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Full-Body vs. Split Workouts: Which Option is Best for My Fitness Goals?

There are two foremost styles of strength training: full body workouts and split workouts. When choosing one over the other, you need to consider many factors, including your lifestyles, training preferences, stress management, and adaptability. To help you choose the best option, let’s define the two styles and look at individual benefits:

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Workout Cooldowns: Tips, Tricks, and Stretches for Successful Exercise

Whether you enjoy high-intensity or low-intensity exercise, cooling down after a workout is an essential part of a sustainable regimen. Performing cooldown exercises after your workout help to keep your body free of injury and stiffness post-workout. During both high-intensity and low-intensity exercise models, the objective is to get your heart rate up. If you neglect to cool down after your workout, the extreme change in your heart rate can come as a shock to the body. 

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What Should I Eat Before a HIIT Workout?

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has grown in popularity because it can provide proven results in a short amount of time. With our busy schedules, it is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

HIIT encompasses a style of workout that includes repeated sessions of quick, intense exercise. These workouts can be specifically tailored to your needs. When HIIT is used in combination with a nutritional program, the result can be amazing.

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How Will Gyms Look When They Reopen?

As Bucks County and the surrounding areas in Pennsylvania head into the green phase, residents and visitors alike are looking forward to getting back to their usual schedule and tending to some long-overdue activities that were put on hold throughout quarantine. These include getting a hair cut, indoor dining, and getting back into the gym. 

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How Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Strength

Everyone associates stretching with flexibility — and for good reason! Regular stretching can significantly reduce injury risk, enhance flexibility, and improve range of motion in your muscles. But many people may not know that stretching is highly conducive to building and supporting overall muscle strength. By increasing the flow of healing oxygen to the muscles, stretching can promote growth and prevent injury. Even if you already lift weights, there are several reasons why stretching before and after workouts can improve your muscle strength and the quality of your workouts.

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