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The Best Resistance Band Workouts To Do At Home You can get a full-body workout at home using nothing but a pair of resistance bands, so long as you know how to use them and what workouts are best.  Bands create more tension than dumbbells, can be easily stored around your house or apartment, and are relatively cheap compared to the cost of free weights. We consulted Don Saladino, owner of the gym Drive 495 in New York City, and he outlined a resistance band circuit to help you break a sweat and keep fit all in the comfort of...

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Food as Fuel Before, During and After Workouts  Your body is your vehicle, so you have to keep your engine running when you work out. That means fueling up your body by eating the right foods and drinking the right fluids, in the right amounts at the right times. The American College of Sports Medicine says, “Adequate food and fluid should be consumed before, during, and after exercise to help maintain blood glucose concentration during exercise, maximize exercise performance, and improve recovery time. Athletes should be well hydrated before exercise and drink enough fluid during and after exercise to balance...

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COVID-19 coronavirus: how to exercise at home The government have announced new measures to contain the spread of coronavirus which include telling people to only leave their house for exercise once a day. With gyms closed and events cancelled, many of us will be exercising at home in the coming weeks. If you're currently stuck at home, you may be feeling demoralised about what this will mean for your fitness. Whether you were training for a marathon (which has subsequently been cancelled) or enjoy working out at the gym (which has been closed until further notice), it can be tough...

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30 Moves to Make the Most of Your At-Home Workout If the idea of a home workout makes you yawn, think again! When executed correctly, using just your body weight can give you a run for your money. So, whether the gym isn’t your thing or you’re short on time, clear out a space in the living room and prepare to sweat. The 30 bodyweight moves we’ve detailed below can be scaled for beginner, intermediate, and advanced exercisers, so start where you feel ready and progress from there. Beginner routine Our 10 picks for beginner bodyweight exercises will provide a...

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How to Exercise at Home If You’re Avoiding the Gym During the COVID-19 Outbreak Experts say fitness centers are a great place to get exercise but also a place where something like the new coronavirus can spread. Some gyms have instituted practices to thoroughly clean equipment more often. Fitness experts say there are a number of ways you can get in a full-body workout while exercising at home. Working out is often a great way to de-stress at the end of the day and a good way to keep your immune system in tip-top shape. But fears of contracting the new...

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