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The Best Ab Exercises You Don’t Know About

- - Strength Training

Whether you want a flat stomach, a bit of definition or a 6 pack there are many different ways to work out your abs, these exercises are not the usual ones that you would think of  but they are every bit as effective at getting the results you want. If you...

20 Secrets to Staying Slim

- - Weight Loss

1. Portion sizes Portion size is the main contributor to gaining weight so it makes sense that it is also the main factor in helping you to stay slim. What you eat is important but how much you eat plays huge factor. Restaurants are increasingly giving customers larger portions than necessary...

Eat High Protein Foods to Help You Lose Weight

- - Nutrition

Protein is something you need to have in your diet but many people don‘t eat enough of it, this could be due to the misconception that protein is high in calories but this isn‘t always the case. Another reason to ensure you eat enough protein is that it can also...

Get Sexy Arms and a Sculpted Back

- - Strength Training

The weather is starting to warm up and soon the clothes will be coming off. It doesn’t have to be hot weather to do these exercises though. Your back, shoulders and arms can be exposed any time of the year and when they are you want to have lean and...

Spice Up Your Workout With Plyometrics

- - Strength Training

Plyometrics is generally used in sports training for pro sports competitors and athletes and has been used since the 1980s (although it has been around for longer) to enhance performance but it is now becoming popular with those seeking general fitness. What is it? Plyometrics are exercises designed to perform fast powerful...

Banish the Bloat and Flatten Your Belly

- - Nutrition

A flat stomach is not achieved through lots of ab work by itself, you cannot spot reduce fat. A large percentage of the work is down to what you eat, the rest is exercise. Exercise For the exercising part you should be doing a combination of cardio and strength training. You want...

Get Bikini Ready For Summer

- - Strength Training

Everyone wants to look good at the beach, here are some great exercises that will tone your body up. Remember that all work-outs should start with a warm up and aim to do these exercises 3 times a week. Don’t neglect your upper body… Legs, bum and stomach are what we mainly think...

7 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

- - Weight Loss

Why can't I lose weight, why haven't I been losing weight, why are the numbers on the scale not going down? To lose weight you can do a couple of things, eat less or exercise more so that you burn more calories than you consume. If you are doing one or...

Test Your Fitness

- - Motivation

If you are just starting to exercise, thinking about starting or maybe you have been exercising for a while it is a good idea to see what your current level of fitness is. Comparing your results with the industry standards can help you set your goals, you will be able...

9 Ways To Help Your Body Detox

- - Nutrition

Your body detoxifies naturally every day by using the lymphatic system, liver, kidneys, lungs and skin but you can also help this process by following some simple steps to help detoxify your body. What are toxins? Toxins are harmful to our body but we cannot avoid them. They can be found in...

Calories and Body Fat – The Basics

- - Weight Loss

A calorie is a unit of energy. The estimated average daily calorie requirement is 2000 for women and 2500 for men, this is just an estimate and will depend on your age, weight, height, body composition and levels of activity. Calories are not only used up when you exercise there are...

8 Fitness Myths Debunked!

- - Motivation

Are there reasons you don't want to lift weights? Maybe you do 100 crunches a day to get rid of that muffin top... It is not uncommon for the myths below to be taken as fact. 1. Spot reducing fat Ahhh the most famous of them all is the...

11 Fat Burning Foods

- - Nutrition

1. Broccoli Eating broccoli will make you feel fuller so you wont over eat but it doesn’t stop there, it is also full of nutrients such as: Vitamin C which helps with iron absorption in the body and also helps as an immune booster if you get a cold. Calcium Potassium Folic Acid  ...

15 Tips on How to Lose that Muffin Top

- - Weight Loss

There are many tips on how to lose your muffin top but they are all based around the same concept, in order to lose the roll of fat around your waist that is escaping over the top of your jeans or trousers you need to lose weight. The way to...

Get Bigger Muscles with Supersets

- - Strength Training

Reduce your time in the gym and increase muscle size, what more could you want! Supersets are becoming very popular for those two reasons. What are supersets? Supersets are when you complete 2 exercises one after the other with no rest in between them. As there is no rest in...

Running to Lose Weight

- - Cardio

Running is often referred to as either a cardio or an aerobic exercise. Cardio exercises are the best types of exercise to lose weight as they burn the most calories as the increase in your body’s oxygen consumption helps to burn energy. Energy is provided by fat, carbohydrates and protein....

6 Pack Abs: The Ultimate Guide

- - Strength Training

Having a six pack is the goal for many of you. Everyone has a 6 pack but for many it is hidden under a layer of fat or the muscles are not developed enough to show. This is great news though because it means that everyone can achieve their goal....

Quick Guide to Lose 10 lbs

- - Weight Loss

For you to lose 10 pounds you need to be prepared for it to take between 5 and 10 weeks. A loss of 1-2 pounds a week is a safe and realistic goal. Write down your goal and why you want to achieve it, this will help you stay motivated. The...