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Massage Facilitates Muscle Recovery After Exercise


Researchers testing the long-held theory that therapeutic massage can speed recovery after a sports injury have found early scientific evidence of the healing effects of massage. The scientists have determined that immediate cyclic compression of muscles after intense exercise reduced swelling and muscle damage in a study using animals. Though they say it’s too soon ...

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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Explained


If you are into getting in shape, then you have probably heard the term High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a fitness training approach in which low to moderate intensity intervals are alternated with high intensity intervals. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has become a popular way to burn more ...

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Top Health Benefits from Yoga


While yoga has become increasingly popular over the past few years, yoga has been practiced throughout the world  for over  5,000 years. One of the main reasons that several types of yoga has become very popular in the western world is the realization that yoga offers many of the same health benefits of other forms of fitness, offering another choice ...

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Lunge Lunge and Lunge for Luscious Legs


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Resistance Bands a Great Exercise Alternative


Resistance bands are extremely adaptable with a large number of fitness exercises that can be done with very little additional equipment. Resistance bands are ideal for home exercise programs and can easily be incorporated into a circuit training format, conditioning cardiovascular system as well as strengthening specific muscle groups. Resistance bands can also be use for toning and blasting your ...

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Dumbbell Bench Press: What They Are; What It Builds, and How To Do Them


The Dumbbell Bench Press is a fantastic movement that can be performed using various angles to develop every part of the chest muscle. The Dumbbell Bench Press is a basic principal exercise that can place greater absolute intensity on muscles exercised relative to auxiliary exercises. Because the Dumbbell Bench Press movement is a compound movement (An exercise that involves ...

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