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Standing Ab Exercises & More for your Standing Desk

Did your employer recently invest in standing desk furniture? If so, it’s time to think about doing some standing desk exercises from time to time throughout the day.

Because you’ll need low impact exercises during the workday, bodyweight exercises are ideal for your standing desk.

Let’s take a look!

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Bad Sugar! How Sugar Damages Your Health

Bad Sugar! You Sweet, Sweet Villain.

My wife and I have a bad sugar habit. Sometimes, we even deny science.

As much as we eat a diet primarily composed of whole, natural foods — and generally limit our carbs — sugar is harder to kick.

We eat significantly less sugar than before, but we still give into cravings.

It sucks.

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Pull-Up Progressions For the Pullup Impaired

Do You Need a Great Pullup Progression?

For some reason, among bodyweight exercises, the pull-up is often one that encourages fear. I can’t do a pull-up! I might hurt my shoulders. I can’t get myself off the ground! Guess what–a good pullup progression can help you past all those obstacles.

Excuses! Excuses, I tell ya.

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16 Reasons to Switch to Bodyweight Fitness

Bodyweight Fitness For Your Best Body

Bodyweight fitness isn’t as sexy as going to the gym.

There, I said it.

If you’re like me, you’ve been conditioned since birth to think of “going to the gym” as the way you get healthy.

Your friends bragged about how much they bench, how often they do leg day, and how many times per week they work out.

I paid for 3 separate gym membership contracts in my 20s and 30s. Each time, as is the pattern for many people, I thought each one would be “the time.”

I stayed active for awhile, and then drifted off–only to keep paying the monthly fee.

In one case, I paid the residual fee to keep my membership “alive” in case I wanted to return. I didn’t, on that contract.

After turning 40, I can safely say I’ve had enough.

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