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Tips for Staying Active During the Holidays

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Oct 21, 2014 12:42:11 PM

The holiday season is unquestionably the most perilous time of year for dieters and exercisers. The endless supply of scrumptious treats that begin to appear at home, school, and the office at the end of October combined with extended visits to relatives and other disruptions to regular schedules is enough to throw even the most dedicated fitness buffs off their routine. By the time things settle down again, it’s two months and several extra inches around your waistline later.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, Fitness and Exercise, stay active during holidays, Weight loss, holiday fitness, fitness tips, Fitness Motivation

Fitness Ideas for the Office

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Jul 15, 2014 11:50:38 AM

Getting fit requires regular, consistent effort and a commitment to changing your exercise and eating habits for the long run. But even if the desire is there, consistency can be difficult to achieve when you spend most of your days cooped up in an office or sitting behind a desk in a cubicle.

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Topics: Exercise Equipment, Health and Fitness, exercise at work, exercise, Weight loss, workout inspiration, Home Fitness, office exercise, fitness at work

Busted: 3 Common Nutrition Myths

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Jul 8, 2014 2:03:10 PM

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Topics: food myths, Health and Fitness, health, healthy food, Weight loss, diet myths, Push Pedal Pull, nutrition myths, Diet and Nutrition

When Healthy Doesn’t Mean Healthy

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Jun 24, 2014 11:31:30 AM

At first glance, the average supermarket seems like a great place to find healthy, diet-friendly foods. After all, virtually every shelf is filled with low-fat, reduced sugar, and half-calorie alternatives to everything from milk and cheese to pizza, granola bars, and peanut butter. But a closer look at nutrition labels paints a much different picture than you might expect. Consider the following scenarios where ''healthy” might not actually mean healthy:

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Topics: Health and Fitness, home fitness equipment, health, healthy food, Weight loss, Push Pedal Pull, awareness, diet, Diet and Nutrition

Why Strong is the New Skinny for Women

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on May 27, 2014 4:27:16 PM

What are your current diet or fitness goals? If you’re like most women, chances are your main objective is to attain a particular body weight or be able to fit into a certain dress size. But instead of focusing on the number on your scale or clothes labels, research indicates you’d be better off striving for strength.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, fitness machine, home fitness equipment, fitness, Fitness and Exercise, exercise, Weight loss, Strength Training, Home Fitness, strong is the new skinny, women's fitness

Reasons the Scale Won't Budge

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on May 6, 2014 2:39:15 PM

Running into a weight loss wall is a frustrating yet all too common problem encountered by dieters everywhere. In most cases, the cause of the stalled progress is obvious: you've been skipping the gym or giving in to far too many unhealthy food cravings throughout the day. Those issues are easy to diagnose and fix, as long as you're willing to submit to an honest assessment of your actions.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, home fitness equipment, fitness, Fitness and Exercise, Weight loss, Push Pedal Pull, Home Fitness, Diet and Nutrition

Nutrition + Exercise + Rest = Energy

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Apr 22, 2014 9:36:43 AM

How often do you find yourself reaching for a Red Bull or ordering an extra large coffee with a triple shot of espresso so you can make it through your afternoon meetings? How many times have you skipped the gym or hit the drive‒thru window on your way home from work because you were too tired to face the treadmill or kitchen? If you do these things (or any variation) several times a week, then you obviously need more energy.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, home fitness equipment, fitness, Precor, energy, health, exercise, Weight loss, how to get more energy, Diet and Nutrition

How Stress Affects Your Ability to Lose Weight

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Mar 25, 2014 1:09:00 PM

It is fairly common knowledge that an overload of stress can lead to a whole host of debilitating health problems, including migraines, ulcers, gastrointestinal disorders, depression, anxiety, and heart disease.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, Fitness and Exercise, cortisol, stress weight, Fitness Education, Weight loss, stress

Avoid These 3 Fitness No-Nos for Better Workout Results

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Mar 11, 2014 3:57:47 PM

One of the most frequent complaints made by new exercisers is that they're experiencing a general lack of results or an insurmountable weight loss plateau despite hours upon hours spent at the gym or on a home treadmill. They're putting in the time and effort, these folks insist, but are not getting a slimmer physique or more noticeable muscle definition in return.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, fitness, Fitness and Exercise, Precor, Weight loss, Home Fitness, Diet and Nutrition

Tips for sticking to your weight loss/fitness resolution

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Jan 28, 2014 3:45:17 PM

Each year 45 percent of American adults make New Year's resolutions. And each year, one-fourth of them will fail to keep their resolutions through the first week of January. And to no one's surprise, these numbers get worse as time goes on, with another one-third of resolvers forsaking their efforts after the first month.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, home fitness equipment, Fitness and Exercise, Weight loss, Fitness Motivation, motivation to workout


 

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