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What’s The Best Way To Lose Belly Fat?

For years people believed wrongly that cardio training was the only way to shift body fat. In fact, the best way to burn fat is by doing weight training and high intensity cardio. Note, that a cardio effect can be … Continue reading

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Why Exercising At Christmas Is Key!

Plan a week’s exercise and nutrition ahead. That includes organising your training and nutrition around ‘red flag’ disruptions – all the kind of things that disrupt you from training or eating well. Studies have shown that an intense exercise session … Continue reading

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Circuit Training With Weights

At Pro Active I like to prescribe circuit training for fat loss and general toning up because it keeps you moving by only allowing you to take minimal breaks between exercises. This workout is different from other programmes you may … Continue reading

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Is Your Diet Working?

Dieters have been led to believe counting calories or points is the best way to lose weight even though the long-term success rate is very poor. Following a calorie restricted diet will only work at the beginning of a diet … Continue reading

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How To Drink More Alcohol This Christmas Without It Changing Your Body Shape

If you’re a fitness enthusiast or a seasonal dieter you may be dreading the upcoming Christmas period and all the excess it has to offer. You won’t want to undo all the hard work you’ve worked for all year. Indulging … Continue reading

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How To Burn More Calories

Easy to implement tip! Include demanding exercises in your gym routine. The most challenging types of exercises involve free weights and different forms of body weight exercises. These exercises require more effort and calorie expenditure than seated exercises on a … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Eat Branded Foods From The Leading Diet Companies

Although this country is in the middle of an obesity epidemic all of the leading diet companies have their own range of food products that are counterproductive. Well, long-term at least. There are two main reasons why you shouldn’t fall … Continue reading

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Is Your Lunch Making You Fat?

Turkey Sandwich, Special K Food Bar and Diet Coke – Does your lunch look like this? What’s wrong with this? Most bread is highly processed and high glycaemic. Unless you’re buying wheat free or flourless sprouted grain bread, bread is … Continue reading

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Recommendations For Beer Bellies & Man Boobs

Resistance type training is the most effective way to exercise for someone wanting to burn fat. Weight training burns more calories than cardiovascular exercises. If you don’t drink beer and still have what looks like a beer belly then you … Continue reading

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How To Save Time When Exercising

Do full-body movements and use multiple muscle groups. It takes less time and burns more calories. Examples: Swiss Ball Push Jackknife Barbell Deadlift Row Combo Squat + Press Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Row Combination Box Step Up Dumbbell Press Barbell … Continue reading

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