5 Common Weightlifting Mistakes

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Bodybuilding, weight training, and weightlifting… these are all terms for a style of exercise that takes time, dedication, consistency, and tons of effort. The benefits are numerous, and this is why so many people are catching on to this lifestyle. However, if you’re not completely educated on how to complete the most efficient workout, you […]

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What is the best exercise to lose weight?

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When you are trying to lose some weight, the recommendation is to exercise in order to speed up weight loss. But which exercise is better? Is there a type of exercise that is better than another when trying to lose weight? Does it actually matter what type of exercise you do, as long as you […]

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Getting back into exercise after a break

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The summer is pretty much over and many of us have already been on our holidays and are ready to get back into our normal routines. That includes getting back into exercise. Have you neglected exercising over the summer period? Maybe it was too hot or you just wanted to relax on your holiday? Or […]

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The Benefits Of Full Body Workouts

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*Contributed post Going to the gym is one way of being more active and improving your general fitness. Some people prefer this than exercising at home as it motivates them more. Many people who visit the gym often decide to focus on different parts of their body depending on the day. This is called split-style […]

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Top tips for working out at home

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Now it’s the time when many people are looking to lose weight so that they can look their best on their summer holiday and that includes me! I’ve been actually working really hard to lose all the weight that I gained in winter so that I look good in my summer clothes. I’ve already lost […]

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My favourite Peak District walks

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The Peak District National Park is one of my favourite places for hiking and over the years I visited it many many times, always trying to discover new places and villages that I hadn’t visited before. The Peak District is huge so I haven’t been everywhere but I still managed to visit some of the […]

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5 Sports to Try This Summer

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* A guest post With spring here, and summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and take up a new sport. Whether it be hitting balls with golf drivers or striking footballs into a goal, getting out and about this summer can have a positive […]

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Do You Really Need “Cardio” Workouts?

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Are cardio workouts or weight training more effective for losing fat? by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Author of best-seller:  The Truth about Six Pack Abs In this article, I have an intriguing discussion about cardio workouts, which will hopefully get you thinking differently, and trying new things. You may know I’ve been […]

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A Guide to Cardio in the Gym or At Home

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Contributed by Claire Ward Cardio exercises are highly recommended for both a good state of health and burning those stubborn fat deposits that don’t want to leave your side. But cardio is not a magic training routine, it requires effort and dedication and it only works when done right. This is why it’s important to […]

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