Yoga is a brilliant cross-training triple-threat that builds muscle strength, flexibility, and core in a low-impact, variable intensity workout—which means anyone can do it. Of course, to really understand the effectiveness of yoga, you must also take into account the mental side of the practice.
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Have you ever posted a workout selfie? Or maybe thought about it, but didn’t follow through? Maybe you were a visitor to a new gym and just loved the natural lighting in their locker room. Or maybe you had a particularly social-media worthy training session in an outfit you loved. Workout selfies can be a really great part of your health journey. They can help motivate you, provide accountability, and keep you on track.
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If you’ve played sports, or done any sort of strength training in your fitness journey, odds are that you’ve done squats and lunges at some point. Lunges are great lower body exercises that are similar to squats in that they work your hips (and hip flexors), quads, hamstrings, calves, ankles, and even your core muscles, too. Not only that, but lunges can be performed with or without weights—such as a barbell or dumbbells—which means they can be done just about anywhere!
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