Skip your way to Summer Success

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If there’s one form of cardio that you should start doing in your workout program to maximize your success, skipping would be it. Far too many people completely overlook this form of cardio and instead gravitate to the usual – slugging it out on the treadmill or cycling away while reading a book or magazine (which is a sure sign … Read More

Strength exercise as vital as aerobic, new research finds

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Push ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a new study of over 80,000 adults led by the University of Sydney. The largest study to compare the mortality outcomes of different types of exercise found people who did strength-based exercise had a 23 percent reduction in risk of premature death by any means, and a … Read More

What can we learn about the shoulder.

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Hi, For those who are not aware, I have had shoulder impingements for the last 4-6 months due to a weakness in my rotator cuffs. I was actually only made aware of this when I was in quite a bit of discomfort and thought it was only lack of flexibility in my chest and lack of mobility in my shoulders. … Read More

Cucumbers! Not a superfood but definitely have them in your diet.

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Cucumbers are a great food. Lots of water, not  an overly strong taste so it can be eaten with other foods and not spoil the taste and can freshen up your cold glass of water. Researchers have long been familiar with the presence of unique polyphenols in plants called lignans, and these health-benefiting substances have been studied extensively in cruciferous … Read More

More than just stress

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While stress and anxious feelings are a common response to a situation where we feel under pressure, they usually pass once the stressful situation has passed, or ‘stressor’ is removed. Anxiety is when these anxious feelings don’t go away – when they’re ongoing and happen without any particular reason or cause. It’s a serious condition that makes it hard to … Read More

7 steps to fitness goal setting success

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With Summer nearing and the weather fining up, now is the time when many people start and/or restart their fitness regime. But for those who are new to activity and exercise or are not overly confident with what to do, here are a few tips to get you on your way As you design your fitness program, keep these points … Read More

Jump on to the Zig Train

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Hi, As a point of my own self-development which I only recently begun just over a year ago, I have made a point of reading books from some well-established and successful individuals. What’s more, I have even stepped into the age of technology by listening to podcasts. Wow!! I never thought it so either. But it is actually really good … Read More

Band Training Why do it? Why do I choose to train use them to train?

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The traditional force curve using dead weight is a standard bell shaped curve that demonstrates the greatest force production at the mid range of the movement. Here is some great information from Dave Smitz(The Band Man). Someone who I see has changed, developed and revolutionised the way band fitness training has evolved. Elastic vs. Traditional Dead Weight Force Production However, … Read More

Getting Rid Of Love Handles – 3 Steps To Fat Loss Around Your Waist

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Tired of your overweight body and need help getting rid of love handles? You know, those extra inches of flab that hang around your waist are the direct results of excess weight gain. It’s a fact that millions of people are overweight and are constantly on the lookout for simple, yet effective products and services to help them lose the … Read More

Know your in’s and out’s. It is much easier to achieve.

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Hi to everyone, As an individual who is passionate and enthusiastic about making sure everyone is healthy and active, being able to empower  you all to make healthy lifestyle choices would make me sleep well. Bu I do know and fair enough there are distractions and little pleasures in life to make this task that much more difficult to achieve. … Read More