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Category Archives: exercise

Forget your weight. Do this instead

Forget your weight. Do this instead

How would you like to get rid of your bathroom scale? To never again subject yourself to the angst and humiliation of stepping on and waiting for the number-that-will-determine-your-self-esteem to light up the screen. Sounds awesome, right?! It’s been ingrained in us from an early age to worry about our weight, however today I’d like […]

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What an incredible picture!

What an incredible picture!

There are few things as inspirational as a stunning before and after picture. To see how the human body can dramatically transform is simply incredible! Have you ever thought about creating your own before and after picture? While the initial photos are certainly not fun to take, I’d like to share why I believe this […]

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Is afterburn real?

Is afterburn real?

You’ve probably heard that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) produces an afterburn effect, which means your body continues to burn extra calories at an elevated rate for 24 hours after the completion of your workout. Sure that’s sounds amazing, but is it too good to be true? The Science of Afterburn There is a scientific […]

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A Case for The Burpee

A Case for The Burpee

Oh, the dreaded burpee. We love to complain about this uniquely punishing movement, and try to avoid doing them as much as possible. But have you ever stopped to wonder where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favourite of fitness professionals across the globe? Burpees: A Short History Royal H. […]

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5 NEW exercise rules

5 NEW exercise rules

Out with the old, in with the new! Are you up-to-date on the latest rules in fitness? Popular belief about the most effective exercise techniques to achieve the highest level of fat loss and the best results vary from decade to decade. New studies come out, more data is considered, and we get smarter, more […]

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Here’s the secret to enviable abs…

Here’s the secret to enviable abs…

A toned, lean stomach is the ultimate sign of a fitness plan that’s working. It’s also one of the hardest things to achieve. Maybe you’ve given up on your abs after doing thousands of crunches only to see zero results. I honestly don’t blame you. It’s time that you forget everything you’ve heard about how […]

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What You Can Learn From Cavemen

What You Can Learn From Cavemen

How would you like to be naturally lean, muscular and energetic? To effortlessly maintain a low body fat, rippling muscles and picturesque health? Mark Sisson, an athlete, coach, and student on a lifelong quest for exceptional health, happiness, and peak performance (his words), penned the book, “The Primal Blueprint” to show you how to do […]

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Your Flat Abs Plan

Your Flat Abs Plan

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One of the most frequent questions that I’m asked is, “How can I get great abs?” You may have pondered this question at some time or another. Many people are frustrated by their stomachs, to the point of giving up after doing dozens of crunches with zero improvement. It’s time to forget everything you’ve heard […]

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Why you gained instead of lost, in the gym

Why you gained instead of lost, in the gym

You head to the gym because you know that exercise burns calories and helps you to shed extra weight. Knowing this, you may think that losing weight should be easy with enough exercise. However the truth is that if you aren’t accustomed to exercising and are out of shape, beginning an exercise programme may actually […]

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Falling off the exercise wagon

Falling off the exercise wagon

If you are looking for an excuse to fall off the exercise wagon, the universe will provide one. Is this you? Have you relapsed into your old unhealthy habits? The sad truth is that nearly everyone who started off this year with strong fitness goals has by now given up. I sincerely hope that this […]

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