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Fitness Devices: Fitbit – Staying Fit Made Easier

  Fitness devices that relentlessly track your fitness data and help you achieve your fitness goals – Fitbit’s innovations helps the world stay fit. In today’s age fitness is the illusive rabbit that jumps down the hole of Wonderland too quickly before we can catch it. So how do we get hold of this rabbit called fitness? It’s simple – We track it. Fitbit Inc., headquartered at San Francisco, California is a company that has ceaselessly innovated in the field of fitness. It designs devices which can track fitness metrics like the number of steps you have walked, your heart rate, quality of sleep, the number of steps you have climbed and other personal data. The first device created by Fitbit was the Fitbit tracker. ...

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Pole Fit by Brooklyn: #4

Brooklyn shares more pole fitness tips in this fourth episode of Pole Fit by Brooklyn Click HERE to visit the TTS store filled with original products! Brooklyn in action!  Follow TTS on YouTube by clicking HERE! Do you have a Thrilling video, photo, story or music you would like to see on our site? Send us your stuff by clicking HERE! If we post your stuff you will win a TTS logo t-shirt!

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Yoga: The History and Evolution

What Is Yoga? Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice which holds its origin in India. It has been practiced for centuries and has become a method of acquiring discipline in life. History There is no specific evidence to date the beginning of yoga, but it is considered that the practice developed during the 5th and 6th century BC. The Hindu Upanishads and Vedas are texts that include age old Hindu practices and customs. Yoga has been mentioned in these sacred texts as a way to exercise, meditate,9 and attain spirituality. The early stages of yoga included yoga sutras defined by Patanjali who devised yoga as the stages towards attaining enlightenment. These yoga sutras strongly influence the current day yoga poses. As centuries passed, ...

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Everyone Can Benefit From Strength Training

Strength training is one of the oldest methods of fitness. However, it is just as popular today as it was when cavemen were trying to add to their pipes by curling rocks. The reason strength training has survived the test of time is because everyone can benefit from building stronger bones and muscles, increasing energy levels, and helps in controlling weight. Strength training can help in all of these areas plus it is just plain fun. Varieties Strength training can include body weight, free weights, machines, and resistance tubing. Body Weight We discussed body weight exercises in a previous article here at TTS. Click here to read an exclusive TTS body weight article. Free Weights Free weights can include dumbbells, barbells, and unconventional free weights. Dumbbells ...

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Customized Online Fitness Training

“Lose weight”, “be fit”, and “gain muscle”, these are longing and resolutions that never fade. Yearly, these trends are always the talk of the town anywhere around the globe. Every country has their own ways of losing weight, as well as every individual has his own ways of gaining muscles. Whatever strategy we do, training is one of the inevitable ways of losing and gaining some digits. In today’s era, people gets busier and busier, jogging and heading out for a gym is not that accessible anymore. That is the primary reason why online training becomes a trend and now available for people who loves to work out even at home. The growth of the Internet has guide a revolution of sharing information. In the ...

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Breaking Down Common Sleep Disorders

Society has changed, and people are spending even more that ¾ of the day working, browsing the internet or even watching television. However, according to statistics, many people struggle with at least one chronic sleeping disorder. Sleep Apnea This is a disorder that causes disruption to the pattern of breathing as one sleeps. The typical pause between breaths is ten minutes. There are three types of sleep apnea. They are: complex sleep apnea syndrome central and obstructive sleep apnea The latter is the most common type of the three. Causes Medical conditions-hypothyroid disease, kidney failure Male gender Being overweight Symptoms Loud or chronic snoring Gasping or choking following pauses A sore throat on waking up Morning headaches Treatment Losing weight when necessary Nasal sprays Sleeping ...

