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The Battle of Weight Versus Muscle Mass

By Mary Goforth

One of the strongest reasons that people don’t stick to their diet or fitness plan is not because of the lack of willpower, but because of the number on the scale. Nothing can be more discouraging than standing on the scale, only to see that the number is higher than when it was when you […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Bodybuilding

By Mary Goforth

All the current rage comes from three-month programs. You’ve seen them. A program promises to give you results in just 90 days, and you’re interested. Three months is more than enough to get a good workout regimen going, but it doesn’t even have to take long. You won’t be jacked up in a month, but […]

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Getting Fit for Summer in Just Six Weeks

By Mary Goforth

Summer is just around the corner. Where did all the time go? Last time you checked, you were scarfing holiday meals, and you still haven’t shed all that extra winter weight. It’s been warm enough, but you’ve procrastinated, and now you fear that everyone will hate your beach body. Thankfully, it’s not too late! You […]

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Why You Should Strive for Healthiness Instead of Skinniness

By Mary Goforth

No matter who you are, you probably have a dream body that you wish to attain. Whether it’s washboard abs, or just to be skinnier, everyone dreams. There’s nothing wrong with this. If you keep your perfect body in mind, it can motivate you, and you can achieve your goals, or at least get as […]

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Four Exercise Pairings to Get Your Body Going

By Mary Goforth

When most people work out, they do it while rushing, and don’t plan as much as they should. It may be due to them not having enough time, or it may be because they have a routine going, and they’re not the type of people who like to leave that comfort zone. If you exercise […]

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Five Ways You Can Get a Great Body Without the Gym

By Mary Goforth

Whether it’s due to cost, distance, or the lack of time, some people can’t go to the gym. Some may think that this means they can get off scot-free from exercises, but that’s not the case. You can still achieve a great workout without the gym, and all you need is the great outdoors to […]

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The True Meaning of Fitness

By Mary Goforth

Fitness has become a buzzword. Everyone says it over and over again, but few know what it truly means. According to the National Federation of Professional Trainers Handbook, the official definition is as follows: “Having the energy and strength to perform daily activities vigorously and alertly, with energy left over to enjoy leisure activities or […]

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The Most Fun You’ll Ever Have Getting Toned Abs

By Mary Goforth

Everyone wants to get abs, and it shows. With our expanding waistlines, we’re searching more and more on how to tighten your stomach and get the washboard abs of your dreams. So how do you get then? Many people think that they must do hundreds of sit-ups a day, but you can do exercises that […]

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Weight Training Vs CrossFit: The Final Battle

By Mary Goforth

If you’ve decided to finally get in shape, you may be wondering which route you should take. With so many debates, included the most heated one concerning weight training and CrossFit, it’s enough to make your head spin. But we have you covered. We’ll look at the plus’s and minuses of each, and you can […]

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The Treadmill Versus Running Outside.

By Mary Goforth

Running, jogging, and even walking is a great way to get your heart pumping. In addition to that, it can keep you in shape, shed calories, and keep your bones strong. If you’re planning a fitness regimen, you’d be a fool not to incorporate some cardio in your life, even if your goal is to […]

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