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Optimize your workouts with proper work:rest ratios

March 27, 2019

When you’re working out, the amount of weight and number of reps are all important, but one factor that’s often forgotten is rest. In the big picture, rest days are important because they allow your body to recover from the mild damage to your muscle fibers that normally happens during a workout. But in the…

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Build A Better You with Smoothie King

March 26, 2019

As a partner in the Healthy Army Community and Air Force Smart Fueling initiatives under the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Operation Live Well, the Exchange provides better-for-you menu choices in support of readiness and resiliency. All of the more than 1,700 Exchange restaurants offer better-for-you options, like the one featured in this video.…

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Army Combat Fitness Test

What to expect from the ACFT

March 22, 2019

Published first on army.mil via ALNG

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Build A Better You with Charleys Chicken Sandwich

March 18, 2019

Charleys Chicken Sandwich As a partner in the Healthy Army Community and Air Force Smart Fueling initiatives under the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Operation Live Well, the Exchange provides better-for-you menu choices in support of readiness and resiliency. All of the more than 1,700 Exchange restaurants offer better-for-you options, like the one featured…

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Calculate your one rep max

What is a one-rep max?

March 15, 2019

How do you know how much weight to lift when you start a resistance-training program? Most programs are designed around lifting a percentage of your maximum strength, so it’s important to know what that is so you can push yourself in the gym. The one-repetition maximum test (1RM) is one of the most common measures…

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Wellness Services at your Exchange

March 13, 2019

BE WELL We know Fitness and Nutrition are an important part to living BE FIT, however, an additional key to your readiness is your Health and Wellness. With proper care of your body, you can sustain good health and perform your responsibilities at work and at home to the best of your abilities. Be strong!…

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4-Week Progressive Burpee Plan

March 8, 2019

The burpee is a move that has it all: A plank, push, squat, hinge and dynamic jump. It can be modified to a simple down and up off of the ground and progressed to one of the most challenging fitness moves around! THE PLAN BASICS The first week starts by building a foundation for mastering…

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Build A Better You with Subway

March 6, 2019

As a partner in the Healthy Army Community and Air Force Smart Fueling initiatives under the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Operation Live Well, the Exchange provides better-for-you menu choices in support of readiness and resiliency.

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Why You Should Care About Omega-3’s

February 22, 2019

You hear some nutrients chattered about constantly, but you may not know if you’re getting enough of them  — or why you should even be paying attention. That may describe how you feel about omega-3’s: Sure, they’re important, but … why again? Omega-3’s are a type of fatty acid. (Omega-6’s and omega-9’s are others.) They’re…

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Benefits of a 5x5 Workout

Benefits of a 5×5 Workout

February 8, 2019

If you’ve been around the weightlifting world for any period of time, chances are you’ve heard fellow gym-goers talking about 5x5s. The 5×5 workout program has been around for decades, originated by the late Olympic weightlifter and coach, Bill Starr, a legend in the world of strength training. The catch, of course, is that if you don’t…

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