Tag Archives: weightlifting

Why women should lift weights

As a fitness fanatic, you’ve probably tried most exercise programs out there – from running on treadmills, spinning or hitting the hot yoga studios. These activities all have their advantages. But to really get the most out of any form of fitness training, you need to incorporate a little weight training into your workouts. Its […]

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Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

A woman who is serious about losing weight and getting a toned body might purchase membership at a gym where she can benefit from using the full range of exercise equipment. She might jump on a treadmill, straddle a stationary bicycle or elliptical machine for an hour, then go straight home, thinking that her workout […]

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What is CrossFit WOD?

Do you know what a WOD is? The Workout of the Day is at the core of CrossFit training techniques and consists of daily exercises which keeps you on your toes with different challenges. The simplicity of the idea belies the challenging reality of CrossFit which utilizes intensity, load and scale to really keep even […]

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What is a CrossFit WOD?

Do you know what a WOD is? The Workout of the Day is at the core of CrossFit training techniques and consists of daily exercises which keeps you on your toes with different challenges. The simplicity of the idea belies the challenging reality of CrossFit which utilizes intensity, load and scale to really keep even […]

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Stories of the world’s strongest!

One area of fitness that is often overlooked, especially by women, is weight training. It is far too often associated with testosterone-fuelled gyms and massive muscles. But by doing weights you can lose fat, improve athletic ability and bone density, and most of all improve your strength without putting on bulk. Best of all, you […]

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Stories about the world’s strongest!

One area of fitness that is often overlooked, especially by women, is weight training. It is far too often associated with testosterone-fuelled gyms and massive muscles. But by doing weights you can lose fat, improve athletic ability and bone density, and most of all improve your strength without putting on bulk. Best of all, you […]

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The world’s oldest marathon runner!

Most people think of their golden years as a time to start slowing down and taking things a little easier; a well earned time out after a lifetime of work. You might be already at an age where a few walks on the beach or a morning of light gardening is as much as you […]

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The Static Vs Dynamic Stretch Faceoff!

Health and fitness is an area where there are very few eternal truths. Scientific surveys come and go, fads are born daily and new diets are all the rage one minute and forgotten the next. Everyone has their own ideas and ways of exercising and things change so fast that it’s a full time job […]

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Static Vs Dynamic Stretching Faceoff!

Health and fitness is an area where there are very few eternal truths. Scientific surveys come and go, fads are born daily and new diets are all the rage one minute and forgotten the next. Everyone has their own ideas and ways of exercising and things change so fast that it’s a full time job […]

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Weaken strength training myths!

Bulging muscles, rippling torsos and Charles Atlas style feats of force and almighty power. If the vision of a huge Hulk girding his loins before straining to lift an enormous weight comes to mind when you think of strength training, then you’re not alone. Weight lifting, as the name says, is about lifting as heavy […]

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