Best Gym Ball Exercises That Everyone Should Be Doing

According to research exercises performed on a gym ball instead of the floor give 30% better results in strengthening the core, improving the balance, stability, and overall fitness. Gym balls are incredibly effective exercise equipment, ideal in targeting your core and stabilizing your whole body. An exercise ball, also called a stability ball, or gym ball can help you tone your pelvis, back, and abdomen muscles; and it's also a good way to stretch out your torso and improve flexibility. Plus, it activates some extra muscles of the body that you normally don't get to work. You can also use...

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What Should You Wear Under Leggings?

Whether you call them leggings, yoga pants, stretch pants, tights or whatever, these comfy garments that used to be worn specifically in the gym or at yoga classes only a few decades ago, are now becoming a national obsession. As people started to wear leggings everywhere from yoga to the coffee bar, for running errands, a question emerged: what should you wear under leggings, anyway? Standard underwear? Some yoga pants thong? Obviously, wearing black or colorful underwear will show through your leggings, so that’s why you should make them the same color. Nude underwear, on the other hand, blends into your...

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4 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid in the Gym

Sometimes, Just Dedication Isn’t Enough Even if you’re among the most fitness-conscious people in your social network and work-out 6 times a week, you can seriously harm your progress if you aren’t doing it right. Below are four common gym mistakes that everyone from the rookies to the gym-rats make. How many are you guilty of? Forgetting H2O There is no disputing the fact that you MUST drink moderate amounts of water before, during and after a workout. Many of us are guilty of forgetting our bottle at home and drinking from the gym fountain. This usually reduces the amount...

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8 Fitness New Year's Resolutions

Survived the holiday feasting season? If you are reading this article, you probably did enjoy the most awesome, crazy and magical time of the year, but also pigged out over the holidays, eating and drinking like there is no tomorrow. But now that tomorrow came you are left with your Fitness New Year's Resolutions and a hope that those easy changes for a fitter life won’t be promptly forgotten within a month. The trick? Don’t bite off more than you can chew! Setting unrealistic goals will only leave you disappointed and, often, with a forgotten resolution by the time February...

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Must-Have Workout Pieces for Women This Fall/Winter 2017

What’s this season’s activewear fashion prediction? What kind of workout clothes will women wear come fall/winter? Now that it’s officially getting chillier you will probably need stylish sporty jackets, second-skin leggings, and comfy tops in warming seasonal hues as you book it to your yoga class. While you can now totally show up to the gym being unapologetically yourself, you probably want to add a fancy vibe to your fashionable comfort. On the other hand you cannot go there wearing your summer uniform of shorts and a crop top. If you are in the mood to do a quick fall-inspired...

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