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Stretching before bed is beneficial for everyone, but especially for those who have trouble falling asleep or have nights full of restless sleep. Stretching before bed relieves muscle tension, prevents nocturnal muscles(specifically in the legs), de-stresses the body and mind, provides more restful sleep, and helps your body recover and...

People often come to the gym and participate in the same program, routine or class each visit. Sometimes our bodies get too comfortable with the same movements over and over again. It is important to add a variety of new elements to your regular exercise routine. Adding new movement patterns helps keep...

The myth “women shouldn’t lift weights because they’ll get bulky” has been around for ages. It’s something that I hear about almost every day. A lot of women are scared to lift weights because they don’t want to put on large amounts of muscle mass. When, in reality, weightlifting is...

Yoga is a phenomenal way to stay active or kickstart your fitness routine, but yoga is filled with many amazing benefits. When I began practicing, I joined a class to get back into shape. For me, this was a comfortable transition and not intimidating. As my fitness routine became more...

The expression “exercise is medicine” is working its way into doctor’s offices and fitness facilities around the world. But, is it true? Can you really use exercise as medicine? The answer to that is – YES. Exercise has proved to be one of the best preventative medicines available. Doctors have...

The idea of Tabata came from Japanese scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata, and a team of researchers from the National Institute of Fitness in Tokyo. Another form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), Tabata is a very short but concentrated way of working out. You’re only exercising for four minutes at...