Fitness Goals

Fitness Goals

Should You Train Sick?

As Summer comes and goes, the days get shorter and colder leading to cold/flu season. No good for you if you’re trying to stay on top of your fitness regime. You don’t have time to get sick. Ain’t nobody got time for that! One morning you wake up and find you’re not feeling so well Read more…

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stretching to avoid injury-related
Fitness Goals

How to Lose Belly Fat

Unfortunately, you cannot target one specific area of fat. Doing abdominal workouts all day every day may result in some great core strength, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it isn’t going to help you lose belly fat any faster than doing non-abdominal focused exercises. However, you can use specific types of exercises to Read more…

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Contrary to the popular saying of “building your muscles” by working out, you actually tear down your muscles when you perform exercises. Each time we lift heavy weights (bodyweight included) or perform intense exercise, we break down the muscle fibers in order to be repaired bigger and stronger. Our bodies are capable of repairing quickly Read more…

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Time to stretch your ideas about flexibility! In this post we are going to debunk some common myths about flexibility with what the research is saying.

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Building your glutes takes time and dedication, like any muscle. Your glutes are made of three muscles: gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The one that most people are thinking of when referring to improving their “glutes” cosmetically to get a plump round bottom is the gluteus maximus (aka glute max). This muscle is Read more…

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inch worm plank

As you exercise, you always want to make sure there’s some benefit to it. Whether it be toning up your body and building strength, losing weight, or simply having fun – you want to feel and see the difference with each exercise. At Sworkit we aim to highlight specific workouts that are enjoyable while helping Read more…

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woman getting ready for sports training workout

Interested in getting into sports, but not sure where to begin? Never fear, Sworkit is here! We’ve got the perfect sports training workouts to help you get in shape so that you can stand out from the crowd during tryouts. Whether you’re interested in hitting the ice in the hockey rink or saddling up your Read more…

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rep-based workouts at home.

Getting in shape and creating a workout routine doesn’t have to be stressful. When you learn the basics behind things like rep-based workouts it can be more than rewarding. Getting in a quick workout is a great way to stay fit and relieve stress from daily activities. Sworkit knows and understands the importance of staying Read more…

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Sworkit is here to help you make your goals go from average to SMART! We don’t expect you to change your goal, but this course is meant to be a tool in your tool kit of how to continually improve.

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couch to fit women jogging

Have you fallen off the fitness bandwagon? Maybe you were never on it to begin with, but are looking for a simple way to integrate fitness into your busy life. Whatever your circumstances are, Couch to Fit is the perfect program for both absolute fitness beginners and individuals looking to get back into shape. Sworkit’s Read more…

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group accountability friends

A 17th century poet once said that “no man is an island.” This is just another way of saying that people depend upon each other for countless things and that group accountability is powerful. This also applies to learning how to become healthier and more fit. If you think you and you alone must have Read more…

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push-ups at gym

Push-ups are a great calisthenics exercise for everyone, from beginners to lifelong fitness enthusiasts. What makes the push-up so great is that it’s one of the simplest, yet most beneficial exercises for both strength and muscle gain. Not only does the push-up help build strength and muscle, but it proves to be a very versatile Read more…

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woman doing foam roller exercises indoors

Foam rolling can be done as a warm-up, cool-down or both! When performed properly, a foam rolling workout can have similarities to a sports massage. When performed before a workout, or as a warm-up, the goal is to increase the blood flow to the muscles and get the most optimal range of motion so that Read more…

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halftime huddle sworkit

A Different Approach to Goal Setting Anyone who knows anything about football knows about the halftime huddle: The team takes a breather and gathers around the coach. Together they review the first half of the game– what went well? What didn’t? What did they learn about their opponent? Next, they use that knowledge to make Read more…

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maintain fitness-based lifestyle

Have you ever declared to yourself to finally jump on the health and fitness wagon once and for all, only to fall off after a night or two of indulgence, call the whole thing off, and begin the cycle again the following week? If so, you aren’t alone. The good news is that a few simple Read more…

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Fitness Pose

If you’re new to fitness, it may feel like there are so many barriers to working out, developing a fitness plan, or hitting a weight loss goal: I don’t have time; I don’t know how to get started; I’m unmotivated; I’m afraid of looking ridiculous. If any of these challenges sound familiar, then it’s helpful Read more…

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