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Fitness is an all-encompassing word that deals with a state of well-being and health. It is a state of health of mind and body that ensures you are sound and performing optimally. Whether you love yoga, strength training, running, spinning or outdoor activities we have some of the best exercise routines to help you reach your goals on time.

W.H.O. (world health organization) recommends that adults get at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical exercise 5 days a week. To help you achieve this goal there is a repertoire of light to intense physical exercises you can engage in from the comfort of your home or at the gym.

Coupled with that, we also list numerous foods and diet plans to help you lose weight, stay in shape and fortify your immune system. Read our reviews, guides and best machine equipment to help you reach your fitness goals.

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Three Great Exercises to Help Prevent Potential Shoulder Impingement Injuries

Shoulder impingement injuries are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain. Shoulder impingement happens when the bones of the shoulder press and rub against the tendons and ligaments of the shoulder over a period of time, causing inflammation and ultimately pain. It’s caused by poor posture from any sort of repeated overhead activity, such as swimming, lifting, tennis, and other sports involving repetitive overhead motion. The answer to preventing potential shoulder impingement injuries is proper posture during exercise. Paying careful attention to each move you make during exercise is a habit you should develop. Above all, strengthening the

Executing Triceps Pressdown With a Rope
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Tricep Pushdowns: Utilizing Cable Pressdowns To Build Bigger Arms

The triceps are a major muscle group of the human body. It’s what enables you to extend and contract the forearm. When you extend and straighten your arm, the triceps engage. The tricep pressdown is an exercise that can help you strengthen the back of your arms, making the triceps pressdown one of the most effective triceps exercises when it’s properly executed in a solid exercise routine. Tricep Basics – What are the Triceps? When you straighten your elbow and extend your forearm, you are contracting the group of muscles known as the triceps. When you flex your biceps

What Are Testosterone Boosters and Do They Actually Work
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Five Great Ways to Increase Testosterone Naturally Without Supplements

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Testosterone is a male hormone. It’s a steroid found in humans and other mammals, and it is critical to your health and well-being. Without it, you’ll become a dumpy, unmotivated pile of fat with no sex drive, and you’ll have greatly increased risk for heart disease, type II diabetes, stroke, and dementia. However, it’s easy to reverse testosterone loss – and you don’t even have to use supplements to do it. Here are five ways to increase your testosterone naturally. 1. Lose weight: Being overweight is a silent killer for a variety of reasons. If you’re overweight, you’re more than

Standing Military Press Exercise
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How to Do the Standing Military Press:  A Guide to the Overhead Press

The standing military press is a classic full-body exercise designed to engage both the upper and lower body. The arms and shoulders press the weight above your head as the legs, lower back, and abs support you and keep the skeletal system in proper alignment. Alignment is the magic word: Keeping your full body in alignment is the way to get maximum results while avoiding injury. Here’s a detailed walk through of how to do the standing military press. Preparation and Setup for the Exercise: In most instruction for standing military press, the preparation phase often gets short shrift. You

Benefits of Squats for Men and Women
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What Do Squats Do? 15 Surprising Benefits of Squats for Both Men and Women

Outside of deadlifts, squats are one of the most neglected types of exercises in my workouts. While many people recommend doing squats using weights, it isn’t necessary, and in fact for full functional strength doing body weight squats maybe even better.  If you decide to add squats to your workouts, you should always make sure you do them properly.  Here are 15 benefits of squats for men and women. Squats Develop Functional Strength: Athlete or not, it’s imperative to have a strong and flexible pair of legs under you to successfully accomplish the days chores. Think of everything you

Building Muscle the Right Way
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A Beginner’s Guide to Building Muscle & Fat Loss The Right Way

Building muscle the right way is tough, no matter your experience level. Choosing the right routine can get extremely confusing, especially for beginners. After 20 years of lifting experience, I can tell you that some of them work, and most of them don’t. If you are one of those people that doesn’t know where to begin, don’t worry. We’ve broken it down for you into 3 steps. If you follow them, there’s no reason you shouldn’t see results within your first 90 days if you put effort into your nutrition, routine and stay committed. Choosing the Right Workout Program:

Forearm Workouts
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Forearm Workouts: 5 Great Exercises to Help You Tear a Phone Book in Half

Phonebooks…..Yes, they still make them. If you want the kind of for arm strength it takes to rip a phonebook in half, you’ve come to the right place. Before the digital age, if you wanted someone’s number you had to refer to a printed telephone directory. It was once quite a parlor trick to take the New York City telephone book and tear it in two. Even if you don’t have a big phone book laying around, powerful forearms are pretty handy when you’re trying to open that stubborn jar.  Here are 5 forearm workouts to help you tear a

Renegade Rows at Gym
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Renegade Rows: An Amazing Exercise For Your Back, Core and Entire Body

The renegade row is an exercise performed with dumbbells. It targets your core, and involves use of the muscles in the back, including the trapezius, lats, and the rhomboids. Like deadlifts, it also hits the biceps, triceps forearms, and the back of your shoulders.  Renegade rows are a phenomenal exercise for your core and your back. It’s a functional exercise – you’re moving the whole body at the same time, and using the abdominals and back muscles to stabilize the body while you’re performing them. These are quite a step up from regular rows. They not only benefit your full

Benefits of Fasted Cardio.
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The Benefits of Fasted Cardio – Does it Work to Train on an Empty Stomach?

No matter what gym or fitness center you go to, one theory you are bound to hear about is fasted cardio. Fasted cardio involves performing a cardiovascular exercise – usually high-intensity exercise — on an empty stomach, typically first thing in the morning. The theory of fasted cardio, according to the people that practice it regularly, is that you will burn fat faster. This belief originates with a study in the British Journal of Nutrition not too long ago that suggested you burn 20% more fat when you fast and do cardiovascular exercise in the morning. It almost sounds like

Deadlift with Proper Form
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How to do the Barbell Deadlift with Proper Form

The Deadlift.  There aren’t many exercises out there that can produce the same type of full body workout as the deadlift.  Deadlifting is a surefire way to sculpt an amazing lower body, strengthen your core and put you on the path of having an outstanding lower back and Glutes. It doesn’t matter if you are a guy or a girl, Deadlifting the right way is one of the absolute best ways that you can strengthen almost all of the major muscle groups in your body. Why do some people avoid Deadlifts? Unfortunately, there are a lot of people out there