4 Powerful Meditations at the Beach You Can Try

Girl practicing meditations at the beach.

As the sound of crashing waves and salty air fills your senses, you begin to feel yourself relax and let go of life’s struggles. The hustle and bustle of everyday life are replaced with a sense of peace when you visit the beach. The calming effects of meditations at the beach are undeniable, considering the beach is nearly the perfect place for meditation.

Whether it’s your first time meditating, or you want to try something new, these three simple meditations are perfect for anyone who wants to find peace at the beach without losing focus. Whether you’re just starting out and looking for some simple meditation techniques or you have more experience and want something a little bit more challenging, we’ve got you covered! Check out these three meditations that are perfect for anyone who wants to practice at the beach!

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What is the Best Waist Trainer for Weight Loss?

Pilates girl training after using her best waist trainer for weight loss

When it comes to waist trainers, there are many options available in the market. How do you know which is the best waist trainer for weight loss based on your goals?

In this article, we will discuss the different types of waist trainers, and help you determine which one is best for your needs. We will also talk about choosing the right size and how to train your center trainer to get the best results possible.

The best waist trainers are made of high-quality materials and fit well. It is also important that you properly wear your waist trainer to get the best results possible.

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What Are the Army Combat Fitness Test Standards for 2022?

Army Combat Fitness Test deadlifts

The new army combat fitness test standards include new scoring standards, updated physical events, and allows soldiers to have at least six months to practice before the test. While the minimum requirements remain gender-neutral, the new test includes age-based performance results and performance based on third-party analysis by Rand Corporation.

“This test is an essential part of maintaining the readiness of the Army as we transform into the Army of 2030,” said Christine E. Wormuth, Secretary of the Army in a press release.

“The revisions to the ACFT are based on data and analysis, including an independent assessment required by Congress. We will continue to assess our implementation of the test to ensure it is fair and achieves our goal of strengthening the Army’s fitness culture.”

Christine Wormuth | The United States Army

This article covers all army combat fitness test standards and discusses the six events that fall under ACFT standards 2022.

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What Are People Looking for in Online Fitness Classes?

Girl Attending Online Fitness Classes

Most trainers and gym owners wish to recreate the in-person training experience online. To make their online fitness classes a success they often question, “What do people look for when it comes to online fitness classes”? What makes them come back more often?

Here are some tips to help you get started figuring out what you are looking for in online fitness classes, personal trainers can take notes as well, so they can make their online fitness clients happier and healthier.

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5 Ways to Stay Safe at the Gym

stay safe at the gym

When you head to the gym, your safety is the last thing you want to worry about. However, taking a few precautions is essential, with so many people working out simultaneously. This article will discuss five ways to help you stay safe at the gym. Follow these tips, and you’ll be able to focus on your workout without worrying about anything else.

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Keep The Spark Alive In Your Long-Distance Relationship 

“Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

–  Franklin P. Jones.
long-distance relationship couple

The first few things that might come to your mind when you hear about a long-distance relationship are video calls, text messages, and social media tags. Having a mobile phone and uninterrupted internet connections at your fingertips helps you keep the relationship going. However, lack of physical proximity often leads to emotional complications. 

A few things which are pretty common for regular couples, such as holding hands, hugging, and going on regular dates, are extremely special for a couple in a long-distance relationship (LDR). In some cases, the physical distance also results in communication issues and misunderstanding. In short, maintaining an LDR is easier said than done. 

Nevertheless, it does not mean you should just give up on trying. Remember that this distance is temporary; what you feel for your partner is not! So, you must give a shot to different ways of keeping the spark alive. Plus, we are also here to help you out! Read on to discover effective tips to make your LDR work. 

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5 Ways To Keep A Healthy Work-Life Balance For Busy Professionals

healthy work-life balance

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be difficult for many professionals like land developer Damon Becnel. Juggling work responsibilities with personal obligations can often feel like an impossible task. However, it is essential to make time for your professional and personal life to stay sane and productive.

Let’s take a gander at five ways you can achieve a healthy work and life balance.

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20 Unhealthy Foods You Mistakenly Think Are Healthy

Updated: 6/15/2022

the rock eating unhealthy foods

Let me preface this post by saying: “I eat these foods.” Yes, it is true, I do eat about 50% of the foods listed. Especially peanuts, Smartfood, and some of the carbohydrate foods listed at the bottom. Despite calling them all out as unhealthy foods, they aren’t all technically that bad for you, it’s just good to examine the nutritional details and figure out where we can make the best decisions.

If you take this list literally, it will just aggravate you, so take it with a grain of salt… or maybe a grain of whole wheat.

There are many terms that are misleading in the food advertising industry today. Think of how many times you see healthy phrases plastered all over food containers. Don’t allow yourself to be swayed by these words of trickery, none of these catchphrases mean ‘healthy food’ inherently – you have to read the labels.

Let’s take a look at some of the most common attempts to convince consumers a food is healthy when perhaps it’s really not.

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How Can Students Diet Healthy on a Budget

Students Diet Healthy on a Budget

There is still a big misconception that a healthy diet – and a healthy lifestyle – is expensive. For many, buying organic food, high-end supplements, and maintaining a gym membership is not always an option. Students in particular often struggle with maintaining a healthy lifestyle, despite the fact that students diet healthy on a budget all over the world.

Students tend to stay up late and engage in activities that are not necessarily good for the body and mind. The same problems are seen among online students, especially since they have more freedom with their time.

Whether you’re pursuing your bachelor’s degree or taking an online degree while working a full-time job, these healthy diet tips will help you maintain a healthy body on a budget.

Let’s get started, shall we?

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What is PNF Stretching?

Man using PNF stretching

Before we really get into PNF stretching, you can take a minute to learn more about flexibility training. It’s always best to have a solid understanding of what flexibility training is, so you can apply the knowledge to each of the various stretching strategies.

PNF stretching is probably the most effective form of flexibility training available to you for increasing your range of motion (ROM). This is a more advanced form of flexibility training, involving both the stretch and contraction of the targeted muscle group.

There is a lot to learn about PNF stretching, so now we will examine why PNF stretching is your best choice for static flexibility training, as well as who, when, where, and how to use it.

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