What You Need to Know About Muscle Cramps

Most people have experienced a muscle cramp. Maybe you woke in the night to a tight calf muscle that felt extremely painful or perhaps you were out jogging and suddenly your foot muscle contracted and you couldn’t take another step until the pain subsided. Also called charley horses, muscle cramps are usually harmless but can be quite painful.

Most often affecting your calf or foot muscles, muscle cramps can also be felt in your thighs, arms, abdomen, ribs, or hands. Wonder what causes these unpleasant cramps and what you can do to treat and prevent them? You’re about to find out.

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6 Tips to Burn More Calories

There are only so many hours in a day. Between work, chores, social events, and eating, it’s hard enough finding time to sleep, let alone exercise. But you’re on a mission to lose weight, and exercise is a big part of the weight-loss equation. Instead of giving up before you even get started, take comfort knowing there are creative ways to burn more calories while exercising.

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Beginner’s Guide to Exercise

Making the decision to take your own health into your hands and start making a change in your daily routine is a big one, but it’s one that allows for a longer life full of more activity and less sadness and disease. There are so many benefits to a healthy lifestyle, and we’ve got some tips to get you started.

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7 Secrets to Successful Weight Loss

We have talked about this many times before, how losing weight isn’t easy. You know the saying, “if it seems too good to be true it probably is.” If they’re promising you instant results, or that you’ll lose massive amounts of weight in very short amounts of time, you need to get out of there.

The truth is that losing weight takes work and determination. If you’re willing to commit and put in the effort you’ll lose that weight and keep if off. We want to help you get to that point, so here are 7 secrets to successful weight loss done right, no false promises here.

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Are You Doing the Most Efficient Weight Loss Workouts?

In this day and age there are more and more weight loss solutions being offered to you. This is both a good thing, because you have options, and a bad thing, because with so much information how are you supposed to know what really works?

We’re going to tell you exactly what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum weight loss, and we’ll even explain how it all works.

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Why Losing Weight Can Be Hard

Here’s the thing, we see a lot of people that want to lose weight and lose it fast. We give them all the tools and techniques, but as soon as it takes too long for their taste they become frustrated and give up or they move on to the next form of exercise. It’s something we hate to see, because staying committed to boot camp and a healthy diet will get you results, but you need to lose that weight in a healthy and safe way.

That’s why we want to explain to you guys why weight loss can be a difficult process, because we want to alleviate some of that frustration you might be experiencing.

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10 Head-to-Toe Stretches to Prevent Sore Muscles

You just got home from boot camp, you’re tired, and your muscles just got the best workout of their lives. So, you think to yourself “time to take a shower and eat a healthy meal,” especially since that Afterburn keeps working for you hours after you walk out the door.

However, you’ve missed a vital step when it comes to working out: stretching.

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You’re Never Too Old for Exercise

Most people don’t like to think about getting older, but it’s something we all have to face eventually. We worry about not being able to keep up with our same activities that we enjoy, or being able to complete everyday tasks. And that’s a fair thing to be worried about.

But the thing is, there are ways to make sure you can do the things you want to do as you get older. Read on to find out how to maintain an active lifestyle.

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Four Ways Sleep Affects Your Weight

You know how it is, sometimes you have a late night out, and you think to yourself “I’ll take care of everything in the morning.” But let’s be honest with ourselves, when we don’t get enough sleep nothing gets done correctly, and that includes exercising and dieting. There’s a reason for that.

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