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The Surprising Benefits of Training in the Heat

The Surprising Benefits of Training in the Heat

mag727 September 10, 2016 0

One of the highest sweat rates ever recorded was that of marathon runner Alberto Salazar at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. In the months leading up to the games, which were expected to

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Fitness Fraud… Signs Your Personal Trainer Is Ripping You Off

Fitness Fraud… Signs Your Personal Trainer Is Ripping You Off

mag727 August 17, 2016 0

1. They’re fat. “If your trainer looks like they could stand to lose a few pounds, abort mission immediately. There’s a difference between a football coach and a fitness trainer. The former gets paid

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How to Work Out Like an Olympic Athlete

How to Work Out Like an Olympic Athlete

mag727 August 14, 2016 0

Olympic athletes spend hours every day training, building their muscles, and perfecting their skills. Olympic training is more than a hobby, and more than just for health. Even so, their workouts may be way

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New Study Claims Following Fit Instagrammers Helps You Lose Weight

New Study Claims Following Fit Instagrammers Helps You Lose Weight

mag727 July 7, 2016 0

We tend to use Instagram for a lot of different reasons. We Instagram our food, our kids, our health and so much more. A new study conducted by Northwestern University claims that taking part in an

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Study Finds That Exercise Really Can Boost Your Memory

Study Finds That Exercise Really Can Boost Your Memory

mag727 July 1, 2016 0

If you’re trying to learn something new, you might want to hit the gym a few hours after studying. According to new research, exercising 4 hours after learning a task can improve memory. In a

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How to Parlay Your Stress Into Productivity

How to Parlay Your Stress Into Productivity

mag727 June 30, 2016 0

It starts off slow. Heart rate building. Dry mouth. A drip of sweat slowly rolling down from your temple to your cheek. And then wham. A punch to the gut. Stress. It’s inevitable in

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The Apple Watch Will Soon Track Fitness for Wheelchair Users

The Apple Watch Will Soon Track Fitness for Wheelchair Users

mag727 June 18, 2016 0

Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you’re in a wheelchair, you’re out of luck. Apple

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Suunto’s Spartan is the Smartwatch for the Fitness and Outdoor Obsessed

Suunto’s Spartan is the Smartwatch for the Fitness and Outdoor Obsessed

mag727 June 9, 2016 0

Suunto’s next generation sport watch just landed and its a merging of their outdoor watch expertise with smartwatch technology. From cycling to running, the watch is perfect for a multitude of athletic disciplines and

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Think You Need to be Stretch Armstrong to Do Yoga? Think Again.

Think You Need to be Stretch Armstrong to Do Yoga? Think Again.

mag727 May 27, 2016 0

Think back to a time before you ever set foot on a yoga mat. When you thought about yoga, did you imagine svelte athletes twisting themselves into pretzel shapes? If that’s the case, you

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New Study Finds That Short, Intense Workouts Are More Beneficial Than Traditional Sets

New Study Finds That Short, Intense Workouts Are More Beneficial Than Traditional Sets

mag727 May 7, 2016 0

What’s better, running for 60 minutes at an easy-going pace or running for 30 minutes broken up into alternating chunks of sprints and jogging? Of course, it all depends upon what your goal is.

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