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Hiking in the Rain!

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If you can sing in the rain, why not go hiking in the rain too! Hiking Lady shares tips on appropriate gear and hiking apparel to handle spring time showers. (RT @HikingLady: Hiking in the rain!

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Hiking in nature increases creativity

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If your creative juices have temporarily dried up or you’re having something akin to writer’s block at work, get thee to the Appalachian Trail—or another backwoods spot

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Doan Nguyen's curator insight, December 22, 2012 1:57 PM

Natural environments expose us to stimuli that are gently stimulating (not a bombardment of stimulation).  Being out in nature may also activate the part of the brain that is active during restful introspection (introspection is often sidelined with constant access to smart phones and other electronics).

 

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Raw Cucumber Hand Roll

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Raw Cucumber Hand Roll It’s important to consume more seaweed because of their high mineral content, and sushi nori makes a tasty and convenient wrapper for veggies! The following hand roll is stuffed...

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The beauty of being alone

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In our desire to "connect" with others have we lost the valuable ability to connect with ourselves?

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Fast Fitness Ideas To Get You Into Shape

Learning more about fitness helps everyone from experienced athletes to people who have just decided to have their body into better shape. Learning the different ways your body functions and knowing how to properly improve your fitness will make a lot of difference in the long run. You'll see better results if you follow the advice in this article. Do not let this worry you. Biking is a fantastic alternative for those seeking another way to improve their fitness. Biking is one to consider. It is inexpensive and enjoyable. If you can bike to work, it will save you the cost of gas or bus fare, while providing a good fitness workout. If your place of employment is within five miles, your bike ride will generally be under 30 minutes. Keep your exercise routine interesting by doing different exercises. This keeps your exercise program out of a rut, and you stay committed to exercising every day. Your body will also not benefit as much if you do the same thing every day. When doing any workout, you should make sure to exhale after every repetition of the given weight. You can preserve your energy this way, since you get to inhale more air when you inhale again. Many people mistakenly believe that it is okay to work out their abdominal muscles every single day. This is simply not ideal. Abdominal muscles should have recovery like all other muscle groups. You need to give 2 to 72 hours rest between your ab workouts. Your core supports your whole body and needs to be strong. Having a stable, strong core helps with balance and any other exercise you do. Sit-ups, for example, strengthen your core and other muscle groups. Doing sit ups can also increase the plethora of motion you experience. This will build up the strength and endurance of your abdominal muscles. If you can't miss your shows, then put your treadmill in front of the TV. Sit-ups, leg lifts and walking in place can be done during the whole show or just during commercial breaks. You can even work with small weights while you take a seat on the sofa. If you are creative, you will always be able to find opportunities to exercise. It doesn't matter what kind of person you are you can have significant changes in your body by utilizing the tips you have just read. To have the greatest results with a workout session, you need to know everything you can about fitness. Remember what you've learned from this article, and soon you'll be in great shape!


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Ab vs Core Training/Workout - What is the Difference?

Learn what is the difference between core and abdominal workouts.
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Bodybuilding & Fitness ~ weekly challenge core workout

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Weekly Challenge Core Workout | Tribesports...

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Karate | What is the best form of martial arts to protect themselves …

Karate | What is the best form of martial arts to protect themselves … | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it

description (Karate | What is the best form of martial arts to protect themselves …: You can leave a martial arts such as Tae... http://bit.ly/hvAuBh)


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Anatomy of Strength Training: The Five Essential Exercises

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – The Bearded Runner

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – The Bearded Runner | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
The first time I encountered PFPS was when I was fairly new to running. Having had two months of unfamiliar half marathon build up, I was out on an easy jog a week before the big day – the Royal Parks Half Marathon - when ...
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Cure Runner's Knee

Cure Runner's Knee | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Patellofemoral pain syndrome got its nickname for an obvious and very unfortunate reason--it's common among runners. The stress of running can cause irritation where the kneecap (patella) rests on the thighbone.
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6 Fitness Myths, Busted (And 3 Surprising Facts) - Fox News

6 Fitness Myths, Busted (And 3 Surprising Facts) - Fox News | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
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Fact: A Stanford University study found that older runners' knees were no less healthy than those of people who don't run.
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Dehydrating Potatoes | Hiking The Trail

Dehydrating Potatoes | Hiking The Trail | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Great #foodie #backpacking ideaHiking The Trail is is the story of a journey and the unfolding of an adventure (RT @HikingTheTrail: Dehydrating Potatoes http://t.co/6LYzlZLp #Hiking #Backpacking...)...


