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Pitfalls to avoid for weight loss
Posted on: 2020-01-17 08:57:48Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Lack of intensity is one of the biggest traits when you struggle to lose weight but even if you're motivated and consistent with training and diet you might need to look at other factors that might be hindering your progress. This post is a little long but
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Mental Health Needs to be a Priority
Posted on: 2020-01-14 15:51:19Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
I can’t recall once in my fitness career ever being totally happy with myself. It’s always been about what I can change, what I don’t like about myself. I’ve always been motivated but I’ve always been anxious and this isn’
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Fighting Inflammation
Posted on: 2020-01-14 15:49:05Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
By reducing inflammation you will be healthier and leaver - guaranteed!Inflammation is connected to obesity, fat gain, accelerated aging, CV disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer and stomach problems. It shortens your life and causes daily pain and discomfort
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Weight lifting and pregnancy
Posted on: 2020-01-10 08:49:46Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Doing a properly designed weights program when pregnant is very beneficial. We know that weight training women are healthier during and after pregnancy and they, on the whole, deliver healthier babies with fewer complications. Now I'm not recommending that
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Knee pain - Is it really your knee?
Posted on: 2020-01-06 14:34:58Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Your knee is a hinge joint, connecting your femur (upper leg bone) to your tibia (lower leg bone). It allows for flexion (bending) and extension (straightening)with minimal rotation. It's also a link between the hip and ankle. A lot of times when someone presents
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Menopause and HRT vs Exercise and Diet
Posted on: 2020-01-06 14:31:45Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
I train quite a few women of a certain age (of which I’m the same age) and so this comes up quite a bit. Women, even those that have trained for years, find a difference in their bodies when they hit their 40's. Menopause is different for every woman
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The Weight Loss Obsession
Posted on: 2019-12-18 16:01:57Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Now that Christmas is upon us, what inevitably follows is the magic weight loss pills and potions that commercial companies peddle to help us get rid of the Christmas spread. It happens every year and every year it doesn’t work. The only thing that ends
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Food facts for eating on a budget
Posted on: 2019-12-17 15:01:36Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
By getting the majority of your calories from nutritionally dense foods you'll enjoy improved energy levels, better immune health, cognitive performance and a general sense of well-being and generally, the best physiques out there are 'clean eaters' There
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Facts about fitness part 4
Posted on: 2019-12-17 14:57:31Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
Sodium levels above normal daily levels increases water weight so reducing it below daily norm reduces it. Sodium (salt) sucks water into cells and potassium pumps it out. Our ratio of sodium to potassium should be 1:2 with sodium at approx 2300mgs and potassium
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Food and fluid facts
Posted on: 2019-12-13 15:16:49Fitness  |  Gym  |  Gym Etiquette  |  Healthy Eating  |  Cardio  |  Training  |  Weights  |  Strength Training
1. Type 2 diabetes is characterised by chronically high blood sugar levels and is caused by an inability to produce enough insulin to lower blood sugars or by cells being unable to use insulin properly. 2. Fiber reduces the risk of developing type 2 because
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