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High-Intensity Interval Training

What is High-Intensity Interval Training? High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT involves short burst of high intensity exercises alternating with less intense activity or even complete rest with a short recovery time. This type of training is ideal for people who want to build muscles and burn fat at the same time. One good example of HIIT is running or sprinting as fast as you can for one minute and then walking for 2 minutes. High-Intensity Interval Training is very popular today in the health and fitness industry but many professional trainers warn people that without proper guidance, they can easily sustain injuries.   The Popularity of High-Intensity Interval Training HIIT is very popular nowadays and more people are trying out this new and exciting training ...

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What is Healthy Eating in Today’s World

Healthy eating today is not just an issue about whether you are getting the proper amount of nutrition or having the right diet. If you really want to know what healthy eating is all about, you would have to include the environmental and agricultural considerations. It is very important to know where your food is coming from. Are you buying GMO-produced foods? Do you prefer organic food? With so many advances in food technology and food production, you have to know the benefits and the risks of eating the types of food that you regularly buy in the supermarket and groceries. Healthy eating today is about gaining more information on your food and making the right choices on what food to buy and eat. Going ...

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Virtual Reality Fitness Workouts

Workout the Fun Way with VR Technology Introduction Virtual Reality was a quantum leap in the field of technology for most of the industries. There is a lot that technology helps us with, and once we start understanding its possibilities, there is no reason to stop short. Virtual Reality is a technology that helps you immerse yourself in a virtual world. You can play a game, take a tour or plan a workout session in the world of virtual reality. Fitness on the other hand has seen its own evolution through technology and the fitness industry is usually the first to consider some of the technological advancements that happen in the world. Blend VR and fitness you have Virtual Reality Workouts which are immersive training ...

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Self-Limiting Movement – Exercises That Are Too Hard To Do Wrong

The form and posture of your body play a pivotal role in minimizing the risk of an injury and enforcing proper body mechanisms. The self-limiting movement exercises are fast becoming the buzzwords in the world of fitness. The concept of limiting your body movements is fairly new and is yet to be embraced by everyone, but the fact that proper functional movement of your body can ensure the right posture and prevent injuries, makes it an imperative. What is self-limiting exercise? Exercises require movement and if you are not able to move correctly, then you are not getting the most out of the exercise you are performing. Self-limiting aims at combatting the negative effects of poor movement patterns. In order to achieve good form, if ...

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Body Weight Training

Body Weight Training: The Most Ideal Strength Training Workout What is Body Weight Training? Body Weight Training is a unique type of strength training because it does not use any free weights or machines. The individual will use his or her own weight to provide as a resistance for the set of movements. The most common example of body weight training are push ups and sit ups. So if you are just using your own weight as your source of resistance, then you are actually doing body weight training. Why is Body Weight Training Popular? One of the most obvious reasons why this type of strength training is so popular among athletes and bodybuilders is because it is very cheap and convenient. You don’t need ...

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All You Need to Know About the Atkins Diet

How far could you go to lose weight? Are you willing to take away carbs like bread, potatoes and sweets from your diet? Robert Atkins wrote a book almost 40 years ago revealing a diet plan which was meant for the carb-heavy American. The diet works on the theory that when you reduce the intake of carbohydrates your body looks for fuel among the fat stores in your body. This results in burning body fat helping you reduce weight. Research has shown that low-carb diets can be effective for those trying to lose weight, and it also leads to many health improvements. The Atkins diet faced quite a bit of criticism when it was introduced to the world. Many people considered it unhealthy because of ...

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Circuit Training – Quick Exercise Regime for the Time-Crunched Individual

Fitness is your mantra when it comes to reveling in the healthiness of your body. Workouts and exercises are a great way to destress and stay fit. With the many workout options that we have, exercise regimes can vary from intense workouts to sports yoga and meditation. Finding the right regime and following it to stay healthy is important. Circuit training is one exercise regime that wraps quite a few benefits in it. Many people who go to the gym want to gain muscles and also lose weight. Circuit training combines exercises which can focus on both the areas and help you achieve your fitness targets. How does it work? Circuit training keeps you engaged by allowing no time to rest as you switch from ...

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