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    The ultimate tips on how to boost your brain health

    The ultimate tips on how to boost your brain health

    We learnt the basics of our brain functions when we were in the 5th grade and were highly fascinated by what we had just learnt. There are certain things that we still do not know, or may have forgotten about the most wonderful and incredible part of our body. The brain is the only organ in the body that can control cognition, motor skills, sensory skills, and every other bodily function. Without any questions being the smartest organ in the

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    Functional Fitness Transitioning from a Passionate Enthusiast Subculture to a Mainstream Lifestyle

    Functional Fitness Transitioning from a Passionate Enthusiast Subculture to a Mainstream Lifestyle

    With its dynamic nature, the fitness industry has been witnessing a revolutionary transformation on the back of development and inception of various trends with manufacturers vying for dais positions. That said, the speedily trending concept of functional fitness has witnessed significant momentum in recent years. The transition from being a passion for many to more of a mainstream activity, functional fitness has been hitting minds of several individuals, on the back of various health benefits it offers. With several years

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    Essential Items for Every Home Gym

    Essential Items for Every Home Gym

    You don’t have to be a workout junkie to understand the benefits of a home gym. Having a dedicated fitness regimen has a huge positive effect on mental and physical health, so it’s no wonder that more and more people are building a home gym for their daily workouts or as a complement to their standard gym membership. If you’re thinking about taking the leap and carving out a fitness-specific space in your home, here are some recommendations for essential

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    Focus on fitness not losing weight

    Focus on fitness not losing weight

    For the vast majority of those looking to improve their fitness, their main goal is losing weight and bringing down their BMI. Over the last few years there has been what you could call an obsession with obesity which has to a certain extent cast a shadow over fitness which should come first. The reality is that an improvement in your fitness will ultimately lead to weight loss and the feel good factor this will bring. Slowly does it Unfortunately,

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    3 Ways How Working Out Can Become Your Antidepressant

    It’s no secret that modern life is becoming harder by the minute. While this can be beneficial when it is viewed as a challenge for both personal and professional growth, there are some of us that simply plummet under high pressure sometimes. And in some cases, this takes a turn for the worst and people end up feeling disappointed and even depressed at times. Fitness enthusiasts have been preaching the many benefits on both physical and mental health of regular

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    What is physiotherapy treatment and what are the most common types?

    How To Prevent Knee Injuries When Working Out

    You have often heard people going to physiotherapists for general toning up of their bodies. The term physiotherapy treatment appears cool to you, but you have no idea about what does it mean? The following article is dedicated towards explaining physiotherapy treatment and its types: Physiotherapy Treatment You can think about physiotherapy as “physical therapy”. Physically through different means, your body undergoes principles of mechanics and body movements. Normally, you often hear older people or people who suffered from paralysis going

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    Planning for and Getting Back to Your Fitness Routine Post Holidays

    Its tough getting back to full fitness

    The holidays can be a hard time of the year for maintaining your regular workout schedule. Whether you are traveling or staying local, chances are you are dedicating more time to visiting with family and friends during this holiday season. It might also become significantly more difficult to stick to a certain diet with all the food and drink that will be readily available. If you do end up falling a bit off track as far as your diet and

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    5 ways to burn fat

    Burn fat

    For many people looking to improve their exercise regime their main focus in the early days is to burn fat and replace this with muscle. In theory this is quite easy but there are a number of factors to take into consideration such as your body’s metabolism. We will now take a look at the five top ways to burn fat and improve your health and fitness which fit hand in hand with regular exercise. Avoid constant use of scales

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    Using adrenaline to improve your fitness regime

    Six weightlifting myths

    While we are all probably aware of adrenaline, how much do you really know about this special hormone? Epinephrine, to give adrenaline its official name, is a hormone which is secreted by the adrenal glands and prompts a “fight or flight” response. The body is prompted to create adrenaline in times of both mental and physical stress. So, if you are having a good exercise routine in the gym then there is every chance adrenaline will kick in and help

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    Muscle Is Made In The Kitchen & The Gym!

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could work out hard, and eat whatever you’d like, even after your metabolism changes after 40?! The reverse would also be the preferred choice of many; to eat healthy foods but never need to work out to maintain your desired weight and muscle tone. Now it’s back to reality, and both of the groups described above will be disappointed. You need both the gym and the kitchen to maintain muscle tone and to achieve

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