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How to Motivate Yourself to Workout

Photo by Victor Freitas from Pexels Motivation is one of the biggest obstacles standing in the way of effective and sustained exercise. We’ve mentioned it on the blog before, and we thought it’s important enough to mention again, because finding and maintaining motivation can be hard. The trick…

Why Pilates Is A Fantastic Workout

Photo by Li Sun from Pexels  Pilates is an incredibly popular form of exercise. Similar to (and sometimes confused with) yoga, Pilates offers an all-round, integrated workout that focuses on core strength, muscle development, balance, and concentration. It was developed in the early 20th Century by its namesake,…

Best Cardio Exercises For Burning Fat

Photo by Karl Solano from Pexels One of the most popular reasons for exercising is to burn fat. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, get lean, or just stay generally fit and healthy, burning excess fat is at the heart of many long-term fitness plans. And one of…

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Yoga

Yoga is the word on everybody’s lips. Over the last several years it’s exploded in popularity, evolving from an obscure hobby to a fitness-buff staple. And it’s no wonder. Yoga offers the best of many worlds, providing something for everyone. It’s a mindful, stress-relieving, strength-building,…

Dance Your Way To Fitness With Zumba

Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Zumba is an exciting workout involving dance and aerobic movements. It’s based on salsa and other Latin dance styles, and offers a lively, fun, and energetic fitness class for everyone. But for those who’ve never tried it before, you may be a…

Why Spinning Is A Great Workout

Spinning: the indoor workout where you get on a bike and pedal until you’re sore. Chances are you’ve heard of it before. But you might not know why it’s so popular, or, for that matter, how it’s such an effective activity. To some people, spinning…