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Two 10-Minute Weighted Vest Workouts That’ll Kick Your Butt

Weight vest exercise routines are more common than you might think. They’ve actually existed for nearly thousands of years if you think about it. During medieval times, knights regularly wore heavy armor on their bodies. This armor was even heavier than weighted vests are today. Of course, you don’t need to wear 50 pounds of

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5 Awesome Benefits of Weighted Gloves

Professional boxing matches in real life are different than what you see in the movies. Real boxers always keep their hands up in a defensive position to protect their face from getting hit or to quickly throw some forward punches. They never keep their hands down by their sides because they’d be leaving their face

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Kangaroo Shoes: Do They Work, Research, Benefits, & More

Kangaroo shoes, otherwise known as “jump shoes with springs,” may seem like a ridiculous idea, but you’d be surprised to learn how effective they can be. Since there are springs in these shoes, they make your movements rather bouncy. The idea is that it lowers the impact on your feet as you move or perform

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Can a Compression Sleeve Really Help With Tendinitis?

Are you suffering from tendinitis and wondering if compression sleeves can help somehow? In this article, we go over the basics of compression sleeves, and why they might be a great option for you. If you are suffering from tendinitis then you’ve probably been wondering if compression sleeves can aid you in your fight against

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The Top 4 Benefits of Wearing Weighted Vests

Sometimes having extra pounds on your body can be a good thing. It’s even better if you can control when those pounds are added and taken away. That is what a weighted vest can do for you. Don’t be scared to use weighted vests because they aren’t heavy enough for you. In recent years, weighted

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Weighted Vest Training Guide: Pros, Cons, & Workouts

Finding the perfect workout routine for you can be a complicated process. Learning what type of equipment works with your body is something that takes time and experience. Often, people do not want to work out for hours on end and resort to quick routines that use high tension for fast results. Heavy and unfamiliar

Elbow Tendinitis: 9 Ways To Heal Your Sore Elbow

Tendons are the tissues which keep bones and muscles attached to each other. If any tendon in the body becomes inflamed, it is called tendinitis. There are several different types of tendinitis, depending on which tendon is inflamed. Commonly, people develop elbow tendinitis which describes when the elbow’s connective tissues are inflamed. If the elbow

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Benefits of Shoulder Compression Sleeves for Athletes

Out of all the joints we move in our bodies, we move our shoulders the most. We use our shoulders to swim in the water, swing rackets & golf clubs, throw baseballs, lift weights, and so many other things. Sadly, there are several risks to performing all this motion with your shoulders. Athletes know this

What Are The Benefits Of Whole Body Vibration Machines?

If you’re a fitness enthusiast and avid health blog reader, you’ve likely found some information on a new trend: whole body vibration. This form of passive exercise has exploded in popularity over the past few years. Many people claim wondrous health benefits from vibration-based exercise – but is this real or just a fad? In

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How Do Hip Braces Work & Help You Recover From Injury?

Hip braces are designed for people who have some type of hip problem. Anytime a person’s hip is injured, dislocated, or has surgery done on it, they’ll usually be required to wear a hip brace for support and rehabilitation purposes. Basically, the hip support prevents a person from hurting or injuring their hip any further

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6 Ways to Support and Strengthen Your Ankles

Your ankle is an important joint of your leg. It is the joint which connects your leg and foot together. Each time you take a step forward, the ankle of that leg is keeping your body stabilized and balanced. All it takes is for a simple ankle injury to impact your ability to walk and

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How to Heal Neck Pain From Sleeping

If you’ve ever felt neck pain after a night of sleep, you’re not alone. All of us have dealt with neck pain from sleeping wrong sometime in our lives. However, failing to address the issue can result in chronic neck pain – and no one wants that, right? If you’re reading this article, you’re clearly

7 Lifestyle Changes That Act As Natural Energy Boosters

A person’s lifestyle choices determine his health & well-being. Taking into account the unhealthy lifestyles that the majority of people are guilty of these days, having low levels of energy and fatigue has become a common problem. Keeping that in mind, here are 7 lifestyle changes that you should adopt in order to constantly maintain

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Omega 3 Fats: What’s the Big Deal?

So unless you’ve been living in a remote cave on a deserted island for the past several years, you’ve heard or seen adds and reports on why you should be taking Omega-3 fats.  Even medical doctors (who receive no education in nutrition in med school, only a couple electives) have been recommending them for their

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Healthy Alternatives to Cow’s Milk

Ok, so we’ve covered pretty much every aspect of the milk topic (not really, but a lot of it anyway!), except what to drink or what to have if you truly have a casein allergy and cannot drink any kind of animal milk.  Like I talked about in Milk Part 3, this type of allergy is usually just