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Why is Plyometric Great Exercise

Plyometrics, sometimes called rapid speed training or jump training, are special exercises in which muscles exercise maximum force against short periods of inactivity, with the aim of improving sprinting and jumping capabilities. In recent years, it has been discovered that certain types of Plyometrics can improve one’s athletic performance and ability to perform physical activities […]

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How Do You Stay Active In A Wheelchair?

Being active helps people remain healthy, including people living with disabilities. As a wheelchair user, it is important to engage in physical activities to prevent conditions such as depression, hypertension, stroke, arthritis, and diabetes type 2. However, most wheelchair users are less active, as most of them do not know the ways of getting active […]

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Does Exercising at Night Affect Sleep?

If you’re the kind of person who likes working out at night, you probably have heard that exercising at this time affects your sleep. And this is true since exercising raises one’s body temperature, increases your heartbeat, and motivates the release of adrenaline hormone. While these are the reasons you’re working out in the first […]

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Why You Should Start Running

Some people start running because they have an interest in improving their fitness, lose a lot of weight, or for some other reason. They think that by running regularly they will lose some weight and improve their body shape. And they are right! However, there are also some disadvantages to running. In this article, we […]

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