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Best Push Pull Workouts

Reviewing the Best Push-Pull Workout Routine for Home The push-pull training style is popular for athletes, bodybuilders and other fitness enthusiasts. These routines involve doing pushing movements during one workout and pulling movements the next workout, with accessory muscle and lower-body routines mixed in. Some of the benefits of push-pull workouts include: Training more muscle Read more…

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Best Core Workout With Kettlebells

Level Up: Best Core Workout with Kettlebells If you’re trying to prime your core for athletics or general fitness, the kettlebell is a great place to start. This kettlebell core workout includes five exercises that will ratchet up strength and improve stability for all sorts of movement. Getting PowerBlock™ adjustable kettlebells will let you adjust Read more…

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How to Lift Weights at Home

More and more people are discovering you don’t need a gym for a good strength workout. Weight-lifting at home can save time and money, give you privacy and let you exercise when it’s convenient for your schedule. Still, just like at a gym, you must go about home weight-lifting the right way to ensure success. Read more…

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How to Keep a New Year’s Resolution

How to Keep a New Year’s Resolution Setting a resolution for the new year always seems like a good idea. Whether it’s to eat better, exercise more, stop smoking or spend more time with family, there are plenty of noble goals. Keeping that New Year’s resolution, though, is the hard part. According to the Society Read more…

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What’s More Important, Diet or Exercise?

What’s More Important: Diet or Exercise? Weight control and fat loss are common goals among those starting a workout program. And these are certainly worthy goals. As the American Heart Association notes, maintaining a healthy weight can improve circulation, improve mental outlook and reduce the risk of many diseases. At PowerBlock™, we’re fans of maintaining Read more…

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Health Benefits of Workouts for Cognitive Function

Most people know that one of the health benefits of working out is larger, stronger muscles. But did you know that it can also reduce the risk of cognitive decline? That’s what the findings are of researchers from the McGill University Health Center and the School of Human Nutrition.

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Strength Training: for Soccer

Elite soccer players are some of the world’s best athletes. But even if you’re just playing in a local pickup league, you’ll need to be ready when the opportunity knocks. Strength training is an effective way to separate yourself from fellow athletes. We’ve put together a beginner’s guide to soccer strength training that includes our Read more…

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Strength Training: for Runners

For every runner, the goals are to run faster, longer, and stronger. What you might not know is that strength training can help runners achieve a PR (personal record). Supplementing a running program with strength work is good for both your running and your overall health. Our runner’s strength training guide has everything beginners and Read more…

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How to Get Motivated to Workout at Home

Working out at home has many benefits – it saves time, offers you privacy, and gives people more flexibility. But one problem we often hear about is staying motivated. Without watching eyes at the gym and with so many distractions at home – TV shows, the internet, books, etc. – it’s easy for grand fitness Read more…

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