Too much exercise without rest might lead to weight gain

Regular exercise is good for overall health, but it doesn’t mean you have to do it every day or overdo it. It’s important to have rest days between workouts to allow your muscles to recover from the possible damage sustained during exercise, and grow. Several studies have also highlighted the importance of rest days in maintaining good health and fitness. Also Read – Science-backed reasons behind gaining weight even after working out regularly

Both rest and recovery should also be part of your training program. Rest is defined as a period of time without any training and it usually about 24 hours for most people. Recovery, on the other hand, can be compared to taking a short break during training between rounds, which lasts between several minutes to hours. Also Read – Oversnacking and other mistakes that are making you gain weight during the quarantine phase

Rest and recovery time

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2020 Fitness Trends

Fitness fads come and go, sometimes as quickly as the latest fashion or pop music. You may recall when fitness-based video games or vibrating dumbbells motivated people to get off their couches and into a workout. Now in 2020, a new crop of fitness fads is thriving – like goat yoga, with baby goats frolicking about while you shift into poses.

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But fitness fads don’t last long, which can threaten your commitment to exercising. “The biggest problem with exercise is staying with it. If you get bored with a fad or it disappears, you might become noncompliant,” says Walter Thompson, past president of the American College of Sports Medicine and an associate dean and professor of kinesiology and health at Georgia State University.

How can you avoid the fads and keep up with popular workouts? The answer, Thompson says, is following fitness trends – forms of exercise that

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GVR opening some clubs, providing free fitness classes and looking into movies | Local News Stories

There’s some good news for GVR members as dedicated club spaces begin reopening, free fitness classes come available and staff eyes adding movies back into the mix.

Interim CEO Jen Morningstar said some of the clubs with dedicated club spaces and reopening plans would start reopening as early as this week. Among them is the woodshop.

The Woodworkers of Green Valley Recreation member Stewart Tagg said the woodshop’s first day is today, and members are ready to get back to work.

“Today is the first day that they can sign up for a shift on the 23rd, and it’s already full,” he said Friday. “The morning shift filled up actually in about two minutes. By two minutes past 12, it had 13 out of 15 registered. So, I’d say yeah, they’re ready to get back in.”

Tagg said the woodshop would have two, four-hour shifts with 15 members per block

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Global Fitness and Exercise Equipment Market 2020 Ecosystem Player Profiles, Value Chain and Industry Strategies to 2025

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Sep 02, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Prepared in collaboration with the leading industry experts, the report titled Global Fitness and Exercise Equipment Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 delivers analytical analysis on industry size, regional growth, and revenue forecasts for the anticipated years. The report explains a complete market scope and growth rate throughout the past present and forecast period 2020-2025. The report provides information on leading manufacturers who are a part of the competitive spectrum of this business domain. These prominent players are assessed with their company profile, product portfolio, market share, and revenue. The report highlights in-depth global Fitness and Exercise Equipment market insights including the market value, volume, price trend, and growth opportunities. The segmentation of the market is as follows – product type, region, and application.


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Returning to Exercise After Recovering from COVID-19: What to Know

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Experts say it’s best to gradually reintroduce physical activity to your routine after you’ve recovered from COVID-19. Getty Images
  • Sports medicine doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently published a list of recommendations for returning to exercise after living with mild to moderate COVID-19.
  • The guidelines extend to everything from cardiac issues and gastrointestinal symptoms to those who had no discernible symptoms at all.
  • They advise to take it slow and gradually reintroduce physical activity to your routine.
  • They also suggest that you consult your doctor to devise the best-tailored plan for easing back into exercise.

All data and statistics are based on publicly available data at the time of publication. Some information may be out of date.

Now that we’ve passed the half-year mark of

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An Everlast executive reveals how the ‘sport fighting’ company is reaching new audiences through buzzy fashion collaborations with brands like Saint Laurent and Urban Outfitters

a group of people in a room: Everlast products are now available at Urban Outfitters. Urban Outfitters

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Everlast products are now available at Urban Outfitters. Urban Outfitters

  • Everlast is expanding its business by betting big on strategic, and often unexpected, partnerships with luxury brands such as Saint Laurent and Gen Z favorites like Urban Outfitters.
  • Though the 110-year-old brand is best known for outfitting and equipping professional boxers, wrestlers, and mixed martial arts athletes, it’s finding wider name recognition through experimenting with fashion. 
  • “What’s important to us is reaching new communities with products that people think are cool and that really makes people think,” said Chris Zoller, Everlast’s vice president of marketing and product development.
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Everlast is looking to take both its gloves and fighting apparel from the ring to the runway. 

The sporting goods brand has doubled down on fashion and retail partnerships in recent months, part of a long-term strategy to reach new

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Fitness Beyond Exercise


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Kyle Huebner, owner and personal trainer of KT3 Fitness in Fulton, Illinois, came on PSL to talk about the backstory and unique philosophy of his business.

Huebner, a young personal trainer, partnered with his best friend (Tanner Courtney), and they decided to venture off and create their own business. As for the name–K stands for Kyle, T is for Tanner, and 3 references physical, mental, and emotional strength. The business philosophy is that fitness is about more than being in shape. It’s about building relationships, mental clarity, stress relief, and, of course, better health.

KT3 Fitness got its start in 2016 in a very small building with only 2 clients. In 2020, it has grown into a 10,000-square-foot facility with over 550 members! The owners’ faith has always been at the forefront of what they do saying

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Sports Backers, Kids Run RVA collaborating on virtual exercise challenge

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Sports Backers and Kids Run RVA announced a new “Kids Challenge: Virtual Edition” that encourages Richmond-area kids to stay active every day.

a little girl standing in a kitchen: Sports Backers and Kids Run RVA are offering a seven-week program to keep Richmond-area children active during the fall.

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Sports Backers and Kids Run RVA are offering a seven-week program to keep Richmond-area children active during the fall.

Children who are registered in the program will receive a weekly email with seven challenges for the week. Participants can choose which activities to complete, or attempt to complete all seven.

Kids will earn one point for every challenge they complete, which will unlock special badges and fill their virtual trophy case. Participants will earn a prize for every badge they unlock, and prizes will be handed out after the program is completed on Nov. 22. Any participant who earns at least 40 points will be entered to win an additional Kids Run RVA prize pack.

Registration for the seven-week

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St. Marys brothers climb flights at Anytime Fitness to honor 9/11 first responders | News

ST. MARYS — Two St. Marys brothers honored Sept. 11, 2001 first responders in a special way on the day’s 19th anniversary last week.

Evan Smith, who is commonwealth employee, and his brother, Dylan, who is an electrician, climbed 110 flights of stairs on the stair climber machines at Anytime Fitness in St. Marys on Sept. 11 of this year.

Evan Smith, who served in the U.S. Army as an infantryman from Jan. 2013-Aug. 2019, said he had been thinking of a way to honor 9/11 first responders during his workout.

“I was thinking about doing nine reps of one exercise, and then maybe 11 of a completely different exercise,” he said.

He then saw that an Anytime Fitness trainer had posted a challenge on Facebook, Smith said.

“I tried to make it a little tougher by carrying 40 pounds on my back, but unfortunately, only made it through a

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