Get Outside: How to Make Exercise Fun

    When you think of exercising, there is a good chance you picture a large gym with wall-to-wall mirrors, grunting powerlifters, and fitness classes featuring trendy exercises you can barely pronounce. The truth is, gyms, fitness studios, and exercise classes can easily overwhelm—or bore—the health-conscious individual.

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    5 Common Fears for Yoga Virgins and the Not-So-Scary Truth

    According to a worldwide survey released in January, yoga is now among the top ten fitness trends in the world. Social media news feeds are exploding with images of perfectly styled yogis bending themselves into jaw-dropping poses. And while these experienced practitioners may be inspiring to look at, all this fancy yoga hubbub can scare off newcomers. (How did she get her foot behind her head, anyway?!)

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    Want to Work Out With Your Dog? Try These Exercises

    Did you know an estimated 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese, according to the Associate for Pet Obesity Prevention? If Fido isn’t getting enough exercise, are you making time to work out, go to the gym, or get outside?

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    10-minute Workouts Can Improve Your Physical Health

    Elevator or stairs? Stairs, of course. In a split second, you decide you need to burn those calories that you consumed over lunch, but just two floors and you are already panting. Next time, you decide, you will take the elevator.

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    Yoga During Pregnancy: An Expert’s Guide

    These days it is common practice  for thousands of women to find comfort and relief from common pregnancy troubles through yoga. That being said, not all yoga is appropriate for your growing baby. Luckily, over the years yogis have developed a separate branch of yoga for to-be mothers. Called prenatal yoga, this form of yoga uses traditional yoga postures and concepts to target the special needs of expectant mothers.

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    11 Tactics to Boost Metabolism and Burn Fat

     Your metabolism is directly responsible for the amount of fat your body gains after eating food. Although our metabolism slows down as we age, significant scientific evidence shows that adopting a healthy lifestyle can boost your metabolism and burn fat effectively.

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    7 Simple Fitness Hacks For A Better Physique

    Fitness is very important for the body regardless of any gender, age, injuries and trauma that you may have faced in your earlier life. Fitness is very essential for overall wellness as it helps you to accomplish your tasks with your full dedication. An unfit body will make it difficult to do various daily tasks such as running, walking, taking stairs and much more.

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    Ways to be a Better Fitness Coach for Group Workouts

    Teaching a group fitness class can be quite rewarding. A good sense of accomplishment comes from helping people interested in living a healthier life by becoming more active. Financial rewards exist as well. A certified group fitness trainer may find him/herself in great demand at commercial gyms and fitness studios. 

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    How to Legally Give Nutritional Advice as a Personal Trainer

     

    Fitness and nutrition go hand-in-hand when it comes to health, so it makes sense that many personal training clients may have questions about food choices, meal plans, and supplements that can complement their training.

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    How to Specialize in Youth Fitness and Strength Conditioning

     

    Inside the Mount Hood Athletic Club near Portland, Ore., a group of 20 kids weaves through a series of cones dribbling basketballs. When personal trainer Trevor Hayward blows a whistle, the kids go from dribbling to passing, and move in for layups.

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