Active Life; Fitness Improves Your Life

An active life is a healthier life, that can be lived more fully, with confidence, and a stronger mind and body to grow with the chances life throws your way.
Your life is just so much better when your body is active. Spend some time with us here, and we’ll share fitness tips, training advice, tasty healthy recipes and more to help you live a healthy active life.

How To Do Push Ups, For Greater Strength

How to do push upsHow to do push ups sounds like such a simple question, doesn't it?Have you ever tried to do 100 push ups? Now that's getting a bit harder. I think push ups competitions are great fun. But even if you don’t find doing lots of push ups fun, if you have some will power and persistence, and keep doing them, you will feel the benefits within a few weeks.It i [...]

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101 Motivational Quotes Inspiring Your Success

101 Motivational quotes to inspire your fitness journey;Do you sometimes feel as if the fire within has just gone out?  It's only human to feel like you've taken a beating, and the dreams you've held dear might just not be worth it after all. Reading a few of these motivational quotes will give you renewed mental strength, and the energy that flows from it, to continue the [...]

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Lower Ab Workouts For Women

​Lower ab workouts for women, to flatten and tone your belly.If you are looking for the honest truth about lower ab workouts for women, keep reading.  If you just want a quick and easy fix for a flabby belly, resulting from a soft and undisciplined lifestyle which you are not prepared to change, you'll hate this, so don't bother. Great! You're still reading.​ Hav [...]

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Banana Muffins Recipe

Banana muffins treat;My best banana muffins recipe is so easy, you have to try it!In my home we have bananas all the time as part of our diet and for all the benefits they have, so cooking up a batch of banana muffins just seems natural.Let’s begin by looking at the banana’s benefits; To mention few of them, the potassium we can get eating a banana every day, another attrib [...]

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50 Beginner Yoga Poses, With Benefits

Beginner Yoga Poses And Their Benefits;I was looking for some easy beginner yoga poses for myself, and I really couldn't find a good collection to choose from without bouncing around between different sites.  So I thought I'd take it on myself, and share with you. I hope it's helpful:)Yoga itself is an ancient practice originating in India which involves the mind, the body [...]

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Chocolate Muffin Recipe

Chocolate Muffin Recipe for a special treat!I love chocolate in any form, especially in cold weather when I want to have a cup of black coffee with something sweet to complement each other.Dark chocolate is one of the best options, because it has different properties which help with your mood, contains antioxidants, antidepressant properties, etc.For these reasons I decid [...]

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Gluten Free Scones – Healthy Snack For You

Protein packed gluten free sconesScones have been a popular snack to have with a cup of tea. Originally known as quick bread in Scotland, it became part of the afternoon tea tradition in England and extended to other countries.Scones became popular when one afternoon Anna, the Duchess of Bedfords (1788-1861), servants brought some sweets and bread including scones, and she was [...]

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Gluten Free Banana Cake Recipe

Easy to make gluten free banana cake recipeWhat inspired me to come up with a Gluten Free Banana Cake Recipe?Well, I went to the markets with my hubby, and we bought a big box of bananas for a great price, as my husband loves them and the price was just so great, he decided to get the whole box.Then I had to work out how we were going to eat them all before they went off.I ofte [...]

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One Rep Max Calculator

One Rep Max Calculator - Measure Your ProgressTo prepare accurate strength training programs, you need to measure your current strength. Use this simple one rep max calculator to estimate your current strength.Just do the following;  complete a set to absolute failure, enter the weight lifted and click calculate Find the number of reps you completed in the Reps colum [...]

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Lower Ab Workouts For Women

​Lower ab workouts for women, to flatten and tone your belly.If you are looking for the honest truth about lower ab workouts for women, keep reading.  If you just want a quick and easy fix for a flabby belly, resulting from a soft and undisciplined lifestyle which you are not prepared to change, you'll hate this, so don't bother. Great! You're still reading.​ Hav [...]

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Progressive Overload – Principles Of Strength Training

According to Wikipedia, progressive overload is "the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise training. It was developed by Thomas Delorme, M.D. while he rehabilitated soldiers after World War II." Full description hereAnd, principles of strength training; "involve a manipulation of the number of repetitions (reps), sets, tempo, exercises and force to cau [...]

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How To Do Push Ups, For Greater Strength

How to do push upsHow to do push ups sounds like such a simple question, doesn't it?Have you ever tried to do 100 push ups? Now that's getting a bit harder. I think push ups competitions are great fun. But even if you don’t find doing lots of push ups fun, if you have some will power and persistence, and keep doing them, you will feel the benefits within a few weeks.It i [...]

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