MÜV Fitness Blog

Intermittent Fasting: Does it Work and Should You Do It?

Posted by Cristiano D. on April 06, 2017



Intermittent fasting is one of the fastest (excuse the pun) growing trends in the health and fitness industry. But does it work? Is it for you?

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Topics: healthy lifestyle, health and wellness

5 Ways To Get Ahead During Allergy Season This Spring

Posted by Heather N. on April 03, 2017



It's that time of year again! Allergy season. Sniffing all day, itchy, watery eyes and nose, and that feeling where you just want to lay down and sleep for a month. That's allergies for you. They can really drag you down and make you want to stay indoors till it's all over.

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Topics: healthy lifestyle, health and wellness

This Valentine's Day, Show Yourself Some Love

Posted by Heather N. on February 14, 2017


Everybody needs a little TLC in their lives. There's nothing wrong with taking care of yourself, treating yourself, and showing yourself some love. This Valentine's Day, don't forget to show yourself a little love too!

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Topics: workout ideas, healthy lifestyle

4 Parks in Columbia Perfect for Your Next Outdoor Workout (Plus a Bonus Workout!)

Posted by Heather N. on December 30, 2016

Things can start to get a little stuffy in the winter time. People get cold and tend to want to stay inside. After a while, you may get a bout of cabin fever and start to feel cooped up, so why not take your workout outdoors, get some fresh, crisp air, and have some fun!

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Topics: workout ideas, healthy lifestyle

5 Healthy Subscription Boxes- It'll Feel Like Christmas Came (Again)

Posted by Cristiano D. on December 27, 2016

It seems healthy subscription boxes are all the rage right now. The problem is there’s just too many to choose from! Well, lucky for you, I’ve taken the time to research some of the best options on the market today, so you don’t have to. Without any further adieu, here are my top 5 picks for the healthy subscription boxes you won’t want to miss.

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Topics: healthy lifestyle, nutrition

Top 2 Strategies for Owning Your New Year's Resolution (Hint: It's Easier Than You Think)

Posted by Natalie Roberts on December 23, 2016

If you've set yourself a New Year’s Resolution related to health and fitness, then right now there’s a good chance you’re sat there hoping January doesn't come around too soon because secretly you're really not ready to make the changes you’ve planned.

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Topics: training tips, healthy lifestyle

It’s Getting Hot in Here: Benefits of a Sauna After You Workout

Posted by Jessica B. on September 06, 2016

After you finish a fantastic workout, most likely nothing sounds better than a chance to sit down, relax, and recover. Now imagine that you can do that while also increasing your endurance and boosting your blood circulation-- without having to move a muscle. These are just a few of the benefits of a sauna.

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Topics: training tips, healthy lifestyle

3 HIIT Warmups That Won't Bore You

Posted by Rob B. on September 01, 2016

"HIIT" isn't just the shouted refrain of a crazed boxing instructor, but an exercise methodology where participants alternate between short flurries of rapid activity and short recovery periods. The acronym itself, short for High-Intensity Interval Training, covers both entire workout sessions made up of these varied intervals, as well as specific exercises that can be incorporated into a broader routine. Given the ramped up intensity, getting ready is more important than ever, but that doesn't mean you can't also incorporate HIIT warmups before any primary workout.

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Topics: healthy lifestyle, workout routine

Lose Weight While Lifting- 2 Reasons Why and How!

Posted by Danielle N. on August 30, 2016

When most people develop a game plan to lose weight and shed fat, two things typically come to mind: calorie restriction and cardio. While there's definitely nothing wrong with a good, sweaty cardio session or counting your calories, it's important to realize that lifting weights can be just as effective in helping you reach your weight loss and overall fitness goals. Contrary to what many believe, it's totally possible to lose weight while lifting!

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Topics: weight loss, healthy lifestyle

Detox Tea: 5 Reasons You Should Avoid It

Posted by Müv SC on May 25, 2016

Sometimes the weight loss journey can be a long road full of interesting diets, fun and challenging new fitness routines and in some cases, special treats that promise everything from a flat tummy to a head full of luscious hair. Instagram and Twitter are both full of people trying to sell you Fit Teas or Tummy Teas and let's be honest, all of these people look super slim and healthy. It is just tea, right? Could there be any harm to drinking these specially designed detox teas every day? Take a look at the science behind fit teas and see if they're just another #InstaTrend to start reposting or something worth investing your time and money on.

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Topics: diet alternatives, healthy lifestyle