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5 great moves for weight loss

Introduction The best way to sculpt the body and to lose weight at the same time is to add strength training to your workouts. There are many ways to do this but the most effective way is something called compound training. This is where you perform more the one...

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Five reasons why you shouldn’t count calories?

Introduction Counting calories is a time-consuming, very boring and frustrating process as far as l am concerned but people continue to do it. They pull out their calorie-tracking apps and put in whatever foods they’ve eaten, feeling guilty when they go over their...

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Do you have a healthy gut?

Introduction There has always been a question that has intrigued me about the fitness industry, why is it that we are all so obsessed on how we look externally but never really think about whats going on with our bodies internally. The problem is with just...

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10 ways on how to build a healthy body

Introduction Every year around this time, gyms get new members wanting to get that “beach-body” in time for summer. We go crazy trying to find a that perfect workout and fad diet that promises the world but very rarely delivers sustainable results! You might...

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Why choose HIIT training?

Introduction In this day and age where time is at a premium in our busy lives we don’t always have the luxury of exercising for long periods. Firstly finding the motivation to train for hours on end is tough and secondly the human brain gets bored easily! Well...

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Signs you are not eating enough to lose weight?

Introduction This is always a tricky subject to talk about especially with clients who are worried about eating too many calories and restrict their intake. Often people think this is the best method to lose weight and change shape but in contrary it is totally...

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5 simple tips on how to food prep?

Introduction As we all know its a struggle sometimes to eat healthly. The main issue is time with our life’s getting forever busier whether it’s work or family. The key thing though is preparing your meals in advance so when life takes over you have...

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5 Reasons to join Boot Camp

Introduction The idea of a boot camp often conjures up images of scary personal trainers who shout at you as they make you run laps carrying incredibly heavy weights. In reality, boot camps can actually be a great way to kick start your fitness routine, in a...

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Why it’s important to have a strong core?

Introduction Core exercises are an important part of a well-rounded fitness program. Aside from occasional situps and pushups, however, core exercises are often neglected. Still, it pays to get your core muscles — the muscles around your trunk and pelvis — in better...

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Why compound exercises are better for results?

Introduction Isolation exercises are great for minor tweaking, however for those looking to make significant changes they are not ideal. Here are five reasons why isolation exercises may not be your best option. Exercise selection can virtually make or break a workout...

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10 ways of how to maintain exercise motivation?

Introduction At this time of the year everyone seems to be in exercise mode post Christmas, but how do you actually sustain the motivation to keep it going? The last thing you want to do is make progress in January then fall off the edge of a cliff the following...

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Why its better to set Goals rather then Resolutions?

Introduction While many people will make getting fit or losing weight their New Year’s resolution, l prefer to make fitness goals rather than resolutions. The following top five tips for setting and keeping realistic fitness goals is definately a more effective...

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Why you should listen to your body?

Introduction We hear this all the time: Listen to your body! We should follow how we feel, right? But what does this really mean? And how do we do it? Maybe I feel like an unhealthy snack instead of exercising right now. Although it’s good to let your hair down...

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10 best exercises for weight loss?

Introduction There are many types of training methods and exercise routines out there, so sometimes it’s confusing to know what to do in your workouts? The following list will give you the top 10 ways to burn the fat and use your time more effectively in the gym...

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How to avoid the pre christmas slump?

Introduction Even though it’s late November, the Christmas decorations are coming out of storage, and the holiday parties are just around the corner its important not to lose focus on your fitness! December can be a challenging month as we all tend to lose motivation...

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When should l see weight loss results?

Introduction You’re committed to eating a healthy, portion-controlled meal plan and you vow to get to the gym several times a week. You want to see and feel the results of your efforts quickly. When you cut calories, your body begins to burn small amounts of...

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Six reasons why you shouldn’t reduce calories too much

Introduction ln order to have enough calories to work in all the nutritious foods your body needs, you shouldn’t drop your daily intake below 1200 calories—otherwise, it’s just too hard to meet your nutrient needs. If you can’t cut many calories from your diet without...

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10 foods to help avoid a cold in winter

Introduction At this time of year it’s quite easy to delve into the biscuit tin with a mug of warm tea to keep the cold at bay. When temperatures drops it usually brings with it a spike in sicknesses, but you can outsmart the common cold in the kitchen....

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Top ten workouts for weight loss!

lntroduction Before we get into the best workouts for weight loss and how to use exercise as a tool in your weight loss journey, let’s make two things clear. First, there are a huge number of reasons to work out that have absolutely nothing to do with losing...

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Six great exercises to strengthen your core

Introduction Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong abdominal and back muscles are essential for doing everyday tasks, like lifting a toddler and putting away groceries,...

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Reason’s why you’re not losing weight

Introduction Weight loss is often a very grey area for many people and a lot of misinformation is out there. No wonder when people are trying to lose weight often fail as they are either on a very calorie restricted diet or are not aware of what to eat and when?? By...

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How to repair a broken metabolism?

Introduction If you’ve ever gone on a diet, been overly stressed, cut calories, went on a workout binge, or taken metabolism boosting supplements you probably have a broken metabolism. The good news is your metabolism can easily be fixed using these 10 tips below....

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How to prevent back pain?

Introduction Although determining the cause of back pain can be complicated, there are many different actions you can take to help alleviate your back pain or prevent it from getting worse. It’s all about relieving pressure, reducing strain, protecting your...

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Top 10 superfoods for weight loss

Introduction So-called superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim? Try introducing...

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Top 8 sugary foods to avoid?

Introduction It is highly recommended that adults and children reduce their sugar intake to less than 10% of total calorie consumption. But there’s more to it than just banning sweets, fizzy drinks, and cake from your diet and skipping sweetener in your coffee....

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How to train at 40?

Introduction back in the 1950s and ‘60s the medical profession was telling us that after age forty you shouldn’t exercise anymore. They said it was too much strain on the heart. In other words, you were expected to just admit defeat gracefully and that was that!...

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Back to school Fitness tips!

Introduction As the summer holidays come to an end this is the best time to start planning getting back into a routine for your fitness levels! Its quite easy to get out of sync in the holiday period and start adopting bad habits when you have the kids in to think...

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Why train in 3 planes of movement?

Introduction Training in 3 planes of motion is the best way to improve your posture, avoid injury and get better results. It’s all to easy to just jump on a machine and start an exercise program but the real key is getting your body moving better functionally....

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Quick ways to avoid back pain?

Introduction Roughly 8 out of 10 people suffer from back pain at some point during their lives. Women especially are prone to posture and back problems due to carrying heavy bags, going through pregnancy, or holding their kids around the hip area. Whether you’re...

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How can l get lean abs?

Introduction This is one of the most frequently questions I get asked in the studio whilst doing training sessions with clients. There is a lot of bewildering information out there and lots of questionable quick fix diets that so say will get you that ellusive SIX...

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