Crossfit: How to Survive the Tough Routine

Crossfit: How to Survive the Tough Routine

By now, you have probably heard of CrossFit and you may wonder why it has attracted many die-hard followers when it looks like the routine is pure torture. CrossFit is a fitness regimen developed by Greg Glassman. He defined fitness in a meaningful and measurable way using increased work capacity and modal domains. As a result, the fitness routine involves functional movements performed at high intensity. The regimen is a mix of weightlifting, gymnastics, rowing, running and other exercises. CrossFit…

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Why You Need Relaxing Hobbies

Why You Need Relaxing Hobbies

Physical activities are truly helpful in helping you be happier but apart from all these things, it is also very important to be occupied with hobbies. What was your hobby as a child? In a study by Matthew Zawadzki who works as an assistant professor of psychology at the University of California, Merced, it was found that during leisure activities, participants reported lower stress as compared to when they are doing other activities. Leisure is the time when people socialize,…

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A Close Look at Dyspepsia

A Close Look at Dyspepsia

Dyspepsia or indigestion is a group of symptoms which can lead to a feeling of discomfort in the abdomen. Other symptoms include pain in the upper abdomen, heartburn, nausea, abdominal distension, a sense of fullness, gasses, and belching. These symptoms develop when the organs of the upper gastrointestinal tract are affected. Causes and Risk Factors of Dyspepsia A person could have dyspepsia due to a variety of reasons but this could also be an underlying diseases such as gallbladder disease,…

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Five Fitness Stuff That’s Worth The Money

Five Fitness Stuff That’s Worth The Money

Do you often feel guilty about spending on things that you don’t use? The guilty feeling is really hard to come by but if you are splurging on fitness, there shouldn’t be any feeling of guilt at all. If you have time and some money to spare, here are some things you can splurge on: Behavior changing programs. Exercise and eating right are just two of the most difficult things to do for most people. Enrolling in behavior programs in…

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Can Junk Food Help With Weight Loss?

Can Junk Food Help With Weight Loss?

There is 99% chance that your mom told you to never, as in NEVER, eat junk food. Your mom was right about junk food being a horrible food but for Mark Haub, a professor at Kansas State University, things were different. He started a diet of Twinkies, brownies, and Ho Hos for every meal. Now, you may think that this is insane but the purpose of this shift is to see the effect of junk food on him and his…

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Are You Exercising Too Much?

Are You Exercising Too Much?

It is not a secret that working out is being encouraged by experts because of the benefits this has on one’s health. But just like everything, too much of something will be harmful. Are you just an exercise junkie or have you been exercising too much? Are you guilty of these: You don’t feel excited about it anymore.When you start to feel that working out is a tedious task then maybe you need to step back and evaluate how much…

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Exercises to Say Goodbye to Back Fat

Exercises to Say Goodbye to Back Fat

One of the things that girls would often complain about is the back fat that they couldn’t seem to get rid of. Don’t you just wish that you can also wear a flattening bra that would make those disappear even for a while? Here are some exercises to help you say bye-bye back fat like you always wanted to: Pull-Ups One of te best ways to get rid of back fat is to do pull ups. Women may feel anxious…

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Tips to Become a Morning Exerciser

Tips to Become a Morning Exerciser

You most likely plan to exercise in the evening however, some things just come up: overtime work, some invitation, a meeting, or a surprise dinner date with your significant other. If you always find yourself in such a situation then it is best for you to start exercising in the morning. Everyone knows though that getting up early in the morning is such a difficult task. Dysania is a condition where a person finds it so difficult to get out…

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