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Why Stretching is Important Before You Workout

In Gym by Asad Kothari

Stretching is important to prevent injury and keep your muscles in good shape. Improving flexibility in your muscles by stretching will increase your overall workout stamina. Also, when you stretch before working out you are helping your joints out too. A good piece of clarification for our Fitness Nation gym buddies is never confuse stretching …

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5 Cardio No-No’s at the Gym

In Gym by Asad Kothari

Do you like getting your heart rate up and entering that ‘fat-burning’ zone with cardio? Well, a lot of people aren’t familiar with the common mistakes they make during their cardio workout. Let’s take a look at what they are and how you can fix them. Going to the gym and getting on that elliptical …

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The Perfect Gym That’ll Want You To Exercise More

In Gym by Asad Kothari

We all know that regular exercise is key to keeping yourself fit and healthy. But how is one to find the motivation to exercise in the first place? Well, many people join a gym to follow a fitness program because they feel that they are better motivated in a gym environment. However, a lot of …

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Start 2017 Off on the Right Foot – Er, Pedal

In Gym by FN Team

As 2016 comes to a close we can’t help but reflect on some of the top fitness trends of the last year. One of the most popular exercises last year – and over the last several years – is cycling, also referred to as spinning. There are numerous reasons why cycling classes have gained momentum …

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What Does ‘Toning’ Really Mean?

In Gym by FN Team

You’ve likely heard people say they really want to tone a specific muscle group or body part, but what exactly do they mean by this? For most of us, a tight stomach and ripped arms come to mind, but toning is way more than a great physique. Technically speaking, there is no such thing as …