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4 Exercises to Help Build Your Abs

By Kennedi Rose / November 27, 2015

Summer is coming, and everyone wants to have a beach-ready body. Have you tried all kinds of exercises to achieve this, yet find you?re nowhere near your desired physique? Gone are the days when sit ups were enough to build rock-solid abs. We know now that core-targeting exercises must be used in conjunction with a […]

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Inactivity: The New Public Health Crisis?

By Kennedi Rose / November 19, 2015

Everyone knows that with regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle, we can ward off many diseases. Whether it’s running, walking or cycling, exercise tones our muscles and improves our mood. Unfortunately, when we decide to plop down in front of the television and be couch potatoes, the negative effects can be even worse than we […]

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Why You Need to Try Yoga

By Kennedi Rose / October 7, 2015

Today’s post is by Anna Jewell, a yogi living in the Triangle, NC. Enjoy! Have you driven by a yoga studio on your way to work and wondered what this yoga thing is all about? More and more people are experiencing the benefits of yoga, from college athletes to your elderly neighbor. With the growing […]

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3 Chest Exercises That You Should Be Doing

By Kennedi Rose / September 14, 2015

If you have a chest,which all humans do, then you should be making sure you include it in your strength program. Regardless of your gender, age or profession, a strong chest helps with posture and balances out your development in both a functional and aesthetic way. Are you just starting out in the fitness scene […]

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Why Walking is a Healthy Exercise Choice

By Kennedi Rose / July 28, 2015

I was an athlete all throughout high school and college. I played lacrosse, a game dependent on running. The faster the better. Now that I’m all retired from sports and stuff, post college, I’ve traded?my timed miles and running shoes for?slower forms of exercise. Walking is chief among them. Don’t think that walking is only […]

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Stuck in a Rut: Why I Haven’t Been Working Out

By Kennedi Rose / March 3, 2015

I’m not one for making excuses. In fact, I get really annoyed with people who are constantly making excuses. But I haven’t been the most motivated when it comes to my workout routine lately. I stated off this year with great intentions. I was already used to working out 3 times/week consistently. But as my […]

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Update on Switching to Morning Work Outs

By Kennedi Rose / February 3, 2015

One of my?goals for 2015?was to switch my workout time from the evenings to the mornings. In case you missed it,?I attend a Crossfit gym?in my community and I’ve been going there since July 2013. I still love my gym and going on regular basis makes me feel better and relieves a lot of stress […]

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My Thoughts on Exercise

By Kennedi Rose / January 6, 2015

I was reading through Face and Fitness’s past the other day and I just loved the thoughts behind this post about Kennedi’s “Lazy” Weight Loss Plan. I’d never thought of exercise like that before. I’ve always been a pretty active person. I’ve played sports since I was about 5 years old and I was usually […]

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Running Tips for Beginners

By Kennedi Rose / November 6, 2014

Running is a fantastic way of improving cardiovascular fitness, building muscle strength and increasing your overall health. Regular running has been proven to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and a range of related ailments, but getting started on a regimen of regular exercise is usually the most difficult part of the entire […]

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10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Workout

By Kennedi Rose / March 10, 2014

#1: Get up early. Set your alarm for an hour earlier than you would normally and get up when it goes off. Don?t wait until the end of the day when you are exhausted to go to the gym. Make a plan and stick with it so it becomes a part of your routine instead […]

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