Category Archives: Fitness Tips

  • 08
    MAR
    Get the most out of your workout

    Go strong but not TOO strong! A lot of people believe that training has to leave you a sweaty, staggering mess in order to be effective at all. “Just enough” of everything is the sweet spot you should really be hunting for. Too often, people are training with too much volume, very high intensities, and […]

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  • 19
    NOV
    Our Favourite Health/Fitness Apps for Women

    It’s almost summer, ladies. It’s time to take your health into your own hands. Literally. Fitness and nutrition is now readily available at the touch of a button thanks to the numerous health and exercise apps available for your smart phone. But with too many out there to choose from, it’s hard to pick one, […]

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  • 08
    SEP
    Hold Yourself accountable

    Let’s chat about accountability. A fun little definition for you: accountability is the “fact or condition of being accountable” (how helpful). Really, what we mean by accountability can be described in three words: RESPONSIBILITY, LIABILITY and AWARENESS. A lot of people lack accountability for a lot of things. Whether it be in your personal lives, […]

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  • 02
    SEP
    Weight Bearing Exercise Builds Bones!

    Exercise is essential for everybody. When we exercise, our muscles pull on our bones, which in turn build bone. Hence exercise builds stronger, denser bones. As a rule of thumb, 30 minutes of bone building exercise 4-6 times a week can help maintain better bone density. Exactly how much you need is dependent on the […]

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  • 21
    MAY
    Let’s have a talk about failure

    I, your writer, am bearing with the resounding theme of failure that my week has inadvertently taken on. We have all been here. When the walls seem to be falling down on top of you, when you just seem to lose your footing, where things don’t go all so right, where you didn’t do as […]

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  • 31
    MAR
    Need some motivation? You have come to the right place!

    Remember that it is taking that first step into the gym that is the hardest, following that you are capable of anything. You do not have to go fast, you just need to go! Every step you take is a step closer to your goal – whether it is to increase your general wellbeing, lose […]

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  • 11
    FEB
    4 Fitness Myths Busted!

    Are you getting an A+ for effort when it comes to your workout routine…but you’re not seeing results? There are so many urban fitness myths out there surrounding fitness commandments, it all gets a little confusing. So, to clear some things up, here are the 4 most common fitness myths… busted! Myth 1 : Crunches give […]

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  • 09
    JAN
    The Number 1 Exercise Mistake Preventing Weight Loss

    Skipping breakfast to save calories? The idea seems logical — if you don’t have any food in your belly, your body will start using up stores of fat as its energy source. This couldn’t be further from the truth, because research conducted by Strength and Conditioning Journal shows that calories burned comes from muscle instead. […]

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  • 15
    DEC
    The Truth About Alcohol (+5 tips for healthy holiday sips)

    Mixing, mingling and making merry this holiday wouldn’t be the same without alcohol. But for those of us with an agenda to neutraliSe weight gain, adding alcohol to the equation makes this a tough one to balance. Here’s why: Alcohol is the second most potent source of calories.  Partying with alcohol is fun because we […]

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  • 15
    DEC
    Not All Fibre Is Created Equal

    We all know fibre is our friend and is credited with many health benefits, the most poo-pular of which are keeping you regular and lowering cholesterol. But the sad truth is, most of us aren’t eating enough fibre. The average person consumes only 15 grams per day compared to the recommendations of 25 grams for […]

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