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Improve Your Posture & Prevent Pain With Stretches

Most of us spend way too much time sitting throughout the day. This leads to specific structural changes throughout the body, such as tight hip flexors, tight pecs and tight cervical extensors (the muscles in the back of your neck). … Continue reading

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Is Your Exercise Good Enough – Are You Doing it Right?

What can you do to make your time at the gym more effective? Below is a brief outline of some of the things you can implement straightaway. Perform exercises that will cover all planes of movement. Get off the machines … Continue reading

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How To Turn Love Handles into Solid Muscle

Here’s a rehash of a blog post I did almost two years ago to the date. It describes the workout I had done earlier that day for abs. I did a 3-exercise circuit for the oblique muscles (love handles) each … Continue reading

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How To Choose Which Equipment To Use At The Gym

Although gym equipment is designed to work your body they only work one or two main muscle groups at a time. The downside is that it requires a little effort from the core and stabilizing muscles to use machines and … Continue reading

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Always Choose Free Weights Before Machines

Using free weights instead of gym machines requires more effort and a greater recruitment of muscles particularly from the core. Using free weights also has a higher calorie demand and gives you alternatives for the same movement patterns.

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Dispelling The Myth About Weight Training For Women

Most women who want to get in shape or drop a dress size or two would rather choose cardio machines instead of anything to do with lifting weights as their preferred choice of exercise. Resistance exercises for weight loss is … Continue reading

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Testimonial

On the 14th of March this year I had my first personal training session with Anthony. I regularly go to the gym and although at the time was pleased with my workout programme I thought I needed a point in … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Illness & Injury From Over Exercising

Exercise is beneficial for muscles and bones and helps to shape the body. Sufficient amounts maintain an optimal metabolic rate and helps support good health. But over-exercising can be as bad for your health as not doing enough. This can … Continue reading

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Get A Better Posture in 3 Minutes

Examples that can lead to a poor posture: Lack of exercise Being overweight or obese Sedentary lifestyle Stress Bad work practises Picking up objects with a round back Driving long distances Performing exercises using the wrong technique Improving the strength … Continue reading

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For Best Results Stay Away From Gym Machines

The downside to exercising on a piece of gym equipment designed for a particular movement is that you burn fewer calories and work fewer muscles than if you were to do the same exercise using free weights. This is due … Continue reading

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