fitness

Is Your Partner Making You Gain Weight?

There are so many things that come into play when it comes to a person's weight loss or gain. For women, our weight can fluctuate daily because of hormones or the time of the month. The struggle is real sometimes when you are trying so hard yet the scale isn't moving in the right direction...
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Could this Healthy Habit Help You Have Smarter Children?

When you begin to think about having children you start to think about their health and their futures. We all want to have healthy babies. And it would also be nice if our offspring were super intelligent. Can you imagine giving birth to the next Einstein? If you want to up the chances of your...
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Can Expensive Workout Clothes Motivate You in the Gym?

Trendy gym clothes have become a thing with all of the people posting about their workouts and fitness journeys on social media. It's as if a workout never happened if you didn't share a before, during, or after the gym selfie with the World. I get it though; it's just a way for some people to stay...
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You Can Burn Calories At Work With Desk Workout

Working a desk job or one that makes you very sedentary can be bad for your health. In fact, some experts believe these kinds of jobs are putting you in an early grave. Researchers compare sitting all day at work to smoking, and we all know how dangerous that is. Just 6 hours a day of sitting at...
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Getting Back into Running after Taking Time Off: Athletic Trainers Share Their Secrets

Pamela Brown, Alexa Rooney, ATC and Ray Beltz, ATC are athletic trainers with OrthoCarolina Huntersville. Brown and Beltz are part of the OrthoCarolina Motorsports Program and work with NASCAR athletes and Rooney is part of the OrthoCarolina Wellness team. Anytime you’ve been sidelined, it can be...
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Weighing Yourself Daily Can Help You Lose Weight?

Losing weight is super hard. It takes a lot of dedication and hard work. You have to begin to make better food choices and limit your portion sizes. And you have to start to incorporate some sort of physical activity into your day to keep losing and toning up. I found an article this afternoon...
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Want to Eat Healthier?

I bet you see it all the time on social media. People posting photos of the food they made or are having at a restaurant. They may be using #FoodPorn, #foodie, or #NomNomNom. Some people don't care to see what others are eating or cooking, but according to science, taking these food pics can help...
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5 Of The Most Annoying People At The Gym

Let the gym frequenters be warned. Your sacred place is about to be invaded by a bunch of newbies that decided that they would start working out as part of their New Year's Resolution. You'll just need to be a little more patient as the gym is about to be the place to be after January 1st. But...
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Success Tips for Your 2018 Resolutions

Did you know that a quarter of people will fail or give up entirely on their New Year's Resolution after only the first week? Is it a lack of willpower to stick to a diet? Or maybe we are setting the bar too high? Here are some tips how successfully stick to your resolution this year! I read an...
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How Much You Should Work Out Based on Age

Get ready for all of the gym selfies and workout status updates on social media! You know they're coming just like you know 2018 is about to arrive. Fitness and losing weight are typically some of the most popular New Year's Resolutions every year. But sadly, only a small percentage of people...
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