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Muscle soreness and working out

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Doubling as a badge of honor, soreness is physical proof that you really pushed yourself and got out of bed for a workout. It might be normal for newbies to experience soreness after their first trip to the gym but for veterans that swear by the “no pain, no gain” mindset might want to reconsider. […]

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Three benefits of practicing Acroyoga

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This particular discipline of yoga combines traditional yoga poses and flows with basic acrobatic skills to enhance strength and core training. Among the many variations of yoga available today, acroyoga stands out from the rest because it’s a focused and fun way in which you can enhance flexibility, mobility and core strength without having to […]

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How to squeeze in exercise at the office

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As modern day living evolves, it becomes more and more difficult for office staff to work any type of exercise, or even vaguely energetic movement, into their office routines. Technology such as the personal computer, email and the cloud have created an environment where you can easily go for hours at work without having to […]

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Shake off glute and thigh fat in one month

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For many people, glute and thigh fat can seem impossible to shake. Women especially have a tendency to gain weight in these areas and have trouble getting rid of it once it takes hold. But believe it or not, the first step in shedding pounds here does not start with exercise or diet. It starts […]

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Why you should treat yourself to massage

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No-one considers massage an exercise – we all think of laying back and being pampered as a treat. But the truth is that there are great health benefits to be derived from regular massage therapy. In conjunction with other activities as part of your exercise routine, massage can help you keep both your body and […]

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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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CrossFit: What to expect!

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CrossFit, an exercise routine started in 2000, is continuing to take the fitness world by storm. Certainly here at Kaia we incorporate CrossFit in our programs to give our Kaia Girls the most effective workout for the whole body. If you are looking at joining our BRIK or Core exercise programs and are not sure […]

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6 Reasons to get P90X fit!

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Many people don’t normally associate it with fitness the first time they hear the word ‘P90X’. Some people say it sounds like a robot, while others seem to think that it’s a new printer model. For those not in the know, P90X is an intense workout program that spans 90 days and consists of weight […]

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Men! Love yourself this Valentine’s!

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It’s a stereotype but it has to be said, that many men are not that hot when it comes to self-reflection, connecting with their inner core, and cherishing the essence of who they are. The problem is though that without this ‘togetherness’ you can easily end up on the wrong track in life, and that […]

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9 Exercise myths to be aware of!

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Fitness and exercise is part of the everyday lifestyle of so many women. However, with so many different ideas on what works and what doesn’t it can be confusing to know what are fitness truths and which are not. What is true is that there are many fitness myths that simply won’t go away regardless […]

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