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There are lots of terms floating around in the fitness and workout world. Resistance training is one of them. So what is resistance training exactly? The true meaning of resistance training is working out in such a way as to force your muscles to contract against a resistance that is external. Resistance workouts can be […]

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Want to lose weight or get fitter, but can’t find the motivation? You need to find a reason to hit the gym, or to start a new diet. Saying “I will start on Monday” is for many, just not enough incentive. Try some of these strategies to help yourself get off the couch, restock the […]

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When you first get started on your new workout regime it can be every easy to feel like quitting. It’s a cold morning, it’s raining, the bed is warm, you are tired, or your body is already stiff and sore. The list goes on. After work routines can be even harder to stick with. Drinks, […]

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Apr
10

Why Would You Use Mirrors In The Gym?

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Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the strongest of them all? Why would you use mirrors in the gym? There are quite a few good reasons to have some mirrors installed where you workout. No, it isn’t just to admire your great physique. Read on to see why gyms and health clubs have walls […]

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Categories : Strength Training
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The only way you are going to see a result from your workout regime is if you are persistent and regular. If you want to shape up, lose weight, or reduce belly fat, then it is vital to be consistent with your exercise programs. If you only run 5 miles once a week, or get […]

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Feb
28

Tips For Preventing Injuries When Exercising

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Regular exercise has many benefits as we all know. However, to enjoy your workouts without unnecessary blood, sweat and tears, it can be important to follow a few simple guidelines. The aim of the game is improved health not a trip to the emergency rooms. These handy hints for preventing injuries while exercising could save […]

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Do you honestly feel in fantastic health, or would you describe your general health as ordinary? Do you look and feel trim, taut and terrific? Or do you wake up in the morning not liking what you see and how you feel? While many of us blame stress, fast paced living, and getting older for […]

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Feb
28

Why Measure Your Heart Rate – The Benefits Of Being In The Zone

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Why measure your heart rate? Tracking your heart rate while working out is a great and reliable way to ensure that you are getting the maximum benefits out of your activity. The other bonus to heart rate training is that you quickly see the health rewards from your workouts. Aerobic exercise is supposed to be […]

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Feb
28

Advantages of Hoodia Gordonii

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In this world where thousands of weight-loss containing substances that are known to be effective have scattered almost in every part of the world, there is now a question on what is the best and most convenient product to use. Others have already tried slimming pills, while others have tried diet programs. Doctors have been […]

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Are Americans smarter about nutrition? The answer is “Yes”. It would appear that in spite of obesity rates still rising more and more Americans are becoming better educated about their diets and nutrition. The American Dietetic Association (ADA) has just released its annual report on the eating and exercise habits of Americans. This study has […]

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Most of us know by now that we should be exercising on a regular basis. But do you really know why exercise is so important? Not only does working out help you shed a few pounds, there are many other compelling reasons to start including some regular activity in your routine. Read on to get […]

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Feb
28

Do Joint Care Supplements Really Work For Osteoarthritis?

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22% of all adults over the age of 18 have some form of osteoarthritis. This equates to roughly 27 million people in the US and 8 million sufferers in the UK. By the age of 65 about 1 in 2 will be afflicted with this painful condition. With figures like these, there is a huge […]

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Feb
28

Healthy Eating Habits For Improved Health And Weight Control

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Healthy eating habits are important for maintaining not only good health, but better weight control. We have all heard the saying “you are what you eat”, and research is continuing to show us that this is probably even more true then we realized. As developed nations battle obesity pandemics, the statistics for diseases caused by […]

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Feb
28

The Importance Of Weight Training Programs

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When you hear the words “weight training” do you instantly think of body builders? Are you one of those people who believes weights are only for those who want bulging biceps? Do you associate weight workouts with Olympic dumbbell lifters? Or that weight training is only for men? Wrong on all counts. There are many […]

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By Paul Becker Copyright © 2008 by Paul Becker. When losing fat it is important to know, not just how much weight you are losing, but how much of your body is muscle and how much is fat. You want to lose fat while maintaining or even building muscle. So, you need some way to […]

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