General Health

Clear Mind, Strong Body: How Meditation Can Boost Your Workout

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About Us We spend so much time shuffling from work to spin class to weekend fun runs, but when do we take the time to unwind? While working hard on your fitness goals typically involves a great deal of perseverance and perspiration, don’t underestimate the importance of your mental game. If you want to have…

Fitness Guide: Exercise for Healthy Aging

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Shop UltraSlide Boards   From little league games in childhood to 5k fun runs in adulthood, fitness is an activity that people of all ages can enjoy. A great workout can get the blood pumping, relieve stress, and even improve your physique. But, did you know that exercise may be particularly important during the aging…

Eat Healthy For Less With These Easy Tips

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Shop UltraSlide Boards Do you think eating healthy is too expensive? True – junk food can be cheap, but unhealthy, processed food can do some serious damage to your wallet, too. You can eat healthy for less if you take a smart approach and follow these simple tips. Get Organized Planning is the #1 thing…

Why Exercise is Good for Stress

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Life these days can be pretty stressful — indeed, as many as 7 out of 10 Americans say that they experience stress or anxiety every day. Moreover, of these, most claim that it interferes with their lives, at least according to a recent survey administered by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Symptoms of…

Are Fitness Trackers Worth It?

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These days, it’s hard to miss the growing discussion about fitness trackers — whether it’s about apps for your smartphone or wearable devices. But you may also find yourself wondering: are fitness trackers worth it? Your answer to this question is going to depend on a number of factors. Here are a few thoughts to…

How Often Should Kids Exercise?

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Every parent wants to do his or her best in raising their child, but when it comes to exercise, what does this mean exactly? It’s important to get your kids outside and keep them exercising, but how often should kids exercise? UltraSlide wants to give you some helpful advice in resolving these questions, but we…

Why Does Exercise Make You Happy?

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Most people are aware that one of the crucial ingredients for happiness is simple: exercise. What many people don’t understand are the physiological mechanics that create the connection between happiness and exercise. However, the connection isn’t actually that difficult to understand. Shop UltraSlide Boards   How Exercise Promotes Happiness Modern Americans often find themselves bedeviled…

Where Should I Begin My Fitness Journey?

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Everybody—or almost everybody—decides at some point that it’s time to start hitting the gym, jogging, or getting some exercise in some way. But where should you begin your fitness journey once you decide to undertake it? Because getting started can be the hardest part of any project, we want to give you a few suggestions…