Stretching is a key component during exercise or training sessions, yet most people often neglect it. Most of the time, they are too tired to stretch, or breeze through each stretch without fully doing it.Stretching takes only around ten minutes, and while it might seem like a insignificant addition to your workout, it has plenty of benefits for the body. So whether you’re going to the gym, playing tennis outdoors or simply follow dance routines on television - you need to stretch in order to increase your flexibility, which in turn, lessens your chances of getting injured.

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If you are like me, you’ve grown up eating pasta from an early age. Spaghetti, rigatoni, shells, angelhair, you name it, I’ve ate it. Pasta is a great dish, completed by a rich tomato sauce or dressed in olive oil and herbs; it can be a fulfilling dish by itself. Not all pastas are created equal though – a visit to the supermarket shows white, whole-wheat and whole grain pasta offerings. Carb-heavy pasta can require extra trips to the gym so we look at which type is best.

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Deciding what clothing to wear at the gym is much less difficult than educating yourself about proper exercise techniques or about the basics of healthy eating. Indeed, when it comes to athletic clothing, it’s often best to wear what makes you feel most comfortable and gives you the widest range of motion possible.

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Let's face it, some people at the gym are annoying. It can be a case of hogging up the machines or not wiping sweat off. Some do not even realize they do it, but here is a list of the most annoying things people do at the gym. You will most certainly be able to relate to some of the items listed. And if you're doing any of these, it's time to stop and read why it could make you that "girl" or "guy" at the gym.

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Spinning, also known as indoor cycling, is an aerobic exercise with the added benefit that it works the muscles of the legs and lower back. Spinning is an exercise most usually performed as part of a 45 minute to an hour class where an instructor sets the pace of the exercise to music.

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