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How To Lose Weight Without Setting Foot In A Gym

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Adult obesity rates in America are on the rise, with nine states having adult obesity rates of at least 35 percent, according to a 2018 report by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). One of the biggest reasons why so many Americans are obese is the lack of proper and sufficient physical exercise. 80 percent of Americans don't get enough exercise; instead, they spend most of their time seated, whether it is at work, school, at home or in vehicles. One way to start exercising to lose weight is by joining a gym, but many people are either unwilling or...

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Calf-Strengthening Exercises

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Our calves are the muscles we rely on the most when we climb an incline or go down steps. They help propel us forward and keep us from falling on our faces. The calf muscle is on the back of the lower leg. It consists of two muscles: the gastrocnemius and the soleus. The gastrocnemius is the larger muscle of the calf that forms a visible bulge beneath the skin - the "heads," which create the rounded/diamond shape. The soleus is the smaller, flat muscle that lies underneath the gastrocnemius muscle. Whether you're improving your fitness or appeasing your vanity,...

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10 BOSU Ball workouts

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Have you ever gone to the gym and wondered what that half ball, half platform thing was called? They're called BOSU balls and as it turns out, they are extremely effective when training your balance, control and strength. Watch the video below to learn 10 different BOSU ball workouts that will kick your butt (in a good way). Happy workout!

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Motivating Gym Playlist

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Exercise is as much mental as it is physical. To push to the next level, you need strength, stamina, will-power, and a killer playlist. Anyone who has ever done cardio will tell you that a steady beat with a climactic chorus is great for interval workouts and maintaining a good pace throughout the routine. So what are you waiting for? Beat your best with this amazing 2017 gym playlist. Click here to listen. Happy workout!

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Park Workout Routine

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Looking for a change of scenery? The gym is a great place to get all of your routine done, but when the weather's nice and the 'eau-de-B.O.' in a tight space isn't cutting it for you, try out the park or the playground for a change. All you need is an open space, a bench, monkey bars and/or a swing for a full-body workout. And hey, you might even get a couple of kiddies to join in the workout as well. Click here for a park workout routine.

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