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Elliptical Workouts for Beginners

Cardio is arguably the most important type of exercise. Yes, strength training can be very beneficial, but, ultimately, it doesn’t matter how toned your arms are or how strong your legs are; it’s your heart and lungs that keep you alive. Cardiovascular fitness is inextricably linked to ...

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Spin Bike Workouts for Beginners

Fitness experts love to argue about what type of exercise is best. They’ll quote (and misquote!) studies, talk about things like functional versus non-functional exercise, compare calorie burning, and a host of other characteristics. On paper, at least, this can make it appear that some workouts ...

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Rowing Machine Workouts for Beginners

If you want to lose weight and keep it off, exercise is a must. Working out burns calories while you do it and also causes a small but meaningful increase in your resting metabolic rate so that you burn more calories 24/7. There are lots of different forms of exercise, and almost all of them can ...

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Wall Sit Benefits

Whatever you want from your workout routine, leg training is a must. Your lower body makes up about 50% of your total body muscle mass, and skipping leg day will have a significant (and negative!) impact on how you look, feel, and perform. There are lots of exercises you can use to work your ...

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How To Remove Rust From Weights

One of the best things about training in a commercial gym is that you don’t need to do any equipment maintenance. You just turn up and work out, safe in the knowledge that the equipment you want to use is (or should be) clean and in good working order. After all, that’s part of what you are paying ...

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Ways to Build Your Biceps Peak

Of all the muscles in the human body, the biceps are arguably the most famous. Ask any non-exerciser or even a child to name a muscle, and invariably they’ll point to their biceps. Many men and some women want bigger biceps, and they’re an important muscle for things like climbing and pulling too. ...

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13 Lying Leg Curl Alternatives

Squats are arguably the most popular lower body exercise, closely followed by lunges. But, as important as both these exercises are, they do have an obvious drawback – they’re very quadriceps dominant. The quadriceps are the muscles on the front of your thighs. They’re responsible for extending ...

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10 Overhead Press Alternatives

The bench press is probably the most widely-performed strength training exercise. In fact, in gyms all around the world, Monday is National Bench-Pressing Day! This wasn’t always the case. In fact, the bench press is actually a relatively new exercise and was only invented in the 1950s. Before ...

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8 Leg Burning Alternatives to Lunges

Whatever your workout goal is, you need to train your legs. Leg training is almost always hard work, but it’s all-but essential, even when your main aim is building a bigger, more muscular upper body. After all, a huge chest and muscular arms look RIDICULOUS when paired with skinny legs! While ...

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Towel Grip Training – Benefits

When it comes to strength training, most people tend to emphasize large muscles like their quads, hamstrings, glutes, pecs, and biceps. This makes a lot of sense, given that these muscles make up most of your muscle mass. However, there are lots of important, smaller muscles too, and neglecting ...

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11 Front Squat Alternatives

Whether you want to build bigger, stronger, more toned, or more athletic legs, squats are a must. No exercise works as many lower body muscles at the same time. Squats aren’t called the king of exercises for nothing! There are many types of squats to choose from, but many experts believe that ...

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10 Best Science-based Weight Loss Hacks

Table of Contents According to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity levels have tripled since 1975 (1). Being overweight can have a significant effect on your health, happiness, and longevity and, subsequently, more people than ever are dieting and exercising to lose weight. ...

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9 Trap Bar Exercises For Mass & Strength

If you want to get stronger and build muscle, strength training is a must. Strength training overloads your muscles, and they respond by getting bigger and more powerful. There are lots of different ways to overload your muscles, including resistance training machines, resistance bands, bodyweight ...

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11 Best Rhomboid Exercises

There are over 600 muscles in the human body, and they range from very large to incredibly small. At one end of this scale is the gluteus maximus or glutes for short. Located on the back of your hip, this is the largest muscle in your body, as well as the most powerful. In contrast, at less than ...

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Fried Chicken Tenders Nutrition Facts

Chicken tenders, also called chicken fingers, chicken strips, and chicken nuggets, are a staple of most fast food menus and are also available frozen from grocery stores. They’re typically covered in breadcrumbs, although some varieties are battered instead. Made from chicken, chicken tenders ...

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Turkey Bacon Nutrition Facts

Bacon is delicious! It’s one of the most popular breakfast foods and is part of many lunch and dinnertime recipes too. Who can resist the smell of bacon cooking? Even some vegetarians say that the smell of bacon makes them want to eat meat again. Bacon is also a keto diet staple, and low-carb ...

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The 7 Best Sledgehammer Workouts

Getting fit, burning fat, and building muscle is often presented as complicated processes. We’re frequently told that we need to use state-of-the-art workout equipment or follow time-consuming programs to achieve our fitness goals. Invariably, we’re also told we need to spend a whole lot of money ...

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