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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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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 …

How to Keep Active When You Have a Desk Job

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  According to the //www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/PhysicalActivity/FitnessBasics/The-Price-of-Inactivity_UCM_307974_Article.jsp#”>American Heart Association (AHA), sedentary jobs have increased by 83% since 1950. Due to technological advances at home and in the workplace as well as improved transportation, today’s workforce is significantly less active than they were in the past. The AHA also recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate activity five days a week, which can …

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 …

Bones: The Forgotten Organ

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One day while lifting weights with a girlfriend she mentioned how lifting can strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. I was a little taken aback because this was a fact I did not remember from all those health classes they make you take in school. I looked it up, and she was right. //www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/overview.asp” target=”_blank”>The National Institute of Health (NIH) reports …

Springtime Exercise Tips for the Outdoors

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The temperature is finally going up, and the gateway season to the summer has arrived: Springtime! Everyone is making their way outside, but with all the beauty of the Spring comes some not-so-great parts about the season: pollen, allergies, sneezing, itchy eyes, and using lots of tissues. All of these are valid reasons why you’ll want to avoid spending time …