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Taking Inner Pain and Turning It Into Something that Works for You

Good Grief!
Taking inner pain and turning it into something that works for you.

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Everyone likes to talk about the winners in life. It probably seems that every time you turn around there’s yet another big Hollywood feel good movie coming out, or some romantic comedy that women try to drag their boyfriends or husbands to see. But in reality, things are very different. Real life has nothing to do with fairy tales. In fact, experiencing loss is something that many people in our modern world don’t view as a natural part of life.

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Developing Those Good Gym Habits

How to up your personal gym etiquette.

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For many of us (yes, including you), gyms and fitness centers are headquarters for the health and fitness lifestyle, including shedding unwanted pounds, building lean body mass, and coming that much closer to your own personal fitness goals.

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Finding the Right Workout Equipment for You

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As you embark on your exciting health and fitness journey, you may find yourself asking what kinds of fitness equipment are the best choice to suit your individual needs. There is a wide array of fitness weights and machines out there, but which ones can offer you the maximum results while at the same time, get your money’s worth?

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Big Workouts for Tiny Spaces

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Whether the gym is too packed, or the weather is too cold, there are many reasons to stay at home for your workout. If you have your home gym setup, one piece of equipment that you can always count on is the Smith Cage Machine, especially if you have limited space to do your routines.

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Perfect Your Squats

For those about to squat…we salute you.

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Perhaps you’re a gym newbie who has been eyeballing that squat rack from afar, but are a little intimidated at the prospect of trying squats for the first time. Or, maybe you’re a more seasoned fitness veteran who may need to check up on whether you’re doing squats the right way.

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Post Workout Recovery Plan

Recovering from your workout is just as important as the workout itself.

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Ever wonder exactly why you’re so sore after your workouts? And more importantly, just how to mitigate that pain and soreness so that it doesn’t happen as frequently? Well, we here at Marcy Pro have some post workout tips that can help you not only recover faster, but also enable you to become stronger, for that next workout around the corner. After all, everyone’s fitness plan should be based around achieving results and progressing to the next level, right?

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Workout Routines for Seniors

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It is never too late to get (or stay) physically fit. Most seniors can still perform moderate-impact exercises. Regular strength training and other gym routines are known to help seniors counteract the effects of aging such as osteoporosis and arthritis.

Here are a few things that you should keep in mind for your senior workout:

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Getting the Most Out of Your Upright Bench Workout

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If you’re planning to build your upper body strength, the bench press is a must-have piece of equipment for your home gym. One of the benches you may want to consider acquiring is the upright bench. While similar to the standard ones, the upright bench also works on your upper body, but you can specifically target your chest muscles.

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Working out with a partner can help you stay motivated.


Your favorite type of music may be your reliable gym companion, but your hottest playlist can’t compete with a real living, breathing training buddy. Studies indicate that an astonishing, four out of five people more likely stay the course and stay committed to their fitness regimens, if they buddy-up. Working out with a friend also lets you catch up and socialize.

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5 Workouts You Can Do With Your Weight Plates

Weight plates are common equipment in the gym. Most people use them for their strength training routines when they slide the plate onto a barbells or dumbbells. However, with a little creativity, you can use those plates for various kinds of exercise routines.

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