5 Most Read Posts of 2014
5 Most Read Posts of 2014
With a full year's worth of content across the Precor Blog, we thought it would be a great idea to get a little nostalgic and look back at 2014's most read posts. From debunking some of the biggest myths in fitness to staying motivated to reach your fitness goals, here are the five most read posts of the year.
We started the year off by highlighting some fitness myths every exerciser should know about. Don't let these myths get in your way.
"We’ve gathered evidence from various sources, hoping to bring you the most legitimate intel as of today. We hope the following “myth-busting” helps you better achieve your fitness goals!"
Even when you need some quality time on the couch, you can still inspire yourself to keep up with your fitness goals -- these movies streaming on Netflix will definitely do the trick.
"Netflix is an amazing resource for entertainment, but it also includes a wealth of films that educate and inspire. From inspirational documentaries to a reality series following pro trainer Jackie Warner, Netflix offers thousands of hours of streamable video, fictional and not, poised to motivate."
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One thing that can massively derail your fitness progress? Injuries. Help avoid them with this guide to ensure you're not overtraining.
"However, if you’re not careful, you may overwork your body and fall victim to a range of symptoms that may stop your training routine in its tracks. Keep your eyes open for these 7 signs of overtraining to avoid interrupting your progress while you recover from your injuries."
By now, it seems like we all know about the tremendous benefits strength training can hold. But for those who have yet to use a piece of strength equipment, getting started can be intimidating. That's why the five exercises highlighted in this blog post will help you get off on the right foot.
"Have no fear; get those muscles warmed up because we’ve put together 5 strength training exercises for beginners: the seated pec fly, squat, plank, one-arm dumbbell lifts, and hamstring curls."
The most popular post of 2014 packs 51 fitness-related hashtags so you can use Twitter to your advantage. Whether you want to find fitness motivation or interact with others through Twitter chats, these hashtags will lead you in the right direction.
"With so many amazing fitness experts and personal trainers on the social network and incredible numbers of people sharing inspiration daily, it’s a no-brainer to take advantage of Twitter to help you along in your fitness journey."