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Hands tired and hurting? Try these three exercises to strengthen them against trigger finger.
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The right way to lift includes bending at the hips and knees, lowering into a squat position, keeping the load close to the body and straightening the legs to lift. In partnership with Robax, we show you the right way to lift all of life’s loads.
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Cleaning. It's a necessary evil. It's also one of the top excuses given when people are asked why they didn't fit a workout in. Too many chores. Vacuuming to be done. Dishes to wash. Loads of laundry to fold. The list goes on. Certainly those chores do indeed need to be done, but the incredible thing about fitness is that you can fit it in while you complete your household chores.
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A strong core not only looks good but also helps you get more out of your workouts. You're only as strong as your weakest link. So when you're core is weak, you're weak. Getting tight, strong abs doesn't need hundreds of sit-ups and five minute planks. I'm all about efficiency and I don't want to spend half a workout just working my abs.
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As a therapist and certified personal trainer, I often have clients tell me that they don't like exercise. This makes no sense to me. It's like saying you don't like music. There is such a wide range of music, it's impossible not to find something that suits your tastes. These days, the same is true of exercise. Moreover, our bodies are designed to move and exercise is essential for health, so it's also like saying you don't like breathing.
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