Breathing the right way

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We  take around 20,000 breaths a day, but are we doing it right? There is a right way to breathe, and when we become aware of it, we can reduce stress levels, boost our immunity and completely overhaul our workouts.

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What does "Sweat it Out" Mean?

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Going for a run after a long night out, hitting the sauna to lose a few pounds or joining a hot yoga class when you feel a cold coming on. These activities may leave you as sweaty as intended, but does sweating really cleanse your system or is it just a  myth?

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7 Ancient Grains You Need On Your Plate

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Ancient grains are grains and cereals that have remained for the most part unmodified by humans, and they are making a comeback to our menus, and for good reason.

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5 Healthy Ingredients You Haven't Used Yet

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With so many new food products out there that claim to "work wonders", it's hard to know what exactly you should be cooking with anymore.

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Simela Kosmidis Transformation Story

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Never in my life did I ever pass 145 pounds. But then life happens, and sometimes you change. About a year ago, I was prescribed a medication, that one of its side effects was weight gain. I wasn't too concerned because I never experienced any side effect before from any medication. This time though I did. It made me balloon up to 183 pounds.

I was so depressed because whatever I tried to do to lose weight wasn't working for me. That was until I signed up to Matrix Fitness Club and a personal trainer, Hicham. He taught me the proper way to diet, and pushed me on my workouts. Even when I thought there was a specific exercise I couldn't do, his confidence in me made me able to push myself to do things I didn't know my body could do! I now weigh 148 pounds, losing a total of 35 pounds, and I'm also down to 22% body fat from the 34% I used to be.

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Reasons to drink more water today!

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We’ve all heard how we should drink more water. The main reason for drinking water daily is to replace fluid loss from activities, especially when you’re working out. Our bodies lose a lot of fluid through sweat, which is great, but this water needs to be replaced.

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Best Foods to Eat for Radiant Skin

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There are tons of moisturizing products available, but nourishing skin starts from the inside. Add these essential ingredients to your diet and enjoy more radiant skin.

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Antonio Decaro's Transformation Story

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"Today is the 1 yr anniversary of the day I [Antonio Decaro] decided to change my life forever and go for my weight loss surgery. Just so you people know, the surgery isn't an answer but a tool.

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5 Foods to Help You Sleep Better

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The foods we eat can dramatically affect how much and how well we sleep. Some foods and beverages calm and relax, while some stimulate the nervous system, keeping you up all night.

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Enhancing Your Daily Walk

 Enhancing Your Daily Walk

Health experts are always tell us that walking is the simplest way to get fit and they're right. Based on research, a 20 minute walk every day will induce anti-aging benefits that could add an extra 3 to 7 years.

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Healthy Lunch Ideas

Healthy Lunch Ideas

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Packing your own lunch is a great way to save money and calories since you can control exactly what goes in.

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Get Rewarded just for Working Out!

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We all know the benefits of regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle. more energy, increased metabolism, stronger, leaner, lower blood pressure and cholesterol just to name a few. Now at matrix fitness club and personal training center, you earn points and rewards for just doing what you would normally do at the club, check-in at the club, exercise with a trainer, get a massage, buy a smoothie, any purchases all earn points!

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How Many Points Do You Have?

How Many Points Do You Have?

We’ve added another reason to work out consistently: points redeemed for free swag, free membership, free personal training sessions and free shakes. Rack up your points just by checking into the club, purchasing recovery shakes & protein bars, getting a much needed (and much deserved) massage, and now, through April 15th you will earn 100 bonus points just for meeting with our fitness director Jose.

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5 Ways to Shake Your Salt Habbit

 5 Ways to Shake Your Salt Habbit

It may suprise you that approximately 80% of our salt intake comes from processed foods, and not the salt you add yourself. Foods like bread, cured meats, butter, canned foods and even breakfast cereals can contain a large amount.

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Six Healthy Snacks You’ll Like

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You eat a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinners, but finding a healthy snack may prove more difficult than you thought. Here is a list of some options:

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Make Your Life Easier

Make Your Life EasierDo you have a thousand things to do? Can’t remember where you left your keys? Balancing work, home and a healthy lifestyle can be difficult.

By concentrating on managing to simplify a few things in your life can help decrease stress and increase attentiveness. Here are a few simple ways to get started.

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Eight Techniques to Cope with Headaches Naturally

Eight Techniques to Cope with Headaches Naturally

Nobody enjoys having a headache, and you constantly have them you know the negative effect they have on your ability to function. Try these natural solutions before taking a pain reliever.

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Just Roll with it (MuscleandFitness.com November 2016)

Just Roll with it (MuscleandFitness.com November 2016)

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How to Prevent Splints

How to Prevent Splints

Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, ‘shin splints’ refers to the pain you get along the front of your shin anywhere between the knee and ankle.

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Halloween Fundraising!

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