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    Fitness Tips

    How to Motivate Yourself to Walk for Exercise

    Why even bother with walking when there are so many other forms of cardio that burn way more calories in way less time? This used to be my attitude for a long time; I felt like if an exercise wasn’t hard or uncomfortable, it wasn’t worth doing. I couldn’t have been more wrong! Walking helped me change my lifestyle three…

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    Health & Wellness,  Personal Growth

    5 Self-Care Strategies for Stress

    This year so far has been challenging, to say the least. Some are trying to figure out how to make ends meet after experiencing significant financial setbacks.  Others are exhausted from home-schooling and looking after their young families at home day-in and day-out.  Some are battling illness or loss.  And of course, there are those who are working on the…

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    Fitness Tips

    9 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out Today

    When times get tough and stress takes hold, your commitment to any kind of exercise routine is likely the first thing to go out the window.  Trust me, I get it. Especially in these strange times, when you may be mostly confined to your home and there seem to be more pressing matters at hand, like keeping germs away and…

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    The 3 Best Workout Programs for Beginners, 2020 Edition

    Pretty much every fitness program out there claims it can transform your body in X amount of days, weeks, or months. But the truth is, an exercise program will only work if you can actually stick to it.  And chances are, you’re not going to stick to anything that’s too overwhelming.  Does that mean you shouldn’t start the fitness program…

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    Reviews

    Aaptiv Review: Customized Home Workouts Done Right

    Let’s get real about something: a lot of us don’t have a ton of motivation to work out right now. Honestly, I’m feeling it too. Home workouts have always been my jam, but after a month in isolation, it’s hard not to let the psychological effects weigh you down. Yet, for that very reason, it’s more important than ever to…

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    Are Mini Workouts Effective? The Lowdown on if Less Really is More

    Time is a finite resource, and most of us already feel like we don’t have enough of it. Between work, family obligations, and other adulting we need to do from one day to the next, exercise can quickly end up on the backburner. And with everything else that’s been going on in the world this year, I’ve found it harder…

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    Reviews

    YogaDownload Review – The Best Online Yoga Subscription for 2020?

    You’ve probably already heard that a regular yoga practice comes with a lot of health benefits; improved posture, flexibility, mobility, and balance, to name a few.  But did you know it also complements any fitness regime beautifully? Regular stretching helps you stave off injury, and as you improve your range of motion, you get better at your workouts!  I started…

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    Fitness Tips

    5 Non-Running Cardio Workouts You Can Do at Home

    It’s no secret that cardiovascular exercise is super important to your health, not to mention your waistline. It’s the king of calorie burn and a proven way to amp up your energy levels and even your mood.  Of all the cardio exercises out there, running is perhaps the most common.  But running isn’t the only way to get your cardio…