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Where to Find Good At-Home Workouts

Have you ever made plans to go to the gym, but you never went because you didn’t want to go, you got distracted doing something, your Netflix show got too good to leave, or you didn’t want to go alone? You're not alone. There is a solution! There are other options than just going to the gym. You can work out for home! There are so many platforms that have workout classes, or if you own a workout machine; there are many workouts that are possible for you to do on that machine. With technology evolving many platforms have home workouts; either with no equipment or with equipment. One platform that you can find great workouts is on YouTube. Many channels...

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Healthy Snacking Alternatives

The majority of people like to snack. Whether it is watching movies, doing work, going to the library to do assignments, or going on a long car ride. Snacks are a necessity for some people. They quickly grab a bag of chips each time they want to snack. A bag of chips each time a person snacks isn’t the best for them. There are healthier choices and we are going to explore those options. A healthy option for a breakfast snack is a thing called monkey toast. What you will need to make this is peanut butter, banana, honey, bread, and chia seeds. It’s a very simple snack to make. First, you want to toast the bread; it can be...

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How to Stay Connected While Social Distancing

Social distancing can be a difficult time for those who want to stay connected with friends and family. Luckily, in the age of technology, it is easy to keep in touch and be social while staying at home. For those who are still in school and have moved to online classes, or those working from home who have participated in video conferences, have probably heard of the app Zoom. According to the official Zoom website, "an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems." Basically, Zoom is a desktop and mobile app that allows multiple people to video chat with one another. Zoom is a great platform...

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How to Stay Productive While Quarantined at Home

During this current global pandemic, most of the country's workforce has either been laid off from work, or advised to work from home. While this can be a drastic change in routine for many people, there are ways to make the most of your time. Below are tips on how to make the most of your time at home: Keep a daily routine In an article published on FastCompany.com, the author, Elizabeth Grace Saunders, recommends "setting your hours." Basically, if you treat your days and nights as if you have normal work hours during the day, and you are preparing for work the next morning, you will be more likely to stick to daily tasks. For example, if your normal work...

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Dorm Room Workouts

Are you trying to stay in shape at school? Is the school gym just too far away or too intimidating? A lot of students feel like that! Luckily there are some pretty easy workouts you can do in your dorm room to keep in shape. Squats Are Your Best Friend If you stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, and sit your hips until your legs are at a right angle, you can increase the strength and tone your calves, thighs, and butt! Remember to keep your chest up, bending it forward doesn’t help you and makes the workout less difficult. If you cheat a workout you only cheat yourself out of results! Squats are pretty standards so doing 10 reps...

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