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Dangers of Overtraining!

June 5, 2011

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It is best not to train for more than one hour (this excludes warm up before or cooling down time after an exercise session) to avoid the risk of accumulating lactic acid in your muscles.  After one hour the chances … Read More

Why Warming Up Before and Cooling Down After A Workout Is So Important!

May 26, 2011

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Your body is like a machine.  It needs time to warm up before any intense exercise as well as time to cool down afterwards.  If you do not, you put your body at risk of injury.   Always remember to warm … Read More

Importance of Varying your Workout

November 7, 2010

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It is said that variety is the spice of life.  It is no different when it comes to your workouts.  If you constantly feel unmotivated, and you find it really difficult to stick to your exercise regime, then it is … Read More

Calculate Your Body Mass Index!

January 9, 2010

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to determine whether an adult (20 years and over) is of the desired weight for their height. For children and teens, BMI calculations take into considerations such as their gender and age. BMI has … Read More

Easy Way to Calculate your Body Fat Percentage!

January 5, 2010

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Body Fat Percentage is said to be the best measure of a person’s health. It is even claimed to be more effective than Body Mass Index (BMI).  Women, you need to know your waist, hip, forearm, and wrist measurements along … Read More