Calcium-Rich Foods Post-Workout

Men: Why You Should Eat Calcium-Rich Foods Post-Workout

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When you think of the best post-workout foods, you probably focus on carbs and protein, because those are often recommended for tired muscles. But did you know calcium is another important post-workout nutrient? Apparently your body benefits from milk, cheese, and other calcium-rich foods post-workout. Here’s what you need to know about the science behind it, plus an idea of …

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How to Winter-Proof Your Workout

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Having trouble getting in regular workouts this winter? I get it. It’s hard to gather the motivation to get out of bed or off the couch and get active when it’s so cold outside! But it’s still possible if you really want to see results. So if you’re up for figuring out how to get started on a winter-proof workout, …

5 Tips to Help Stay Motivated to Workout

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I think most of us can relate to the excited feeling of starting a new fitness routine and the energy that comes with it. Setting goals, working towards getting healthier, and figuring out our expectations around a busier lifestyle can be invigorating. Sometimes, however, our expectations can start a little too high. We expect to love our new fitness routine …

5 Simple Holiday Travel Workout Tips

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The holidays can be a stressful time. Packing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, while often enjoyable, can also seem overwhelming. Trying to maintain a workout schedule in the midst of all of this can also add extra stress and may cause you to abandon it entirely. The good news is working out while traveling doesn’t have to …

Burn Fat & Build Bone Strength: 5 Must-Try High Intensity Workout Moves

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  Exercise is Bigger than Weight Loss Many people exercise to lose weight or get in shape, at least initially. While improving your physical appearance is a common motivator, exercise can improve many aspects of your health. From more well-known outcomes such as strengthening muscles to improving heart health, and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, to mental and emotional improvements …

Go to Bed! Why Sleep is the Most Important Part of Your Workout Routine

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A few months ago, my boyfriend and I decided we could no longer share a full sized bed–we needed a king. I knew that if I was going to win the argument for why we needed to invest more money into a fancy mattress, then I was going to have to do some serious convincing. The argument that stuck was …

Want a Great Workout? Take a Self Defense Class.

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I know what you’re thinking: self defense classes only teach you to shout the word “no” and kick men in the groin. Well, I’m not gonna lie, we did learn to kick men in the groin. But we did NOT stand around with our hands up repeatedly shouting the word “no.” We got down and dirty and sweaty.

The Ultimate 20 Minute At-Home Workout

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Don’t have any equipment at home? Don’t have enough time for a long workout? Well, here’s the workout for you to challenge your whole body without needing any fancy equipment or gyms. In my experience, the best workouts are those that mix in strength with bursts of high intensity intervals for a cardio benefit. When they are balanced together in …

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Want to Build Lean Muscle Mass AND Get Better Sleep? Try Adding a Calcium Supplement

Shelly Kramer Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

The number one things I hear the vast majority of my friends complain about, (no matter what their age but definitely my fellow midlifers), is that they’d like to be stronger and more fit, and that they all need better sleep. Being stronger and fit at midlife means you’ve got to focus on building lean muscle mass, and accomplishing that …

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

5 Reasons to Wake Up to The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

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Sleep deprivation is a thief. It steals our intelligence, our mental health, and our resilience, among other things. The first step in understanding sleep deprivation is being aware of the ways it hurts us. Then we can try to do something about it. So without further ado, here are the top five reasons you should take the effects of sleep …

Magnesium and Vitamin D

Magnesium and Vitamin D: They Need Each Other

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If you recently found out you have a vitamin D deficiency, you might have started taking vitamin D supplements to quickly get this nutrient into your body. But what you might not know is that you also need more magnesium if you want to maximize the effectiveness of your supplements. That’s because magnesium assists the body in absorbing vitamin D. …

Settle Into Slumber

Settle Into Slumber With These 4 Tips

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You’ve read article after article. Counted all the sheep. You just can’t get yourself to sleep. Well, that might change soon, because there may be a few methods you haven’t tried that could help you finally settle into slumber. And they happen to be all natural and super easy to implement at home. So check out a few tried-and-true ways …

Gym Hygiene

Gym Hygiene: What You Need to Know and How to Keep It Clean

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If you’re in the habit of going to the gym, give yourself a pat on the back! It’s a great way to maintain your health and fitness, so you’re right to be feelin’ good about exercising. But are you paying as much attention to gym hygiene as you are to your workout form? If not, that needs to change, or …

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The Health Benefits of Exercising with Your Pets

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Exercising is good for you, but exercising with your pets is even better! Both people and pets benefit from a good workout, and exercising together just gives you more time to spend enjoying each other’s company. So before your next workout, decide how to involve your furry best friend in the activity. Here’s why you should do it and how …

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Are You Suffering From a Fitness Disorder?

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Maybe you started a new diet or fitness routine because you truly needed to lose weight for your health, but now it’s spiraled into an addiction that actually threatens your life. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between a proper fitness program and a dangerous fitness disorder. But there are some signs. For example, if everyone says you’re looking …

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How to Exercise at Work, Even if You Sit at a Desk All Day

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Typically we’re exhausted when we get home from work, so exercise is usually the farthest thing from our minds. Sure, we might promise ourselves we’re going to get up extra early to exercise… but in reality, we find ourselves hitting “snooze” multiple times. And yet, we all know getting in some exercise is pretty important to our health. So what …