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Advice: hiking with your best friend (your dog)

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Advice: hiking with your best friend (your dog) - http://t.co/9iv9bOHx1E

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Travel tips: essential gear for camping and hiking

Travel tips: essential gear for camping and hiking | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Read Travel tips: essential gear for camping and hiking by Lonely Planet (Travel tips: essential gear for camping and hiking http://t.co/7kmogQs0Yt #lp #travel)...

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Fresh & Easy Caraway Fennel Hemp Cabbage Salad

Fresh & Easy Caraway Fennel Hemp Cabbage Salad | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
... it's fast, flavorful, and easy to put together, and tasty solo as a lite Summer meal, or as an accompaniment to ... The ingredients of this salad have many health benefits too, as detailed ...

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Pull and Grip Strength Progression Pt.1

Pull and Grip Strength Progression Pt.1 | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
In this progression series, Coach Carl demonstrates different ways to build up pull and grip strength with different gear through multiple modalities.In this video, Carl first addresses proper pulling mechanics by blocking movement in the Pull Up,...

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KreuzFit's curator insight, March 18, 2013 5:03 PM

Klimmzüge haben mehr mit Technik zu tun, als man gemeinhin denkt.

Hier ist Teil 1 einer Serie von Videos, in denen Coach Carl Paoli eine Reihe von Variationen vorstellt, die einem helfen, effizientere Klimmzüge zu machen, aber auch auf eine Reihe anderer Übungen vorzubereiten.

 

In diesem Video empfiehlt Carl Paoli bei den Klimmzügen zunächst mit umgekehrten Griff (Handflächen zeigen zum Körper) und engem Griff zu trainieren, um die richtige Schulterhaltung zu erzwingen.

 

Weiteres zum Thema Technik bei Klimmzügen gibt es hier:
http://gymnasticswod.com/content/bar-pull-progression

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Sean Vigue's "Advanced Pilates for Men" Core Workout for Men

*******HUGE SALE! Does NOT Expire!******** Own my Complete Download Workout Collection (Pilates for Men, Total 18 min Core Workout, Starter Series, Pylata (a...

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Craig 'Crowie' Alexander's core workout

Craig 'Crowie' Alexander's core workout | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Crowie shares his strengthening and conditioning core workout. Check out 220 Triathlon on triathlon220.com.au Follow us on Twitter at @220TriathlonOz Like us...

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Tribesports Blog: The Core Workout Challenge

Tribesports Blog: The Core Workout Challenge | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Take the core workout challenge. Core workouts will get your heart rate up and your abs screaming for more. Start getting fit today with this hardcore challenge!

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Lifting Weights Recommended For Children, Adults - Daily Health Report

Lifting Weights Recommended For Children, Adults - Daily Health Report | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Daily Health ReportLifting Weights Recommended For Children, AdultsDaily Health ReportAccording to the America College of ...


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VitaDigest's curator insight, April 7, 6:21 AM

Diet Tips for Weight Loss, Sports Nutrition Products, Sport Nutrition Supplements, Organic Body Products, Baby Food Online, Herbal Supplements

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Hip to the core - Canadian Running Magazine

Hip to the core - Canadian Running Magazine | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
It can be hard to determine the underlying cause, but one thing’s clear: runners are often stricken by overuse injuries. Several studies have reported that (Interesting study for runners and anyone with knee or hip pain.
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Get Running - Irish Times (blog)

Get Running - Irish Times (blog) | Fitness, Health, Running and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Get Running
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I have started this program but the pains are just as bad now-like shin splints but at the bottom of my shin, not running up along it. Another set of orthotics is €400 +, is there anything else you could suggest?
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