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The STI – Rumble Roller Foam Roller

Wouldn’t it be great if after every tough workout you could get a massage. I don’t know about you but If I could get a deep tissue rub after every tough gym session I would miss a lot fewer sessions. But most of us can’t afford a deep tissue massage 3 or 4 days a week. Well here’s a great tool that you can use everyday that can get you that deep tissue massage without the high priced massage therapist, the foam roller. Foam rolling can:

  • Improve blood flow to specific muscles
  • Help prevent common injuries
  • Improve flexibility
  • Lower stress levels

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Everyday Pilates: Day By Day

Are exercise books to hard to follow but video just doesn’t give you enough information? Then try a Vook. This hybrid of book and video will let you see and follow along with the exercises and give you all the information you need to do the movements and the mind/body work correctly which is at the heart of the Pilates experience. Everyday Pilates: Day By Day is fresh and innovative and has one of the top Pilates trainers in the world at the helm to guide you through this incredible Vook experience.

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The Cody Fitness App For iPhone

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This app allows you to log your workout and share them with friends. Having people support you and encourage you can go a long way in helping you stay motivated and on track with your fitness regimen. Cody offers many of the same tools that other workout logs do-tracking time, distance, locations and notes but it also does so much more. Not only can users track their fitness progress via timelines, stats etc but this app focuses on social sharing, getting people to interact and share their fitness with friends and acquaintances. Continue reading

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Exercising The Soul By David-Dorian Ross

 

ExSoulCover for WebsiteDavid-Dorian’s best-selling book on “the living philosophy” of T’ai Chi. Learn how the movements of this art teach us to connect to our authentic self through the pathway of finding, maintaining or restoring the experience of Harmony. The path of taiji (or T’ai Chi) is an exploration of balance through the mastery of three specific disciplines: the flowing dance-like routines, the powerful standing meditations and the fear-dispelling game of taiji for two. When we find ourselves able to create harmony in the midst of life’s constant chaos, then we unlock the doorway to our inner authentic self – our Soul.

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Nike releases New NIKE+ FUELBAND SE

This article appeared in http://www.4-traders.com

NIKE, Inc. today unveiled multiple innovations to its Nike+ ecosystem at an event in New York City.  Nike introduced the Nike+ FuelBand SE, the newest version of the iconic Nike+ FuelBand, which seamlessly connects users with a new Nike+ FuelBand App.

Nike also announced the creation of Nike+ Fuel Lab, an evolution of its popular Nike+ Accelerator program and the first held in San Francisco.  These innovations, along with updates to the Nike+ Running App and the recently announced Nike+ Move App, enhance the reach of NikeFuel and deliver new products and experiences designed to motivate athletes at all levels to move more.

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3 Must Haves For A Minimalist Home Gym

We all love the idea of having a home gym, I mean whats not love. No schlepping across town to the gym. No waiting in line for equipment, no fending off the people selling personal training and no weirdos walking up and talking to you in the middle of your workout. But who has the money and space it takes to set up a home gym? And besides  a home gym can be so limiting, doing the same old thing day in and day out can be so mind-numbingly boring that it stops you from working out at all.

Well I have great news! With these 3 simple pieces of equipment you can get a home gym that takes up very little space, is inexpensive (under $600.00 all new, cheaper if you buy on Ebay) and gives you a ton of workout options (literally hundreds of exercises you can do). That’s right a super convenient, affordable gym that lets you do all kinds of killer workouts right at home.

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Yumi Lee Workout: Online Personal Training Program

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11 world class trainers, hundreds of workouts that are tailored to your fitness level brought to you through streaming audio. Workout when you want and were you want. It doesn’t get any more convenient than this. My Life Fitness Authority Magazines online personal training program. Click here to find out more

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Study Finds Health Advantage To Sit-Stand Adjustable Desks

A pilot study conducted by researchers at the University of Chester in Cheshire, United Kingdom recently observed office workers to evaluate changes in energy expenditure and metabolism when sitting versus standing throughout a work day.  Results of the study, which utilized Ergotron WorkFit-D sit-stand adjustable desks, were released and televised on the British Broadcasting Company’s Channel X, series, “Trust me, I’m a doctor.”

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Fitbit Releases The New Force, An Even Smarter Fitness Tracker

Fitbit has just released a new Bluetooth-connected activity tracker called the Force, a bracelet that blends the US company’s digital fitness tracking expertise with some basic smartwatch functionality.

The new device will include features from the Fitbit One, such as an altimeter to measure steps climbed, as well as the number of steps taken over a day — it’s the only wristband tracker that can do so. You can also track calories burned, distance traveled, and how long you’ve slept, with most of the information viewable on the device’s OLED screen or via a Fitbit app.

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