Monthly Archives: January 2013

Strength training myths weakened!

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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A ‘can do’ attitude predicts lifestyle!

What makes some people follow a healthier lifestyle while others seem to push lazy habits to the max? What determines who achieves positive changes and those that struggle to transform their lives? While action leads to results, certainly where exercise is concerned, it seems the seed of success if planted in your attitude. Are you […]

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How ‘can do’ could do!

What makes some people follow a healthier lifestyle while others seem to push lazy habits to the max? What determines who achieves positive changes and those that struggle to transform their lives? While action leads to results, certainly where exercise is concerned, it seems the seed of success if planted in your attitude. Are you […]

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Keeping mindfulness in mind

In modern day practice, Hatha yoga generally refers to a gentle class of slow, measured movements and meditative breathing techniques that evoke a sense of peace and tranquility. While the effects of the ancient yogic poses are powerful and dynamic, Hatha often appeals to beginners as well as those who value yoga’s therapeutic and spiritual […]

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Do you need to keep fitter for work?

Job demands mean that being fit and healthy is a real bonus in the modern working world. We’re used to hearing about how increased productivity can help employers but there are many advantages and reasons to put your fitness at the top of your agenda when it comes to your work life and career. The […]

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Are you fit enough for work?

Job demands mean that being fit and healthy is a real bonus in the modern working world. We’re used to hearing about how increased productivity can help employers but there are many advantages and reasons to put your fitness at the top of your agenda when it comes to your work life and career. The […]

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Fitter Female Fertility!

With one in six couples trying for a baby in the US not finding baby success after a year, the issue of infertility is a ripe one. Whether environmental, genetic or other health reasons are to blame for the rising rates of fertility problems, there is a growing interest in how lifestyle choices can potentially […]

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Fitness for fertility!

With one in six couples trying for a baby in the US not finding baby success after a year, the issue of infertility is a ripe one. Whether environmental, genetic or other health reasons are to blame for the rising rates of fertility problems, there is a growing interest in how lifestyle choices can potentially […]

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Benefits of Bikram

Hands down the most popular type of hot yoga, Bikram, is a unique set of postures developed by yoga guru, Bikram Choudhury. This form of yoga consists of 90 minute sessions of 26 adapted Hatha yoga exercises, and two breathing exercises, in a heated 105°F. Sound like an exercise ordeal rather than something to look […]

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How to prevent exercise injuries

When starting a new fitness plan, it’s easy to enthusiastically jump in with both feet, only to sustain an exercise-related injury. If you want your workout to be safe as well as effective, so that you can get worked up rather than laid up, then it’s important to focus on ways in which you can […]

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