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cognitive function
FitnessLifestyle

Improving Cognitive Function: The Key to Getting Smarter Starts with Getting Stronger

Here's a fairly intuitive statement: exercising your body is good for your cognitive function. But…
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bbq
Lifestyle

How to BBQ Like a (Bison) Boss and Please Vegetarians Too!

Eating outdoors is one of summer’s simple pleasures. But, cooking outdoors sometimes strips away the…
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Electrolytes
Lifestyle

Stay Electric This Summer and Fire On All Cylinders With Electrolytes

When you think of electrolytes, you probably aren't alone if you visualize some kind of…
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fitness
Fitness

Want to Cruise through College? Craft Your Own Fitness 101 During Summer Break

Summer break is the perfect time to find your fit so when you step back…
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Fitness

School’s Out! Time to Tackle Fitness with FUN

Gone are the days of the stereotypical “dumb jock.” Enter the academic athletes whose feet…
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running
Fitness

Don’t Get Caught Trippin’, Stay On Your Toes With These Outdoor Running Tips

If you're like a gazillion other New Englanders, you're probably ready to be done with…
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sleep
Lifestyle

Foods that Help You Snooze? Sign Us Up!

In addition to hushing the rumblings of a hungry stomach before bed, there’s another reason…
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relax
Lifestyle

5 Tips for Owning Your Self-Care This Spring Break

Let's face it, school is stressful, and by the time spring break comes around, the…
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build strength
Fitness

Top 7 Worst Things You Can Do to Build Strength

If you're trying to build strength, what you don't know can hurt you. Be sure…
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training while injured
Fitness

Training While Injured, Is it Possible?

If you play sports or workout, chances are, you know that injuries will happen every…
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face acne
Lifestyle

This is What Your Acne Is Telling You About Your Health

Did you realize there's a "map" on your face? Face mapping is an ancient Chinese…
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semi private training
Fitness

Top 3 Reasons to Consider Semi-Private Training

Creating GymIt’s very first Semi-Private Training Program was a labor of love. Every time I…
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exercise
Fitness

5 Surprising Ways Exercise Can Improve Your Grades

So there's a funny tongue-and-cheek quote floating around the internet: "Education is important, but big…
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overload schedule
Lifestyle

‘Busy’ is the New ‘I’m Fine’- 4 Ways to Know When You’ve Taken On Too Much & How to Slow Down

When did misery and poor planning become the makings for bragging rights? You know it’s…
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Savasana
Fitness

Why Savasana Is the Hardest Yoga Pose

Savasana: Also known as corpse pose. Don't let its simplicity fool you. Although it may…
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snack
Healthy Recipes

Snack Like a Monster- 4 Ways to Put Your Normal Snacks in “Beast Mode”

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean depriving your growling stomach from snacks. Keep gnawing hunger…
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stability 101
Fitness

Stability Practice 101: How to Channel Your Inner Flamingo

Stability—let's call it the "ability" to remain in control of your body and it's movements…
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pushups
Workouts

3 Ways to Develop and Strengthen Your Push-Up

Featured Image & Written By: GymIt personal trainer, James Tincknell. About 50% percent of my…
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hiit gymit
Workouts

We’ll Take Care of Your Workout This Week: 15 Min Full Body HIIT Blaster

Sometimes, just showing up to the gym can seem like an accomplishment enough. If you're…
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fit 3d
Fitness

3D Scanning is HERE! Use Our Superpower to Improve Your Health

Have you ever wished you had x-ray vision? Well, guess what? At GymIt, we do!…
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ball recovery
Fitness

Roll Your Way to Recovery With These 3 Lacrosse Ball Moves

Type “massage tools” into an internet search and you’ll quickly be overwhelmed by options. Which…
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resistance band
Workouts

3 Resistance Band Stretches to Increase Your Mobility

Whether you like it or not, mobility counts. Being flexible as well as strong helps…
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personal trainer
Lifestyle

Personal Trainer Spotlight (Kevin Wilson): 4 Reasons Why You Should Add Hip Thrusters Into Your Workouts

