Monthly Archives: February 2014

What’s hot about Hot Yoga?

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Hot Yoga is a holistic workout that stretches physically and mentally while relaxing you at the same time. The aim is to loosen joints so that the body can balance its muscular alignment and improve biomechanics. With Hot Yoga you will develop stronger, leaner, and longer muscles that put less stress on the joints, creating […]

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The benefits of Pilates!

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Pilates focuses on developing strength, flexibility, and body awareness. Pilates is not focused on building muscles but rather on overall physical wellbeing. Its creator, Joseph Pilates, wanted a form of exercise that linked mental and physical health, and developed a form of exercise that trained the whole body. Pilates is now practiced by millions of […]

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Avoid burnout with a gym routine!

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A common misconception many people have when they first start going to the gym is that they will be able to slip into a routine immediately. In truth, it can take time to establish a proper schedule and training regimen, especially when you are just starting out. Likewise, it can be a challenge motivating yourself […]

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4 Essential workout styles for seniors!

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Aging is a slow process, and as you age it can feel like you are slowing down. Though you may not have the endurance and strength of a 20 year old, exercising can still be a beneficial part of your regimen. Endurance, strength, and balance training, as well as flexibility exercises on a regular basis, […]

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Getting ripped!

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Nothing says ‘manly’ like a ripped six-pack. Fashions come and go but looking buff with killer abs is a timeless sign of masculinity. Those rippling muscles and washboard stomach show that a ┬áman really cares about his physique, is active and tries to eat the right foods. No wonder nicely sculpted abs get lusty glances […]

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10 Boot camp must-nots!

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If you are considering a boot camp program then you deserve a small pat on the back for taking control of your future health and fitness. There are many Kaia women who are involved with our six week BRIK boot camp program who have benefited massively. Our Kaia boot camp will take you and the […]

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Top 10 boot camp must-nots!

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If you are considering a boot camp program then you deserve a small pat on the back for taking control of your future health and fitness. A quality boot camp will take you on an amazing journey which might end up transforming not just your fitness levels, but even perhaps your whole outlook on life, […]

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Monitor your progress with a PT!

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Overweight; underweight; lacking definition; lusting after perfect abs; planning to run a marathon or simply seeking a better quality of life; there are 101 reasons that you might want and need to get fit in a focused way for a specific reason. This is why over recent years, the fitness world has seen the rise […]

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Fitness benefits of the BOSU ball

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The BOSU ball was invented by David Weck in 1999. Since then popularity has exploded and now this piece of equipment is a staple in many fitness centers throughout the world. BOSU is short for ‘both sides up’. It is used for balance training, core strengthening, and balance, as well as reflex improvement. The BOSU […]

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What to expect with CrossFit!

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CrossFit was founded in 2000. The CrossFit exercise program is basically a combination of aerobic and weight training exercises designed to improve muscular strength, cardio-respiratory endurance, and flexibility. In the last decade of so CrossFit has gained momentum and popularity. If you’re new to the idea of CrossFit though it’s worthwhile understanding what to expect […]

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