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7 Warm-Up Routines For Any Occassion

Many people agree that a good warm-up is an essential part of any safe and effective exercise routine. Stretching helps to loosen up the muscles and prevent injury, and a proper warm-up routine may even improve your performance and overall technique. It only takes a…

5 Benefits Of Volunteering

Photo by Matthias Zomer from Pexels Volunteering is a great thing to do with our spare time. It’s fun, fulfilling, and rewarding. And with more than one in five people reporting that they volunteer at least once a month, it’s something that lots of us are doing. But beyond…

The Importance Of Hydration

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels We all know that our bodies need water to survive, and that proper hydration is crucial if we want to live happy and healthy lives. Throughout the day we’re constantly losing water — through breathing, going to the bathroom, and sweating. So…

8 Youtube Channels For A Free Workout Fix

Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels Exercising isn’t always easy. And truth be told, for many of us it’s sometimes hard enough just mustering the strength to get changed into our workout gear. Luckily, however, we live in the YouTube era, and that means there are countless home-based alternatives…

How To Master The Pull-Up

Photo by Victor Freitas from Pexels The pull-up is one of the most difficult bodyweight exercises to perform. It places incredible strain on your upper body, and demands a great amount of strength in your back, arms, and shoulders.  But hard as it may be, the pull-up is…

A Quick Guide To Post-Exercise Recovery

Photo by RUN 4 FFWPU from Pexels Post-exercise recovery is almost as important as the exercise itself. When we train, we put our bodies through a lot of stress and strain, and without a proper post-workout recovery regime we run the risk of injuring ourselves. Post-exercise recovery allows…

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