Building Your Body

Achieving your ideal body comes only after weeks of extreme dedication and hard work. You might commonly hear exercise and diet being the key to health, weight loss, and muscle building, but you may be unsure about the benefits of certain kinds of workouts. Beginning an exercise program can be difficult without the right facts. This article will give you the basic tools you will need to start your strength training regimen, and will supplement your goals to live a healthy, strong, and injury-free lifestyle.

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Yoga Styles With a Local Twist

It is not uncommon to see yoga as a top ranking activity on many people’s to-do lists. Yoga is something that people say they will do, “eventually,” “another day,” or “when they are back in shape.” What these very capable individuals do not realize is that now is the time to do yoga. Waiting only decreases your chances of being physically able to participate in the future. People make many excuses to do yoga, but “the best excuse not to go to yoga is that you just got back” (lululemon athletica).

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Breakfast: The First and Best Meal of the Day

Eating breakfast everyday is one of the top diet tips recommended by scientists and nutritionists. Eating a balanced meal every day, within the first hour of getting out of bed poses a huge challenge to many Americans. Unfortunately, the nation’s failure to attend to the importance of breakfast has led to the overwhelming amount of obese people, heart attack patients, and diabetics. By putting a spotlight on breakfast as the most important meal of the day, we may one day see a more healthy, youthful, and energized population. There are three tips that are predominantly important when considering how to start your day off right. Buying healthy and easy foods, consuming nutrient-packed foods, and keeping this pattern consistent every day will energize you throughout your day and will help you to achieve your long-term health goals.

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Music and Exercise: A Love Story

Music characterizes many of our modern day activities. We listen to music when we watch television shows and movies, when we eat dinner at a nice restaurant, and when we are relaxing by the pool with our friends. Most vibrantly however, we tend to make a conscious effort to listen to music while we exercise. We all may have different personal justifications for our desire to listen to music while working out.

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Freshman Fifteen Fear

Gaining 15 pounds during freshman year is a fear many entering college have. It is no myth that many students start to gain weight, probably because of the sedentary lifestyles they begin leading at the start of their college career. In high school, lots of students lead active lifestyles. Whether it is varsity sports or whatever extracurricular physical activities Mom and Dad make you sign up for, many high school students are constantly in motion. However, upon entering college many high school athletes either do not have the time or do not have the skill to continue playing their sport at the University level.

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