The 4 Best Exercises for Increasing Stamina

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The 4 Best Exercises for Increasing Stamina

When we talk about "stamina" in regards to fitness and exercise, we're often referring to the mental and physical strength within your body that keeps you moving towards your goal, and ensures you're more likely to complete a task without getting that tired, heavy feeling in your legs. While physical stamina is the kind that builds your muscular strength, helping to support you like a set of calf compression sleeves as you push yourself towards your latest fitness ambitions, mental stamina helps to build your internal focus and positivity. Fortunately, both of these crucial features can be built through regular...

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5 Ways to Energize for Your Next Run

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5 Ways to Energize for Your Next Run

When you commit yourself to a schedule of regular early-morning runs, you might find that some days you simply wake up feeling sluggish, tired, and unwilling to go that extra mile. Even if you do find the willpower to work your way onto the track, you may discover that you struggle to shake that exhausted feeling out of your bones, or rejuvenate your legs in time for a good workout. The following tips should help you to avoid exhaustion and energize for your next run so that you can get the most out of every moment of cardio. 1.    Use...

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How to Rejuvenate your Legs and Avoid that Tired, Heavy Feeling

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How to Rejuvenate your Legs and Avoid that Tired, Heavy Feeling

If you've ever woken up feeling as though your legs are made completely out of cement - then this could be a sign that you've exposed yourself to far too much activity in a single day. Overtraining and over-exercising can leave us feeling rundown, exhausted, and as though it's practically impossible to enjoy our usual range of motion, but there are ways you can avoid that tired, heavy feeling without resigning yourself to a day in bed. According to recent research provided by Scholl, around 52% of women typically experience tired, heavy legs at least twice a week. However, there...

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How to Rest and Recover from a Knee Injury Properly

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How to Rest and Recover from a Knee Injury Properly

After you've suffered from a sudden knee injury, it's generally a good idea to rest the afflicted area for a few days so that it has chance to heal and rejuvenate. Without the right amount of rest, you could find that consistent strain around your knee joint leads to increased swelling, additional pain, and even further damage - even when you're using your knee compression therapy for support. However, most people struggle when it comes to determining exactly how much rest is appropriate following an injury. In fact, a range of myths regarding exercise and knee pain have left many...

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7 Simple Dos and Don'ts for Knee Pain

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7 Simple Dos and Don'ts for Knee Pain

When it comes to issues that make regular exercise more difficult - there are few things more debilitating than consistent, or chronic knee pain. Many people who suffer from injuries to the knee joints even find themselves believing myths about exercise and knee pain that convince them they should avoid exercise entirely.  Instead of giving up on an active lifestyle, strap on your knee compression sleeve and remember that there are many great things that you can do to help alleviate knee discomfort - whether it's a result of chronic arthritis or a recent injury. Just follow a few of...

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Enjoy your Workout: The 4 Most Common Myths about Exercise and Knee Pain

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Enjoy your Workout: The 4 Most Common Myths about Exercise and Knee Pain

After suffering from a knee-based injury, you might assume that you can no longer enjoy your workout, run, squat, jump, or lift, all because your joints are too sore. However - that may not be true. In fact, if you have a knee compression sleeve, some guidance from your doctor, and an education regarding the facts of knee related pain, then you should be able to stay relatively active while you recover. Before we get started addressing some of the most common myths about exercising and knee pain - remember that if you're concerned about an injury to the leg...

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Introducing a Knee Pain Treatment that Boosts Athletic Performance

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Introducing a Knee Pain Treatment that Boosts Athletic Performance

Enjoy full freedom of movement with the new, Active Gear professional-grade knee compression sleeve… When it comes to getting, and staying healthy today, many of us face several challenges. We struggle to find the time to commit properly to our workout routines, or find ourselves finding excuses to avoid going to the gym. Once you finally convince yourself to get active - whether it's to enjoy more energy, lose weight, build strength, or even ensure a longer, happier life, you face yet another problem: knee pain. The joints of your knee play a crucial role in supporting your bodyweight. Every...

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Problems with Losing Weight: It's Tougher, the Older You Get

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Problems with Losing Weight: It's Tougher, the Older You Get

A lot of us experience problems with losing weight that can leave us convinced that achieving the perfect silhouette is an impossible task. However, the truth is that effective weight loss is often about finding the right combination of diet and exercise that works for your circumstances, and goals. One of the most common problems with losing weight that people face, is that getting a flatter stomach becomes harder as they age. If you feel as though you should be doing more with your waist compression belt to slim down your midsection - or you're struggling to lose an age-related...

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What to Know about Dieting in your 60s

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What to Know about Dieting in your 60s

Workout routines, healthy diets, and waist compression belts aren't limited for use by the under 40s. The truth is that people of all ages find themselves seeking out ways to achieve a flatter stomach or lower the weight around their midsection so that they can boost their self-confidence, and simply feel healthier. We all know that maintaining an appropriate bodyweight is a worthwhile goal for individuals of any age - but as you get older, the process of managing your physique can become trickier. Although you may not be able to burn calories at the same rate as you did when...

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Keep Belly Fat at Bay: Getting a Flatter Stomach at Any Age

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Keep Belly Fat at Bay: Getting a Flatter Stomach at Any Age

If you were given the chance to change a single thing about your body - what would it be? If the answer is "your belly", then you're not alone, as most women would choose getting a flatter stomach over any other physical change to boost their self-esteem. Unfortunately, the truth is that the older you get, the more difficult it is to keep belly fat at bay. In our younger years, women are blessed with a surge of estrogen that helps to keep fat around the buttocks and hips so that we're well-prepped for pregnancy - but as estrogen levels...

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