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How to Convince Your Friends to Work Out with You

I’m a huge advocate for working out with a partner. When you buddy up with a friend, there are a ton of benefits you can enjoy, especially being able to keep each other motivated. I’m especially lucky in this area because my girlfriend, Breeze is as driven as I am about staying active and pushing to always improve performance. Still, you don’t just have to be lucky to get someone to work out with you. As long as you’ve got friends, the odds are that you have a potential workout partner you just don’t happen to know about yet. Even if your friends are more into lifting snacks than dumbbells, there might still be some great potential there. You just need to know how to do a bit of finessing to get your buddy interested and then help each other out from then on. Don’t know how to finesse? Here Read More

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From Average to Awesome Fitness: Your Keys for Success

Are you ready to go from average to awesome fitness? Then continue reading for a list of some of the keys to success. Move More Even if you exercise a few times a week and spend an hour on your workouts every time, you may still be too sedentary. For example, if you work at a desk for most of the day, you need to start getting more active. You can do this by pacing, standing, and even fidgeting like tapping your fingers and toes. By doing so, you could burn hundreds more calories per day, and that could lead to substantial weight loss over time. Do Dynamic Stretching Doing a few quick stretches won’t suffice if you want to achieve awesome fitness. Instead, you should be doing dynamic stretching routines. So, for example, while you’re standing, pull one of your knees into your chest and hold there for a Read More

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Must-Have Winter Workout Accessories

If you love spending time in the great outdoors and you really enjoy exercising outside in the fresh air and sunshine, there is no reason to stop doing what you love when the winter rolls around. Even though the temperature will drop and the sun will set earlier in the day, you can still squeeze in an awesome outdoor workout that will keep you fit and slim, provided that you have the following winter workout accessories that will keep you comfortable. Running Gloves The right running gloves will be one of the most important winter workout accessories that you will invest in. Your extremities are the first things that will start to get cold when you are outside on a chilly winter day, especially when you are jogging, so purchase a pair of fleece gloves that will warm up your hands and keep the heat contained. You also want to Read More

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Halloween Workout Moves for a Spooky Special Exercise Session

The Halloween season is a really fun time of year, and it offers a great opportunity to switch things up so you can prevent boredom. Even when it comes to your workout routine, you can avoid stagnation by incorporating some clever Halloween workout moves that will create a spooky and special exercise session that you’ll love. Continue reading to learn about a few of these moves to really make the most of this horror-filled holiday. Work Your Legs Like Frankenstein You can work your legs in a whole new way by incorporating this fun Halloween workout inspired by Frankenstein’s famously stiff walk. Start by standing up straight and lift one foot straight up. Then move into a lunge, keeping the knee above the ankle, and keeping the hips and the shoulders facing forward. You can also keep your arms straight and forward, facing away from the body just like Frankenstein, Read More