Family Fitness Means Family Fun

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Shop Families that do active things together are staying healthy while having fun. Family fitness is an excellent goal, especially with around-the-clock demands of work, smartphones, school, and daily life. Getting off the couch and moving is easier than you think, especially with these ideas: Hit the Outdoors in the Fall Autumn is a glorious…

Exercise and Aging

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Shop Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean you have to fall for the myths about exercise and aging. Maintaining an active lifestyle can do wonders for your weight, balance, heart health, and outlook on life. So don’t be fooled by some common misconceptions. Worried You’ll Get Hurt? It’s understandable, especially if it’s been a…

Frequently Asked Questions About Protein Powder

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Athletes have long recognized the power of protein for training and nutrition for muscle recovery post-workout. Protein powder is available everywhere, from the grocery store to vitamin stores. With so many options, which one should you choose? That depends on what you’re trying to accomplish. Shop Which Protein Powder is Best for Losing Weight? Choose…

Get Your Body Ready for Endurance Training

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Choose UltraSlide for Endurance Training If you’re running marathons or playing sports that last longer than 90 minutes, then fueling your body for endurance training is critical. This means more than a pasta dinner and lots of the water the day before. Here are some keys to understanding how your body works and how to…

How to Boost Your Metabolism

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Shop UltraSlide Boards Your metabolism is unique to you. Gender, age, and genetics play a huge role, but you can learn how to boost your metabolism with some simple changes. Workout Intensity High-intensity drills elevate your heart rate and cause a higher, longer resting metabolic rate. Mixing in short bursts of jogging or jumping jacks…

Ever Wonder What Foods Nutrition Experts Avoid?

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About Us Choosing healthy foods is not exactly rocket science. We all know that if something looks sugary and fake, it’s probably not good for you. But have you ever wondered what foods nutrition experts avoid? Sugary Coffee Concoctions Coffee-chain drink specialties can contain a shocking amount of calories and sugar, thanks to added syrups…

Nutrition Tips: Why Eat a Post-Workout Snack?

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About Us You’ve worked up a sweat, you’ve made it back from the gym, but now what? Smart athletes know that a post-workout snack can help you achieve your fitness goals. While some gym-goers are reluctant to load up on calories after a strenuous workout, a light recovery snack can go a long way toward…

Customizing Your UltraSlide Lateral Trainer for a Personal Touch

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About Us Athletes love the UltraSlide lateral trainer for so many reasons. It’s effective, it’s versatile, it’s portable. But, did you know that there are many options for customizing your UltraSlide lateral trainer as well? Whether you want to add your name or your team mascot, you can truly make the slideboard your own with…

Tips and Tricks for Measuring Exercise Intensity

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About Us Whether you’re starting a new gym program or refining your athletic performance, measuring exercise intensity can help you achieve your fitness goals much more quickly. Why does intensity matter? If your workouts aren’t intense enough, you may fail to see results. If you exercise too much, you may burn out quickly. So, how…

Is it Safe to Exercise While Pregnant?

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About Us Many future parents find themselves wondering, “Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?” The answer is yes! Healthy women can safely exercise as normal throughout most stages of pregnancy, and many mothers-to-be find that fitness has numerous physical and mental health benefits. But what should you keep in mind during your fit pregnancy?…