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I Bet you Can’t…

…Carry your friend on your back and walk 50 yards.  Stay on the balls of your feet and don’t touch your heels to the ground.

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…Well, bend like this:

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I Bet You Can’t…

…Stand in the three-leg dog position and do 20 push ups.  Don’t forget to switch legs!

…Sit like the women in the picture below for ten minutes.  Keep your elbows up!

…Sit on a chair with your right leg out and rotate it clockwise, then using your right arm try to draw a figure 6 in the air

Foam Roll the Pain Away

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            Foam rollers help prevent common injuries that come will repetitive exercise that result in tense muscles.  Many runners, for example, become painfully well acquainted with their IT band if they don’t carefully massage that band of tissue.  For those of you that don’t know, your IT band is Continue reading “Foam Roll the Pain Away”

Stop Complaining and Start Running

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Being active is key to maintaining a healthy life style and is truly quite simple to do.  Even though it may be tough for us to take 30 minutes to an hour out of our busy day to work out, there is always a way to make time.  Unfortunately, for most of us this free time won’t just magically appear, we have to work hard to arrange for a free slot in our day to exercise, but it is up to US to make it happen; putting it off until tomorrow or complaining we’re too busy to workout isn’t helping us at all.  In order to remain fit, we don’t need any fancy equipment or any special gear, just an optimistic attitude and a pair of sneakers will get the job done.

Here are some quick and simple workout suggestions that should easily fit into your tight schedule

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Four Reasons to get off the Couch

The Benefits of Being Active

Why be active? Many people have various motives for working out. Some people want to lose weight, others wish to free their mind, and the majority of people who are regularly active do it for pure pleasure.

If you are struggling to discover a reason to get up and exercise, here are a few of the countless benefits of living an active life.

Improves mood:

Yes, there is such a thing as a “runners high” as a result from shifting into high intensity mode and including sprint bursts through interval training. After a hard workout, your body will feel more relaxed and happier due to various brain chemicals.

Enhances learning:

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