Why Working Out Is Important

Regular physical activity, such as working out, offers a plethora of benefits for both the body and the mind. Firstly, exercise contributes to overall physical health by improving cardiovascular health, increasing muscle strength and endurance, and enhancing flexibility and coordination. Engaging in regular exercise also helps in maintaining a healthy weight by burning calories and…

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Why Swimming Is A Great Workout

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Swimming stands out as an exceptional form of exercise due to its numerous benefits for overall health and fitness. Unlike many other workouts, swimming is low impact, making it gentle on the joints and suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. The buoyancy of water reduces stress on the body while providing resistance,…

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What is Dehydration?

The body is made up of roughly 60% water. That’s why it’s so important to stay ahead of Dehydration. What is Dehydration? Dehydration is a condition caused by the loss of too much fluid from the body. It happens when you are losing more fluids than you are taking in, and your body does not…

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Quick And Easy Core Strengthening Exercise

Trying to strengthen your core? Here’s an easy exercise that doesn’t take very long and helps build up your core. Study after study after study has shown that core strength training can reduce back pain. Research also shows that core strength may be a factor in preventing injuries, due to the nature of core musculature and the spine. Without proper support…

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Unexpected Benefits of Working Out

Better Sleep  You may be surprised to hear that a regular exercise routine can help improve your sleep. In fact, statistics show that approximately 60% of people who weight train get an average of seven hours or more of sleep a night. Less Stress  Joining your local fitness center can also help you beat stress. The health benefits…

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Pros and Cons of working out during the day vs. the night

Did you know there are pros and cons to working out in the morning versus working out in the evening? Morning Benefits– Morning workouts are ideal for burning fat and losing weight, but afternoon workouts may give your performance a boost, since you’ll have eaten a meal or two by the time you get going.…

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Why Dynamic Stretching Is Better Before You Workout

Studies show that dynamic stretching is the more beneficial stretch before working out. Dynamic stretching is stretching that encourages you to use your full range of motion, which can help you warm up before exercise and improve overall flexibility. You also tend to lose flexibility as you age, Bushman says. Dynamic stretching can help combat this.…

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Benefits of Group Fitness

Social and fun! Provide you a workout structure There are so many options especially at the Wave Motivation! We will get you motivated to workout Learning proper form and technique from experts Improves Self Esteem and Confidence If you’ve been thinking about taking one of our group fitness classes, Today is the day you should…

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Water VS. Sports Drinks

While watching any sporting event you’ve probably noticed the athletes sipping on brightly colored liquid that’s not water. In today’s blog we wanted to take a deep dive in the age-old question (well not really that old) of water vs. sports drinks. Which do you need? Can you get by on just water? Are sports…

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Staying Properly Hydrated While Working Out

Working out is great but if you’re not properly hydrated you could cause yourself my harm then good. According to doctors, you should drink… Drink 17 to 20 ounces of water 2 to 3 hours before you start exercising. Drink 8 ounces of water 20 to 30 minutes before you start exercising or during your…

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How to Prepare for Adult Swim Lessons

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About 25% of adults in the country can’t swim. Another 20 to 25% are afraid of deep water, even in pools. If you’re afraid to take a dive, you’re not alone. Learning how to conquer your fear could save your life (or someone else’s). Are you interested in taking adult swim lessons this year? With…

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Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST): Huge Benefits for Health and Flexibility

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Are you looking to improve your posture and joint health? Are you wondering if there’s something you can do to get make moving around easier and more natural? Many folks that are serious about fitness have begun adding fascial stretch therapy (FST) to their fitness routines, and they could not be happier. Here’s what you…

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7 Benefits of Senior Fitness Programs

Seniors’ loss of strength and stamina as they age is partially the result of diminished physical activity. Some seniors lead sedentary lives—which might be due to depression, stiffness from arthritis, or other chronic conditions. Many elders fear they won’t be able to endure the amount of movement exercise would take. But physical activity doesn’t need…

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Keeping Fitness Fun: What to Look for in a Teen Fitness Program

Did you know that only 26% of high school students spend an hour of physical activities each day? If you’re worried about your teenager not getting enough exercise, a teen fitness program is the best choice. It’s especially when they start showing signs of unhealthy behavior. But without prior experience, you won’t know what to prioritize. Don’t…

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