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Resistance Band Upper-Body Home Workout

I know bodyweight workouts are all the rave right now but hey, even they get repetitive after some time. The next most affordable alternative is, of course, resistance bands. I'm not talking here about the oh-so-popular booty bands (although they do a great job as well) but for good ol' assistance/resistance bands. They are incredibly versatile and luckily - very affordable. You can get one for under 20 dollars and spice up your home...
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Full-body bodyweight pyramid workout

I know it's rough right now with most of us being under lockdown due to the raging pandemic. It's what everybody's talking about, news broadcasts bombarding us with disturbing statistics and the whole internet racing to share their conspiracy theories. Let's take a break.Let's focus on what's in our hands and what we can control. Let's look at it as an opportunity to spend more time together with loved ones, to read, meditate, take...
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Full-body warm-up for home workouts

We've already discussed how important warm-ups are. As the name implies, the main purpose of a warm-up is to raise the internal temperature of the body and prepare it for the workout ahead. It's also a great opportunity to get into the right mindset, focus on your tasks at hand and mentally prepare for the challenges of your workout. Benefits of a warm-up:-> Raises body temperature and increases blood flow to muscles thus...
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10 Abs exercises better than sit-ups {6 for back pain relief}

Sit-ups were once the go-to exercise for the midline. Theyused to be some sort of a gold standard in not just getting the highly desired,rock hard “six-pack” but in assessing abdominal strength as well. In recent years, however, sit-ups started developing a negative reputation for a few reasons (even the U.S. Army is phasing them out from their Army Physical Fitness Test). Mainly, they tend to work not just your abdominal muscles but employ...
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HIIT & Strength Dumbbell Workout {20 minutes}

Today’s workout is a great solution for whenever you’re short on time but still wanna get an intense workout done – this HIIT and Strength Dumbbell workout will not only help you burn some calories but put on some muscle as well. What is HIIT? High-Intensity Interval Training means that you have a workout that has short periods of work where you’re supposed to go “all-out” followed by short periods of rest before...
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