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Gym Etiquette: Do's & Don'ts
Jul 21, 2021
Let’s be clear right from the start. When working out at a gym, consideration for those around you is just as consistent as your workout should be. We get it - the gym can be intimidating, especially if you’re new. Gym culture is real and here are tips to help you make sure that you do your part.    If there is anything that we have learned from COVID-19...
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selfcare routine tips
Jul 21, 2021
10 Ways to Upgrade Your Self-Care Routine for 2021 This isn’t going to be your stereotypical self-care blog with face masks, bath bombs, and Netflix series to watch. While we are all for these pieces of self-care inspo, we are looking to create a different approach. As we are reaching closer and closer to the close of 2021 (yikes, can you believe it?), we...
Top 7 Handstand Tips
Jul 05, 2021
HOW TO DO A HEADSTAND   Unless you were a gymnast or some sort of acrobat, trying a handstand for the first time as an adult may be somewhat scary. And by scary, we also mean fun. You’re literally upside - how cool is that? But just like anything else, it takes practice and once you start to see results, you always want to up your game. Be prepared to flop...
what is Muscle Knot
Jul 05, 2021
What Actually is A Muscle Knot?   Have you ever been tormented by the same exact spot on your body? Right above the shoulder blade, just to the left of the neck with a dull pain that sends you into shivers. The hand goes to grab and pull to massage that sensitive spot until there is some sort of release or just give up. Just give up aka learn how to live...
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tips to improve mental focus
Jun 23, 2021
   In today’s world filled with distractions, it can be exceptionally challenging to stay mentally focused. We are a pop-up notification obsessed world with a struggle to find boundaries. It is crucial to learn and build mental focus to allow room for achieving accomplishments that bring success, joy, and fulfillment.    Here are six practical tips for...
bodyweight exercises for boxing
Jun 23, 2021
  Boxing Inspired Bodyweight Workout    If you said you wanted to throw down inside of a boxing ring, some people would probably question your sanity. But if you said you wanted to look or be strong like a fighter, the furrowed face reaction would probably change. Boxers are known for being lean, athletic and conditioned. There is a reason why boxing has...
History of UFC
Jun 23, 2021
  If you're slightly interested in mixed martial arts (MMA), then you must have heard the acronym UFC. And if you’re not a fan, then you’re about to be. Let’s take a look into the origins of the UFC and its insane influence into mainstream sports as a global brand.   UFC: ORIGINS What does UFC mean - Ultimate Fighting Championship. On November 12th, 1993...
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Upgrade Your Lunch Break
Jun 03, 2021
Upgrade Your Lunch Break    We have a feeling that if we asked how many times you have eaten lunch at a computer screen, pre-covid or not, that we would get a virtual handraise. First, it was about upgrading your coffee and now it’s about upgrading your lunch routine, because in or out of the office, lunch doesn’t have to be sustenance only.    It May Sound...
Why You Should Jump Rope
Jun 03, 2021
At first glance, jump rope as a daily workout may seem like an easy way to get some cardio in. Dusting off the old rope or investing in a new one could seem rather charming and fun with a hint of cardio. Little did you know that jumping rope would end up being a full-body workout that is set to work your cardiovascular system but also leave your arms,...
Why the Push Up Should Be in Your Routine
May 17, 2021
Sadly, the push-up can be neglected or take a back seat to the bench press. Maybe it doesn’t look as cool or as intense - what are your thoughts? Maybe the push up has gotten some more love during the pandemic because it’s something that you can do at any time, anywhere. DROP DOWN AND GIVE ME 10… just kidding, maybe. Even still, the push-up is underutilized...
Reaching Fitness Goals When You Don't Want To
May 17, 2021
  Since the pandemic interrupted daily living and habits, it’s been difficult for so many people to get back on track for a variety of reasons. It is also an even more interesting concept in relation to working out because many of us feel significantly better afterwards.    *Now here is the problem* As the study of fitness throughout 2020 and into 2021 has...
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Useful Target Finds
May 17, 2021
You know how you go into Target for one thing and end up with a whole basket full? We have all been there. We’re here to help you sort out some of the best things to add to your basket because let’s be real, you’re not going to go in for only these awesome finds. We know better.    Here’s a list of some of our favorite things! All of these products are...
Mental Health Impacts From Working Out At The Gym
May 17, 2021
It’s 2021 - we’re always looking for ways to step up our game for our physical and mental health. It’s always a bonus when both physical and mental health are prioritized. Ahhh, gotta love efficiency, right? *Inserts exercise here* - Exercise is more than heartrate and weight loss. While those two can be very important, it is also important to note the...
What Muscles to Focus On When Working Out
May 17, 2021
Which Muscles Groups To Focus On When Working Out In order to sift through all the information that is out there, it can be difficult to inform yourself with actual truths about what’s on the down low for all things muscles for working out. There are many different ways to structure a training program which works in one’s favor because it makes everything...
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workout clothing brands
Apr 23, 2021
When working up a sweat, it’s nice to be able to feel your best by wearing comfortable workout clothes that you feel good in. Luckily, in recent years, many brands have developed fashion-conscious, planet-conscious options so you can look forward to pulling on your running gear or your yoga wear. We’ve rounded up the best workout clothing brands out there,...
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Tips for Taking Sleep Seriously
Apr 15, 2021
It’s kind of funny when you think about it. Wellness trends seem to come and go, but finding a way to getting rejuvenating sleep has moved far beyond a fad stage and is full on ultra-movement stage. It’s not going away. People are always looking for ways to enhance their sleep quality, get to sleep faster, and make the most of their downtime. Have you ever...
10 Minute Desk Stretch Routine
Apr 15, 2021
Whether you’re working from home at a desk or in the office, there’s a good chance that you’re hunching over all of your technology for a lot of the day. Not to mention, we hold a lot of our stress in places like our neck, shoulders, upper back, etc. So when work or life outside of the office (or home office), our bodies can really feel it in these places...
Motivational Quotes for gym workout
Apr 09, 2021
The mind and body work together - and this is never more true than when getting pumped up for a good workout. The fitness lifestyle requires dedication, discipline, and everything in between. Whether you’re THE Arnold Schwarzenegger or someone who recently adopted the fitness life, we all have to learn the difference between discipline and motivation - they...