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If you’re looking to improve your life, we show the most useful activities and guides.
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ACE Insight | How to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training – Fitness Article

ACE Insight | How to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training In 2016, Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance partnered to conduct the most recent Yoga in America Study. The study revealed that there are more people practicing yoga in the U.S. than ever before. Today, more than 36 million Americans practice yoga, and 28% of Americans have participated in a yoga class at some point in their lives. People take up yoga for a myriad of reasons, but some of…

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10 Ways to Practice Gratitude – Fitness Article

10 Ways to Practice Gratitude Practicing gratitude is extremely beneficial to one’s mental and physical health, can improve sleep, enhance relationships, help boost self-worth, and overall, does a body good. According to Amy Morin via Psychology Today, there are 7 scientifically-proven benefits of gratitude — Improves physical health Improves psychological health Enhances empathy and reduces aggression May help you sleep better and longer Improves self-esteem Increases mental strength Opens the door to more relationships Since it’s officially the season of…

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Start Your Fitness New Year’s Resolutions Now or Regret Later On! – Fitness Article

Start Your Fitness New Year’s Resolutions Now or Regret Later On! But you shouldn’t let the season interfere with your newly set fitness resolutions. You can work out just as well indoors, and if you tend to get depressed when you look outside the window, simply drop the curtains!Starting Now Should be Important to YouWe really can’t stress enough the importance of “now,” and living in the moment. You must find the mental strength to ignore that comfortable part of…

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Double Edge Fitness | Front Squat (11/20/19) – Fitness Article

Double Edge Fitness | Front Squat (11/20/19) GROUP CLASS WORKOUT Warm Up:8 Min. AMRAP30 sec. Plank5 Burpees3 Inch Worms10 Tempo Air Squats (3 sec. Down) Strength: Tempo Front Squat (every 2:00)5×3 @ 65-70% (3 sec. down) MetCon:Build:10 Rounds4 Power Cleans (115#/75#)5 Pull Ups or 10 Ring Rows14 Minute Time Cap Welded:10 Rounds2 Power Cleans (175#/120#)4 C2B14 Minute Time Cap Warrior:10 Rounds2 Power Cleans (225#/155#)2 BMU14 Minute Time Cap !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s){if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)};if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n; n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′;n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window, document,’script’,’https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’); fbq(‘init’, ‘1679110259014589’); // Insert your pixel ID here.…

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Support creativity and originality, not the copycats in pole dancewear – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Support creativity and originality, not the copycats in pole dancewear We live in a time of consumerism … very often we don’t even think about all the products we buy. We just buy what we like (when the price is right, of course). And that’s pretty much the end of the story. But I just cannot accept that this is the way it should be. Have you ever asked yourself how much energy and work it takes to create your…

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6 Mistakes Pilates Teachers Make – Pilates Fitness Article

6 Mistakes Pilates Teachers Make People make mistakes. We are human, after all. When mistakes happen in your studio, it can sometimes contribute to misunderstandings or even affect the Pilates experience. Luckily, by regular evaluations and improvements of your habits, you can ensure a positive movement experience for everyone. You may be so accustomed to your routine that you may not find anything that could be affecting your sessions. When re-evaluating your teachings, ask yourself a few questions: Is this…

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WebPT’s Physical Therapy Blog | WebPT – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

WebPT’s Physical Therapy Blog | WebPT You don’t necessarily have to be a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) to work in the physical therapy industry. In fact, you can make a huge difference in your patients’ lives by serving in a supporting role—especially as a therapist assistant or therapy technician. Now, these jobs might sound like a “poh-tay-toe,” “poh-tah-toe” kind of situation. And by that, I mean: same job, different name. Right? Well, don’t let their names fool you; the roles…

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Tuesday, November 19th 2019 – San Francisco CrossFit – Crossfit Fitness Article

Tuesday, November 19th 2019 – San Francisco CrossFit Crossfit A ) Go every 90 secs for 12 rounds alternating between 1) 10 strict press @ challenging weight of choice2) 8-10 Single leg hip thrusts/side (can be weighted with db or unweighted)3) 10-15 ring rows B) 15 minute assault/echo/erg bike/ski erg @75-80% effort Metcon Class 800m run50 db box step ups (1x 50/35lb db)50 wallballs50 abmat situps50 alternating db snatches50 abmat situps50 wallballs50 db box step ups800m run Posted in Workout…

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Brownies! – Running Fitness Article

Brownies! Now, I’ve made brownies countless times. I’ve even made brownies for this blog before. The great thing about brownies though, is that there are so many different ways to make them, and (usually) they’re all good. Except I’m honestly still not on board with the whole black bean brownie recipe… maybe one day I’ll change my mind. Brownies are usually my go to recipe for a dessert since there are so many different ways to produce a great tasting…

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Is My Body Fat Percentage Healthy? ᐅ Calculator & Chart – Fitness Article

