Active Life; Fitness For 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.

Food Quiz: Food Preferences and Personality

Food Quiz; What do your preferences say about You?A food quiz can tell you a lot about your food persona, and how you really relate to food. Are you really a healthy eater? Or do you cave in to emotional hunger occasionally. Take the quick food quiz and find out!Why your food preferences are important;Cravings for different types of food, whether it's spicy, salt [...]

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Yoga Poses; How to do Supta Baddha Konasana

Yoga Poses; How to do Supta Baddha KonasanaSupta Baddha Konasana is a deeply relaxing pose which is great to include in a yoga practice for any levelTo relax the mind, body and restore the spirit, regular practice of this pose will have great benefits.You can try doing a simple Baddha Honasana pose to start with if the reclining pose is stretching too much through the groin.At [...]

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Sagittal Plane, Frontal Plane & Transverse Plane

Do you know how the sagittal plane and the other different planes of motion your body works in every day? These days, our life-style has changed to become busier. Sometimes we don’t spend time to better understand or reflect on our actions, nutrition, health and fitness decisions. Including how the way we train impacts on our body over time. We need to care for our b [...]

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Yoga Poses; How to do Utthita Parsvakonasana

Yoga Poses; How to do Utthita ParsvakonasanaUtthita Parsvakonasana is a great asana to create new energy in your body.  It helps expand the ribs down both sides of your body to allow deep full breaths.Think about when you wake up in the morning, and stretch your arms above your head with a giant yawn.  That's opening up your sides to allow air into your lungs in a sim [...]

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Yoga Poses; How to do Parighasana – Gate Pose

Yoga Poses, how to do ParighasanaParighasana, or gate pose is a great beginners level side bend, providing a great stretch through the side muscles and opening up the breathing, to be truly three dimensional. This asana is part of the yoga practice which was made popular by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th Century, called Ashtanga vinyasa yoga. often promoted now as classi [...]

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Yoga Poses; How to do Upavistha Konasana

Yoga Poses, how to do Upavistha KonasanaUpavistha Konasana looks hard doesn't it? Yoga poses come in all degrees of difficulty, and while I'm calling this a beginners pose, because it's a preparatory pose for other asana's, it is a challenging and intense stretch that will help center your mind as you release tension and embrace the pose. Wherever you are on your fitness j [...]

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How to do Dandasana – staff pose

Dandasana; Because You Need a Good Foundation.Dandasana looks really simple, but it's important to make sure that you're doing it the right way, because it is the foundation of all seated poses. The name comes from sankrit, and it's meaning is; Danda "stick" Asana "posture".  Read more here.It's so easy for your every day posture to fall into a habitual forward slump. [...]

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Leg Workouts For Women – 20 Killer Leg Workouts

Leg Workouts For Women; Will Make You Fitter, Healthier And StrongerLeg workouts for women embraces the new intelligent research about strength training for women, because it simply works!I think you'll agree with me, you yearn for killer legs;I know the feeling.  It's part of the daily struggle!​But just keep reading, and I'll show you some of the best leg workouts that [...]

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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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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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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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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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