Top Stories of the Week/19.11-26.11/Fitvize

What to do inside when it’s chilly outside? Have a cup of cocoa and read our Fitvize Digest to be in tune with what’s new in fitness, health, and wellbeing. What is in Fitbit for adults, what are seven excellent ways to boost your sports motivation, and how jogging beats the effects of alcohol overconsumption? We diligently curated the latest content of top online resources, and here is a short and sweet bundle of the most popular and inspiring stuff in the passing week. Stay warm and informed.

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8 Thanksgiving Tips from Your Fitness Instructor

Worry about how to stay fit and not to gain some extra pounds during the Thanksgiving? Well, you should be. Researches show that almost all people tend to fall into a food-induced coma during six weeks holiday period from the Thanksgiving to the New Year’s Eve, and crush the results of healthy nutrition habits and vigorous exercising. We prepared 8 Essential Tips from fitness professionals on how to stay fit, healthy, and happy on that Turkey day. And a 5-minute cardio workout at home that boosts your metabolism and mood: think about it as a sider to your juicy turkey and pumpkin pie. Happy Thanksgiving!

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12 Surprising Things I Learned After Waking Up with Pilates for 12 Months

I am a Pilates instructor and haven’t had a single day without Pilates morning workout in exactly 12 months. Mostly, I have sessions via Skype with my clients (since our family moved to a new country, it is the most convenient way to continue practicing with my students from the previous location), and self-practice when I am on vacation or so.

And I would love to write about my experience and one of my clients’, in case someone hesitates whether morning workouts are worth it: getting up early, in our case – when it is still deep dark outside. With a year of Pilates mornings, we did notice some side effects or, better to say, benefits of exercising in the morning.

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Top Stories of the Week/12.11-18.11/Fitvize

Though there’s a lot of fitness&health related stuff in the world, reading the news is time consuming. Today we are in a mission to solve this problem and make it easier for you to be fitter and smarter. Are frozen fruits and vegetables as nutritious as fresh? How to deal with disappointment with grace? What a fitness studio and a restaurant have in common? And why could you still feel insecure even after getting in shape? We diligently curated the latest content of top online resources, and here is a short and sweet bundle of the most popular & inspiring stuff in the passing week. Stay happy and informed.

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Ask the Doctor: How to Prevent Back Pain

What are the causes of lower back pain? What is the best back pain treatment? How to prevent back pain? Everyone is searching for credible sources to find out. Although we are cynical about insurance companies and pharmacists, we still believe in physicians. That’s why we interviewed a doctor. Volodymyr Semenyuk, a neurologist of the higher category, with 31 years of practice, answers medical questions regarding back pain and related matters*.

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20 Skills You Can Learn in 10 minutes That Will be Useful for the Rest of Your Life

Call out your inner overachiever and self-improvement addict. Welcome 20 awesome skills and small things that help you could save you numerous hours in future, so, you can spend that time on… you know, day dreaming and procrastinating 🙂 Or reaching your lifetime goals and strengthening family relationships. Please note that all links are from credible online sources.

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How to Choose a Personal Trainer (and Gym). Part 3: The Cost

How much do personal trainers charge? Why are personal fitness trainers so expensive? And is a personal trainer worth it? This article aims to help you understand the value for money personal training provides and make an informed decision regarding hiring the personal trainer.

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