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When You Should Stretch

The debate of whether stretching offers any health benefits has been around for some time now. Some people say stretching doesn’t add any value to their workout routine, while for others it is part and parcel of their daily workout schedule. However, researchers have taken up the task and done studies on whether stretching is significant. First off, let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of stretching. Warm-Up Session In most instances, people include a few stretching routines as part of their warm-up session. Studies show that performing static stretching exercises does affect the ability of your muscles to work…

4 Ways To Get Fit At Home

Having a gym membership can be very expensive and often this puts people off getting fit when they really would like to. You don’t have to join a gym to get fit – there are plenty of ways to get fit, with some that you can even do from the comfort of your own home. In this article, we are going to take you through some ways that you can get fit at home. Keep reading if you’d like to find out more about this. Create a Home Gym Not everyone has the space in the home to create a…

How To Train For a Marathon

Source It’s on a lot of people’s bucket lists – to take on a marathon of some kind. Whether it’s one sport only such as running or it’s a combination such as in a triathlon, training to put your body through a gruelling event that targets things like endurance, agility and drive can be both similar and different in various ways. For those of you hoping to take on this challenge, here is a rundown on how best to train for a marathon. First Things First The first thing you have to do when you’re planning to run a marathon…

4 Ways To Beat Junk Food Addiction

Source We’ve all been there in the past when we’ve been trying to train for that big sporting event, marathon or just trying to lose weight and get healthy. All seems to be going to plan, you’re on track with the exercise and eating right, but then suddenly one day, out of the blue – BAM! Junk food craving! Cravings can hit when your blood sugars dip and also when you’re first starting out on the healthy eating horse and trying to get a handle on your sugar intake. Junk is packed full of sugar and salts and those are…