Best Exercise Equipment Essential For Getting In Shape

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The step mill is a great piece of exercise equipment to have in your home or garage, as it burns more calories than regular walking and targets the glutes and hamstrings. Another beneficial machine for your upper body, (arms specifically) is called the upper body ergometer. This is great for those who are recovering from an injury but still want to keep a cardiovascular workout. Hovering over a saddle in a mini-squat ensures your glutes, quads, and hamstrings a great workout, while raising your heart rate and strengthening your balance, so make sure you add this to your equipment in your home gym. One overlooked piece of exercise equipment for your whole body is the rowing machine.
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What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

Here is what actually happens: If you start exercising, your brain recognizes this as a moment of stress . As your heart pressure increases, the brain thinks you are either fighting the enemy or fleeing from it. To protect yourself and your brain from stress, you release a protein called BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor). This BDNF has a protective and also reparative element to your memory neurons and acts as a reset switch.
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