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6 Easy Exercise Moves Using Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are affordable additions to your home gym, gym sessions and basically wherever you’re doing your workouts! Just like its name, the role of a resistance band is to add resistance to your workouts especially in strength training because it helps to increase your muscle strength and promote muscle growth. It can also be used during rehabilitation …

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6 Moves You Can Do With A Yoga Strap + Video Tutorials

Yoga straps are one of the most underrated yoga tools that deserve more credit because they are inexpensive (find them at these stores), convenient, and versatile. Besides helping you get deeper into your yoga poses and stretches, yoga straps also help improve your posture, especially when you’re always hunching your shoulders from sitting in front of the PC for …

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How to Use Heart Rate Training to Improve Your Recovery, Speed & Endurance

Universal Sports ran a series of videos called “Race to Recovery” which focused on the importance of using a heart rate monitor to build speed and improve recovery time for people who are training for a half or full marathon. In the 3-part series, amateur runner, Kinga Philipps works with Running Coach Jimmy Dean Freeman to …

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Amp Up Your Training & Recovery: 10 Effective Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Ever wondered what these foam objects are for? Foam rollers are fitness tools that you can use to give yourself a nice deep tissue body massage or a more scientific term, self-myofascial release. Self-myofascial release (SMR) is a technique used by athletes and physical therapists to help overused muscles to recover better [1]. Other than that, a foam …

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