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The Benefits Of Total Body Massage

The Benefits Of Total Body Massage

If you’ve ever had a total body massage, you know one of the benefits is relaxation. It often feels so good that people fall asleep during the massage. If you have aching muscles after a workout, it can help them relax by increasing circulation. That increases oxygen and nutrient-laden blood in the area and whisks […]


What's An Adaptogen?

What’s An Adaptogen?

If you’re stressed and want to keep your body healthier, consume food containing adaptogens. What are adaptogens? They’re substances that plants and mushrooms contain that aid your body when you’re dealing with fatigue, anxiety, and stress. To be classed as an adaptogen, they have to meet three standards. They must be non-toxic if taken in […]



Should You Rethink Dairy In Your Diet?

Should You Rethink Dairy In Your Diet?

Eating healthy is important at UpFit Academy in New York, NY. There are so many variants about what that means. Is a raw diet best? Should you omit gluten? Omitting dairy is probably the most controversial since most people are raised to believe it’s a vital part of everyone’s diet. That’s not necessarily true. Some […]


Workouts That Target Your Belly

Workouts That Target Your Belly

Strengthening your belly muscles can improve your posture, eliminate back pain, and give you a body everyone will envy. You get those washboard abs or sultry flat tummy with workouts focusing on those muscles. It takes the appropriate type of workout and a healthy diet. Even if your muscles are strong and well-developed, if a […]


Stay Active While Sheltering In Place

Stay Active While Sheltering In Place

Winter storms in New York can often find everyone sheltering in place. While you might prefer being out and about, you’re stuck where you are, which is hopefully at home. No matter where you are when it happens, you should stay active. Sitting and fretting won’t solve any problems. Getting up and moving will at […]



Fitness Helps With Anxiety

Fitness Helps With Anxiety

New York, NY, is a bustling city that I love. With all the wonderful things to do, like every place in the world, there are still things that cause people anxiety. The situations that cause anxiety may be real or imagined but that doesn’t make any difference in how you feel and your body’s reaction. […]



The Benefits Of Exercise For Mental Health

The Benefits Of Exercise For Mental Health

Most people love the feeling they have after a workout. They’re almost euphoric. Part of it may be that they finished the workout, but most of the time it’s the endorphins that make them feel good. It’s one of the mental health benefits that comes from exercise. Exercise provides even more for mental health. It […]