Sworkit Blog

Man sits on his couch, listening to headphones as part of his meditation routine.

Welcome back to our blog! If you have been keeping up with our most recent articles, you know that we have been discussing the amazing benefits of daily meditation. Are you ready to get started? Here at Sworkit Health, we have everything you need to begin your mindfulness and meditation journey. This article will walk you Read more…

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Woman practices meditation while drinking a cup of coffee.

Have you ever wondered, “what is meditation and what’s the big hype?” Many people sing its praises. Some have even dedicated their lives to it. So what is the big deal? What exactly is meditation, and how can it improve your life? Here at Sworkit Health, we partnered with experts to create meditation guides that are Read more…

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Person shoveling snow against a blue sky.

Many people dread snow falling, mainly because it is a prelude to the inevitable shoveling that follows. However, we encourage you to look at shoveling snow as a bonus exercise opportunity. Shoveling snow is like a full-body gym workout that’s been brought right to your door. Like any strenuous workout, you’ll want to be sure that Read more…

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Happy woman sits at her desk, thinking of her work-life balance goals.

Chances are that work-life balance was the top requirement for this year’s resolution. Have you established a regular cadence for evaluating your work-life balance and jotting down your thoughts on how things are going? If not, start today, so you have something to reflect on and see how you are progressing over time. Are you Read more…

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Have you been feeling like working out is a chore recently? Or maybe you are past that point and you just haven’t been working out at all. Hey, no judgment from us. You are not alone. We all experience burnout or frustration with our workouts at some point in our lives. Here at Sworkit, it Read more…

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Lynda is a 55-year-old that struggles with lower back pain. She has been cleared by the doctor to exercise. Here are some stretches and exercises Lynda should do to help relieve her pain. Lower Trunk Rotation, 10x each side Single Knee to Chest, 10x each side Pelvic Tilts, 15x Clamshells, 15x each side Piriformis Stretch, Read more…

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Disclaimer: The following is in no way, shape, or form medical advice. Every pregnancy is unique, so please consult your medical provider with any questions or concerns regarding your specific pregnancy. The following is based on general guidelines and does not accommodate any modifications or precautions that may be set by your provider. If you’re Read more…

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Ten thousand steps sounds like a lot of walking. The average person’s 10,000 steps equate to almost five miles, which may sound like a challenge depending on your current daily activity levels. The good news is, you don’t have to get them all in at once. Aiming to hit 10,000 steps a day is linked Read more…

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Can something as functional as walking really lead to any noticeable health benefits? I’m glad you asked because the answer is — YES! Regular walking can lead to many benefits such as maintaining a healthy weight, losing body fat, and preventing conditions such as heart disease, stroke, hypertension, and diabetes. Walking also improves overall energy Read more…

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Are you getting ready for National Bike to Work Day? Here are recommendations for a safe bike commute. This year, National Bike to Work Day will be May 20. This annual day brings awareness and support to the cycling community and also encourages others to try something new! In preparation for Bike to Work Day, Read more…

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The gym, at home, outdoors, or someplace else?  Whenever you think of exercise, what comes to mind? Do you associate exercise with the gym, the great outdoors, a studio, or your basement? It’s not uncommon to think of a workout as something that belongs inside the four walls of a gym. Yes, many gyms provide Read more…

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Most of the day, our brain runs on autopilot; we have routines that we’re used to, whether we enjoy them or not. However, unexpected things will happen on days that we weren’t prepared for, which cause us to stop with the routine and interact with the unexpected situation. Now, what would happen if we were Read more…

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Did you know that back pain is one of the most common reasons for people to see their doctors? If you’re dealing with an injury or experiencing back pain, you should see a doctor first. The following exercises can help relieve acute back pain, but should not replace medical treatment by a physician. However, if Read more…

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Exercising is an excellent way to relieve stress. Physical activity increases your heart rate and releases endorphins, which have mood-boosting effects. Exercise also helps to distract you from stressful thoughts, giving you a much-needed break from your day-to-day worries. Unfortunately, keeping up with a regular exercise routine can be challenging, especially when derailed by work, Read more…

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A little planning can go a long way towards ensuring you attain your health goals. If you plan to embrace a good lifestyle, developing a wellness routine will help you stay on course. A wellness routine is a daily program that fits into your schedule. It can include drinking more water, turning off devices before bed, or Read more…

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At Sworkit, we believe nutrition goes hand in hand with fitness. And although we don’t offer recipes on the Sworkit app, we partner with some of the best health-focused food influencers to bring you delicious and nutritious recipes. If you follow us on Instagram you’ve probably seen some of the delicious recipes. Here are our Read more…

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Developing a visible set of six-pack abs is not easy. It takes a lot more than a few daily sets of crunches and sit-ups. When it comes down to it, building a chiseled core takes a holistic approach to fitness. You need a program that blends smart diet decisions with core-focused training and some total-body Read more…

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