There are plenty of reasons to workout: better sleep, less stress, a healthier body less prone to disease, weight loss, strength, confidence—you can take your pick. But when you go to the gym, committed as you may be, are you making the most of it and having a really productive workout? For many reading this the answer is no.
If you’re one of the lucky people who enjoy cleaning then great, but for many, it is one of life’s necessary evils. This infographic from HappyCleans looks at cleaning from the point of view that it’s a workout. Hopefully, it will be the encouragement you need to tidy up around the house a bit more often. Some people might not realize that they are burning calories as they work their way through a variety of household tasks. For example, dusting burns around 174 calories in an hour so if you spent an afternoon dusting you would likely burn over 500 calories. If you want to work on toning your arms, you can strap on light weights to your arms as you dust.
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Nootropics are known as smart drugs or cognitive function enhancers, but they are also popular in the world of fitness. Bodybuilders use nootropics to help them stay focused on their goals. After all, athletes need to keep a clear mind, which can promote their physical development.
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Contributed by Zyana Morris
Staying in perfect shape isn’t the easiest task. After all, you need the right amount of motivation to hit the gym or stay away from those carbs. All this may seem confusing at first, but nothing beats being able to fit in your old pair of jeans.
Having a toned, well-sculpted body not only looks good but also boosts your confidence. However, maintaining the perfect body requires effort so be prepared to take out your running shoes. If you think you still have a long way to go with your goals, it’s time you focus on boosting workout motivation and switch to a healthier lifestyle.
Here’s how you can achieve your dream body.
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So, you’ve gone to the gym and pushed yourself to the brink of exhaustion only to wind up with dreaded post-workout muscle soreness. After you relish in the fact that you definitely had a killer workout, you’ll probably find your mind drifting to thoughts about reducing that awful soreness quickly so that you can get back to your fit, healthy self and get ready for your next session.
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Aaptiv is an on-demand, audio fitness app that combines workout guidance from top-notch trainers with the perfect playlists. There are several workout categories so there really is something for everyone. The categories include 5K Training, 10K Training, Elliptical, Full Marathon Training, Half Marathon Training, Indoor Cycling, Meditation, Outdoor Running, Stair Climber, Strength Training, Stretching, Treadmill, Walking and Yoga.
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Guest post contributed by Abigail
I never imagined sitting for almost eight hours a day would be this body-aching and tiring. When I started working in an office-based company, I have no choice but to sit in front of the computer. I was so used to walking and standing for long periods of time at the university. It’s been completely hard to squeeze in an evening jog, let alone a gym session because of the pending graduate school workload to even think about. Plus, I’ve just recovered from a shoulder injury due to an ill-execution of a strength exercise so I should avoid rigorous routines in the meantime. I’m hesitant to consider my lifestyle as healthy because I barely even sweat. Fortunately, many people go through similar situations, and their advice on how to address this sheds hope to my frustrations. The workout alternatives are the ones we often take for granted every day.
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What is the easiest way to lose weight? Or, which exercise is the simplest when it comes to countering weight problems? Jogging? No. Running around the park? No. Then what?
Jumping, yes, it’s jumping which is the easiest and simplest way to lose weight and burn fat in a quick manner. It’s simple to do and it delivers great fun as well. The best part, it’s three times more beneficial than running or jogging around the park outside.
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