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Jul
07

Strength Training Equipment – Which Is Best For You

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While there are many kinds of strength training equipment designed for various muscle groups, all equipment used for strength training falls into one of two categories: free weights or machines. Your goals, fitness, and experience, will all play factors into what style of strength training is going to benefit you best. You will find people […]

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Jul
02

How Do High Protein Diets Work In Keeping Lost Pounds Off?

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OK. So you have lost your love handles and dropped a dress size. Fantastic. Now you want to keep it off. There is nothing worse than losing all that weight to have it all creep back on. However, new research has shown that by following a high protein diet you can easily keep those lost […]

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Jun
30

Nintendo Wii Fitness – Lounge Lizards Can Now Burn Calories

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If you are visiting this site, you are probably not a couch potato. However, other members of your household, including your children, may well be. Perhaps your offspring or spouse could benefit from a little more exercise? Perhaps you like the thought of being able to use one of your child’s expensive gizmos that was […]

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We are all pressed for time. Most of us would like to think that when we are exercising we are actually burning up those calories most effectively. Ever wondered what are the best activities that burn calories? Since one pound equals 3500 calories, an activity that burns 500 calories per hour will after 7 workouts, […]

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Categories : Cardio Training
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Jun
25

Adult Fitness Credit To Follow On From Child Fitness Tax Credit

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Following on from the 2007 Federal child fitness tax credit of $500, a Calgary politician is proposing that a fitness tax credit be introduced for adults. Calgary politician Dave Rodney, has suggested that adults who go to the time and trouble to keep fit should be rewarded with a $1500 tax credit annually. Mr Rodney […]

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Jun
23

High Intensity Interval Training – Faster Workouts Faster Results

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High intensity interval training, otherwise known as HIIT, is a great form of cardio for those of us who already have some kind of fitness. Recent studies have shown that HIIT will burn away the fat much faster than a normal cardio workout, and better still, the fat will keep on burning off for a […]

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Jun
20

Brain Foods Make For A Healthy Mind And Body

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More and more research is showing the correlation between what we consume and how our brains perform. Much like every other organ of our body, the brain needs a certain amount and type of nutrition to produce optimal performance. Can you really improve your IQ or your concentration? The answer would seem to be “Yes”. […]

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Jun
18

Budget Fitness – Home Gym Exercise Equipment For About $100 Dollars

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There are plenty of reasons to put off getting with the fitness program, but a popular excuse is lack of funds. If you really are keen to get fit we are going to show you how you can put together really effective home gym exercise equipment for under $100. We should all know that every […]

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Jun
16

Do You Really Need Natural Vitamin Supplements?

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In this day and age of take out meals, and eating on the run, many of us are not eating the freshest and best foods that we should. Will natural vitamin supplements really improve your health? Take a look in your local grocery store and you will see shelves, and possibly whole aisles, dedicated to […]

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Jun
13

Fitness Magazines – Inspirational Or Depressing?

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Fitness magazines have become increasingly popular as more and more of the population looks for newer methods to beat the bulge and improve their health and fitness. Take a look at the magazine rack in your local store. Every month there seems to be more magazines dedicated to all the various genres of fitness. Weightlifting, […]

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Jun
11

Benefits Of Eating Breakfast

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There are many benefits of eating breakfast. The main ones are a more even blood sugar level, better energy levels, sharper concentration, a faster metabolism, and improved moods. The word breakfast literally means “breaking the fast” which is what your body has been in since your dinner the previous energy. When you skip breakfast your […]

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Jun
07

Life Fitness 9500 Exercise Bikes – The Best Stationary Bike Made

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A Life Fitness 9500 stationary exercise bike in one of the best bikes on the market. If you are looking for a high quality bike for your home, a gym, work, or a hotel you can’t go wrong with Life Fitness. These bikes will stand up to most types of abuse and will last for […]

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Jun
07

Life Fitness 9500 Recumbent Bike – Quality That Lasts

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Do you have a sore lower back, hips and knees? Are you looking to lose weight, get in shape and live a healther life ? Riding a Life Fitness 9500 recumbent stationary exercise bike is a great way to do it. Being recumbent, it takes the pressure off you back and hips making it easier […]

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Jun
07

Tips On How To Choose A Bike Rack

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Planning a vacation with plenty of bike riding sounds fantastic. Exercise, scenery, and fresh air. Great idea. Then you remember that the bikes will have to be attached to your vehicle for the journey. Which sort of bike rack is going to suit you best? Read on for handy tips on how to choose a […]

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Jun
04

Exercise And Aging – Slow Down The Clock

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Recent research has shown that exercise and aging may be even more related than we previously thought. A study performed in the UK on sets of twins showed that the twin who regularly exercised had longer telomeres than the twin who didn’t. What’s a telomere? A telomere is the cap that protects the ends of […]

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