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Office Desk Exercises – Easy and Time-Saving

Posted On March 17th, 2018

Most of us working at a desk job remain inactive for nearly 6 to 8 hours a day. The stress of deadlines and sedentary nature of our modern office desk job takes a toll on our health. During long hours of inactivity, our muscles adapt to this ‘inactive’ mode resulting in pain. We thus give […]

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Core Exercises For Mobility and Stability

Posted On March 11th, 2018

Core strength is important for workout beginners. Gain enough strength to establish a stable and mobile body. This stabilization should develop starting from the core through the spinal muscles and till your limbs are ready. Let’s look at both phases – stability and mobility. Stability – Core Bracing Stand tall with feet apart and arms […]

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Low Back Pain During Sit Ups

Posted On March 9th, 2018

Lower back pain is a common travail. You experience this while at the gym, grinding spices or being tall in stature. That same pain can occur while doing sit-ups or crunches. To counter the pain felt during an exercise, there are other exercises you can do which strengthen the core Performing sit-ups utilize the hip […]

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Stretches To Improve Hip Flexibility

Posted On March 5th, 2018

‘Tight hips’ are a result of strain that is caused due to sitting on your couch, office desk or vehicle. The mobility and flexibility are reduced, which can lead to discomfort as time progresses. Good way to ‘open up the hips’ are by performing hip exercises under the three-dimensional plane. Repetition and discipline are important. […]

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SMART physical training to come back in shape

Posted On March 3rd, 2018

Tired of starting up? Stop giving up then. No matter what you have decided-to lose 4 to 40 pounds, having an evening walk or running your first marathon-make sure to set your goal using this 5 essential elements into action. Specific- Get a goal which is not arbitrary. You can sum up the goal using […]

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Fitness goals that never bring success

Posted On February 25th, 2018

Fitness goal is a gift that your future-self will thank you for. They are necessary to motivate us, but when a new skill is being mastered by us, though the development is at its peak, most of the time it might fail. The goal should be challenging yet smart, targeted to near future but accompanied […]

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Exercises To Reduce Waist And Hips

Posted On February 21st, 2018

In order to get a toned and sculpted look, a well toned waist and hips happens to be absolutely essential. Oestrogen deposits fat around the area of the hips. There are certain simple exercises that can be performed to maintain a lean and trip waistline and hips for that perfectly toned figure. Best part is […]

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Slimmer Calves With The Right Exercise

Posted On February 17th, 2018

Smooth and lean calves are essential for great looking and strong legs. There are numerous workouts styles and fitness schedules that can be followed for lean and trim calves. Let us take a look at them. Standing Calf Raise – In this posture you can stand with your hips wide apart. Keep your core tight […]

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Eliminate Knee Pain With Squatting

Posted On February 14th, 2018

Most people think that squats are pretty bad for your knees. It is not exactly untrue. Athletes or bodybuilders often faces knee pains due to heavy duty squatting. However such pains and problems can be kept at bay if you do pay attention to smaller details. Squatting Comes With Benefits Although squatting can lead to […]

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Know About Strength Exercises For Runners

Posted On February 8th, 2018

Athletes like runners need a lot of stamina. This helps then to fight and prevent hurt and muscle damages at times of running. This is why runners need to incorporate stamina and strength exercise in their workout regimes. Types Of Exercises To Be Included Runners can include exercise forms such as: Dead lift Squat Lunge […]

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