Day: March 8, 2019

Best Lifting Straps

If you have been lifting weights for a while, you’re probably now starting to get into the bigger, heavier weights. Maybe you are trying different kinds of moves and routines. If so, you may have noticed that your grip is slipping or it seems weaker. Sometimes our muscles can be ready for a weight that …

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Best Gym Towels

If you have ever tried to use the standard towels at a gym, you know the problem. In the showers, they never cover what they need to cover. At the machines I inevitably get a gym towel with a hole. A few years ago, I started to bring a gym towel from home, and it …

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Best CrossFit Gloves

A guide to gloves in CrossFit Here we’ll go into the use of gloves in CrossFit, why I think they’re the ultimate choice for serious box goers, and some alternatives and supplementary items to round out your hands-on experience in the gym. Finger, palm, and wrist protection are important in strength training. This is especially true …

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Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners have been at our coffee bars and in our kitchens for over a century. Most of us have eaten artificial sweeteners at some point, whether we knew it at the time or not. They are ubiquitous in our modern, industrialized food system. Artificial sweeteners are popular for one reason. They provide the same sweet …

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Workout Routines for Beginners

So many times workout guides are written for advanced athletes or those who’ve been training for a long time already. However, once you’ve been training for a long time you’ll begin to experience decreasing benefits to each modification and tweak you make to your workout routine. The biggest gains come from switching from a sedentary …

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Best Air Bikes

The best air bikes out there: why, how, and what to look for To get a full workout, more and more people turn to exercise bikes and the reasons are compelling. Here we’ll look at the best air bikes and what makes them so. Using a stationary bike for cardio: the benefits Whether we like …

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Best Manual Treadmill

A home gym is something that many people aspire to have. Having one available certainly makes life a lot easier than taking time out to travel to and from the gym several times a week. Nonetheless, we don’t always want to have a room designated for fitness. Sometimes, it’s quite nice to have access to …

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Health Benefits of Water

To maintain a healthy mind and body, it’s important to ensure that we consume sufficient vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients. But one of the most important elements of our well-being is often overlooked despite its unique benefits for your health, water. Naturally, we all take in water every day—whether on its own or as part of …

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High Protein Foods

In our busy lives, it can be easy to fall into bad habits, like ignoring high protein foods. We might be making the effort to insert some exercise into our schedule, but if we’re not paying attention to our nutritional requirements, our athletic endeavors may prove fruitless. Takeaway or ready-meals offer tempting, quick, and convenient …

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