Running Benefits that Will Leave You Speechless!
We all know that running is good for us, but just how good is it? Running tends to be a form of exercise that we all groan at when mentioned. Unfortunately, as terrible as it feels in the moment, running has some very underrated and life changing benefits!
Today I am going to be covering 5 of the most amazing benefits of running that make the pain worth it!
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It’s no secret that fitness apps can be an amazing way to supplement your training! Unfortunately, many of the fitness apps that are out there are buggy, bulky, or just plain cash grabs. Knowing this, it’s hard to find apps out there that are actually worth your time.
Today, I’ve compiled a list of some of my personal favorites that you should definitely be using. These apps will cover diet, exercise, and everything in between. Best of all, they are free! (Some do have premium versions but the free versions are more than enough!)
Without further ado, let’s get started!
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It is common knowledge that a good warm up can boost your mood, boost your workout performance and prevent injury. But as good as warming up is for your, most people are doing it completely WRONG!
Warm-ups can vary depending on the type of workout that your about to do or which muscle groups that you are about to target. One thing is for sure, a proper warm-up ensures a great workout!
Warm ups help get blood flowing to certain muscle groups to help prime them for exercise. With this blood flow and movement it also helps to lubricate the joints, making them less stiff and more ready for heavy loads.
Sadly most people do it wrong and actually hurt their workout performance. Keep reading to find out what you’re doing wrong!
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We all know how it goes, “I will start my diet on monday” or “for my New Years resolution, I will get a gym membership and start working out”. We’ve heard all of this before and if you’re one of the people who religiously does this and constantly sets things back, you need to stop.
Did you know that only 8% of people actually follow through with their “get fit for new years” resolution? If that is not already scary, 75% of people fail within the first week!
Getting healthy is important and you aren’t going to do it by putting it off, read more to find out why you need to STOP waiting to get healthy.
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When it comes to bodyweight exercise, it is usually disregarded under the myth that “You cannot build muscle with bodyweight exercise”. I am here today to tell you that is absolutely NOT true. Bodyweight exercises, especially for beginners, can be absolutely phenomenal for building and toning muscle!
Today I have a 5 minute chest workout that will really test your limits! I myself cannot even get halfway through without having to do the push-ups on my knees. Now I do recommend that you are at least at an intermediate stage before starting this workout, as there are some push-up variations that most beginners probably won’t be able to do!
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Chances are, you’re sitting down right now while you’re reading this. Am I wrong? If I am wrong then good on you! But if I am right, which I most likely am, you need to stand up! In this article I will address some exercises that you can do right at your desk, any trust me… you’re going to want them!
If you are like everyone else, chances are that you sit a lot! Whether it is at school, at home, or at work, you’re probably spending most of your day sat in a chair or at a desk. Not to worry you, but unfortunately all of that sitting just might kill you. But don’t worry there is something you can do about it, keep reading!
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When it comes to Fitness, a shredded physique and heavy lifting seem to be the extent of most capabilities. While those things are cool, there has to be some different ways to display strength right? Some different ways that people are using their bodies?
You’ve seen all of the acrobats and contortionists moving their legs over their head and walking around like a scorpion on America’s Got Talent while you eat your 6 PM breakfast for dinner. Those moves are impossible right? Those people are superhuman, you could never achieve something like that, Right?
Well, yeah probably… but that’s because you spend all your time color sorting M&M’s and reading terrible blogs about these moves, rather than training.
However, through training there is some REALLY amazing stuff you can do with your body, and yes YOU! Here are 5 of my favorites! 😉
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Calisthenics, Gymnastics, along with other Body weight programs generally get a bad wrap for being insufficient when it comes to strength and quality of exercise. This is widely believed among the fitness community even among some fitness veterans. I used to believe it myself! However, through the last year I have learned some very interesting things regarding body weight exercise. I think you will find them quite helpful.
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If you have just started working out, you may have heard that you need to lift weights because you can’t build muscle with bodyweight exercise. Well, this is actually FALSE! A common misconception is that bodyweight exercise does not stress the body enough to stimulate the body enough to promote muscle growth. However, this is actually very far from the truth, so don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!
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