

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Truth be told, I didn’t used to understand the use of trekking poles, unless it was someone older who needed the stability, or for the really hard core hikers going days at a time. I’m big on building strong legs and most of the time my husband and I prefer to run trails rather than walk. So I was skeptical of using poles since my legs, and hands when needed, seemed to work just fine. I never want to “cheat” a good, hard effort. However, I was wrong. Turns out, hiking poles, trekking poles, hiking sticks, walking poles are awesome whatever name they go by!

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Medicine Ball Workout for Abs, Arms & Legs

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What is a medicine ball, and what muscles does it work? A medicine ball is a  weighted ball, originally created for physical therapy and rehab purposes as well as for gaining strength. They are still used for those reasons, as well as for a variety of functional exercises to improve mobility, muscle tone, power, and agility. […]

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Get Ripped with Drop Sets: Easy Fitness Tips to Get Healthy #24

How can you get ripped effectively and efficiently? Do drop sets. (Women, don’t worry, this won’t make you bulky or have muscles like a guy! This will help give you that “toned” look you want). “Running the rack”, or drop setting, is a weight lifting technique to build strength, muscle, and get a toned body! […]

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