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  • ROLLER SKATE YOUR WAY INTO CULTURE AND FITNESS

    ROLLER SKATE YOUR WAY INTO CULTURE AND FITNESS

    Align Fitness With Purpose By Getting To Know The History Of Black Skate Culture In America.     Roller Skating burns serious calories: "A 30-minute glide through the neighborhood can burn 250 calories," says Personal Trainer Jim White, American College of Sports Medicine. When one thinks of roller skating it’s all wrapped up in summer warmth, fun neon colors, and the sounds of Earth, Wind, Fire. While the sport invokes so many feel good feelings, it’s also played a significant part in Black Culture. In fact, it’s been shaped and nurtured by black skaters. And no, skating isn’t just a...

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  • WHAT SHOULD MY ACTIVE RECOVERY DAY LOOK LIKE DURING QUARANTINE?

    WHAT SHOULD MY ACTIVE RECOVERY DAY LOOK LIKE DURING QUARANTINE?

    You may find that, even though some activity centers are reopening, it’s still risky to go out and be active in public recreational spaces. So, we’ve put together a list of things you can do instead of your normal active recovery day routine. Group activities, basketball courts, swimming pools, and spas will be safe to return to before long. Until then, it’s important to stay moving in any way you can. Remember that active recovery days shouldn’t be too strenuous.     The key to active recovery is being vigorous enough to get the blood flowing, but the activity isn’t going to break...

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  • GET ACTUAL RESULTS FROM YOUR WORKOUT BY GOING SLOWER AND DOING LESS

    GET ACTUAL RESULTS FROM YOUR WORKOUT BY GOING SLOWER AND DOING LESS

    I love it when I stumble upon a fitness influencer who can teach me something “new” about a movement I’ve been doing for years. It’s the perfect ah-ha moment, where suddenly the movement I thought I’d been executing correctly gets a lot more intense, and I’m seeing better results.      via GIPHY   What I’ve picked up on over the years is that all of those “ah-ha moments” usually have to deal with some element of muscle control that I hadn’t picked up on before.  A lot of people think if they want to get shredded, or lean and...

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  • GET CREATIVE IN QUARANTINE WITH THESE 10 PANTRY-INSPIRED MEALS

    GET CREATIVE IN QUARANTINE WITH THESE 10 PANTRY-INSPIRED MEALS

    We all have those items that sit in the back of our pantry for weeks. Jars of oats, corn bread mix, pancake mix, stale bread, onions, dozens of cans of beans, and peanut butter. They aren’t the most exciting of foods— but the never-ending-blurring-days-of-quarantine, are about to get a lot more interesting because of them.

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  • POP QUIZ: VITAMIN C OR D FOR SKINCARE?

    POP QUIZ: VITAMIN C OR D FOR SKINCARE?

    The question proposed is this: Which vitamin is better for your skin, Vitamin C or Vitamin D?

    We’re all familiar with Vitamin C and all it’s immune boosting, free radical fighting properties. So, you might be tempted to say it’s vitamin C for the shoe-in, of course, rightErrrrrrrrr.
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  • CBD, CBG, CBN, FOR COVID-19 PANIC RELIEF

    CBD, CBG, CBN, FOR COVID-19 PANIC RELIEF

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    Stay calm. Avoid panic and unless you’re hoping to recreate utopian conditions like Will Smith’s, I am Legend (2007), stop buying toilet paper and enjoy some time at home.  – But in all seriousness, we get it, we are all stressed to the max, really we do understand. We are all in this together; feeling so many of the same feelings as the person next to you or the person across the world from you. So, in light of all of this, the BCRX team wanted to present you with some possible solutions. Some information that just might get your...

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