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BE SPECIFIC WITH YOUR TRAINING: Mind Muscle Connection, Mental Attitude and Focus!

I was having a conversation with a fellow work colleague, in fact we had this conversation a couple of times this week.  We got chatting about ‘mind muscle connection’.  667 more words

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Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues. 167 more words

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Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity

A study conducted by Cambridge University of over 334,000 European men and women found that twice as many deaths may be attributable to lack of physical activity compared with the number of deaths attributable to obesity, but that just a modest increase in physical activity could have significant health benefits. 293 more words

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When it comes to making healthy changes, look to your partner

Having trouble sticking to that New Year’s Resolution?  The answer can be as close as the other side of the bed.  Apparently people are better at creating or breaking habits when done with their mates.  155 more words

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Sitting for long periods increases risk of disease and early death, regardless of exercise -- ScienceDaily

So perhaps you’ve heard new catch phrases such as “sitting kills” or “sitting is the new smoking.”  This will give you an idea of what that’s all about. 58 more words

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Don't stop me now!

My first post of 2015 (apologies).

As is tradition I will start with my new years resolutions, however I have the benefit of perspective, 20 days now in, what I will really stick to, or whether I have already failed. 209 more words

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Squats are so Girly!

Confession: if I mention that I lift to you and you ask what I curl, I’m totally judging you.
Why is it some dudes think the only thing you can do with weights is curl them? 97 more words

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