Exercise | Health Eagle - Part 2

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How to Reach Your Bulking Goals and Achieve The Muscle Mass You Desire

by Editorial Team June 11th, 2018 | Exercise
Are you a dedicated gym rat? Have you been going to the gym for a while to bulk up, but unfortunately are not seeing the results you’d like? Gaining muscle mass and achieving your weight and muscle goals without gaining fat at the same time can be a challenge. The thought may have crossed your mind to give up when you see that all of your hard work isn’t quite paying off or you’ve started to gain fat weight as opposed to muscle weight. With that in mind, here are few ways that you may be able to reach your
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You Can Maintain Fitness Motivation Long Term

by Editorial Team June 2nd, 2016 | Exercise
We all know that exercising and eating right is the key to weight loss as well as getting into the perfect shape. Exercise helps to keep the legs lean, tushes high and our tummies flat not to mention the rejuvenation and peace that comes with it. We also know that it is easier said than done. Unless you can afford a personal trainer, it is hard to wear the exercise gear daily and hit the road. What stops most people from sticking to their workout routine daily is the lack of motivation and why the following article outlines some ways
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Easy Office Exercises

by Lori Sciame February 26th, 2015 | Exercise
Millions of Americans spend nearly eight hours each day sitting in front of a computer. Motionless, unless you count keystrokes and mouse clicking. There is something these people can do to change. It is not impossible to exercise while stuck in an office setting. There are several ways you can both burn calories and build muscles. Try one or all of the following office-friendly exercises today!

1. Climb the Stairs

For seven years I was fortunate to have an office located on the fourth floor of a municipal building. The stairs proved to
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Why Warm Up?

by Lori Sciame August 6th, 2012 | Exercise
Cold muscles followed by intense exercise = pain.  This is a lesson many of us may forget as we begin to take our exercise routines for granted. We may become lax about proper warm ups, which could lead to disastrous results, including muscle strain.

Did you know that cold muscles can not exercise as efficiently as muscles that have been sufficiently prepared for physical exertion?  It is true that a cold muscle can not absorb shock or impact as readily as muscles that have been primed for the movement and/or the stress due to exercise.

In order to understand the importance
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UV Safety While Exercising

by Lori Sciame July 12th, 2012 | Exercise, Health Observance
We love to exercise in the sun. The warm rays feel good on the skin, and the bright light improves our mood. Yet, we forget that the sun can actually harm exposed skin and unprotected eyes. As stated by the American Cancer Society, ultraviolet radiation, (UV) is major risk factor for most skin cancers. In addition, prolonged exposure to sun can cause cataracts in the eye.  How can someone who loves to exercise outside protect himself or herself? Read on to learn basic precautionary steps.

1.  Always wear sunscreen when going outside.  Apply SPF 15, or better yet, SPF 30.
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