If you have never seen someone do a hip thrust before, you may think it’s…
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ethnic spices
Healthy Recipes

Travel the World Without Leaving Your Kitchen: 4 Spice Combos to Make Different Ethnic Foods

Cooking at home is a perfect habit to develop when you're trying to improve your…
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nutrients health
Lifestyle

Label Reading 101- Because They Confuse Us Sometimes, Too

Natural? Organic? Sugar-Free? Low Fat? And what the heck is Gluten? You’re trying to get…
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nutrition healthy food
Lifestyle

5 Foods You Thought Were Healthy, But SURPRISE… They Aren’t!

Whether you regularly munch on protein bars after lifting weights or down coconut water to…
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new workout plan
Fitness

5 Reasons Why You Lose Motivation After 3 Days of Your New Workout Plan

When you start a new workout program, you'll almost definitely reach a point where you…
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football inspired functional workout
Workouts

FOOTBALL IS FINALLY BACK: Celebrate With This Football-Inspired Functional Workout

Ah, football. America's darling. Our favorite reason to kick back in front of the TV…
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back-to-school-prep
Lifestyle

How to Stay on Track With Your Fitness and Nutrition When Headed Back to School

Sure, classes can be tough, early mornings tougher. But reconnecting with your friends, getting back…
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deadlift-importance
Workouts

The Importance of a Deadlift and How it Can Help You Achieve Fitness Goals

Truth or false: deadlifts are dangerous. The answer: It depends! (more…)
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release tension hip flexors
Fitness

That’s Tight Bro! How to Release the Tension in Your Hip Flexors

Perhaps the most overlooked muscles in your body are your hip flexors. There are a…
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protein-power
Healthy Recipes

Unleash the Flavor! Try 7 Ways to Perk-up the Protein on Your Plate

Whether you’re a vegetarian or enjoy the occasional piece of meat, it’s easy to get…
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gymit-15-minute-workout
Workouts

15 Minute Workout Routine You’ll Love to Hate

The great thing about exercise is that you don't have to invest huge amounts of…
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find-your-athletic-shoe
Fitness

Take a Step in The Right Direction And Find Your Perfect Workout Shoe

When it comes to finding a workout shoe, the standard running shoe is generally highest…
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workout-partner-fitness
Fitness

Use the Buddy System and Meet Your Goals With a Workout Partner

Gain a friend, lose some pounds! Grab a pal, improve your pace! Maybe you’ve heard…
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eating-healthy-still-hungry
Lifestyle

Okay, I’m Eating Healthy, But Why Am I Always so Hungry?

Eating healthy foods—whether to lose weight, manage a chronic illness, or simply improve your overall…
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5 Beginner Yoga Moves
Fitness

The Perfect Starter Flow for Yoga-Beginner

Yoga is a popular activity that can be intimidating. Though the practice has been around…
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Isolations Workouts
Fitness

Get Your Pump On With Isolation Exercises

Being strong is an asset. Both men and women who participate in consistent resistance training…
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benefits tequila
Lifestyle

5 Benefits of Tequila–Do Yourself a Favor… Drink This Liquid Gold

With Cinco De Mayo fast approaching, it's probably time to start perfecting your homemade margarita…
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core stability
Workouts

The 4 Best Exercises for Core Stability

Are you looking for some no-nonsense core exercises to add to your workout routine? Have…
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healthy morning rituals
Lifestyle

5 Healthy Morning Rituals To Help You Start Your Day Off Right

Author Annie Dillard has a great quote: "How we spend our days, is of course,…
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local fitness events
Fitness

Mark Your Calendar! 3 Local Fitness Events in Boston

Do you live locally to Boston and you're a fitness fanatic? You lucky dog, you.…
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protein-filled breakfast
Healthy Recipes

3 Protein-Filled Breakfast Foods (You Can Start Drooling Now)

If you're trying to lose excess body fat, you probably should be eating breakfast. Likewise,…
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slow-carb diet
Weight Loss

The Slow-Carb Diet: How Tim Ferriss Lost 20 lbs of Fat in 30 Days

(Okay, right off the bat, let's start with a quick disclaimer: you should probably have…
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outdoor workout
Fitness

