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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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