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The Foundation for Everything: Proper Breathing Can Change Your Workouts (and Life)!

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Without a steady dose of oxygen, you wouldn’t be reading this sentence, let alone be able to process the information that follows. Your body- brain, muscles, organs, bones- needs oxygen to produce energy and repair and produce cells. Gratefully, your autonomic nervous system allows you to take in oxygen without having to focus on every single breath.

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Just Can’t Stand it Anymore? Try this Dynamic Stretching Series to Reset after a Workday on Your Feet

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Fitness experts are urging people to get up and move during the workday. Research has shown that getting off your duff and standing frequently can help ease aches and stave-off illnesses associated with prolonged sitting. Many people have swapped out sitting desks for standing ones, hoping to reap wellness benefits like reduced risk of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. It might make you think those who work on their feet all day have it made.

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Sunburn Restricting Your Workout? Try these tips!

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If you’re anything like me, you burn like 5 minutes after the sun takes a peek at you and that can definitely throw a damper on your day (or a few days if you burn badly). Though the sun is beneficial to us and none of us could survive without it, it can be a bit of a nuisance when you’re trying to get your workout done outdoors. Whether you’re running, walking, doing a park workout, or going for a bike ride, follow these tips to keep from getting a sunburn.

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6 Simple Solutions for Insomnia Symptoms

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You look at your clock for the fifth time in the last hour. Paranoid, you know you won’t be alert at work tomorrow if you don’t fall asleep quickly. You can’t believe you’re experiencing difficulties getting to sleep for the third time this week. If you can relate to this common, troublesome scenario, consider implementing one of more of the following 6 simple solutions for insomnia symptoms.

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