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Life-Long Fitness

Life-Long Fitness Internal Motivation vs. External Goals For many people, practicing yoga has as much to do with mental and emotional goals as physical ones. It is great that yoga encourages the practitioner to remain present, pay attention to his or her breathing, and provides a workout for the mind as well as the body. Just as often, fitness is seen as a way to improve the quality of another aspect of life, like lifting luggage, playing with kids, walking up stairs, performing on the field Read more [...]

Does Walking Up the Stairs Make Your Butt (Booty) Grow?

Burn Those Calories Stairs are a great form of cardio, and some offer some toning benefit as well. So winter is coming and you may be indoors more since the temperature is dropping. Walking up and down stairs is part of most peoples daily life; at work or home you may go up and down numerous times each day. You may even choose stairs as part of your fitness routine. Since you are moving your body weight your butt might grow slightly walking up the stairs, but significant muscle grows with targeted Read more [...]

Don’t Forget The Lunges

Lunges are an excellent exercise to improve balance between the muscles in the lower body and avoid injury. Research shows that they also help develop sprint speed by providing the ideal ratio of muscle activation between two commonly unbalanced quad muscles. With an array of lunging options (front-foot elevated, forward, reverse, rear-foot elevated, jumping, static, and so on), it’s critical to train the right type to match your goals. A study using junior soccer players compared training adaptations Read more [...]