Is My Body Fat Percentage Healthy? ᐅ Calculator & Chart As a society we’ve unfortunately been conditioned to focus on the number on the scale as an indicator of how physically healthy or fit we are. No matter whether the scale is your best friend or worst enemy, there are actually better ways to find out what is going on in your body – one of them is learning about body composition.  Body composition… …is the measure of fat mass to…

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How To Buy Orthotic Footwear – Fitness Article

How To Buy Orthotic Footwear Orthotic footwear is the specially prescribed medical devices that you wear inside your shoes to correct the biomechanical foot issues such as problems with how you walk, stand,or run. They also help to reduce the foot pain caused by medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, and planter fasciitis among the others. When do you think you need an orthotic? Are you feeling that your feet have being aching for quite a while now? Thinking of…

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All-Star Challenge | Aug. 5th – 24th – Fitness Article

All-Star Challenge | Aug. 5th – 24th Let’s continue summer with an All-Star Challenge!!!  BRAND NEW COMEBACK CAMP! The local-to-LA All-Star Challenge comprises: 9 team bootcamp workouts, 3 weeks of fresh lean Klean food delivery, plus 11+ cardio/indoor cycling classes, 3 rest days, 3 doubles (1 per week!), and 1 team spin ride. Start Dates: Meal delivery begins (and potential rest day OR spin/cardio class): Monday, August 5th Bootcamp starts: Tuesday, August 6th 3 bootcamps per week for 3 weeks   FIRST…

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UPA and WeGon are Joining Forces – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

UPA and WeGon are Joining Forces We are so excited to introduce you to our new partner!  WeGon is a pole dance media company, just like UPA!  They do blogs, live streams, events, coverage of events, interviews and overall support of the community.  The difference is, they are based out of Brazil, so their main audience is fluent in Spanish or Portuguese.  Now that we’re partners, Biz Polers and VIPolers will get posted on both UPA and WeGon social media platforms.  For the first time,…

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The 7th Principle of Pilates: MOVE! – Pilates Fitness Article

The 7th Principle of Pilates: MOVE! This week’s post is an oldie but its topic has even more resonance today than when it appeared on pilatesology.com in 2012. Read Pilatesology’s original post even if you’re not a member. Wanna join? Use my code Andrea30 and extend their free trial to 30 days. My Pilates Confession for this week… Remember your least favorite Pilates exercises we used for our little Repetition test? Are you bored or are you better? My few…

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7 Ways to Relieve Back Pain – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

7 Ways to Relieve Back Pain Sponsored Content: This video contains paid product placement. Thank you to Auvon, Inc. for sponsoring this video and providing Doctor Jo with a free Dual Channel TENS Unit to use. If you purchase products from these Amazon Associate links/ads, Doctor Jo will earn a commission. Use code SX5D4EK4 to get 25% OFF an Auvon Dual Channel TENS Unit like the one in the video! General back pain can be helped with stretches, exercises, and…

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Saturday 11.16.19 – Crossfit Fitness Article

Saturday 11.16.19 Darling ROARING into the weekend! OPEN & PERFORMANCE“4th Down”AMRAP 4:21/15 Calorie Row 21 Kettlebell Swings (53/35) 21 Thrusters (75/55) Rest 4 Minutes AMRAP 4:15/10 Calorie Row 15 Kettlebell Swings (53/35) 15 Thrusters (95/65) Rest 4 Minutes AMRAP 4:9/6 Calorie Row 9 Kettlebell Swings (53/35) 9 Thrusters (115/85)   Post Score to Comments Box Brief Check the podcast this week for more information on the Teamwork 2019 Event! This is only a snippet of a Crossfit Fitness Article written…

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Suspension Trainer Product Review | KIPS – Workout Fitness Article

Suspension Trainer Product Review | KIPS by Vincent Metzo, MA, LMT, CSCS In this video, we review the main suspension training products on the market based on their ease of use, features and unique selling propositions. Below the video is a product guide and resources for buying suspension trainers. The Blast Straps from Elite FTS were the first suspension trainer I used. They are rated for very heavy loads and have a very convenient metal clip that is used to attach them…

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2019 Fall Running Sock Roundup » Believe in the Run – Running Fitness Article

2019 Fall Running Sock Roundup » Believe in the Run Holy sh*t there’s a lot of running socks out there. From toe socks to compression, there are more sock options available than entrees on a Cheesecake Factory menu. Nobody has time for that (if you do, you’re way more into feet than we are, and there are other sites for that). So we thought we’d do a fall running sock roundup of what we’ve been wearing/reviewing to give you a…

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The Great Bikeshare Race DC – Running Fitness Article

The Great Bikeshare Race DC If you’re in the DC area, you’ve most likely encountered a bikeshare bike in the city. And you’ve also likely encountered the Washington Post Express newspaper. It’s the smaller, free paper that the Post puts out daily, and it’s full of interesting stories. Yesterday, my friends and I were the interesting story! In fact, we were the cover story – they had six of us Ironman triathletes “race” the six different bikeshare bikes in DC. Read the…

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Get the message – LAAA 3000m 2019 and some Strathclyde parkrun pacing – Running Fitness Article

