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Most Common Running Injuries: Causes, Prevention and Cure

Running has become a popular form of exercise even though it poses the highest injury risks. The most common injuries are Runner’s Knee, Achilles Tendinitis, Planta Fasciitis, Shin Splints, and Iliotibial Band Syndrome. One common cause for each is the intensity of running on hard surfaces. Proper stretching and quality footwear help to reduce the risks of these injuries.

Best Compound Workouts to Build Strength and Improve Gains

The benefits of compound workouts versus the isolated workouts are how you reach a personal goal. If you are trying to improve your level of fitness and improve your strength, you will want to perform compound workouts with heavy weights. When you use multiple muscle groups and stimulate real life movements, it will add functional components to your workouts.

I Hated Working out on A Treadmill…Until I Saw These!!

Treadmills provide one of the easiest ways to burn calories. Modifications to traditional models now create more natural experiences. New versions of treadmills can now simulate experiences from rock climbing to running without gravity. There are alternative of land based models to those for use underwater. The treadmill is also being designed as a portable exercise tool to take to work.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting up a Home Gym Without Going Broke

If your budget doesn’t allow for expensive gym membership fees, you can set up a home gym at a reasonable cost. Keep your equipment to the bare essentials that will build your strength. Using a power rack, adjustable dumbbells and weight bench, jump ropes, and foam roller will get you started at a low expense for a great workout.

17 Fitness Hacks That Will Make Exercising Easier

Routines of a daily workout can be hard. You can cheat yourself through fitness hacks to keep yourself working out. Some of those hacks include joining a group, setting limits low and build yourself up, or listen to motivational material during workouts. Other hacks include playing on a team, using a tracker, or making workouts a ‘me’ time.

Amazing Transformation Stories

How an Ex-Marine Lost 77 lbs in 5 months following a Simple Paleo Diet Plan

Ex-Marine finds himself 100 pounds overweight and decides he needs to change to improve his health. Using the Whole30 and Paleo lifestyle worked great as it allowed him to eat delicious foods and still lose calories and pounds. After five months is not only physically healthier, he is also emotionally stronger.

Chris Briggs a 25 year old Bar Manager Dropped 106 lbs of Fat

Ex-Marine finds himself 100 pounds overweight and decides he needs to change to improve his health. Using the Whole30 and Paleo lifestyle worked great as it allowed him to eat delicious foods and still lose calories and pounds. After five months is not only physically healthier, he is also emotionally stronger.

How Ervins Line Gained 64 lbs of Muscle – Diet and Workout Plan Revealed

Ervin's school life was miserable. He was constantly bullied at school and by 7th grade it was nearly impossible for him and that’s when he decided to try Karate. Years of training mixed with some bad experiences and three years later Ervin changed both his body and his mind.

How This 20 Years Old Business Student Dropped 96 lbs of Fat

Patryk, a 20-year-old business school had to deal with being overweight. Since he was in the second grade, he always carried 20-30 pounds of excess weight. Hitting 289 pounds, he knew there had to be a change. Weight lose didn’t start out easy, and he is still working at it, but feels more confident and no longer worries what people think of him.

How Roy Finally Took the Leap and Lost 17 Lbs in a Month

Roy grew up in a family that didn’t put much thought into fitness. Years of bad diets and little or no exercise had him weighing 431 pounds. Suffering from anxiety about his health, he knew he had to do something. He joined a gym and with some great trainers and lots of personal support, he started to drop pounds.

How Lauren Lost 83 lbs and Changed her Lifestyle for Good!

Lauren grew up as a fat kid in a fat family. She never understood what it meant to have a healthy weight or lifestyle. When she was diagnosed with PCOS and was struggling with confidence, excessive hair, and stretch marks, she decided to make a change. With a daily workout and diet change, Lauren has lost weight and gained self-confidence.

How Bjartur Gained 17.6 lbs of Muscles with 4 Weeks of Crossfit

Bjartur grew up as a skinny kid. When soccer workouts quit in 2012 he gained 15 pounds of fat. He lost that weight, but still felt skinny and weak. Starting out slowly with Crossfit, Bjartur began to slowly add muscle to his frame. He has now gained over 17 pounds of muscle and a lot of confidence.

How Diedre Went from Being 200lbs to Losing 63 lbs and Running two half marathons!

Diedre began a journey into a Paleo lifestyle at 21. It wasn’t until she was a mother at 24 and saw herself in her daughter’s first birthday photo that she knew changes were needed. Getting a new puppy who loved to run was her first motivation to get back in shape and helped her towards her marathon future.

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