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Excuses…
xax | 21 August
I was watching a film over the weekend “Yes Man” and it got me thinking how many times you question things - whether thats “can i be bothered
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Tabata or Tomato or whatever it's called…
xax | 13 August
What Are Tabata Workouts? Tabata is a four-minute form of high intensity interval training (HIIT) that follows a cadence of 20 seconds of exercise followed by
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What is the Psychology behind Motivation
xax | 06 August
So we all know what motivation is in the sense of we know when we have it and we simply don't, but what's the science and psychology behind this, why
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How does Age Affect Performance?
xax | 30 July
During childhood, the human body grows and develops quickly. Then, as we enter our teenage years, hormones such as testosterone and estrogen cause the body
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What actually are calories…
xax | 23 July
What Calories Are…and What They Aren’t Many people think of calories as “things” in your food that, if you eat too many of them,
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How to Train for your body type
xax | 16 July
Ectomorph: Lean and long, with difficulty building muscle Endomorph: Big, high body fat, often pear-shaped, with a high tendency to store body fat
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Taking a break …….
xax | 25 June
The truth is it doesn’t take long for the body to start losing strength, endurance and aerobic power and anaerobic capacity. In just days or weeks some
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Pregnancy Workout Myths
xax | 18 June
Myth 1: When it comes to exercise, you should take it easy and/or keep your heart rate under 140 beats per minute. Unless your doctor recommends sticking
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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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