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Seven workout moves for a healthy body

Posted On April 16th, 2017

Who doesn’t want a fit and fabulous body? We all crave for it, but give up if a few push-ups don’t being out those abs! Well, with a daily exercise routine, you can have the toned body you’ve always desired. Following are seven workout moves which are adept at burning those calories – Push-ups– For […]

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Cardio vs. Weightlifting — Which One Is More Beneficial?

Posted On April 13th, 2017

Since long, a raging debate has been going on between cardio and weightlifting. Previously, the answer to every query regarding weight loss was cardio. However, latest science ends all doubtsby declaring a clear winner. Before that, let’s have a look at the positive and negative sides of both. Cardio Pros — • Various low-intensity workouts […]

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Exercises that can be done in the corporate cubicle

Posted On March 22nd, 2017

Desk jobs demands sitting and working with your files and computer all day. This often leads to obesity, body pain, cramps, etc. Doing light workouts every few hours can make a big difference. These are a few exercises that can be done in the corporate cubicle: Push-ups: You need not go down to the floor, […]

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5 Ways to do the right crunches

Posted On March 20th, 2017

Doing crunches the right way takes proper knowledge about the exercise. To reduce weight or strengthen your core, these are the 5 ways to do the right crunches:  Choice of equipment: If you are a beginner start with a mat. Make sure the mat is not too thick or cushioned. The stability ball or declined […]

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High Intensity Interval Training

Posted On February 20th, 2017

It is very true that one can carry out High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) at a very comfortable intensity when starting. But the aim should be to work as hard as you can to maximal your heart rate to 100%. Ideally not only working out but holding on the intensity for a longer span of […]

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Gopher Performance Nucleus Omnibell | Hybrid Kettlebell & Dummbell

Posted On January 29th, 2017

The Nucleus Omnibell by Gopher Performance If you were to take a novice fitness person and ask them to pick up a 15lb kettlebell or a dumbbell and then press it over their head, curl it, row it, etc.,  which one do you think they could do with ease? I would be more than confident […]

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Measuring Your Fitness | Fitness Trackers

Posted On December 7th, 2016

I have been using a Fitbit for quite some time, because I was part of that era when the small pedometers came on the market, and they were super popular. The one drawback of the old technology was that it wasn’t accurate and of course, it could not be linked to your android of IOS […]

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Stairmonsters | Stairclimbers | Awesome Cardio Workout

Posted On November 24th, 2016

There was an excellent article in the Wall Street Journal this week about the Step Mill cardio machines that are manufactured by Life Fitness. It is sort of funny that these pieces of equipment are now becoming the favorites, when the last 15 years, nobody would even attempt them. It was a secret cardio machine that people […]

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How Exercise Equipment is Placed | Working Harder in the Gym

Posted On October 19th, 2016

There was in an interesting article that was posted in the Wall Street Journal (link to online article) about the placement of cardio exercise equipment and how people determine which pieces of equipment we will use, and how hard we will exercise (intensity).  You would think that if you placed fitness equipment facing the windows so we can see […]

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Walking is Amazing For You | Portland Fitness

Posted On July 19th, 2016

There is just some days when you are slammed with just life. We totally understand that some days you are scheduled with your Portland personal trainer and you cannot make it. What’s even more challenging is that you are supposed to go for a great hike with friends, but you just cannot fit in those […]

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