Category: Fitness

What to Do When Your Achilles Tendon Hurts

Do you ever wake up with pain in your Achilles tendon? Perhaps it aches when you climb stairs or start your workout? If so, there is a good chance that you, like many runners, suffer from Achilles tendinitis. In addition to runner’s knee and shin splints, Achilles tendon injuries are one of the most common...
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Extra Ecdysterone for Extra Gains!

Ajuga Extract (Ajuga turkestanica) (whole herb) – 1200 mg More than just a big dose of ajuga turkestanica extract, Turkesterone 1200 has added beta-ecdysterone and absorption enhancers! Turkesterone is one of the hottest anabolic supplements on the market right now. It belongs to a class of botanical compounds called phytoecdysteroids, which are responsible for coordinating...
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Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Measures at Runtastic

Glossary Desired State of Inclusion (DSI): A metric analyzing three aspects of inclusion at Runtastic. First, it measures how strongly team members feel about belonging to the organization. We collect this data via a pre-defined set of questions sent on a quarterly basis. Second, the increase in number of female employees. Third, how many leaders...
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10-Minute Full-Body Workout You Can Do at Home

It’s essential to take the time to stay physically and mentally healthy.  Here’s a full-body workout you can do in just 10 minutes at home! Benefits Of This 10-Minute Full-Body Workout No equipment required Can be done at home Improves cardiorespiratory fitness Activates all major muscle groups Elevates your heart rate and helps burn more...
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How To Find Lifestyle Fitness: 7 Tips

Is fitness a lifestyle? Why or why not? The answer is yes: fitness can become a lifestyle because the person exercising gains positive, regular, and seamless benefits from it in relation to the rest of the life pursuits.  People who have a fitness lifestyle exercise regularly for enjoyment and personal satisfaction. Working out becomes integral to...
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A natural, compliant Laxogenin Supplement

Smilax Extract (Smilax sieboldii L.) (rhizome & root) – 500 mg Smilax extract is usually standardized for laxogenin, a brassinosteroid that occurs naturally in a few types of plants from the Smilax genus, including the Smilax sieboldii.[1] About brassinosteroids Brassinosteroids are plant-derived steroid hormones similar in structure and function to phytoecdysteroids, a class of molecules...
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Breathe Properly: Yoga & Diaphragmatic Breathing

In times of stress, we’re often told to “just take a deep breath.” Does it actually help? Sure, maybe for a minute, but the calm is unlikely to last much longer. Why not?  Anxious humans typically breathe with their shoulders, clavicle, and upper ribs. Such shallow, quick breathing activates the fight-or-flight nervous system and prepares...
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