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11 Best Resistance Band Exercises for Legs and Glutes

Since the “booty” revolution hit a few years ago, resistance band exercises have skyrocketed in popularity for many reasons. Affordability, flexibility, and RESULTS are a few key reasons these elastic beauties are seen everywhere nowadays.  The resistance band leg exercises, booty workout, and all-over body routines have been revolutionized by bands making weight training not … Read more

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Best Knee Brace for Meniscus Tear: Our Top 5 Picks

When you have a meniscus tear, the right knee brace can mean the difference between staying in the game and sitting on the sidelines. These five best knee braces for a torn meniscus are available over-the-counter, plus will provide support and pain relief to keep you on your feet.  What is a Meniscus Tear? Think … Read more

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How to Boost Metabolism After 50: 10 Natural Tips

By the time the big FIVE-O rolls around, we are faced with trying to stay fit and healthy in a body that seems to be challenged with obstacles we never experienced in our earlier years. Hormones change, metabolism slows, muscle mass decreases, and body composition shifts. HELP!  We cannot stop aging as our body slows … Read more

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Do CBD Topicals Work For Pain?

CBD oil is becoming increasingly popular in a wide range of products, from food and drinks to oral medications and topical creams and ointments. However, are CBD topicals really effective for the management of pain? Here’s what you need to know about the different types of CBD topicals and how they may affect and control … Read more

Why Stretching Feels Good

Why Does Stretching Feel So Good?

The simple act of stretching releases chemicals into your muscles that can ease pain and relieve stress. Find out how this happens and the many reasons why you should stretch every day.  Have you ever eased into a stretch and felt that “Ahhh” moment? It’s that hurts-so-good feeling that makes stretching so enjoyable. Have you … Read more

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How To Donate Hair To Kids With Cancer

Charitable people donate millions of dollars to cancer treatment each year. But if you’ve got a head full of long, luxurious locks, there’s another way you can meaningfully help cancer patients. Learn how to donate hair to cancer and make a significant impact on someone’s life.  For more than 30 years, people have been donating … Read more

Static Vs. Dynamic Stretching

Static Vs. Dynamic Stretching: Which is Best?

Different types of stretches work your muscles in specific ways. So which is best for your workout? Learn about dynamic and static stretching here.  To most people, a stretch is a stretch. But did you know that there are different types of stretching? Depending on the type of exercise you’re about to embark on and … Read more

Static Vs. Dynamic Stretching
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9 Different Types of Stretching For Increasing Muscle Flexibility

Short and simple: stretching improves flexibility. And flexibility enhances performance, reduces injury risk, and promotes healing. But did you know there are different ways to stretch to meet specific goals? I’ll explain nine popular types of stretching and offer advice on getting the most out of your stretch.  The Benefits of Stretching Any athlete knows … Read more

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Ways To Improve Gut Health

10 Natural Ways To Improve Gut Health

Did you know gut health affects more than just the way your body processes food? All those good bacteria in your belly can affect stress levels, immune function, sleep patterns, and body weight as well.  For years improving gut health has been the number one course of action toward fixing many chronic diseases, rebuilding your … Read more

Ways To Improve Gut Health
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Strength Training For Women Over 50: The Complete Guide

Whether you are a woman that has just started to workout, or have worked out all your life, your 50 year old body requires different nutrition and exercise than when you were in your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. And while everyone’s body is different, there are many foundational similarities that it needs for optimal performance, … Read more

Strength Training For Women Over 50

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