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  • : Elderly people take part in an exercise class
    Brain benefits can be gained if you just get moving
    While psychiatric drugs and other psychiatric interventions consistently cause harm to the human brain, as reported on by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights, there are natural interventions such as good nutrition, fresh air, sunshine,...
  • Military burpee workout
    Have a ball with burpees
    Burpees – the exercise everyone loves to hate – is both one of the simplest to perform, and one of the most taxing to crank out in high volumes. The two most common variants are easy enough to explain.Basic four-count burpee:Begin in a...
  • LA Marathon sponsored by Asics
    Train for a marathon using short, intense CrossFit Endurance workouts
    According to CrossFit Endurancefounder Brian MacKenzie, training for a marathon doesn't need to include spending endless hours on progressively longer runs.Instead of just running more to train and build up to a marathon distance, MacKenzie&...
  • Work Out Recovery
    Workout Routine After an Injury
    When you have a nice workout routine going and it gets thrown off by an injury, it can be discouraging and frustrating. The hard part is adjusting to working out again but you can’t approach it like you used to. You have to start out small...
  • Why do the French always look so good?
    Why do the French always look so good?
    The truth is that the French aren't actually perfect all the time, but they do seem to have a definite advantage over Americans in the looks department.For years people have tried to uncover their secrets; now as someone who has recently moved...
  • vionic shoe
    Fitness shoe review: Unlikely brands you need to try
    So you've started a new workout program and you need a new pair of shoes. If you're a runner, you'll probably head to the local running shop to invest in a new pair of Nike, Adidas or Asics brand shoes. If you're a walker, you head...
  • Recovering from a plateau
    Recovering from plateaus
    You've been eating healthy and exercising for a few months now and you're seeing great results. But soon your weight loss slows to a trickle, and then to a full stop.You've plateaued. Or have you?The widely held assumption is that the...
  • overtraining- when is it too much?
    At what point does over training occur?
    There is much debate when it comes to the idea of over training, and all sides have a good argument. While some say you can work out six to seven days a week, others swear that the body needs at least two solid days to recover. So at what point...
  • Hiking can help people stay fit and healthy.
    3 reasons why hiking is good for you
    Hiking is an immensely popular activity all around the world yet Americans have a special affinity to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in...
  • Many species of spiders live in the woods.
    3 insects to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an immensely popular activity all across the globe. Americans are especially partial to hiking since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in...
  • Chipmunks are frequently seen in the woods.
    3 animals to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an extremely popular activity that Americans are particularly partial to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Although hiking can be done all year long, it is most popular in the Spring and...
  • Hiking is a very healthy--and fun--thing to do.
    3 things to look for on a hike
    Hiking is an extremely popular activity in most countries. Americans are particularly partial to it since the United States has many forests and, subsequently, excellent trails. Hiking can be done all year long however it is most popular in the...
  • Halloween Haunt at Valleyscare
    Halloween Haunt at Valleyscare
    It was a beautiful fall night, temperatures wereinto the 60s into the early evening, the ghosts, and ghouls were out. It was my first time visiting Valleyscare at Valleyfair in Shakopee, MN. Many kids were off from school due to MEA Meetings. The...
  • Exercise is a practical step to improve mental wellbeing
    Pratical Steps For Enhancing Your Mental Health
    While many of us focus on losing weight and/or enhancing our physical fitness – both important factors for improving your overall health – not enough focus is put on how we can improve our mental health. There are practical steps you...
  • Fountain of youth: 5 important benefits of exercise that prevent aging
    Fountain of youth: 5 important benefits of exercise that prevent aging
    While many people are exercising to increase lean muscle mass, strength, and to lose body fat and weight, they do not realize the internal biological processes that are occurring simultaneously that lead to the natural fountain of youth. While an...