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Benefits Of HIIT Yoga Fusion

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                                                      (Photo credit: Health.com) If you know anything about HIIT or high-intensity interval training, you know that you only need to do 20 minutes a day to see results. Unfortunately, most HIIT workouts include sprints or burpees which can be uncomfortably hard and demotivating to want to get started. Typically people who don't do yoga might think it's only restorative and not a form of "real" exercise. However, that simply isn't true. Yoga provides several payoffs including upper and lower body strength, and toning of the butt and thigh muscles.  Physical aspects aside, yoga can also reduce migraine headaches, lower back pain, less sleepless nights, and better sex. HIIT yoga prevents joint damage and pain associated with regular HIIT workouts. Most HIIT yoga fusion workouts implement plyometric exercises such as jump lunges with your sun salutations to blast calories. Be expected to do the work if you want to burn f

Carbs That Won't Make Me Fat

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Most people are terrified of carbs when dieting or watching their figure. It's true, there are a lot of carbohydrates that are detrimental to our health and waistline, and cause our blood sugar to spike. This leads to a surge in insulin which can lead to diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. On that note, not all carbs are the same nor do they create negative impacts on our health. Unprocessed carbs keep our blood sugar, glucose, and insulin levels steady. This, in turn, feeds our muscles supplying us with energy that lasts several hours. This is exactly what you want especially if you are working out and trying to keep your organs healthy.  Carbs That Won't Make You Fat 1. Fruit Every fad diet I've ever tried always made me fearful of fruit. I eventually grew to never have the desire to eat it at all. I've now learned that it's all about choosing the right fruits that aren't high in sugar. With so many antioxidants and vitamins they provide, I now d