Boston’s 5 Best Outdoor Workout Spots

Boston is long-heralded as one of the most walkable cities in America, and with plenty…
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homemade recipes
Healthy Recipes

2 Homemade Recipes For a Clean Face (With Ingredients Only From Your Kitchen!)

If you’re anything like me, then it’s likely that your indulgence over the holidays is…
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workout routine
Fitness

It’s Time to Change: 3 Reasons Why Switching Your Workout Routine is EVERYTHING

Here's an interesting gym paradox for both tried-and-true fitness fanatics and gym newbies alike: routine…
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fitness youtube channels
Lifestyle

3 Fitness Youtube Channels You MUST Follow for Inspiration

Let's face it: YouTube has changed the game. As the world's second most popular website…
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run
Fitness

4 Ways to Keep Your Mind Busy During a Boring Run

According to a once popular viral video (*ahem, click here*), snow may or may not…
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Healthy New Year’s Resolutions
Lifestyle

5 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions (You’ll Actually Want to Keep These)

Every year, many of us set New Year’s Resolutions to work towards. Some of the…
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strength train
Fitness

7 Tips for the Holidays | Strength Train the Day Before

A fitness tip to consider when trying to keep your weight in check over the holidays…
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Improve Your Sleeping Habits
Weight Loss

Wake Up Feeling Refreshed: 4 Ways to Improve Your Sleeping Habits

Are you struggling to lose weight, even though you’re exercising like an Olympian and eating…
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pre-workout snacks
Healthy Recipes

5 Pre-Workout Munchies You Must Have to Kick Booty in Boxing Class

Sitting in your desk chair at work, you’re counting down the minutes until your next,…
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Workouts

6 Tricep Exercises so Easy a Tyrannosaurus Rex Could Do Them

How do you feel about your arms? If you're like most people, you probably wish…
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Shin Splint Prevention
Fitness

The Ultimate Shin Splint Prevention and Care Guide

Shin splints suck. After all, you don’t want anything to get in the way of…
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Lifestyle

I’m So Sloshed Right Now: Three Simple Ways to Drink More Water

Is it possible to drink your daily water and be well-hydrated for your kick-butt workouts…
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exercise ball workouts
Workouts

Get Ballsy- 5 Exercise Ball Workouts for Your Abs

The ancient Greeks understood the beauty and power of a sphere, which has a better…
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Resistance Band Workouts
Workouts

4 Resistance Band Workouts That You Just Can’t Resist

Turning heads at the gym, for all the right reasons, can easily be done when…
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protein-rich diet
Healthy Recipes

Protein-Rich Diet Hacks: 5 Ways to Cook Your Eggs in the Morning

The chicken just might be the weightlifter's best friend. Not only do these feathered dinosaurs…
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anytime cookie
Weight Loss

Anytime Cookie Recipe: A Guilt Free Tasty Treat

Snack, Meal, or Treat: The Anytime Cookie! These cookies are perfect anytime: for breakfast, pre-…
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freshman 15
Lifestyle

4 Ways to not Make Friends With the Freshman 15

Summer is winding down, and many college students are beginning to head back to school;…
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consistent workout routine
Fitness

Hop off the Fitness Rollercoaster- 4 Ways to Keep a Consistent Workout Routine!

Learning to stick to a consistent workout routine is not something that comes easily to…
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low-calorie alcoholic drink
Lifestyle

Low-Calorie Alcoholic Drink Recipe: For When Giving Up Alcohol Is Just Not an Option

So, you want to lose weight—and you know that alcohol contains a ton of empty…
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rest periods
Fitness

The Power of the Pause: Should You Take Rest Periods During Your Workout?

When you're busting out your best moves over by the free weights, the last thing…
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hiit workouts
Workouts

4 Fratty HIIT Workouts Using the Rowing Machine

Picture the opening scene of the classic 2000 film, The Skulls, and you'll remember a…
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Fitness

Don’t “Pull a Penny” and Other Treadmill Safety Tips

Doing a face-plant and getting intimate with a treadmill when it abruptly cuts off mid-stride-…
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