Fantastic 9 Tips for Working Out in the Morning

Learn amazing tips for your daily workout once you are out from bed

We know not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an amazing way to start your day—for most of us, it’s just a matter of how. Continue reading “Fantastic 9 Tips for Working Out in the Morning”

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5 Dumbbell Exercises for a Full-Body Burn

 

Dumbbells allow you to pack cardio and strength training into one killer full-body workout. Here, we share five exercises to try with this versatile piece of gym equipment.

If you want to kill two workout birds (cardio and strength) with one stone, compound exercises are the way to go. Combo exercises mesh at least two moves into one continuous flow, so you work multiple muscles and build functional strength. Pick up the pace to kick your heart rate into high gear, adding cardio benefits, too. Or, intensify your workout by adding dumbbells.

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Overweight children are being excluded from friendships, study finds

They have more unreciprocated friendships and frenemies than their thinner counterparts, a Keck School of Medicine of USC study finds.

Overweight children have more unreciprocated friendships and frenemies than their thinner counterparts, a new study has found. In a survey of 504 preteens in the Netherlands, researchers found that overweight children are excluded from friendships, call classmates friends when the feeling is not mutual and are disliked by peers. And overweight children dislike more classmates than their thinner peers. These heightened negative relationships take a mental, social and physical toll Continue reading “Overweight children are being excluded from friendships, study finds”

6 Reasons Why A Fitness Tracker Can Help Improve Your Health

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Cardio runner running listening smartphone music. Unrecognizable body jogging on ocean beach or waterfront working out with heart rate monitor app device and earphones in summer.

If you are ready to take your training to new heights, consider a fitness tracker to monitor your activity and provide insights into your health and fitness. Fitness trackers are generally small watch-like devices that you can wear on your wrist that measure the movements you do during a workout, and with many of today’s standard wearable it can act as a watch or smart-watch too. Continue reading “6 Reasons Why A Fitness Tracker Can Help Improve Your Health”