Get the message – LAAA 3000m 2019 and some Strathclyde parkrun pacing Aye I was annoyed last week, not with the world, not with running, not even with still not understanding the finale of “Lost” all those years ago but simply with myself. The good thing about this running malarkey is we do get to go again. One track race left to go this season, the LAAA track champs at EK, my “home” track because I train there more often…

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Football Conditioning: Strength, Power, Endurance – Part 3 Endurance – Gym Fitness Article

Football Conditioning: Strength, Power, Endurance – Part 3 Endurance Blue 42… Green 18… Hut-Hut… As football players spend countless hours learning secret plays, practicing drills, and lifting massive weights with the team, it is no secret that specialized endurance training off the field is a must to be successful in the game. Now that football season is in full action, there is no better time than now to supplement your existing training with the Total Gym. This is Part 3…

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California was calling – Fitness Article

California was calling 18 Nov California was calling Posted at 10:41h in Miscellaneous by Natalie Jill California was calling… I wasn’t raised by the ocean or in Southern CA. I was raised outside of Washington DC and personally hated it.I know many of you thrive and love the east coast but that was not my experience. I hated the cold dark winters, the muggy hot and humid summers, the land lock feeling and the cement buildings everywhere. California was…

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Common Accessory Program Design Mistakes – Fitness Article

Common Accessory Program Design Mistakes Common Accessory Program Design Mistakes: Why it’s important to uncover the source of the problem Talk to any elite multi-modal or CrossFit athlete and they’ll likely tell you accessory work is more than just a popular buzzword: It’s where many of their gains are made. By definition, accessory means to add to something to make it better or more useful. In our case, accessory work is important for building strength and for improving motor control.…

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4-Week HIIT Program For the Summer – Fitness Article

4-Week HIIT Program For the Summer The sun is finally starting to shine through (here in Michigan), and summer is finally here! The lack of vitamin D during the colder months may have reduced your ambitions to stay on your workout program and shot your ability to reduce your food cravings. Well now is the time to get back after it before summer comes. In order to shed body fat while maintaining and even build muscle, you need to…

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Scale Obsessed – Jessi Kneeland – Fitness Article

Scale Obsessed – Jessi Kneeland “How often do you weigh yourself?” “Too often.” While I’ve had this exact same conversation with clients hundreds of times over the years, a client (let’s call her Zuri) said these words to me again a few months ago. She was blushing, embarrassed to admit to something “so stupid and crazy.” “How often?” “Three times a day on a good day. Up to six or ten on a bad day. Sometimes more.” The interesting thing…

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The Best Garmin Charger: Only $9 for a Two-Pack of These Pucks – Running Fitness Article

The Best Garmin Charger: Only $9 for a Two-Pack of These Pucks The Girl hates the standard Garmin charging cable. And I can’t really disagree with her. While I appreciate Garmin has mostly managed to standardize on the little four-pin connector for most wearable products in the last 3 years, it’s still not a great cable from a usability standpoint.It’s mainly the fact that the @#$#@ cable doesn’t always want to stay stuck in the hole. Especially either older cables…

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APDM Top 50 2018/19 Part 4: 20-11 – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

APDM Top 50 2018/19 Part 4: 20-11 It’s getting to the pointy end! The results are in for the APDM Top 50 for 2018/19! This is a list of the Top 50 most influential people in the Australian pole community for 2018 as voted by you. Our aim with this list is to create a platform which allows you to show your appreciation for members of the community who have influenced you in some way. Be it through opening/running a studio, putting…

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Milena Jaksic-Byrne & Tom Dalton Podcast – Pilates Fitness Article

Milena Jaksic-Byrne & Tom Dalton Podcast TD Fitness was founded by Tom Dalton, who has worked in health and fitness industry for many years. In 2012 Tom decided to concentrate his efforts on working with group and corporate clients, TD Performance motivates and educates workforces on all areas of fitness and nutrition.Milena Jaksic-Byrne, Co-founder at Platinum Pilates tells all – from small beginnings with just one studio, four employees and 400 clients accounting for 400 visits per week, the business…

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Managing Patients with Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders | Modern Manual Therapy Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Managing Patients with Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders | Modern Manual Therapy Blog In 2018, a group of highly skilled Physiotherapists in Western Australia, collaborated to produce a very special ebook. “This framework was originally developed to assist clinical teaching on the undergraduate and post-graduate Physiotherapy Clinical Masters programs” (Mitchell, et al., 2018, p.6). “This book has been written to provide health care practitioners with a contemporary perspective on the management of individuals with musculoskeletal pain disorders” (Mitchell, et al., 2018, p.7).…

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November 19, 2019 – Crossfit Fitness Article

November 19, 2019 Skill 8x90s 20 Double Unders then 1 Squat clean Today we’ll use a ninety second interval timer and you will have eight opportunities to work up to a strong effort squat clean.  Start each round with an easy set of double unders.  If you are proficient at the movement complete twenty and then move to the barbell for one lift.  If you are still working on double unders scale the volume to a number you can complete…

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