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Stretch away the joint pains

Joint pain and discomfort are unpleasant to say the least. If left untreated, it could possibly develop into arthritis that could be extremely debilitating. Failing to properly care for your joints and maintain them jeopardizes them for a lifetime. So what kind of actions cause their deterioration? It all starts with muscular imbalances that stem […]

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Is your Yoga Teacher Making these Mistakes?

Of course, it takes a lot of time, dedication and effort to become a fitness instructor, whatever discipline you are primarily working in. But as in any industry some people are simply better suited to their role than others. Whether that’s through not keeping up with developments in their field, a tendency to believe anything […]

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Get started with free-weights!

Strength training is vitally important when it comes to getting in shape and also in any weight loss program. Cardio alone won’t cut it and you need the might of strength training not to build up bulk if that’s not the look you’re aiming for, but to create greater fat burn. Not only that, but […]

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Getting started with free-weights!

At Kaia we incorporate strength training in our BRIK and Core programs, as we understand how important this is to get in shape and to lose weight. Cardio alone won’t cut it and women need the might of strength training not to build up bulk but to create greater fat burn. Not only that, but […]

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What makes a great gym buddy?

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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More safety first for seniors!

Diana Nyad has become the first person to swim the 100+ miles across the Straits of Florida between Cuba and Florida, after a determined fifth attempt at the three day treacherous swim. Impressive by any standards but even more so when you consider that Diana is 64. Gone are the days when the over 60s […]

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5 More common exercise errors!

The concept of exercise is not complicated. It involves movement of your body, or physical activity to expend energy and improve your health and fitness. However, what workouts really work and how, is a little more complex. In reality there’s a lot of new understanding about exercise that is both exciting and changing the way […]

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5 More classic exercise errors!

The concept of exercise is not complicated. It involves movement of your body, or physical activity to expend energy and improve your health and fitness. However, what workouts really work and how, is a little more complex. In reality there’s a lot of new understanding about exercise that is both exciting and changing the way […]

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Safety first for over 60s fitness!

With 70% of people over 60 in the US not doing enough exercise many are not so much growing old gracefully as growing old unhealthily. However, with exercise combating many of the physical signs of ageing, promoting longevity and lowering risks for many diseases, what’s not to love about keeping fit? However, as you age […]

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Cross out CrossFit mistakes!

As a full body conditioning and strengthening program, CrossFit has reached beyond being a popular training regime, to become a sport in its own right. There is nothing half hearted about CrossFit, as its legions of fitness devotees will attest. It is an intense workout with highly organized Workouts of the Day (WODs). However, there […]

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