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joyful movements

Find Good Ju-Ju with Joyful Movements

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Fitness is FUN!!! Or is it for you? Calling something “fun” doesn’t automatically make it feel like a party, does it? For many people, workouts feel more like work than anything else. If that’s the case, it’s definitely time to ditch the drudgery and focus on how joyful physical movement – whatever that might involve for you – can fuel your fitness.

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kettlebell

Equipment Highlight: Kettlebell 101

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If you haven’t swung a kettlebell before, now’s the time! The funky looking fitness toy has been around for centuries for a reason. The concept of a kettlebell is simple. It is a heavy iron ball with a fixed handle on top. What really makes them special, though, is that using them regularly can yield unique results.  Read More

Get Your Sweat On: 20-Minute Bodyweight Step Circuit!

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Create your own circuit workout. It’s easy! An effective circuit workout challenges all major muscle groups, including your heart. You can develop endurance and strength by minimizing rest periods between stops. Circuits don’t have to involve a ton of equipment, time or space. Instead of moving to stations, you can stay in one place and work in interval blocks if you choose. Read More

Fitness Plateaus

Why You Should Praise Your Fitness Plateaus

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You’ve worked hard to establish a new lifestyle. But now you’re starting to wonder if this is “it.” Are you stuck? You might be starting to feel a little dissatisfied that you haven’t seen any significant changes in your fitness level recently. You wonder if you’ve hit a dreaded “plateau.”

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