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  • Train like your favorite baseball player with these exercises

    Train like your favorite baseball player with these exercises

    Baseball is all about precision, speed and explosive power. The game comes down to the accuracy of a pitch, the power of a swing or the speed of a player coming down the line to home plate.

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  • The benefits of post-workout stretching

    The benefits of post-workout stretching

    Do you tend to forgo stretching after a workout when you’re short on time? Although studies on the benefits of stretching show mixed results, taking five to ten minutes to stretch after your workout may improve athletic performance and help prevent injury.

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  • What makes a good workout?

    What makes a good workout?

    If you think you have to go to the gym to get in a good workout, think again. Where you do your workout and even what kind of workout you choose doesn’t matter. The keys to a good workout are getting your heart rate up and working multiple muscle groups.

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  • Exercises that can hurt more than help

    Exercises that can hurt more than help

    Exercise is good for heart health, aids in weight loss, builds strong, healthy joints and provides a number of other health benefits. But when certain exercises aren’t performed correctly, they may do more harm than good.

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  • 8 everyday ways to be more active

    8 everyday ways to be more active

    Sitting too much — whether at work, in the car or at home — can have serious health consequences. People who are more sedentary are at a greater risk of some cancers, such as breast and colon cancer, and may actually be taking years off their life.

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  • 10 exercises you can do at work

    10 exercises you can do at work

    Sitting all day can have serious health consequences. Studies have shown that people who sit for long periods of time are at greater risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and heart problems. Not only does sitting too much put you at an increased risk for disease, but your muscles are missing out on much-needed activity to keep them toned and strong.

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  • Get the scoop on TRX Suspension Training

    Get the scoop on TRX Suspension Training

    TRX Suspension Training uses bodyweight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. This kind of training delivers a full-body workout, with exercises that challenge abs, back, shoulders, chest, hips and legs.

    The workout requires the use of the TRX Suspension Trainer, a portable training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s bodyweight to complete a variety of exercises. By using your own bodyweight, a TRX workout provides greater performance and functionality than large, expensive exercise machines.

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  • When exercising for weight loss, choose quality over quanity

    When exercising for weight loss, choose quality over quanity

    It’s been engrained in us to believe that the more we exercise, the more weight we will lose. New research suggests that may not be the case after all. If you are exercising regularly and not losing weight, it may not be because you aren’t exercising enough, but rather because you aren’t doing the right kind of exercise.

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  • Can too much exercise be bad for your heart?

    Can too much exercise be bad for your heart?

    Americans as a whole don’t exercise nearly enough, as evidenced by the obesity epidemic. As a result, many Americans face numerous health conditions, including diabetes, cancer and heart disease. But can there too much of a good thing when it comes to exercise? How much exercise is enough? The answer may not be so simple.

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  • Tips for recognizing and coping with stress

    Tips for recognizing and coping with stress

    Each of us faces stress at some point in our lives, and many of us experience stress on a daily basis. Stress is often defined as a mental, physical and emotional response to a challenging event. Some stresses, such as working to meet a deadline, can be beneficial and even motivational. Negative stress, however, undermines your physical and mental health.

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