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Weight Loss

Afternoon Exercise Linked to Longer Life

Exercise at any time of the day is better than none. There is no disputing that. But a new study adds another layer to the fascinating way our bodies react to our routines. The study, published in Nature Communications (Feb. 2023), showed that people who worked out in the mid-afternoon had a lower risk of… Continue reading Afternoon Exercise Linked to Longer Life

Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Tricep Dip Variation

Traditional tricep dips work your arms and require minimal equipment. This variation incorporates the gliding element of one of your feet. Adding this requires more stability and core strength- as opposed to mainly your arms. For most "gliding" exercises (check out some of our other examples here), you'll need a washcloth, socks, or exercise gliders… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Tricep Dip Variation

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Exercise of the Week: Gliding Bridge

This week we continue our series of "gliding" exercises. This type of low-impact exercise is beneficial to overall fitness and for building strength and also helps us avoid injuries. These specific exercises also require little to no equipment, making them great for when you're unable to get to a gym or don't have much equipment… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Gliding Bridge

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Why Choose Low Impact Exercises?

In the era of social media and in the season of New Year's resolutions (although by February, 80% of people have dropped their resolutions!), we are often fed the idea that we need lots of equipment, gyms, and complex fitness routines to reach a healthy weight and stay fit. Often overlooked are low-impact exercises and… Continue reading Why Choose Low Impact Exercises?

Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Gliding Reverse Lunge

This week is another in the series of "gliding" exercises. These are exercises done while having towels, socks, or other item to help your feet glide on the floor. For those exercising on a carpeted surface, you can use fitness sliders (shown below). Exercises done in this manner challenge the transverse abdominis- muscles deep in… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Gliding Reverse Lunge