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Simple Stretching Exercises to Relieve Back Pain

We’ve all been there. You go to lift something and feel a pain halfway between the starting point and the destination. Or you were running around hitting a tennis ball, shooting buckets, tossing around a football, or anything you might not do very often? You go out for the pass and your back goes...
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Hot Bikram Yoga

Hot Bikram yoga was invented by yogi master Bikram Choudhury. It is practiced in a hot room at a temperature between 95 to 105 degrees F and a humidity of 50 percent. The hot and humid environment make your muscles stretch more while making you sweat. The theory is that sweating more releases toxins...
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Why Walk Away the Inches

Even though walking is a great choice for beginners it is also the preferred choice of many experienced walkers because of the points mentioned above. The main things to remember when walking for weight loss is to talk to your doctor, eat healthy, stay hydrated, and make walking an enjoyable, daily experience. Here...
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Dynamic Yoga Empowers Practitioners Through Extreme Exercise

There is something about Americans when it comes to exercise. We just seem to love pushing the limits; it’s the no pain, no gain mentality. Now, I’m not saying it’s good or it’s bad. I’m just observing that there are a lot of fitness folks who believe that pushing yourself...
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Spinning: Stationary Cycling for Fitness

Have you ever wanted to go for a bike ride, but didn’t have anywhere to ride or the weather wasn’t cooperating?One alternative to outdoor cycling is to sign up for a spin class. Spinning is an exercise class that uses a stationary bicycle to burn the fat and build muscle. Spin classes took...
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Yoga Poses: Mountain Pose

Mountain Pose (Tadasana) is the foundation for all the standing poses so it’s a good place to start for beginning yoga students. This yoga pose can improve posture by properly aligning your spine, strengthening your thighs and can help relieve back pain. Over time, practicing Mountain Pose will teach...
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Yoga Poses: Corpse Pose

Corpse Pose (Savasana), also know as Death Pose, is probably the most relaxing of all yoga positions. Almost like meditation, many find that a few minutes in Corpse Pose is as relaxing and rejuvenating as an hour-long nap. It is usually used as the ending to a yoga session, although some practitioners...
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More Than A Secret To Fitness Success – The Holy Grail That Reveals All

(Reuters Life!) – Oprah’s Trainer, Bob Greene, tells all this week in an interview saying “It’s not just about fitness; it’s about making changes in your life. People who are successful forget about weight loss. Instead they concentrate every day on moving closer to the...
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Why The Best Diet Is No Diet

It’s time to lose weight and get into shape once and for all. Maybe you haven’t done anything in years or maybe you’ve been on a diet as far back as you can remember only to be disappointed with the end result. The problem is finding the best diet plan to help you reach your goals,...
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Muscle Building Super Foods

We lose fat in two ways: burn fat with exercise, and burn fat with muscle. As we increase our muscle, we burn more fat. It’s a wonderful cycle to get caught up in! Work out, lose fat, build muscle, burn more fat. Other than doing your exercises routinely, there are foods you can eat to help build...
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