Exercise

Repetition

You want to break the records. You want to lift the biggest weights and run the fastest times. You set out on your exercise journey with the loftiest of goals. Then you get there, and you realize you actually have to start small and slow. How, exactly, do you traverse that massive distance between beginner …

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Endurance Training

I’ve talked before about different kinds of exercise, from strength training to mobility work. One of the first things you’re likely to think of, though, when exercise is mentioned, is aerobic exercise. It’s the stuff that gets you out of breath and makes your heart pump, and it’s also what you need if you want …

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In The Fresh Air

How do you make the most of your exercise? You might try to ensure you do a range of different workouts, with some cardiovascular, some strength training and some mobility-focused movement. You might try to shore it up with a balanced diet full of important nutrients. You might join a group so you can enjoy …

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Strength In Numbers

So, you’ve made the first decision. You’ve decided you’re going to get fit. Full of enthusiasm and good intentions, you make your way to your nearest gym. Then you step through the door. There’s lots of large, unfamiliar equipment that looks like it could cause you some damage if you use it incorrectly. There are …

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Injury And Healing

We all know that exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but what happens if you’re injured and can’t perform the kind of movement that forms part of a fitness routine? What if the actual act of exercising is what causes you an injury in the first place? Generally, the benefits of sport …

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Path To A Long Life

You’re probably sick of hearing me say it, but exercise (along with diet) is one of the two most fundamental things you need to stay healthy. Whatever other radical steps you might try to take or shortcuts you try to find, eventually it always comes back to those two things. It might be frustrating, but …

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All Together Now

We all know we need to exercise. We also know that establishing a regular exercise routine can be incredibly difficult. You need to find time and motivation, and you need to make sure you’re physically and mentally ready for the challenge. One way to make it easier is to team up with other people. On …

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Take Up The Challenge

We all know we need to exercise. There’s no piece of health advice that doesn’t come with some variation of “but there’s no substitute for eating well and exercising regularly.” That doesn’t make it easy, especially when there’s an infinite number of ways to do it and there’s not always a clear explanation of which …

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