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EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN YOUR PELVIC FLOOR

SPONSORED ARTICLE The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that close off the base of the pelvis. They play a role in managing our continence, supporting our internal organs, contributing to core control and also our sexual response. Several muscles make up the pelvic floor and they are just

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LEBERT RESISTANCE BAR RANKS TOP FOR FLEX MOVEMENT

SPONSORED POST Discover the ultimate workout tool that’s taking the fitness world by storm – the Lebert Resistance Bar! This amazing piece of equipment has been put to the test and ranked top for flex movement. What makes the Lebert Resistance Bar stand out from the rest is its versatility

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KETTLEBELL TABATA: BASIC MOVEMENTS FOR AN INTENSE WORKOUT

Training my full body is always my go-to at the age of 47. It allows me to train all my pillars of human movement while having fun! Let’s be honest, if you are not enjoying yourself you will likely have a hard time sticking to the training. Not everyday will

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BALANCE TRAINING TIPS

The average person walks between 6,000 and 8,000 steps a day with each step absorbing two-to-three times their body weight — depending on your activity. Let’s face it — being sure-footed at any age can be a challenge, but you can take control by incorporating exercises to improve your balance

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TRX FULL BODY WORKOUT

It is generally accepted that performing resistance training on a regular basis can help maintain and improve health, fitness, and quality of life. However, people often encounter obstacles to resistance training, such as time, space, equipment, and cost. Suspension Training® offers a unique approach to resistance training that only requires

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FULL-BODY METCON SCULPT

Photo courtesy of James Patrick. There’s nothing like a workout strategy that will help you add lean muscle AND burn fat at the same time (and for hours afterwards). I’ve got just the thing for you. You want to build a body you feel good about, and I want that

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FUNCTIONAL FITNESS: STAYING FIT WITHOUT THE GYM

Are you someone who hates the gym but finds exercise in their daily activities? Functional fitness is a kind of exercise that works out the muscles that people use to complete their day-to-day activities. Activities like carrying grocery bags, squatting down to pick something up, or walking up and down

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THE POWER OF EXERCISE TO SLOW AGING

We’ve heard it before – use it or lose it. When it comes to slowing the aging process. Toronto’s Dr. Greg Wells, senior scientist in translational medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, says the way we age is in our control. “We traditionally think that aging is when our

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TAKE CARE OF YOUR FEET, SO THEY CAN TAKE CARE OF YOU

Biomechanically, walking upright on two legs and two feet is extremely complex. Example: each time your heel lifts off the ground, it forces your toes to carry one half of your body weight. Foot problems require special attention and can often be your first sign of more serious medical issues.

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CORE STRENGTH: EMBRACE THE WOBBLE

At one time, a strong core was associated with six-pack abs but an updated view is that there is much more to them. Having defined abdominals is an aesthetic consideration, while a strong core relates to functionality. Anatomically, the core is the body’s midsection, a three-dimensional space that includes the
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TIPS TO BECOME BETTER AT WALKING

Don’t let anyone tell you you’re just walking. Take it from Toronto’s Lee Scott, founder and head coach of Wow Power Walking. She has coached thousands of walkers for fitness and marathons. She has power walked more than 100 distance events, including 35 full marathons – the latest one was

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