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The Mysterious 8-Ball

You may have seen a small icon posted to a man’s social media profile. It seems innocuous but slightly odd. It’s just a small 8-Ball. No other information is offered. No accompanying explanation. Then like wildfire it will spread to other men he is friends with, no one offering a reason why. Behind the scenes, this network of men will …

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Health vs Fitness

There is a major problem in our society when it comes to our overall health and that problem is continuing to get worse. There is a rise in diseases related to lifestyle and rise in the loss of life attributed to completely preventable disease. The problem stems from the way we get, retain and prioritize information. That information is coming …

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Top Ways to Boost Workout Intensity

  Intensity plays a massive role in achieving the best possible results. Fitness is all about how you work while you are working and the more you give, the more you get!  So, how can you maximize your intensity in order to enhance your workouts? These fitness experts will tell you just how!   Igor Klibanov – CEO, Fitness Solutions …

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Common Plank Mistakes

The Plank. It’s become a staple of workouts everywhere and promises to be the ultimate core workout that can be done anywhere as it requires no weights or equipment. As an isometric exercise (meaning that it is performed in a static position), the main goal when performing a plank is to find your perfect form and hold it solidly for …

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Benefits of Unplugging

Modern life is on a screen. We can deny it. We can choose to remain oblivious to it. We can make excuses for why that isn’t us, by saying that we take time to enjoy being outdoors, and I’m so active I don’t have time to be on my phone. If that’s true congrats, but for most of us, having …

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The Benefits of Chiropractic

A big part of the pie getting into better shape, and staying in shape, along with fitness and diet is taking care of your body and your health. As you get older that can become more and more important, as tweaks and twinges can more easily blow up into nagging chronic injuries. There are a lot of different ways you …

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Trapped to Limitless: Q&A with Otilia Kiss

What was your inspiration behind writing From Trapped to Limitless: 7 Steps to to Healthy Living Without Limits? A few years ago, my life as I knew it came to a stall. I was burnt out, stressed and overwhelmed. I couldn’t see a way out. My health, my relationships and my career were not where I wanted them to be …

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The Participaction 150 Playlist

Participaction is an organization that has been around since the early 1970’s, that has always preached the health benefits of living an active lifestyle and participating in sports. While their most well known campaign may have been the Body Break movement with Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod, their efforts go well beyond that one series. Their newest campaign is in …

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The Pros and Cons of Foam Rolling

We’ve all seen foam rollers at the gym, usually in the stretching area. Some of us may have used them, and for some they remain just another of those pieces of equipment at the gym that we ignore because it’s not a treadmill or a free weight. But the foam roller is there for a reason, and for some it …

9 Things I Learned as a Self-Taught Athlete

“How I learned to love myself and stay in shape.” Yesterday I kicked an old soccer ball around the garden to play with my dog, and I realized something: it felt great! Years of being the kid nobody wanted on their team had made me dread team sports, but kicking that ball felt so different! This shift in my mindset …