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15 Minutes Medicine Ball Workout

Best 15 minutes medicine ball workout for your body! Available in different sizes and weights medicine balls improve your strength and athletics. The training can be very varied. You can move the balls slowly, but also train very dynamically for explosive power. When you choose the right medicine ball make sure that the weight is not too heavy. You should be able to make slow movements with the weight as well. There are both full-body exercises and special exercises for specific body regions. The number of exercises is large and there is the right training program for both beginners and advanced. If you use a light weight, then you can also make exercises for improving your coordination and balance. In any workout you can raise the intensity by increasing the range of motion. If you can talk during the workouts, then the intensity is okay and not too hard. Basic Exercise Crunch with medicine ball: Lie down on your back and keep your feet on the floor, hip-width apart. Bend your knees and hold the …

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Training when you are sick?

Winter is the time to get sick easily! But should you refrain from training when you have a cold? Listen to your body Even if you are used as an athlete to go to your limits, be careful. In case of a cold or a sore throat, it is advisable to take a break. Sore throat is usually a sign of inflammation in the throat, which comes in connection with a viral or bacterial infection. Coughing, fever and a strange taste in the mouth can be accompanying symptoms. If you do sports in this time, then the organism can be additionally weakened and this has a negativ affect on your general health. Practical tips for your training Even light training can lead to an overload of the body during this period. The training effect is very low anyway during this time. Various tea blends help to get fit quickly. They have partially anti-inflammatory and germ-inhibiting and analgesic effect. The growth of bacteria is thereby prevented. As a preventive measure, after training you should always warm …

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Gingerbread Nutrition Facts

Gingerbread is very popular at this time of the year. This often means an inner conflict when you pay attention to your health. In a typical gingerbread recipe are butter and sugar the main ingredients. But don’t worry, just enjoy this sweet and spicy cookies. Maybe it is good to know what is inside it, so you can fit it into your diet plan. 😉 With 100g gingerbread you can make about 10,000 steps! Nutritional Information Quantity per 100 grams Calories 356Fat 16 g– Saturated fatty acids 4.1 g– Polyunsaturated fatty acids 4.2 g– Monounsaturated fatty acids 7 gCarbohydrates 49 gProtein 3.9 g * StepsApp Pedometer App – Step Counter and Walking Tracker * StepsApp turns your phone into a simple and beautiful step counter. Just put your phone in your pocket and off you go. Visit our Website – StepsApp

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How to easily make 5000 steps a day – Lets go!

10,000 steps every day is not easy. So why not to start with a 5,000 steps goal? Wearing a pedometer or fitness tracker is an easy way to support you to reach this goal.  A reasonable goal for most people is to increase average daily steps each week by 500. Set small goals and for example aim for 2,000 steps before your lunch break.  Getting 10,000 steps a day for 30 days is much harder that it seems. But if this is your goal, start with a lower amount. Let’s say with 5,000 steps a day. Make the first 1200 steps from waking up until lunch break Take the stairs and count the floors as often as you can Go for a small walk in the lunch break Take the stairs and count the floors again after the lunch break When you come home, go shopping on foot If you have not reached your 5,000 steps in the evening, then go for a round walk, 15-20min are enough * StepsApp Pedometer App – Step Counter and …

Skipping Power Workout to do at home - StepsApp Pedometer App

Skipping: Power Workout to do at home

Skipping is the best power workout to do at home! Skipping is the perfect workout for your overall fitness. It can be part of a warm-up or the main exercise of your training. There are many benefits of skipping and it is one of the cheapest exercises. All you need is a rope. Do it anywhere you want! The benefits of skipping Betters your endurance and cardiovascular fitness Good for coordination You get more bone strength Betters your balance It is a full body workout Strengthen your legs Exercises for skipping The basic workout is simply to jump as often as you can or for example for one minute at the beginning. If you are already advanced you can try some more complex workout. For better coordination you can do a Ski-jump, Cross-over or a Double-jump. To get more strength you can do a High-Jump or a One-Feet-Jump. As a beginner you can start with 30 second and this three times. Advanced jumpers can do 3-5 minutes or more and mix up the exercises.  The …

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Think positive! 7 tips against seasonal affective disorder

7 tips against seasonal affective disorder – Think Positive! Do you know that, when it gets dark again outside and the days are shorter, then a slight depression creeps in. Seasonal affective disorder – Your mood will drop and your motivation for activities will decrease. We have some tips to escape the winter depression. It is also called Seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This is a feeling of tiredness and sadness that some people have during the autumn and winter when there is very little sunshine. Start the day with positive thoughts Do not let negative thoughts be in your mind Smile have a positive attitude Be happy about the little things and always see the good things Just leave out negative messages and surround yourself with positive people Avoid comparisons Pay attention to your needs Additional tip: Move and do sports. If you set yourself a daily step goal, that will help you with your motivation. Many small steps make a big whole. * StepsApp Pedometer App – Step Counter and Walking Tracker * StepsApp turns your phone …

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8 Proven Health Benefits of Walnuts for a Balanced Diet!

8 proven health benefits of walnuts for a balanced diet. They are rich in good fats, vitamins and minerals. Rich in Antioxidants Super Plant Source of Omega 3 Supports Healthy Aging May Decrease Inflammation Improves Blood Fats May Reduce Risk of Some Cancers May Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes and Lower Your Risk Supports Good Brain Function Walnuts are made up of 65% fat and about 15% of protein. 30g serve: 185 calories, 19g fat, 4.5g protein, 3.9g carbs (0.7 sugar) Check out our Food Tips on Instagram! * StepsApp Pedometer App – Step Counter and Walking Tracker * StepsApp turns your phone into a simple and beautiful step counter. Just put your phone in your pocket and off you go. Visit our Website – StepsApp

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How to do Squats correctly and effectively!

Workout of the day: How to do Squats correctly and effectively! If squats are not performed properly, it can often cause discomfort and injury. Squats, made right, strengthen your legs and buttocks. They have a positive effect on your bones and improve your overall athleticism. If squats are not performed correctly, high pressure peaks in the joints can lead to a higher risk of injury. Are Squats effectively? The squats mainly train the thighs and the muscles of the lower body. You can easily do the exercise with your own body weight. A strong trunk muscles is the prerequisite to perform the exercise clean and targeted. Read here how to do Squats correctly and effectively: How to do Squats correctly Starting position: feet parallel, toes pointing slightly to the outside Torso tension and looking forward Now slowly go down to your knees, leading the buttocks backwards The weight is shifted to the heels The rubber band over the knees prevents the knees from moving in, holding tension Back stuck and straight Looking forward, with heels on the ground, hands …

Tips for running in winter cold

Best Tips for the Winter – Running in the Cold

Best Tips for running in the winter. Running in the cold! When it’s cold outside, you do not have to quit your 10,000 steps and running training. With our tips for running in winter, you can easily adapt to the icy conditions in the cold season. Especially the slippery surface and the cold are a big danger in winter. Therefore, follow a few basic rules and there are no more excuses for running in the winter. 1. Adjust your running technique on ice and snow Compared to summer, it is good to take smaller steps in winter to be able to react to a slip at any time. In addition, you can balance with active arm bumps. You stretch your arms further away from the body to have a better balance. On slippery surfaces, you should pay more attention to where you walk with the foot. It is recommended that you look for places that offer a rough surface (example along the way, where more stones are). Downhill roads should be used wisely.  2. The right equipment …