Category: Fitness
Top 5 Benefits of Rest Days!

Top 5 Benefits of Rest Days!

Overtraining is a common problem amongst athletes and recreational sports people. Exercising can be addictive, with many people putting more stress on their body than it can ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Plyometrics!

Top 5 Benefits of Plyometrics!

Plyometrics ('jump' or 'shock' exercises) are defined as “exercises where muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, aiming to increase power and speed.” Typically ...

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6 Top Ways Boxing Can Change Your Life!

6 Top Ways Boxing Can Change Your Life!

With the recent Mayweather vs McGregor bout, there has been a massive surge of public interest in the sport of boxing. The two warriors have inspired masses to take up the sport, ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Hatha Yoga!

Top 5 Benefits of Hatha Yoga!

It's that time of week again, where I unleash further ramblings about a different kind of yoga. This time, Hatha Yoga is under the spotlight. The word 'Hatha' means 'forceful' in ...

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Top 5 Benefits of HIIT!

Top 5 Benefits of HIIT!

Ever felt like you’re not getting the best out of your long 60-minute run? Or simply don’t have the time to do it? HIIT training or High-Intensity Interval Training involves the ...

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Top 5 Ways to Increase Your Lung Capacity!

Top 5 Ways to Increase Your Lung Capacity!

Lung capacity is the maximum amount of oxygen your body is able to use and research indicates that this is the best predictor of overall health and longevity. Improving your lung ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Yin Yoga!

Top 5 Benefits of Yin Yoga!

Ready to hear about another kind of yoga? Of course you are. Yin yoga is based around the concept of yin and yang (the cute symbol on your choker necklace, you know the one) in ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Vinyasa Yoga!

Top 5 Benefits of Vinyasa Yoga!

If you're desperately looking for a new form of yoga to practice, then look no further than Vinyasa yoga. The word 'Vinyasa' translates (from the Sanskrit terms vi "in a special ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Sergio Oliva

Bodybuilding Legends – Sergio Oliva

Bodybuilding has progressed immensely since the 1960's and 70's Golden Era. Many bodybuilders made a huge impact at this time and contributed to raising the popularity of this ...

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Top 5 Joint Strengthening Exercises!

Top 5 Joint Strengthening Exercises!

Keeping your joints strong and healthy is a vital part of staying active and injury free! There are many factors that will affect your joint health such as weight, diet, stress ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Bikram Yoga!

Top 5 Benefits of Bikram Yoga!

Most of you will have done yoga but only a few of you will have turned the intensity up a notch and given Bikram yoga a go. Bikram refers to the founder of the practice 'Bikram ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Pilates!

Top 5 Benefits of Pilates!

Pilates is a form of exercise that was originally developed in the early 1900's by Joseph Hubertus Pilates (born: 9th December, 1883 in Mönchengladbach, Germany), with the aim of ...

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Top 5 Reasons To Use Magnesium Oil!

Top 5 Reasons To Use Magnesium Oil!

For centuries, magnesium has been used to heal health problems through mineral and mud baths, steam therapy and compresses. Today, transdermal use is becoming VERY popular as ...

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Top 5 Benefits of Daily Back Bends!

Top 5 Benefits of Daily Back Bends!

Most of us this summer will have seen the beautiful Instagram pictures of stretchy people doing back bends in front of sun sets. For those of you that are unfamiliar with this ...

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5 Top Natural Skin Moisturisers!

5 Top Natural Skin Moisturisers!

It's true that proper nourishment is the key to good skin, especially in the depths of winter as cold air tends to strip away essential moisture and nutrients. Dry skin can make ...

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5 Ways Humidity Affects Your Physical Health!

5 Ways Humidity Affects Your Physical Health!

Humidity. You may have seen this word pop up on TV when you check the weather – but not really taken much notice of it (all I want to know is if I’m going to need my umbrella or ...

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Top 5 Foods to Increase your Sports Endurance!

Top 5 Foods to Increase your Sports Endurance!

Ever wonder what super foods endurance athletes use to fuel their bodies? Whether your discipline is running, swimming, cycling or any other sport, low energy is simply not an ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Laura Creavalle

Bodybuilding Legends – Laura Creavalle

Acquiring the qualities of size, symmetry and definition is a challenge for all bodybuilders. Next up in our Bodybuilding Legends series is Laura Creavalle one bodybuilder who ...

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5 Top Yoga Stretches for Back Pain Relief!

5 Top Yoga Stretches for Back Pain Relief!

Got a stiff back? Want to relieve pain and tightness while strengthening and stretching your back muscles into the bargain? Here are a combination of really helpful yoga-inspired ...

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Bodybuilding Legends – Eugen Sandow

Bodybuilding Legends – Eugen Sandow

Our ninth character in the Bodybuilding Legends series takes us right back into the nineteenth century, to the roots of bodybuilding. A confident and charismatic man known as ...

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