Category Archives: Gym Workouts

10 gym equipment errors!

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When we go to the gym, we tend to lapse into a routine, often using the same equipment again and again. While this can be effective, many people commit common gym equipment errors while exercising. These mistakes can lead to muscle strain and injury, which can limit your workouts. In addition, they can also limit […]

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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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It’s time to hit the gym in 2014!

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High intensity interval training is the number one fitness trend for 2014, according to the American College of Sports Medicine. And with the emphasis on short bursts of intense exercise, what better time to really make the most of the gym and all it has to offer to get your body in shape and your […]

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Be grateful to the gym at Thanksgiving!

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While millions in the US sit down to a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast, many other countries are counting down to their own season of calorie-rich celebrations. We are entering the most indulgent time of the year. And, with a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner averaging a robust 3,000 calories or more, then the gym might become your […]

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Get a great gym buddy: Part 2!

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Sometimes doing it alone can be tough and there’s nothing quite as supportive and encouraging as having your very own gym buddy. Fitness success needs to come from personal efforts and you may feel that you get a great amount of camaraderie from good network of people around you, but a gym buddy can really […]

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What makes a great gym buddy?

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Have you ever had a gym buddy? That’s not a friend at the gym or a friend that goes to the gym but your very own in-house coach, confident and all-round fitness coaxer? Having a great gym buddy can make all the difference, not only to how enjoyable your workout time is, but also how […]

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Gym bag must haves!

Your gym bag should be an ever-there trusty fitness friend and packed with everything you need when you head off for a workout. But is it time for a clear-out and cataloging session to check that you have everything you need for a successful gym session and to get rid of unwanted items? Whether you’ve […]

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Don’t make the same gym mistakes!

Do you feel at home in the gym? Whether you’re a newbie to a fitness environment or an exercise expert, there are some classic mistakes that many gym goers make. Often these issues arise out of bad habits, becoming too comfortable, and also from misinformation. The problem is not one of etiquette but of exercise […]

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Top 10 gym etiquette rules part 2!

It’s easy to spot a gym newbie. There’s that moment when they walk into the middle of the mass of machines, gym equipment and focused people working out, not quite knowing what to do next, where to start or how to fit in. What most of us find is a welcoming environment where people are […]

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Top 10 gym etiquette rules part 1!

If you’re new to the gym then this fitness-friendly environment can feel like a whole different world. However, getting to grips with what the rules are is really about using your common sense and consideration. While newbies might commit a fitness facility faux pas It is often the long-standing regulars who don’t always seemed educated […]

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