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Transitioning into Fall Fashion

How to Smoothly Transition Your Wardrobe from Summer to Fall Trends Incorporating athleisure into one's wardrobe is a strong trend that is not going anywhere anytime soon. This is a very convenient trend, because it allows the wearer to participate in multiple activities without having to change outfits. Athleisure is also convenient for the wearer who wants to be comfortable, while staying current with fashion trends. With September quickly approaching, fall fashions have been creeping into clothing stores. The vast selection of new styles can be intimidating, but we are here to help! The following trends and tips will help to update your look without having to purchase a whole new wardrobe. Summer 2017 Trends This summer was all about being...

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Cooling Down After a Workout

Why having a cool-down routine is just as important for your health as the actual workout  Having a cool-down routine is an important step to practice while staying active. Cooling down reduces the likelihood of soreness, fatigue, and will help you feel refreshed the next day. The steps listed below are a guideline for how to execute a healthy cool-down:  1. Keep Moving It is important to keep your body moving when you first complete your workout to reduce the risk of cramping and soreness. While exercise is occurring, veins will "increas[e] in size to accommodate the increased blood flow from the heart" ( If your veins do not get a chance to return to their normal size, blood will pool...

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Is Exercising In A Gym Or Outdside Better?

There are many different responses to the question of whether it is better to workout inside or outside. Everyone is different when it comes to working out so the answer varies by person. However, there are positives and negatives to each experience. The first and most basic positive attribute of working out outdoors is the terrain differences. The body works more muscles with the changes in the landscape. With just the adjustment of a small hill, that increases the amount of muscles being worked out. The decline of a hill works parts of the body that you can’t workout while on a treadmill. This makes for a more difficult workout, which will burn more calories than being on a treadmill...

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