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Exercise Gone Wrong

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on Exercise Gone Wrong

Oh my gosh. Ellen doesn’t disappoint here because these video clips of these people exercising are so funny! My favorite? Probably the “Justin Bieber Dad”. Enjoy! :) Exercise Gone Wrong Credit: The Ellen Show Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on 10 Amazing Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Everyone can name few benefits of regular exercise. Even children could tell you that exercise reduces your weight. Many adults would tell you that one of the chief benefits of exercise is that it lowers your blood pressure & minimizes cholesterol levels. Most people just relate fitness with being able to wear bikini or just looking better,  overall. Listed below are 10 health benefits of exercise that may be a little lesser known: 1. Lifting weight will reduce your chances of developing osteoporosis. It would also enhance your core strength as well as balance, that means less risk of falling. Studies show that weight training might increase bone mineral density up-to 13% in under 6 months. 2. Exercise will assist in reducing symptoms of depression. While you exercise, your body tends to release feel good hormones known as Endorphins. They help you...

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Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Every man’s dream is to be healthy, happy, rich. To reduce the risk of losing health, you should regularly to keep yourself in good physical shape. Daily physical exercise provides you with cardiovascular endurance, strength and muscle elasticity. Health Benefits of Regular Exercise The benefits of exercise will be positive in the regular inclusion of them in your daily routine. The best, most effective way of physical exercise is when its done in a group. Community of people connected by a common goal gives you the necessary impetus. The objectives here is to not get yourself bored while exercising. Also, physical education classes in a special group will help you to effectively deal with any stressful situation, enhance self-esteem, strengthen confidence in your abilities. If classes are held after working hours, physical activity can help you relax. Scientists claim...

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You Can’t Spell LEGENDARY without LEG DAY

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Fitness, Store | Comments Off on You Can’t Spell LEGENDARY without LEG DAY

There’s another new design at the Skinny Twinkie store- I hope you like them! You Can’t Spell LEGENDARY without LEG DAY All designs come in a wide variety of items – including different colors! Click on the images below and you’ll be directed to all of the products with that design on it. You will be able to choose your favorites from there… Happy Shopping! :) Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Hike While You Can

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on Hike While You Can

The weather is absolutely wonderful right now, which means it’s the perfect weather for hiking! Go outside and reconnect with nature. Just make sure to bring enough water, natural sun protection, and natural bug repellent! ;) Health Benefits of Spending More Time in Nature According to a 2009 study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the closer you live to nature, the healthier you’re more likely to be! Being outdoors in nature has been shown to help with anxiety and depression. This makes sense considering the best and most natural way to get Vitamin D is through sun exposure – which helps with anxiety and depression!  Vitamin D has been shown to strengthen the immune system and prevent hormonal imbalances, cancer, inflammation, obesity – just to name a few. There are new studies all of the time that show...

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Strengthen Lengthen and Tone (SLT)

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on Strengthen Lengthen and Tone (SLT)

What is SLT? For those that love to work out, and want to get the max amount of benefit in the shortest amount of time, they should consider the SLT routine. Many may not even realize what exactly does SLT stand for? The short version is that it means to strengthen, lengthen, and tone with certain types of exercises all combined into one intense workout. There are plenty of health benefits to this new routine combination, when done in the proper form, that can last hours after the session has been completed. Why SLT Works When it comes to working out, any type of exercise that a person does can produce certain health benefits over time. In addition, many will only do a certain type of exercise in one session, and thus may not get all the muscles worked. However,...

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I’m So Glam I Sweat Glitter Shirts

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Fitness, Store | Comments Off on I’m So Glam I Sweat Glitter Shirts

Boom! We have a new design for all of you glamorous fitness ladies out there…you know who you are! ;) All of our designs come in a variety of products – including shirts, sweat shirts, pajamas, underwear, yoga mats, pillow cases, water bottles, mugs, etc.  Just click on the design that you like, and you will be able to pick out what product you want. I’m So Glam I Sweat Glitter       Be sure to check out all of our designs and the products available to you at our official Skinny Twinkie Store. Thank you for all of your love and support! :) Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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How Sofia Vergara Stays In Shape

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on How Sofia Vergara Stays In Shape

The Modern Family star Sofia Vergara always looks amazing – so how does the 41 year old stay in such great shape? Sofia Vergara was recently interviewed by Women’s Health Magazine, and shared some of her strategies for staying red carpet ready! How Sofia Vergara Stays In Shape “I do SLT, which is like a very high-end strong pilates. I do a spinning classes, when I travel to New York I have also a trainer in New York. I mean, I try to always do something. I hate it, but I know it’s like, you know, a necessity now.” -Sofia Vergara What is SLT? SLT stands for Strengthen, Lengthen, and Tone. SLT is a combination of cardio, strength training and pilates. SLT is one of the toughest new workout trends that is making waves – and for good reason, too. It’s pretty hardcore and produces...

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Simple Circuits to Stay Fit on Vacation

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Fitness | Comments Off on Simple Circuits to Stay Fit on Vacation

Spring has finally arrived and that means vacation time is just around the corner for many of us! Unfortunately, it also means time away from the gym. And while many hotels may offer a small workout facility, there are usually a lot of other people vying for time on the equipment. You may find yourself in a long line waiting for an elliptical rather than sunbathing down by the ocean. Instead of reworking your vacation schedule to find time for the gym, why not do a quick workout in your room or on your balcony before heading out for the day? Today we will go over a few circuits that require no equipment and very little time – making it easy to stay on target with your fitness goals without going to a gym. The All-Around Fitness Circuit This...

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Jillian Michaels ‘One Week Shred’ DVD Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Fitness, Giveaways, Weight Loss | Comments Off on Jillian Michaels ‘One Week Shred’ DVD Giveaway

It’s time for another GIVEAWAY!!! I am going to pick ONE winner for every 100 new Skinny Twinkie Facebook fans, and I’m going to hopefully give out a lot of Jillian Michaels ‘One Week Shred’ workout DVDs to some amazing fans! Here’s a little info about the newest workout DVD, ‘One Week Shred’ by Jillian Michaels: Is it go time? Need to crash your weight loss for a special upcoming event – high school reunion, wedding, party, beach vacation in a bikini, etc? Jillian Michaels new DVD One Week Shred has you covered.  It’s a comprehensive one-week diet and exercise plan to help you lose those last pounds you’ve been dying to shed so you look insane and feel amazing. To get the best results in a one-week period, Jillian will push you through two 30-minute workouts a day. You will start with...

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