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Summer Strength Series
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The season of sun is all about feeling good. Discover new, safe ways to move for all levels in this strengthening series to help you feel your best!

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Has anyone on here ever hired an online strength coach? I have a busy schedule and have equipment at home. I want to focus on getting stronger. I’ve been looking at services through this company: Starting Strength Gyms Online Coaching I’ve heard Star... 

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I've never hired an online coach, but I've had a lot of success with online workout plans that I've purchased from Natacha Oceane. If you're looking for really specific guidance, coaching is probably the way to go, but I appreciated the savings of ju... 

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I'm back at the gym looking to tone and lose some weight. Does anyone have recommendations on supplements to take to help? I've heard creatine and pre-workout helps but kind of lost on what's necessary/the best brands 

Creatine is a well-studied supplement for performance and recovery, so I think that's a great choice! I would just be careful with the pre-workout you end up choosing. They can include A LOT of caffeine. Caffeine isn't evil, but sometimes the dose fo... 

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Randomly when I walk or standup, I find that my knees buckle or crack. It's not painful, but its definitely a shock lol. Are there stretches or workouts I can do to help strengthen my knees? 

I have some knee instability as well. It caused me to have an injury as a teenager where my patella subluxated and tore/strained my meniscus. I had to do PT and during the treatment, they went over all the exercises I should do to build stability aro... 

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Did you know that exercise is both safe and beneficial after a cancer diagnosis? Women with breast cancer, who exercise regularly, have 40% better survival rates and 40-50% lower risk of recurrence. Exercise is also the #1 treatment for cancer-relate... 

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I agree that any type of exercise is so important when going through the cancer treatment and healing process. You get stronger physically, emotionally and mentally. I speak from my own experience. And it helps to put on such beautiful and comfortabl... 

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I was just speaking with my mom (she is in her 60's) tonight about why it's important she lifts weights when she goes to the gym. She tends to stick to the elliptical, treadmill, and swim because she likes her cardio. I'm so grateful she's moving fre... 

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Well that's a timely topic for me! I recently listened to the Osteoporosis and Bone Health Summit that had 3 different experts in exercise speak. What I heard freaked me out! If you are diagnosed osteoporotic, then you should be very careful doing fu... 

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Oh my goodness friends - we just had our first below zero windchill day here in Minneapolis! BRRRR! I am an outdoor dog walker and despite the fact that I am NOT a fan of cold weather -I've adopted a few tricks to make it possible for me to continue ... 

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OMG @Chris_F you lost me at below 0!! Lol! I'd love some tips too.. I walked out last night to head to the gym in the rain with my umbrella... I crossed the street and got 1/4 of the way there when my umbrella died in the wind and the rain was WAY mo... 

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Hey all, I'm new to this space and wondering if anyone has any good (budget-friendly) resources for weightlifting? I used to work out with a trainer at the gym and that got me to the point of a) actually enjoying lifting heavy weights and b) marginal... 

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Everything @Chris_F & @Leada_M said, especially about where to find great teachers and tutorials! But as far as purchasing equipment, I also got a set of small weights on Amazon (like 3, 5,  which I love and are don't take up much space as they come... 

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As the holidays are approaching, I want to stay fit. Any 30-min exercise routines recommendations for at home work outs for cardio and muscle building? @Chris_F @Dani_P 

Hi @Aleja -- I love that you are starting to think about how you can make your workout routines more sustainable as we approach this crazy time of year. It's so easy to get lost in the endless to-do lists and our busy schedules, but even committing t... 

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New Ways To Move

Summer Strength Series
with obé Fitness



The season of sun is all about feeling good. Discover new, safe ways to move for all levels in this strengthening series to help you feel your best!