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Mental Health Benefits of Exercising !

Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood…and you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits. HEALTHY BODY = HEALTHY MIND Small Steps…Big changes People who exercise regularly tend to …

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Benefits Of Functional Training

To coincide with the opening of the NRG Functional Training Room in NRG Health & Fitness Knocknacarra we have some tips on using the space safely and the benefits of functional training! Before using the functional training area all members must sign a waiver at reception. When using the area make sure to: Be careful …

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Top 10 Fitness Foods

Milk With hydrating water, muscle-healing protein, refuelling sugar and bone-healthy calcium in every glass, milk is great for those upping their activity levels. A warm glass around bedtime may also help you drift off and get the rest you need, thanks to its slow-digesting casein proteins and ability to boost sleep-inducing serotonin and melatonin. Fitness benefits: Chocolate milk …

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Best Exercises For Targeting Each Muscle Group

There are over 600 muscles in the human body. Pound for pound, the strongest muscle in the body is the one we chew with – The Masseters Muscles cannot push, they can only pull. The reason the arm can push is due to muscles in the back of the arm pulling the Elbow Best exercises …

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What To Eat Before & After A Workout

Poor eating habits can undermine even the best efforts to stay fit.  Savvy athletes know that eating the right foods before a workout can give you the necessary fuel to make it through the last five minutes on the treadmill or through that last set of squats. So, what should you eat before you hit …

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3 Advantages Of Training With A Gym Buddy

Training with a gym buddy is a huge help when you’re starting a fitness journey. As far as diet and exercise are concerned, generally there are three different types of days when it comes to your workouts. The first type of day is when you simply head to the gym, take a while to get …

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