• Five Exercise Benefits You May Not Know About

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    If someone tells you that it’s important to exercise more, the first question on your mind probably wouldn’t be, “why?” By now, you’re probably aware of several of the main exercise benefits – lose weight, gain muscle, battle depression, live healthier, and so on.

    However, it seems like with each passing day, we’re learning more and more about all the potential benefits of exercise. Here are a few exercise benefits you may not have heard of before, all backed by research.

    It Can Protect the Brain from Alzheimer’s

    The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease recently published a study that involved 93 adults who had at least one parent with Alzheimer’s, putting them at high risk for developing the disease. All participants wore an accelerometer for one week to measure their physical activity and received PET scans to measure their glucose metabolism. The goal was to find a relationship between brain activity and exercise levels.

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  • Five Benefits of Morning Exercise

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    We all know one person (or at least follow one on Instagram) who gets up every morning at 4:00 am to workout. If you’re not a morning person, this seems absolutely insane – especially when there are 12 more hours in a day to exercise!

    However, there are actually some major benefits of morning exercise. And while 4:00 am is a little extreme, giving yourself an extra 30-40 minutes each morning before work or school may become your new favorite way to wake up! As you work on crafting your summer body, the sun is rising earlier, and morning exercise might be something you should consider. Here are a few benefits, as well as a few tips for getting it done.

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  • 10 Health and Fitness Goals for Working Professionals

    Do you want to be in better shape and practice healthier living? We all do! Unfortunately, many working professionals struggle to establish healthy routines in the midst of a busy work schedule. If you’re a working parent with children, it becomes even more difficult.

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    The key is to start with smaller goals. Maybe you don’t have time to commit to two hours, or even an hour in the gym every day. That’s OK. Start smaller and focus on creating healthier, more consistent habits. Here are 10 simple health and fitness goals that any working professional, entrepreneur, or busy parent can master in no time:

    1. Eat a Healthy Breakfast

    Start your busy day off right! This may mean getting out of bed 15-20 minutes earlier or doing some meal prep in the evenings, but eating a healthy, nutrient-rich breakfast will give you energy throughout the day. Pair a whole fruit with a high fiber slice of toast or bran cereal and milk for one great breakfast example! Continue reading

  • What’s New In The World Of Fitness?

    Keeping you updated with the latest trends and future outlook of fitness equipment

    When BODYCRAFT was founded in 1994, our progressive vision was to help as many people as possible achieve their wellness goals through creating the ultimate in safety, variety, design, affordability, and motivation. Of course, a lot has changed in the past 20+ years, but we strive to remain open-minded in our approach to fitness and wellness.

    After reading Technavio’s latest report on the global connected gym equipment market – an analysis on major trends expected to impact the market over the next five years, it got us thinking more about some of the most recent fitness trends and where the industry could be headed.

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