Why You Should Find a Fitness Buddy

It’s not easy for all of us to lose weight. While some may be able to stay focused and do what needs to be done, many often fail because they lack a strong support structure. This is especially difficult for those who have food addictions or extremely low self-esteems. Finding a fitness buddy can help you stay the course. Some who can keep you motivated is ideal, but anyone who shares your thoughts on better health can be greatly beneficial.

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7 Ways to Improve the Home’s Air Quality

Air quality plays more of an important role in fitness than what a lot of people realize. Particulates in the air can reduce oxygen absorption in the lungs. Poor air can also affect those who suffer from asthma in a myriad of ways. It can also affect the amount of cleaning you do throughout the week as dust and other components settle on furniture. In extreme cases, the air in your home may be making you excessively sick.

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8 Practical Reasons for More Cardio Workouts

Although it may be fairly common knowledge that cardio workouts are some of the best to perform in order to burn away the inches, there are actually quite a few reasons why you would want to get more throughout the day. The practicality of being healthy goes beyond simply looking good. I’ve covered a similar topic before, but I wanted to go a bit deeper as to the mechanics of how cardio workouts impact your regular lifestyles. It may play more of a crucial role in your day than you might realize.

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7 Practical Reasons to Meditate for Health

It’s fairly common knowledge that meditation can help you relax and clear your mind. This is the primary reason why I meditate. But have you ever thought of the health aspect of putting yourself in the lotus position? In reality, meditation can be just as important to your health as any exercise routine or diet plan. No, it’s not merely some religious practice – but it can be spiritual. When you meditate for health, you could directly affect more than just the mind.

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Why Honesty in Fitness Record Apps Is Ideal

I’m a big fan of using fitness record apps such as Exercise.com and Runkeeper. Occasionally, I’ll see an entry from someone that is superhuman. For example, I saw someone record a 10-hour plank. While this may be possible, it started me thinking about how many people will create fake entries in order to look good in front of others. I bet it happens far more often than what some may believe. In fact, I know a few people who do similar things so that others won’t think they are failures. The truth is, you fail once you start doing this.

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How Fitness Will Completely Change Your Life

Fitness is more than just losing some weight in order to fit into a smaller size of clothing. It’s a method that can be used to make incredible changes in your life. There is far more to keeping fit than merely shrinking down the waist line. It can change everything from how you behave to making rational decisions at work. In essence, it’s a way to improve your life and almost everything in it.

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How to Listen to Your Gut Response for Health

Your instincts can do a great deal of good if you listened to them. Not everyone does. Your gut response is kind of like that little voice inside your head that advises you to do certain things. If you don’t listen to that voice, you’re probably going against your instincts. From a health perspective, this could contribute to physical and mental complications. Personally, I’ve been spending more time listening to those little whispers and have changed quite a few things in my life for the better.

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How to Prevent Your Disappointment In Fitness

One of the biggest problems many people face when trying to lose weight is disappointment. Whether it’s the lack of immediate results or a lack of conviction, it can be difficult to stay on track. I am one of those people. There are often times when I get in the “to hell with it” frame of mind. Once you convince yourself of failing, it can be incredibly difficult to change your views. The best course of action is prevent disappointment from controlling your life in the first place.

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7 Healthy Ways to Take Advantage of Earth Day

Earth Day is when a lot of people around the globe celebrate life on this planet. Without this ball of rock and water, carbon-based life here would not exist. Most people like to plan activities that center around promoting the environment. Coincidentally, there is also a healthy benefit to most of these functions. In many cases, eco-friendliness and improved health benefits go hand-in-hand.

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Is There Too Much Convenience on Earth?

Technology is an awesome thing. Humans have moved far beyond the days of postal riders on horseback in order to communicate. Now, more than half of the people on Earth have miniature computer systems in their pockets to do everything from video conferencing to playing games. But, is this convenient world we live in conducive to health? From a fitness perspective, the things you take for granted everyday may be part of the reason why so many people are obese.

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