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WHY REST DAYS ARE IMPORTANT

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When you’re really ‘on a roll’ in the gym and find yourself smashing PRs left, right and centre, the last thing you might want to do is take a rest day – or even worse – take a week or more off training. Read More

HYDRATE NATURALLY DURING EXERCISE

HYDRATE NATURALLY DURING EXERCISE

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When it comes to hydration and exercise, one size does not fit all. Not all bodies have exactly the same hydration needs. But one thing is for sure, when we are hydrated we feel at our best: our muscles, heart and the brain work at their optimum. Being hydrated also keeps us cool when we need it the most. Read More

FREE WEIGHTS EXERCISES FOR LOSING WEIGHT

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A balanced training routine of cardio and weight lifting – combined with the right nutrition – is the key to successful weight loss. A common mistake that people make when trying to lose weight is attempting to focus all their efforts on dieting and cardio, without giving strength training a second thought. Read More

HOW TO TRAIN FOR A HALF MARATHON IN THE GYM

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So, you’ve signed up to a half marathon, congratulations! Now it’s time to get your body ready to run 13 miles in one go. Depending on your skill level, this may seem daunting, but with some focused training you’ll be able to prepare yourself for the distance – and have some fun along the way! Ideally, you should give yourself at least three to four months to train for a half marathon. But what sorts of exercises should you be doing? Here, we’ve included some of our top training advice for boosting your endurance, performance and speed. Read More

WE HEART EXERCISE: WHY EXERCISE IS SO IMPORTANT FOR HEART HEALTH

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Your heart works hard every second of every day, pumping blood around your body and circulating all the nutrients and oxygen it needs to function effectively. Poor heart health can negatively impact your whole body, whether that’s an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks, diabetes, high blood pressure or more. The good news is that by making healthy lifestyle changes, particularly with diet and exercise, you can reduce the risk of heart disease and improve your heart function to brace yourself against any other potential issues. Read More

How to set fitness goals

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We haven’t reinvented the wheel with this blog piece, but we wanted to remind you on the importance of setting yourself aims. Whilst training regularly can make a difference to things like your overall health, physique and mood. setting yourself goals to achieve can help improve how you look and feel as well as your overall health. Goal setting is great for anyone who is just starting out and by setting yourself an aim you will drastically improve your chances of reaching your desired outcomes. Here are our 5 tips to help you set your goals and make the most out of your time in the gym. Read More

How many days a week should I work out to lose weight and body fat ?

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When you start going to the gym, it’s natural to want to see results immediately. You’ll want to build muscle and reduce body fat fast, and many people start training almost every day in the mindset that the more they do, the faster they will see results. It doesn’t take long to realise that this way of thinking is wrong however, as the importance of recovery starts to show. Read More

The Best Exercises to lose belly Fat

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If you’re finding some extra pounds seem to be sitting around your waist and you’re interested in shifting your belly fat through exercise, the gym is the perfect place to start. Before we give some examples of the best exercises to lose belly fat, there’s some things we think would be useful for you to know when it comes to achieving fat loss: Read More

Five Exercises That Burn Fat Fast

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Now we all want to be efficient with our workouts and burn as many calories as fast as we can. Lack of time is a terrible excuse not to work out, but if you are having a busy day and you need to burn off the pizza you ate over the weekend (why are you eating a pizza?), then there are some exercises that are more efficient than others. Read More