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Daily Planning for Men: Fitting Exercise into Your Day

Posted by admin on Jun 18, 2015 4:03:00 PM

Daily Planning for Men: Fitting Exercise into Your Day

Get up. Eat breakfast. Workout.

Get up. Workout. Go to work. Grab a bite on the way in. Work through lunch. Go home.

Get up. Go to work. Pick up kids. Have dinner. Workout.

Which scenario sounds most familiar to you? I hope at least one. As a busy man, I understand how difficult it can be to juggle your schedule when it is ever changing. You never know when an early meeting will be called, when the kids will get sick and have to stay home from school, or when an appointment will run a lot later than planned.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, Men's Fitness

The Benefits of Kale

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Jan 21, 2015 12:08:00 AM

As you approach your New Year’s resolutions and your health and fitness goals, it’s probably safe to say you’re looking at your diet and wondering how to give your entire lifestyle an overhaul. The goal to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables is at the top of many lists, and a lot of people are eyeing kale while wondering just how beneficial it might be.

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Topics: kale, Health and Fitness, low cholesterol, benefits of kale, Diet and Nutrition

Healthy Meal Planning During the Holidays

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Dec 24, 2014 8:15:05 AM

The holiday season is the absolute worst for sticking to a diet. Cookies, cakes, candies – they’re everywhere, and they’re convenient. The good news is that there are things you can do to plan for healthier eating throughout the entire season.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, holiday parties, holiday meals, meal planning, holiday eating, Diet and Nutrition, healthy eating

Popular Dietary Lifestyle Options

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Nov 4, 2014 3:01:23 PM

The concept of a healthy lifestyle extends to more than just a good fitness regimen that incorporates both weight training and cardiovascular exercise. It also includes diet, which for the purposes of this article means the types of food habitually eaten rather than a calorie-restrictive plan aimed at weight loss.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, vegan, gluten free, dietary lifestyle options, paleo, Diet and Nutrition

Fitness Must-Reads: Top Books and Blogs

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Oct 28, 2014 1:13:04 PM

One thing fitness experts agree on is the need to change up your routine from time to time. That’s because doing different exercises and eating different foods not only keeps things fresh and exciting, but also challenges your body, boosts your motivation, and helps you power through periodic plateaus.

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Topics: Health and Fitness, best fitness websites, Fitness and Exercise, fitness blogs, fitness books, Push Pedal Pull, Diet and Nutrition

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

Product Spotlight: NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainers

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Oct 14, 2014 10:21:27 AM

A vast majority of the home fitness equipment currently on the market is designed for use by able-bodied individuals who have excellent balance and enjoy full range of motion in all joints and limbs. It’s rare to find an affordable product targeted to home users that are injured, elderly, or disabled. While this might make good business sense for manufacturers, it does leave a sizable segment of potential customers out in the cold.

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Topics: Exercise Equipment, Health and Fitness, fitness machine, fitness for special needs, Fitness and Exercise, recumbent cross trainers, accessible fitness machines, New Product News, nustep

Even More Nutrition Myths Busted

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Oct 7, 2014 12:11:08 PM

A few months ago we used this space to talk about some of the most common nutrition myths found on diet and fitness sites across the Internet. As noted at the time, we were merely touching the tip of the iceberg with the misconceptions we chose to focus on in that piece, so we’re going to continue busting even more myths for you right now.

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Topics: food myths, Health and Fitness, health myths, healthy food, Heart Health, nutrition myths, Diet and Nutrition

Fitness Trend: CrossFit Craze

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Sep 23, 2014 4:02:25 PM

CrossFit is one of the most popular fitness trends out there right now. Even if you don’t participate in the program yourself, chances are you know someone who does. CrossFitters are easy to identify, not only because of their usually shredded physiques, but also because they tend to toss around terms like “WOD” (workout of the day),“MetCon” (metabolic conditioning) and “AMRAP” (as many rounds/reps as possible) when discussing their workouts.

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Topics: Exercise Equipment, Health and Fitness, crossfit, fitness, Fitness Education

Top Fitness Wearables

Posted by Push Pedal Pull on Jul 22, 2014 3:55:14 PM

Fitness wearables are a very hot commodity right now among casual and serious exercisers alike. These accessories are designed to improve your workout experience in a variety of ways, from counting steps and mapping running or cycling routes to tracking the number of calories burned, monitoring your heart rate, and even selecting music based on your current pace. You can then analyze the data where applicable and make adjustments to your regimen in order to reach your fitness goals faster.

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Topics: Exercise Equipment, Health and Fitness, fitness, Fitness and Exercise, fitness technology, fitness tracker, fitness wearables

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