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Running for Strength Athletes

Running for strength athletesRunning makes most strength athletes cringe. Perhaps you're the same, and hate anything that even looks like cardio.  Often, once the benefits of strength training are experienced, running and cardio training are easily forgotten, and relegated to the scrap heap of, things we shouldn't do.But; Do you really want to be the person who lives [...]

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31 Healthy Dessert Recipes For 2018

Healthy Dessert Recipes For 2018 That won't Ruin Your Resolutions!Good for you .... You made your health and weight loss resolutions for 2018, and remembered to include healthy dessert recipes? That's a really smart choice!At this time every year, so many people try to follow a clean eating diet and fail, because it ends up being too boring, and not giving their taste buds [...]

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Protein Yogurt Ice Cream

Give your taste buds a treat with protein yogurt ice creamProtein yogurt ice cream makes a great snack, or healthy dessert, that won't ruin your training goals.Sometimes when you're chasing new health and fitness goals, whether they are related to weight loss, or gaining muscle and strength, you can start to feel that your meal plans are a bit bland. That leads to cravings [...]

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Breakfast Desserts Healthy Treat Recipe

Breakfast desserts recipe for a healthy startBreakfast desserts might sound strange, but it's actually a great idea!Why start the day being boring? In some countries within Europe including Bavaria, Hungary, Poland, Vienna and Austria, they traditionally even have a second breakfast.  So if they can create a tradition like that around breakfast, why can't we start our [...]

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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!Want Some Free Active Wear?We're giving away $150 worth in our latest contestENTER TO WINWhy your food [...]

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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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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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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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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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Strength Training Workouts Positive For Women

When thinking about strength training workouts, the first picture that used to come to mind is a sweaty man working out in a gym. Thank goodness that stereotype has been long since buried for most of us.Strength training workouts sculpt your perfect body;The fact is that both men and women can gain positive benefits when engaging in this type of physical exercise.Research demon [...]

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Quick Healthy Pizza Recipes For Busy Women

Every night when I arrive at home after a long day at work I just want to have a healthy meal for dinner, without too many calories. Although at the end of the week I am starting to get tired and just want to prepare an easy meal that doesn’t take a lot of time and effort..I’m guessing you probably feel the same some days.It is why I want to share with you this healthy pizz [...]

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Ab Workouts For Women Who Deserve Flat Abs

Do These Ab Workouts For Women AnywhereAb workouts for women who deserve flat abs?  Don't we all?​Well, if you spend most of your free time just lying around, you don't train, and feed yourself junk, then NO, you don't deserve flat abs, and you'll need to be very young, or genetically gifted to have them.​Those who are prepared to have a little discipline [...]

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31 Easy Clean Eating Recipes

To help you plan a months worth of healthy eating, all with simple preparation, and ease of cooking in mind, I've created this list of thirty-one easy clean eating recipes to get you started.  With these easy recipes, you can mix the meals around and always have something new and delicious to try on every day of the month.These are some of my favourite healthy recipes, and [...]

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Diet Plan, The Truth About How To Lose Weight

Diet plan for healthy weight loss; Maintain a healthy clean diet, and undertake regular exercise. That’s the simple truth.  It’s often made to seem much more difficult than it really is, because there is a massive “weight loss” industry, intent on selling you lots of products.  They need to make it seem like it is complex and difficult, except if you purchase their p [...]

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3 Quinoa Recipes To Better Health

Quinoa Recipes To Help Boost Your Health; Quinoa: Some delicious meals using this little understood superfoodQuinoa is one of the more interesting of the newest crop of so-called “superfoods”. Called a super because of its high protein and dietary fiber content, this delicious grain is also great for those looking for gluten free options. This nutty tasting seed comes [...]

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What Every Woman Ought to Know About Circuit Training

Circuit Training For Maximum Results In Minimum Time; The truth about typical strength training;As apposed to circuit training, strength training was all about, 'Lift as hard as you can, go for 8 - 10 repetitions and then take a break for around 2 minutes.' Everyone who has been into weight training knows this weight training methodology. The result was that you saw men an [...]

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Five Strength Training Exercises To Transform Your Body In One Month or Less

Strength Training Changes Lives If you want to transform your body fast, you’ll need to put it through some pain and commit to some real effort.  That’s the truth!You can try plenty of other gimmicks that promise results, usually incorporating some form or other of calorie depletion.  That’s not what I consider becoming healthy, rather it’s just starving yourself [...]

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10 Tips To A Healthier Life In Just 21 Days

Easy Steps To A Healthier Life; Some of these tips to a healthier life might seem really basic to you, but have a think about how many you’re actually doing consistently.  If you get yourself into a routine of following just these ten tips, then you’ll be feeling healthier in 21 days.Why 21 days?  Well, although you are likely to start feeling the benefits well befor [...]

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1 Simple Recipe To Improve Your Health

Super Healthy Simple Recipe;I’m going to share with you, the simple recipe for a juice that I have been drinking during the last month, which I’ve  found has great results for my body.  It’s really easy to prepare, tastes great, and I’m sure it will give you a boost too!It’s easy and nutritious, and even your kids will like it, so you can keep them away from the sug [...]

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