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Yoga Without the Sweat is Still Good

Athletican Staff March 14, 2019

Yoga Without the Sweat is Still Good

Exercising often entails sweating buckets and if you’re not sweating enough it must mean you’re not doing it right. But experts are now debunking that myth and they say that getting the most out of your exercise routine doesn’t mean you have to be drenched in sweat, which is good news for people with sensitive skin.

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Exercise and Hormone Imbalance

Athletican Staff March 07, 2019

Exercise and Hormone Imbalance

Hormones are the body’s main signalling systems. They have profound effects on our mental, physical, and emotional health, and they regulate everything from sex drive to metabolism, weight, mood, sleep, and fertility, among others. However, hormonal imbalances have become more common with today’s modern lifestyle and for others, hormones decline dramatically with age.

While hormone therapy is an option to restore balance, one natural way is through exercise. Here’s what each hormone does, and how exercise can improve its performance.

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Playing it Safe: Tips for Athletes with Allergies

Athletican Staff February 28, 2019

Playing it Safe: Tips for Athletes with Allergies

Regular exercise and participation in sports are considered to be important components of a healthy life. However, physical exertion is also a frequent trigger of different hypersensitivity events. For athletes, having an allergy impairs athletic performance if not treated or managed properly. To help prevent serious infections, we list some important tips to help athletes with allergies be able to stay on top of their game.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Keep Exercising in Winter

Athletican Staff January 10, 2019

7 Reasons Why You Should Keep Exercising in Winter

Snow has fallen on the north-eastern part of the United States of America and it’s only a matter of time before it starts falling on the other parts of the country. This means that winter is definitely on its way and though it may be delightful to most kids it also means that some of us adults will find it harder to get out and enjoy our daily jog.

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Tips for Swimming with Eczema

Athletican Staff November 16, 2018

Tips for Swimming with Eczema

Exercising with eczema can be difficult so people who have this condition have to be creative in order to get their hearts pumping without their skins flaring up. If you’re one of these people you could try out swimming as your daily exercise routine because not only will it prevent you from sweating, which can trigger flare ups, but it will also exercise all parts of your body.

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Nickel Allergy and Weightlifting: How to Manage this Dilemma

Athletican Staff November 12, 2018

Nickel Allergy and Weightlifting: How to Manage this Dilemma

When people work out at a gym, lifting those heavy weights and all, one of the things that come to their minds is if the weight bench they’re using is clean. Gyms are often packed with people who want to be fitter so that means scores of individuals have sweated on most of the benches in the room and the thought of laying your back on one of those leather platforms can be disconcerting.

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Lose Your Thanksgiving Pounds in 8 Easy Steps

Athletican Staff November 05, 2018

Lose Your Thanksgiving Pounds in 8 Easy Steps

Thanksgiving is upon us once more and that means going home for the holidays and stuffing yourself with all the turkey you can muster. That also means you’re going to be accumulating unwanted excess pounds you don’t want to keep.

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6 Exercise Tips If You Have Eczema

Athletican Staff October 20, 2018

6 Exercise Tips If You Have Eczema

Exercising can lead to several benefits: lower blood pressure, better focus, more toned muscles etc. But for someone with eczema it can often be an annoyance all because excessive sweat and the body’s rising temperature during exercise can lead to flare-ups.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Working Out at Home

Athletican Staff October 17, 2018

A Beginner’s Guide to Working Out at Home

There are various reasons for wanting to work out at home. You may opt to do this because gym membership at your local fitness centre is too expensive. Or you may choose to do your planking in your living room because there are too many people at the nearby gym.

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Chafing: The Chink in Exercise’s Armor

Athletican Staff May 18, 2018

Chafing: The Chink in Exercise’s Armor

When the urge to be healthier is stronger than the urge to just be a couch potato a lot of people use that motivation to help them get off their beds and out of the house to exercise. For a lot of people that rarely happens so they try their best to stay focused on exercising and not be distracted by the warm and comfortable bed in their houses. Unfortunately, one aspect of exercising can dampen even the strongest urge to run five miles and that is chafing. 

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Debunk Those Exercise Myths

Athletican Staff April 10, 2018

Debunk Those Exercise Myths

The idea that exercise is the key to a slimmer body and better health has been ingrained into our minds that almost every nugget of information we come across about it makes us believe it to be true. Unfortunately, there are myths about exercising and not all the things you heard about it can be true. So to dispel some of the myths here are a few ideas that you thought were right about exercising that are actually wrong.

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