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Breathe

Breathing – An Important Factor In Fitness

With the exception probably the only one of pearl gatherers, who dive without any autonomous equipment, breathing counts in all sports as well as in fitness. Each sport branch has imposed its own breathing styl...
Sun

Use Caution When Exercising In The Heat

It is the dog days of summer, and here in North Carolina it is Hot and Steamy. I'm talking Tarzan jungle hot. It is hot enough that I am making several adjustments to my exercise routine. I normally run outside...
Gym

Steps To Avoiding Gym Rage

Many of us go through this at our local gym or fitness centre on a regular basis, we become increasingly frustrated as a group of trainees chat away their experiences of the day on a bench or on at a piece of e...
Abs

Lose Your Belly Fat And Show Off Your Six Pack Abs

Have you noticed that most people will never fail to include abdominal muscle exercises in their routines and yet somehow or other, they can never own that coveted 6 pack abs? Have you been religiously doing...
Scales

How Daily Weigh-Ins Can Affect Weightloss

Most people who are trying to lose weight often become frustrated by the number that is displayed on the scale. As a personal trainer I use the scale as a tool to determine an individual's fat mass. Multiplying...
Calf Pain

Calf Cramps – 5 Ways to Avoid The Pain

If you are a runner, then I am sure that you will know about calf cramps. Imagine this scenario if you will. Let's say that you are 7.5k into a 10k run and the road starts to incline. Ever so slightly, but e...
Children Running

Exercise And Children

If you have a child of 6 to 8 years old that wants to start exercising and lifting weights, you may find yourself wondering what you should do. While some think it is perfectly fine for children to exercise, th...
Dishes

A Workout For People Who Don’t Want To Work Out

There's good news for people who want to watch their weight without giving up watching TV. Now there's a new workout for couch potatoes and people who think they're too busy to find time to stay fit. With ti...