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ABS WORKOUTS The better abs workout program

WE SIT TOO much—at our desks, in our cars, in front of the TV. And when we train our abs, we reinforce that posture with situps and crunches that contribute to tight hips and a rounded lower back. Over time, this can lead to lower-back pain and even conditions like a bulging or herniated disk. But you want abs, dammit, ...

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5 REASONS YOUR WORKOUTS AREN’T WORKING

In the pursuit of a ripped six-pack and bulging biceps, more might not always mean better. In fact, working harder in the gym may set you farther back from an ideal physique. Overreaching, a state of fatigue caused from several weeks of training too hard, can result in poor recovery from workouts and a sharp decrease in hormones that help ...

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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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6 Weeks to Your Perfect Body

6 Weeks to Your Perfect Body Your perfect body may be closer than you think! All you need is a plan, some time, and a little motivation, and you could be on your way to a perfect body in just 6 weeks! So here’s the plan… The 6 Week Plan for a Perfect Body This plan incorporates my best tips ...

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Exercise Plans for Weight Loss

Exercise Plans for Weight Loss Are your weight loss efforts hitting a wall? Feel like you’re in a bit of a slump and can’t get out? Let’s face it, weight loss can be tough for anyone, especially without a good plan. I’ve come up with 3 plans for weight loss, each tailored to a different level – beginner, intermediate, and ...

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5 reasons to change your workout after 40

As much as we may fight or dread it, there is no stopping Father Time. However, there are steps you can take to make sure your workouts are more effective for preventing health issues as you age. Here are five reasons to change your workout routine as you approach middle age: Keep injuries and joint pain away “As we age, ...

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