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High Intensity Interval Training

Whether you are new to the world of fitness or a fitness veteran, you have probably heard of HIIT workouts in some form or another; in some cases, you may not have even realized that was the kind of program you were witnessing or even doing yourself! 2,269 more words


Hello! My name is Juliet and I’ve a story to share.

When I was much younger, I was considered ‘obese’ and put into a physical fitness club at school that consisted of skipping tea breaks, and while my entire school had tea breaks, I, with a group of other prepubescent teens, had to run in front of the entire school. 414 more words

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Creating/Managing Your Willpower

Willpower. It’s an essential to being successful, but it can be abused. So, how do you effectively acquire and use willpower? Well, there are a number of guidelines and steps to use willpower to your advantage. 1,083 more words

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The Best Decision I've Ever Made

As the first contribution of my blog, I’m taking it all back to the beginning. I’m taking you back to the best decision I’ve ever made in my life… and why you should make this decision too. 711 more words

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What does training to failure actually achieve?

Another great one from Chris Beardsley at Medium.com

Over the last few years, researchers have discovered that it is possible to achieve meaningful muscle growth when lifting light weights, so long as sets are performed to muscular failure.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to High Intensity Resistance Training (HIT): What it is, how it compares to other forms of exercise and the results you can expect to get (part 1) - HITUNI

HITUNI has a well researched, succinct 3-parter about what HIT is and how to use it.  I’m so glad they wrote it.  I really hate the more “marketing” side of the training business, and these guys do my work for me.  416 more words

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