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3 Reasons Why Vegetables Improve Your Physique

Vegetables aren’t necessarily what many people talk about when thinking about building muscle or burning fat. It goes without saying that getting enough protein, carbohydrates and fats is essential to building muscle and getting in shape. However, vegetables play an extremely crucial role in dictating the way your physique looks and more specifically, the results…

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Strength training v cardio

To KO fat — and keep it off… Cardio’s edge Calorie for calorie, cardio has a slight advantage. You’ll burn 8 to 10 calories a minute hoisting weights, compared with 10 to 12 calories a minute running or cycling, says Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., director of research at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. Strength’s…

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INTERMITTENT FASTING: WHAT AND WHY?

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. Numerous studies show that it can have powerful benefits for your body and brain. Here are 10 EVIDENCE BASED health benefits of intermittent fasting: 1. Intermittent Fasting Changes The Function of Cells, Genes and Hormones When you don’t eat for…

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Is Sweating the Secret to Fat Loss Success Or Just a Load of Hot Air?

Is Sweating Really the Secret to Fat Loss Success? You feel great Red-faced, panting and absolutely exhausted, you virtually crawl out of the gym and make your way to your car, knowing that you’ve just had a great workout. How do you know? Well – the amount you sweated for one thing. Your t-shirt is…

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The keys to consistence

There are three main components in any exercise program to build lean muscle and lose unwanted body fat. These components are resistance training,cardiovascular exercise, and proper nutrition.  All three are equally important on achieving your goals in fitness. If one is not executed consistently, the other two will suffer and so will your progress. Don’t get me wrong; to assume…

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WHY DEADLIFTS SHOULD BE A STAPLE IN YOUR TRAINING PROGRAMME.

Deadlifts work more muscles than any other exercise, including the squat. The lift engages all the major muscle groups. It works both the upper and lower body and is the one exercise that you should be doing! The deadlift has so many benefits, these are some of the main ones: – [ ] Increased Strength…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SUGAR…..

Suffer from the dreaded sweet tooth? That’s right, we say “suffer” because most people see it as a curse. Sugar is often referred to as the devil, yet many fail to know that there are multiple types of sugar, and when consumed, each one has a different influence on our health. Let’s find out more.…

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How to stay lean whilst on holiday!

JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE GOING ON HOLIDAY DOESN’T MEAN ALL YOUR HARD WORK HAS TO GO OUT OF THE WINDOW.. Keeping to a well balanced and nutritious diet is hard enough for some people, so throw a holiday into the mix and for some people it’s a green light to undo all their hard work..…

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How to improve your metabolism

If you are able to maximise your metabolism naturally you will lose fat much easier, it’s as simple as that. The issue is that a lot of people’s metabolisms are under performing due to things which they can influence and change via diet. Potentially you will see a very positive change in your condition in a…

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5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Remember to achieve toned arms, you need a mixture of compound exercises (exercises that use more than one muscle) and isolation exercise (an exercise that targets a specific muscle.) The reason for this is because you can use heavier weights on the compounds exercises which will help the shoulders and arms. Then finish off with…

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