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10 stupid mistakes to avoid in the gym

WALK INTO ANY gym, and you’ll find guys doing something cringeworthy—from exhibiting crappy exercise form to doing useless routines that don’t really accomplish anything. (Surely you’ve seen gym fail videos of hip thrusts gone wrong…) But these obvious errors are just two of the many possible ways you can screw yourself over in the gym. And while some of these mishaps ...

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The Top 7 Ways Fit People Injure Themselves at the Gym

YouTube is full of gym fails; think exercisers falling off treadmills, misusing strength machines, and wearing wildly inappropriate clothing. But most workout mistakes are a little less…obvious—and they aren’t made only by people who are totally clueless about working out. Your friend who runs 20 miles a week or the woman you always see at the weight rack can be just as prone to errors ...

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Why You Really Need to Join the Gym

Everyone knows that joining a gym is a quote-unquote good idea. Now, a new study looks at exactly how much of a benefit fitness club­-goers have over the rest of us when it comes to getting regular exercise—and its results may convince you to restart that stalled membership. To put some research behind this commonly held belief, Iowa State University ...

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How a support team is helping me reach my health goals

Last month, you may have read a blog post from my friend Melissa, who introduced our story as two busy work-at-home-moms on our path towards fitness with the help of Advocate Condell Centre Club. Today, I’m going to share a little more about my own backstory… In 2007, I walked over 500 miles from Boston to Washington D.C. as part of ...

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