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Flexible vs. Stiff Snowboard

Flexible vs. Stiff Snowboard

2017-06-20 17:18:01 0 Comments 5 views Sports and Fitness category

Snowboards vary widely in flexibility, or flex as it’s known by snowboard manufacturers and vendors. There is no one degree of flex that’s “right” for all snowboarders. The decision about buying a more rigid and less flexible board over one that has more give -- side-to-side, tip-to-tail or both --

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Is Potassium Helpful for Sore Muscles?

Is Potassium Helpful for Sore Muscles?

2017-06-20 10:50:02 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

If you are experiencing sore muscles or muscular cramps, it could be due to a lack of potassium. Potassium is an important mineral in the body that regulates many bodily functions including healthy muscular function. It is one of the numerous minerals needed by the body to prevent muscle cramps

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Killer At-Home Arm Workout

Killer At-Home Arm Workout

2017-06-20 08:38:01 0 Comments 1 views Sports and Fitness category

Toned triceps and firm biceps — killer arms don’t have to happen using big machines at a gym or health club. Instead, you can work out at home three to four times a week using resistance-training exercises that help to tone your arms. You will need resistance bands and at

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Self-Practice to Improve Your Tennis Skill Consistency

Self-Practice to Improve Your Tennis Skill Consistency

2017-06-19 23:46:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

Improving the consistency of your tennis strokes requires mental consistency and many hours of practicing the same stroke mechanics. Sometimes it is better to practice on your own without a hitting partner because it is harder to be consistent when you are trying to keep the ball in play. Practice

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Strength & Conditioning for the Breastroke

Strength & Conditioning for the Breastroke

2017-06-19 21:36:05 0 Comments 5 views Sports and Fitness category

When you are swimming the breaststroke, water provides resistance --- but it's a level of resistance you cannot change. You can't make water thicker or thinner, so once your muscles adapt to the breaststroke, the improvement you are likely to see in the strength of your muscles is limited. Land-based

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Exercises for Hyperexpanded Lungs

Exercises for Hyperexpanded Lungs

2017-06-19 19:20:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

Overview Hyperexpanded lungs occur when the air sacs of the lungs break down and become enlarged. This affects the lungs’ ability to take in new air, making it difficult to breathe, particularly when you exhale. This condition is most commonly associated with lung problems such as emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary

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Does Jogging in Place Offer Benefits?

Does Jogging in Place Offer Benefits?

2017-06-19 14:54:01 0 Comments 5 views Sports and Fitness category

The best benefit of jogging in place is that you do not need equipment. This calisthenic exercise is performed anywhere and at anytime; even while standing in line at the grocery store. Once you master the jogging form to keep your workout safe, you will enjoy the other benefits of

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Upper Body Exercises at Home

Upper Body Exercises at Home

2017-06-19 00:32:01 0 Comments 6 views Sports and Fitness category

The major muscles in the upper body are the abs, pectorals, triceps, biceps, deltoids, trapezius and latissimus dorsi. These are anatomical names for the stomach, chest, arms, shoulders and back. When you are at home, your goal is to work as many of these muscles as possible with limited resources.

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Hiking Vs. Running for Losing Weight

Hiking Vs. Running for Losing Weight

2017-06-18 21:16:01 0 Comments 6 views Sports and Fitness category

There is no doubt that performing consistent physical activity has positive effects on your health. Along with lowering your risk for certain diseases and health conditions, physical activity helps you reduce body fat or maintain a healthy body weight. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, try hiking or running to

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Ways to Melt Fat

Ways to Melt Fat

2017-06-18 16:48:01 0 Comments 8 views Sports and Fitness category

If your main concern is losing body fat, the good news is that you have lots of different options. As long as you're up and active, you're burning calories and helping melt those layers of fat away as a result. There are a few particularly effective ways to lose fat

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