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Functional Training- what is it?
xax | 11 June
Functional training. It ranks among the buzziest of fitness buzz-terms. But what the heck do trainers mean when they call training “functional?”
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Endorphins & Exercise
xax | 04 June
And by now you've probably heard that endorphins are the magic bullet behind that post workout bliss. People love the feeling so much that "endorphin
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Postural checks - You can do at home
xax | 29 May
When you slouch or slump, so does your spine, leading to bad circulation. This can cause vertebrae to deteriorate over time. Chronic fatigue can also result.
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Yes there is a right way to walk….
xax | 23 May
YOUR POSTURE MATTERS Having poor posture doesn’t mean you’re lazy; it actually could mean there is an underlying cause such as underdeveloped muscles., it may
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Is the glass half full or half empty…
xax | 14 May
This got me thinking …. We all face obstacles, whether this be in everyday life or gym and training goals. how we respond to those obstacles can make all the
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Energy Boosting Foods
xax | 08 May
Preworkout Snacks Before performing, it is important to consume carbohydrate-rich foods to top off muscle stores and to eat small amounts of protein to help
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The Lactic Acid Lowdown
xax | 01 May
Lactic Acid Production During very intense exercise, your circulatory system cannot keep up with your muscles' demand for oxygen. To maintain a steady supply
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How to Eat for Exercise
Olivia | 23 April
How we fuel our bodies can have a huge impact on both performance and enjoyment. So before you head out on your next run or cycle, find out exactly what you
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Yoga or Pilates?
Olivia | 16 April
What's the difference between yoga and pilates? Difference #1: Mind, Body, Spirit In both yoga and pilates, the idea of connecting the mind and body places a
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Importance of a Strong Core
Olivia | 09 April
The Importance of Core Strength It may seem simple, and it is, but your core is at the center of your body -- which is why it was bestowed its great and
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Exercise and Mental Health
Olivia | 02 April
Even if you aren't exercising for a specific goal but just “wellbeing” and maybe because actually you do quite like it or have grown to love it. There are so
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Meal Timing: What and When to Eat
Olivia | 27 March
The long-standing advice in the world of sports nutrition is that what you eat and when you eat do, in fact, impact your training goals. Proper nutrition can
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