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Why Working Out is More Effective at Combating Anxiety and Depression

It is crucial to remember that depression and anxiety are significant mental health issues requiring a professional medical diagnosis and treatment. While physical activity, such as CrossFit, can help manage anxiety and depressive symptoms, it should not be used as a substitute for medical counsel or therapy. Yet, some data suggests regular exercise, such as …

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Is rock climbing a good sport to lose weight? How to burn calories, get stronger, and have fun losing a few pounds!

If the treadmill is feeling tedious and your motivation to lift weights is waning, you might be feeling like an adventure-filled sport to add some excitement. You have friends who rock climb, and start to wonder…is rock climbing a good sport to lose weight? With a calorie burn of 500-900 per hour – depending on …

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Flat Stomach Beginner Ab Workout: Belly Workouts that Work

Flat stomach workouts are easier to write than they are to actually implement. And why is that? Because body fat or “belly flot” is notoriously hard to lose, especially for women. I myself have struggled with my stomach area my entire life – and I mean from childhood on (thanks, evil ‘90s beauty culture). Three …

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Oh, baby! A Mama-to-Be’s Pregnant Gym Workout Plan

First we hugged. Then we cried. Then we spent about 10 minutes staring at the positive pregnancy test, the enormity of becoming parents in approximately nine months only beginning to set in. But like many first time expecting parents, my husband and I were filled with unbelievable excitement…but also a million questions around how to …

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Pilates vs Strength Training : Which is Better?

Both Pilates and Strength Training can improve overall strength and well being, each addressing specific training goals. Understanding how each of these methods work and the benefits you can get will help you to either choose one or find a mix between both to achieve your fitness goals. Pilates vs Strength Training : Which is …

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How many hours of sleep to build muscle?

The quality and duration of your sleep are associated with increasing muscle mass and strength.  Sleep is an important part of biological and mental regeneration processes. If you don’t get enough sleep, or better to say, if you don’t get enough restorative sleep you won’t be able to concentrate, socialize with people, have a quality …

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