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5 Ways to Be Less Intimidated at the Gym

You’re at the gym on the chest press machine and the bodybuilder across the room is staring at you as he grunts his way through […]

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Say Goodbye to These 5 Bad Excuses for Skipping Your Workout

Humans are a funny bunch. We are the first ones to assign an internal reason to our successes: “I worked really hard and that’s why […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Hire a Personal Trainer

Don’t get me wrong, I believe a personal trainer can be a tremendous asset in whatever fitness goal you may have. Trainers can serve as a […]

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5 Tips for Making a New Year’s Resolution You Can Actually Keep

Happy New Year, Be Wellers! Are you ready to get 2014 started on the right foot? For many, the New Year means a fresh start, […]

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5 Smart Exercise Variations for Injury-Prone Bodies

Like it or not, injuries are a part of life. Sometimes they happen during an intense workout; sometimes they happen when you bend over to […]

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How Protein Benefits Your Workout

Got protein? If you workout and want to build muscle, you should get familiar with protein, one of the most essential nutrients for the human […]

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How Sleep (and Lack Thereof) Affects Your Workout

Everyone wants to get more done in a day, and with our hectic lives, sleep is usually the first activity to be sacrificed. The Better […]

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When to Take a Rest Day from Exercise and Training

Whether you’re just starting a training program or have been a fitness fanatic for years, you’ve probably experienced an “exercise high,” the feeling of exhilaration […]

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Why You Should Do a H.I.I.T. Workout Today

Most fitness experts would agree that expecting to get fit fast from a diet or even exercise isn’t a responsible way to approach weight loss. […]

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6 Ways to Avoid Constant Hunger After Tough Workouts

If you’ve been exercising consistently or recently increased the duration or intensity of your workouts, you may have noticed your appetite has a mind of […]

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6 Rules for Fueling Your Workout the Right Way

Getting your fitness routine down to a science is huge—but that’s only half the equation. The right snacks and meals before and after a workout […]

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The Dangers of High Intensity Workouts

Intense exercise programs like P90X, CrossFit and Insanity are some of the hottest workouts in fitness right now. Many are drawn to the challenging, mega-calorie-burning […]

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Your New Favorite Weight-Loss Trick: Eat More, Not Less

If you’re reading this post, I’m going to guess it means you’re trying—trying your best to lose weight and get into the best shape possible. […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Obsess Over the Number on the Scale

Everybody has a morning ritual. Some wake up and have their coffee as they listen to the birds sing. Others turn on the news as […]

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Why Should I Work Out If I’m Not Overweight?

I’m sure you’re well aware by now that 70 percent of adults in the U.S. are overweight. But have you ever thought about the flip […]