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Benefits of Kettlebells

Benefits of Kettlebells

Kettlebells seem to be all the rage now.  They are, however, not a new invention nor a passing fad.  Kettlebells were developed in Russia in the 18th century.  The kettlebell, which is an iron weight with a handle, has been used in a variety of exercises ever since.  The following…

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Low Glycemic Fruit

Low Glycemic Fruit

Healthy diets should include fruit and veggies; however, paying attention to the amount of sugar in fruit is always a good idea.  Some fruits have a higher glycemic index than others.  Foods with a high glycemic index will cause an increase in blood sugar while those with a lower glycemic…

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Introducing NexGen INSPIRE™

Introducing NexGen INSPIRE™

We would like to introduce NexGen Fitness INSPIRE™, our latest mobile app. NexGen INSPIRE™ was born out of the understanding that our level of exertion can affect our results, and that higher is not always better. Being able to track your heart rate, your calories burned, and your target fat burning zones…

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Is Caffeine Good for You?

Is Caffeine Good for You?

Aside from caffeine’s best-known benefit of increased energy levels, there are other potential benefits.   Caffeine may help you to: Burn Fat Lose Weight Stay Alert Be less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, dementia, certain types of cancer and type 2 diabetes   On the downside, however caffeine has some potential…

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Why Cardio?

Why Cardio?

Why do NexGen Fitness trainers always ask about your cardio?  What is cardio and why is it so important? Cardio, or more accurately cardiovascular, exercise simply means that you're doing a rhythmic activity that raises your heart rate.  Cardio can increase your metabolism, the process by which your body converts…

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An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

Can it really help keep a doctor away? Well yes maybe it can! Apples have health benefits that have been proven over the course of time and are very likely to help keep you healthier. One little catch though, you have to eat the peel to reap all the benefits.…

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Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

The moment every athlete wants to avoid. POP! A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. Sometimes it’s not even a single moment, but rather, countless hours of overuse that leads a muscle to strain or tear. To avoid rehab, athletes need to…

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Expert Trainers Answer | Why Drinking Water Is Important?

Expert Trainers Answer | Why Drinking Water Is Important?

Do you drink enough water each day? If not, your overall health may be taking a toll. And why is drinking water important? Drinking water regularly can help you to lose weight, think better, be in a better mood, prevent disease, and more. I follow that advice myself. One item…

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Personal Trainer Tips | Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

Personal Trainer Tips | Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout Men's Health, December 5, 2017 Finished your morning workout but don’t have time to grab a bite before heading out the door? That could be a problem. It’s usually a good idea to eat and drink within an hour of…

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