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Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

It’s that time of year again where everyone is winding down their fitness regime and enjoying indulging without feeling guilty! This is the time to really appreciate all the hard work you have put in whilst munching on cake, sweets and anything else whilst washing it down with the finest beer! However, I know that […]

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Myth Buster – Rest is key .. but for how long?

As humans we all need to rest! No we don’t get our power from solar energy although that does contribute but at the end of the day, we need sleep that thing we do at night where we lie there and not be active. It is amazingly boring but surprisingly good for you! Now I […]

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Myth Buster – Crunches for core

Maybe it’s the wrong time of year to talk about this kind of stuff but I’m going to run my mouth now for a good few minutes. Now lots of you out there must think that doing crunches all the time is the best way of improving your core. I mean obviously, if your stomach […]

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Life in the balance!

EVERYTHING MUST BE IN BALANCE! Yes I am going big and bold on this bad boy! How much water can you drink? How much coke can you drink? How many steaks can you chomp on? How many desserts can you indulge in? How much exercise can you do? How much sitting do you do? If […]

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Best of the outdoors

Working out does not have to mean you need to lift sledge hammers, weights, alligators or anything else you can find in the gym over your head. Lots of people accustom exercising with lifting large sums of weights and this can have a psychological effect on them. The term ‘exercise’ is just the ability to […]

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A break down of a deadlift

Most of us know that deadlifts are a good test of strength.  This exercise is very common in the gym.  The guy in the corner shouting..yeah he’s the one doing a million kg deadlift !  Nevertheless, whatever weight you lift for the deadlift, you want to carry it out with the best possible technique.  Deadlifts […]

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Specific to your sport

I have great respect for people who play a sport, whether it at international level or just recreational.  It’s obvious that the sport you enjoy is the one that you will pursuit and reach new heights and constantly trying to improve your performance!  That shows a test of character in itself as I have mentioned […]

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A Test of Character

So when are you hitting the gym?  Strange way to start an article right?  But if anybody asked you that question you would probably have that answer straight away as you would have organised all your fitness days and you would know exactly what to do on certain days.  So why am I blabbing on […]

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Multitasking for strength

‘I’m a woman so I can multitask’ is a very common phrase that lots of people hear!  Just to be clear – I’m not a woman I was just quoting it. However, if you really think about it, both men and women multitask.  Do you ever do listen to music whilst revising or do you […]

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Push that extra mile

It’s all good going to the gym and having a session, coming out feeling like you’ve done a good job whilst downing your protein shake.  But have you really had a good session or are you just telling yourself that ? It all boils down to your state of mind.  Let me just paint you […]

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