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Basics of Strength Training

In this piece, I’ll be discussing very basically how to train for strength. It’s pretty simple, but first lets get some key terms under control in case you are really clueless!

Why Today Changes Tomorrow

This quote came in one of my emails. I’m not sure where it originated but it’s ironic how things can show up when you need them. Add a conversation with a friend and several messages from folks and I felt compelled on what I needed to share today.

The Best Time of Day to Exercise

Often I will get asked this question… “What is the best time of day to exercise?” Now I know that there are a variety of studies, articles, other blog posts, etc. that will tell you to exercise at one time of the day over another and why you should…

Working Out in Your Garden This Autumn

Raking leaves is moderate physical activity, similar to a fast walk, according to studies and it helps build upper-body strength, as well as core strength, in your back and stomach. As you rake, your core (or trunk) works to stabilize your body while your arms are moving burning up those kilojoules. So grab a rake, a bottle of water, and get gardening because after a while you will work up a sweat. First you need to warm up your muscles because raking uses arm, chest, shoulder, legs, upper and lower back muscles so walk around the yard checking out what you need to do and at the same time do some circular arm movements, bending as well as some stretches.

Fitness Part 2: Why Long Cardio Sucks

Fast fat loss, and broad physical fitness – Why looong cardio sucks. Most people are under the false impression that you need to go on looong, painful 5km/10km/20km runs to lose weight and get fit. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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