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Tabata Workout

If you thought that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) couldn’t get any more challenging, let me introduce its more demanding off-spring: Tabata. Like HIIT, Tabata works on a basis of working out with periods of rest and high anaerobic output. The difference being, Tabata is split at a 2:1 ratio of 20 seconds with 10 […]

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5 Reasons To Start Goal Setting

You set yourself goals in everyday life, so why not do it when you exercise to help yourself achieve even better results? It makes all the difference… Even if you have an idea in your head about what you want to achieve from training, these thoughts can often get lost and mixed up with the […]

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Full Body Workout

The trappings of modern day living, especially for somebody with a busy life, means we usually have less time to train and stay healthy. So, if you are strapped for time but still need to squeeze in a session then do not panic – we’ve put together a full-body workout that will tick all the […]

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Cardiovascular Exercise: FAQs

Cardiovascular/aerobic workouts are great for your health, but there are many things people don’t know about them. Both scientists and fitness professionals have different views about this type of training. It is already a known fact that cardiovascular exercises are closely related to weight loss, but is this the only answer to weight management? What […]

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Hard-Hitting Back Workout

In this segment I am going to outline a great back workout for hypertrophy, with a posterior focus. Each exercise will fall into one of the following focus groups: size, definition or posture. To begin, we will start with a warm up – something that should be done for almost any workout. Warm up Face […]

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Exercises To Reduce Abdominal Fat

Dieting and exercise go hand in hand, and many people seem to forget this when trying to work on certain parts of the body. Adding a minimum of half an hour of exercise to a daily routine, alongside a healthy diet, is what will bring results. If trying to target and reduce belly fat, the […]

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Chest Workouts For Hypertrophy, Endurance And Strength

The chest workout – for many it’s a day to look forward to, for others it can be the opposite. Especially when you feel you maybe aren’t getting the results you desire. This article will go over the basics of a chest workout, whether your goal is to beef up, improve endurance or get over […]

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Foam Rolling: The Pros And Cons

Right, let’s just get straight into it. Do you foam roll? Or do you just look at this cylinder thing in the gym and have no idea what it is there for? Well let me help you out by talking you through the good and the bad of foam rolling. You see, these foam rollers […]

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Rowing Workouts For Beginners

Indoor Rowing, with the ‘Concept 2 Rowing Machine’, is the most neglected exercise and under-used piece of gym equipment. This rowing machine will improve cardiovascular fitness, build muscle and burn ridiculous amounts of calories. Doing this will no doubt improve your fitness levels; whether you’re into weightlifting, looking to shift those extra pounds or hoping […]

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Running Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis

Being proactive and a regular gym goer is great, however you need to remember to look after your body, as regular exercise can also cause you overuse/wear and tear injuries that you might not even think about. In this blog, I will be talking about a very common injury caused by running, and ways to […]

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Shoulder Blast Workout

In this blog I’m going to be giving you a guide on training your shoulders for both hypertrophy and overall shoulder health. When it comes to the gym community, there tends to be three areas that always seem to get injured, these being; the shoulder, knees and lower back. I’m going to provide a workout […]

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Swiss Ball Exercises

A sedentary lifestyle contributes significantly to health problems, such as the increased occurrence of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular issues; the list is endless. Allocating a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity per day (walking, jogging, attending the gym, home exercises) not only controls weight gain, but helps with weight loss, improves self-confidence, and […]

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Fitness Trends Of 2018

If your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape and live a healthy lifestyle, you should be well underway already. But to help you out, below are some trends that suggest why this year is going to be pretty amazing. And for the purpose of this blog, we are focusing on trends and not […]

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Plank Sequence

Looking to blitz all over your body with a short amount of time? The answer is in one simple word… Plank! Here we have a quick plank sequence for you to try and hold every move for at least 30 seconds: READY… Forearm planks Press up Planks Plank to press ups – right arm first […]

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Walking as a form of exercise

Why is walking a good form of exercise? Well first of all walking is the most basic and natural movement that all ages from a child to a full grown adult can do without thinking about it too much. You just need to put one foot in front of the other to get you started […]

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