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3 Reasons to Take Advantage of High Intensity Interval Workouts (HIIT)


Intensity Interval Workouts
Intensity Interval Workouts

Imagine: You’re tying your workout shoes, and the thought crosses your mind that you really should start doing high intensity workouts. That thought quickly turns to doubt that you can even push yourself hard enough to make it worth it.

But it’s not just driven athletes or crazy exercise enthusiasts who can do these high intensity workouts and reap the benefits! Studies are telling us that everyone’s fitness improves with workouts like HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training).

Since we want to enjoy these great results, how can we also enjoy the actual workouts that get us there?

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Reducing Chronic Pain Through Exercise


Chronic Pain Through Exercise
Chronic Pain Through Exercise

Exercising while experiencing pain may seem counter-intuitive. However, people with chronic pain can benefit from certain forms of exercise. Typically, helps exercises are those that stretch and gently strengthen muscles in order to relieve pressure contributing to the ongoing pain.

Examples of pain-reducing exercises include:

1. Decompression Poses

Much of the pressure on the spine and limbs can be relieved by decompression. Also known as relaxed stretches or poses, decompression begins with the placement of a rolled up towel or foam roller. The pad-like object should be used laying down.

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30 Day Fitness Challenge


30 Days Fitness Challange
30 Days Fitness Challange

Looking to push yourself but don’t know where to start? Here is a 30-day fitness challenge that will take your body to a new level. This program starts off at a moderate level and gets more intense as the days go by. Grab yourself a fitness buddy and let’s get started! Just follow the fitness calendar below and refer to the workout guide for proper form and knowledge on each exercise.

Workout Guide:

Air Squats

Muscles targeted: Quads, Hamstrings, Glutes

Stand with your feet hip-width apart and your toes slightly outward. Bend your sit as if you are sitting into a chair. Make sure your knees don’t go over your toes. Tighten and squeeze your butt as you come back up.

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