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Favorite Warm Up Exercises

You need warm up exercises to get your muscles warmed up and ready for a tough workout. These are low effort movements that you can do before you start your regular exercise program. Many are dynamic stretches, which gently warm the muscles. Dynamic stretches keep your body moving and unlike toe touching, aren’t held for […]


Is Sugar Ruining Your Weight Loss Journey?

Is Sugar Ruining Your Weight Loss Journey?

Losing weight isn’t about eating less, but more about eating healthier. That’s why consuming sugar may be ruining your potential for weight loss. It’s more than just empty calories, although it is that. It’s addictive and makes you crave even more sugar. Eating sugar causes the body to release dopamine, since it binds to the […]


Set Smart Goals And Actually Achieve Them

Set Smart Goals And Actually Achieve Them

At LIV Fitness in Dublin, CA, we encourage people to set smart goals, since it’s the best way to achieve them. Fitness goals need to be realistic. SMART is an acronym that stands for specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based. Start with a specific goal. Vague goals, such as I want to lose weight or […]



Protein Powders And Shakes - Good Or Bad?

Protein Powders And Shakes – Good Or Bad?

You see them everywhere, protein powders and shakes. They were at one time strictly in supplement and health food stores, but now are on grocery shelves, discount stores and pharmacies. To make it more confusing, there are protein drinks and powders of all kinds. There are ones for seniors, ones for bodybuilders and ones for […]


How Fitness Helps With Mental Health

How Fitness Helps With Mental Health

It’s a crazy world and there’s been a lot of anger, fear and despair. One thing that hasn’t helped is the lack of exercise. That’s right! When you workout, it helps relax you and clear your mind. In other words, fitness helps with mental health. Working out boosts your cognitive functioning and raise your spirits […]



Why You Need A Workout Buddy

Why You Need A Workout Buddy

If you’re working out with a workout buddy, you’ll get at least one of the benefits you get with a trainer. You make a commitment to that person that you’re going to workout that day, just as you do with a trainer. You’re held accountable by the person you’re supposed to meet and that means […]


Is Intermittent Fasting For You?

Is Intermittent Fasting For You?

Intermittent fasting—IF— has become quite a hot topic in Dublin, CA. Some people think it’s a diet or think that they have to give up food for long periods, but that’s just not true. Intermittent fasting is one method of losing weight and improving health that doesn’t require any specific diet, but of course, healthy […]


Your Fitness Journey Starts Today

Your Fitness Journey Starts Today

You don’t have to study for years to begin your fitness journey, but you do have to make a firm decision to change your habits and make them healthier. That’s always the first step in any journey. Healthy habits, like exercising regularly, getting adequate sleep, drinking plenty of water and eating a healthy diet are […]