The Ultimate Guide To Cardio

[Updated 06/03/2018] Cardio seems to have fallen out of favour these days, but that doesn’t stop it from being a powerful tool to help you achieve better health and a more defined body. In this guide to cardio, I’ll tell you why you should definitely be doing some cardiovascular exercise, which types are best for

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Intermittent Fasting: A Viable Weight Loss Method?

I have a confession to make. I am an intermittent faster. Now, I don’t align myself with any views too strongly in fitness, because when you do that you quickly lose sight of the bigger picture. That said, intermittent fasting is, in my opinion, one of the greatest tools for controlling your weight in modern

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Should Women Lift Weights?

Thoughts have changed a lot over the last few years, it’s become more and more acceptable for women to lift weights and this is a good thing. Not every woman needs to be an athlete, not every woman needs to be physically strong, but there are a lot of benefits to be gained from adding

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Body Recomposition: Look Awesome Without Eating Less

It sounds pretty good doesn’t it? Eat just as much and watch as your fat is replaced with lean muscle. It is entirely possible, in fact it’s what I’ve been doing over the last year or so. First some key points: You CAN lose fat and gain muscle simultaneously It doesn’t happen overnight Good nutrition

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How To Trick Yourself Into Eating Better

Willpower is an awesome thing, but it gets hard to use it all the time. There’s a scientific term called ego-depletion which basically describes the eventual diminishing of our willpower when we have to use it over and over again. Willpower is like a muscle, you can make it big and strong but there’s only

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Anti-Extension: The Secret To Really Strong Abs

Most people train their abs only in one way, with flexion exercise. Unfortunately, this leaves a lot on the table as most of the time, we just don’t use our abs that way! The abdominal muscles main function in daily life is to stabilise, they often function not to create movement, but to restrict it.

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Why Do People Use A Personal Trainer? Part 1

You might see posts or articles about personal trainers on facebook, in internet articles, or in your local or national newspaper. Maybe you’ve used a personal trainer, maybe you’ve thought about it. Perhaps you’ve never thought about it and don’t think having a personal trainer would provide a benefit for you. Personal training, as an

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How To Get Bigger Muscles: 7 Rules Of Muscle Growth

So you want to know how to gain weight and force your body into muscle growth? You’re in the right place! This quick guide will show you how to create muscle growth, give you a quick primer on the adaptation process and I’ll leave you with the 7 rules of muscle growth. Let’s get started!

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Managing DOMS: How to Deal with Muscle Soreness

If you’re getting back into training after a break or you have had an intense training session then you can expect your old friend DOMS to make an appearance. What Does DOMS Stand For? DOMS stands for delayed-onset muscle soreness and it can range from a slight ache to being unable to move upon waking,

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Simple Weight Loss Hack

The Simple Life Hack That Makes Losing Weight Easier

Doesn’t it seem like there’s a certain age where everyone just starts piling on weight? Has it happened to you yet? Maybe you’re eating less and still not losing weight. There are two main reasons that people get fat. The first reason is that they eat more food than they should. Keep a food diary

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How To Gain Weight Fast (How to Build Muscle) – Pt2

More Muscle, More Muscle If you want to build big muscles you need to demand them. Muscle growth is an adaptation. You need to put your body in a situation where it needs big muscles. If you go to the gym and do a few sets with light weights then why is your body going

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Working Out During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last month, you’ll have heard about the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Our gym in Lowestoft seems quite a distance from what’s happening elsewhere in the world right now but that could change with the news later tonight. I have heard from gym owners I know in the

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Why We Weigh Every Day (And You Should Too)

Weight is something that a lot of us are quite sensitive about, it’s personal to us and we might not quite fit into what society expects of us. Weighing ourselves is something that is done in halls full of people once per week where a little machine on the floor will give us a number

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List Of Foods Under 100 Calories

When you’re losing weight, it’s often about making the most of your calorie allowance. You need to make sure you fill your diet with healthful foods, but you may also want to have a little treat now and then too. Here you can find quick and easy foods that come in under 100 calories! From

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