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Exercises for menopausal women

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Hot flashes, anxiety, depression. These are some of the symptoms of menopause. When you’re experiencing them on a daily basis, it can feel totally overwhelming, and many women find it difficult to cope. So what can you do? While it may sound surprising, exercise can really help. In fact, most experts recommend daily exercise as […]

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Barbell basics for women

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Some women believe that barbells are made solely for men. However, this is far from being true. A barbell is one of the most effective and versatile pieces of equipment a woman can use to work out the upper and lower body muscle groups and strengthen the body. The problem is that the barbell area […]

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Don’t forget these three muscles

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You probably know all the major muscle groups and work them out when you are at the gym. But, while that’s a good start, there is more to lifting weights than just working out the big muscles that will look good when you check yourself out in the mirror. There are smaller, lesser-known areas of […]

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Why Women SHOULD bench press

Despite what you have been told countless times, women should be completing the simple, yet important, bench press. It’s hard to determine where the notion that women shouldn’t do this lift came from, but it is simply not true. Let’s take a look at some of the myths surrounding the bench press and why women […]

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5 reasons to get motivated for leg day

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You’ve worked out just about every upper body muscle there is this week. Your biceps are bulging, your pecs are popping and your back is cut. It’s time to focus on the lower body, but you don’t really feel like it. Leg day doesn’t have to be a drag. Working out your lower body, aka […]

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5 exercise mistakes you could be making

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We all know how fantastic exercise is for your health. And of course, adopting a physically active lifestyle can benefit you in the long run. But what happens when all those efforts in the gym don’t yield the results you expected? While engaging in any kind of exercise is good, there are actually a number […]

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5 exercise mistakes you’re probably making

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In a society where the media addresses health issues on a daily basis, people are paying increasing attention to their eating and exercising routines. Regular exercise for a better life and health has become a growing trend. But the truth is, some people could train for months without achieving any satisfactory results. Why? Because there […]

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Power up with strength training apps!

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It’s one thing to keep fit and to lead a healthy lifestyle, but it’s quite another to train to with the aim of improving fitness in a specific way or to ensure a particular result. Take strength training for example, you may want to increase muscle power building any bulk; you might want to concentrate […]

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Boost power with strength training apps!

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It is one thing to keep fit and to lead a healthy lifestyle, but it’s quite another to train to with the aim of improving fitness in a specific way or to ensure a particular result. Our Kaia girls all have different exercise ambitions. Take strength training, for example, you may want to increase muscle […]

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Beginning strength training!

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When fitness experts talk about strength training for women, the image conjured up is often of muscle-bound female bodybuilders or women who work out in front of the mirror for hours on end to achieve bulging biceps. This image can be a little overwhelming, not to mention off-putting for many  women who are starting out […]

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