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How to Run Properly to Lose Fat

How to Run Properly to Lose Fat

2017-07-22 11:56:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the only way to lose weight is to create a caloric deficit, expending more energy than you take in through food. You can create a caloric deficit through diet alone, but physical activity is necessary to keep the weight off

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Exercises for the Rack-in-One Gym

Exercises for the Rack-in-One Gym

2017-07-22 03:02:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

Although it looks like a walker, the "Rack" all-in-one gym is actually a workout machine, or more precisely, a workout frame. The solid steel frame folds into three different configurations -- flat, standing and bench -- to facilitate a variety of body weight-resistance exercises. The Rack weighs 30 lbs., which

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What Muscles Do Bicycle Crunches Work?

What Muscles Do Bicycle Crunches Work?

2017-07-21 23:30:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

If you've ever done bicycle crunches, you know firsthand they target all your ab muscles. In fact, the American Council on Exercise declared bicycle crunches one of the most effective abdominal exercises, according to a small study performed in 2001. The move activates muscles of the abdomen better than 12 other

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Instructions for Seated Dip Exercise

Instructions for Seated Dip Exercise

2017-07-21 12:24:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

The seated dip exercise tones the triceps, or the back portion of your upper arms. The machine allows you to determine the amount of weight you are pushing and using to challenge your triceps. Your triceps extend your arms and are activated when your arms are fully extended against resistance.

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Stress on the Calves While Snowboarding

Stress on the Calves While Snowboarding

2017-07-21 11:16:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

A lot of your power in snowboarding comes from your legs, and riding all day with your legs in a squat position can put a lot of strain on your calf muscles. A few adjustments to your bindings can ease this constant strain, but it's also important to take the

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How to Stop Squeaking Running Shoes

How to Stop Squeaking Running Shoes

2017-07-21 07:52:01 0 Comments 2 views Sports and Fitness category

With new running shoes come a series of highs and lows. First, new athletic shoes are often more comfortable -- and better looking -- than your worn out and outgrown previous pair. On the other hand, new shoes can take several weeks to grow into and sometimes produce a loud

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Weight Lifting Circuit Training

Weight Lifting Circuit Training

2017-07-21 06:40:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

The number of weight-training workout options resembles the selections on the menu at your favorite restaurant: plenty. Circuit-training is a way to organize your weight-lifting session. You save time, get a full-body workout and burn calories. It's also a way to reduce the boredom that comes from doing the same

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Juice Fast for an Inguinal Hernia and a Bellyache

Juice Fast for an Inguinal Hernia and a Bellyache

2017-07-20 22:36:01 0 Comments 5 views Sports and Fitness category

An inguinal hernia occurs when internal soft tissue, usually part of the large intestine, protrudes through a small tear in the lower abdominal wall underneath your skin. Inguinal hernias often cause a noticeable bulge and lower-abdominal pain that is sometimes described as a bellyache. Inguinal hernias usually require surgical repair,

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The 7 Places to Check a Pulse

The 7 Places to Check a Pulse

2017-07-20 11:28:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

The pulse is most commonly checked on the wrist or neck, but there are other places on the body where a pulse can be examined. The pulse can be felt anywhere an artery runs close to the surface of the skin. Use two fingers to apply slight pressure to the

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Does Participation in Sports Negatively Affect Academics?

Does Participation in Sports Negatively Affect Academics?

2017-07-20 09:12:01 0 Comments 3 views Sports and Fitness category

Student athletes should be relieved to learn that, according to researchers at the Brown Center on Education Policy, a commitment to school sports does not have to translate into compromised academic performance. Although these students often feel substantial pressure to perform both on the field and in the classroom, the

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