Tag: core

Doing sit-ups (also referred to as curl ups) has many health benefits and extends much further than helping you maintain a flat stomach and keeping you ...

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Whether it’s physical, mental or emotional, hormones have a profound effect on your health and well-being. Hormones act as chemical messengers in the body and ...

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Push-ups are perhaps the single most basic, renowned and effective of all bodyweight exercises. The push-up, or press-up, also happens to be one of the best ...

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It’s time to stop thinking of chores as merely chores and start thinking of chores as exercise, as ways to get you fitter and stronger. They are all physical ...

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Your core is a lot more important than you probably give it credit for, yet it's abs-olutely (sorry, couldn't resist that) key in virtually every movement your ...

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One of the most effective fat burning workouts, you will have seen them performed by military personnel, (it has been used by the US military since the early ...

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The plank is powerful. A quick and easy exercise for your core - it will leave you strengthened, toned and standing tall with a confident posture. Add it to ...

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Scientists are always looking for ways to enhance sports performance. Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a method of improving muscle tone, size and ...

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Something very different from me this week, and not necessarily yoga-centric (for once)! As somebody that has suffered from extreme lack of sleep in the past ...

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Tight hip flexors are a common problem, especially if you're spending a lot of time in a seated position. When seated, your hip flexor muscles are in a ...

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CrossFit is an excellent way to keep fit and healthy. With sessions lasting up to 30 minutes, it’s a perfect mix of short but intense periods of movement which ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Planks are an ideal exercise for your abdominal muscles because they engage and strengthen all of your core's muscles. These will help you keep fit by giving ...

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The ski season is in full blow and for those of you who may have slightly over indulged during the festive break, getting back to regular exercise can seem a ...

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