Yoga and HIIT: Oxymoron or a Match Made in Heaven?

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There are some combinations in life that are just meant to be: milk and cookies, movies and popcorn, road trips and music. But what about yoga and HIIT workouts? Are the two polar opposites, or is this one of many exercise myths? While the well-known factors of each may not seem similar, taking what you learn in a yoga class off the mat and with you into your HIIT workout is easier and more beneficial than you might think.

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7 Science-Based Strategies to Boost Your Willpower and Succeed With Your New Year’s Resolutions

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It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set them, according to the American Psychological Association. The most common resolutions are related to losing weight, eating healthier, exercising regularly and saving money.

However, research shows that 45% of people fail to keep their resolutions by February, and only 19% keep them for two years.

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Nutrition for Exercise and Sport: What to Eat Before, During, and After

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Living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone for a number of different reasons. Healthy eating and physical activity help prevent chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. The number of Americans with these chronic diseases continues to increase, which raises healthcare and health insurance costs for everyone else in the country.

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How to Get Your Nutrition Right: RDN Shelley Rael Interview

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Nutrition is the foundation of a fit and healthy lifestyle. What you eat can make or break you. Get your nutrition wrong and it can ruin your health. Get your nutrition right and the rest is pretty easy.

But, how do you get your nutrition right? Well, we reached out to Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Shelley Rael and asked her some crucial questions on nutrition and diet.

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From Dancing to Bodybuilding: WBFF Pro Eve Dawes Interview

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Eve Dawes is a woman of many accomplishments. Born in England, she started her career as a professional dancer; touring internationally with various shows. After 8 years of dancing, she entered the fitness world by attending the Premier International, which is the English equivalent of NASM in the US, and becoming a personal trainer.

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The Psychological Origins of Procrastination – and How We Can Stop Putting Things Off

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“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams once wrote. “I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”

We’ve all had the experience of wanting to get a project done but putting it off for later. Sometimes we wait because we just don’t care enough about the project, but other times we care a lot – and still end up doing something else.

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24 Fitness Experts Share Their Top Tips on How to Stay Motivated

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Transforming your body into the one you have always dreamt of isn’t easy. It can take years of hard work in the form of healthy eating and exercising. It’s also not a linear journey where everything happens steadily; you’ll likely meet obstacles and setbacks along the way. If you want to reach your goals, you need to stay motivated throughout this tough journey.

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