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Tag: Exercise

Don’t Forget to Breathe
18 Dec 17

Don’t Forget to Breathe


Breathing is one of our most automatic functions, something we literally do without thinking about it. But breathing only on autopilot isn’t ideal, especially for people suffering from stress or anxiety, who often experience shallow breathing. In fact, taking in minimal amounts of air, never exhaling fully, and breathing at a rapid pace are both…

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Three Abdominal Exercises That Are Easy on the Back
20 Nov 17

Three Abdominal Exercises That Are Easy on the Back


A recent article by Harvard Health Publications revealed the hidden dangers of crunches and sit-ups. They describe how these activities can lead to lower back discomfort by working against the natural contour of your lower spine and by strengthening certain muscle groups that actually end up straining the lower back. Let’s explore a few exercises…

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The Scoop on Protein
9 Oct 17

The Scoop on Protein


One of the first things you’ll notice when you set foot in a gym is that many people are toting around bottles filled with protein shakes. Should you be drinking protein? This post will give you the skinny on all things protein! Why Protein? Your muscles are made up of protein. When we exercise, the…

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