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Archive for the ‘Exercise’ Category

September 4

Why Sport is Good for Your Skin

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Working out is the best skin care, here’s why: Sport simulates your blood flow –> your skin gets more oxygen Sweat helps your skin to expel toxins. Movement stimulates your skin to produce more collagen, a protein that prevents wrinkles. Sport relaxes your face muscles –> prevents crow’s feet Some tips: Before working out, remove […]

March 18

How To Lose Weight: 22 Pounds In 24 Hours

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This is exactly what Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere And Join The New Rich (great book btw), did when he competed in the Sanshou (an eclectic form of kung fu) national championship in 1999. When arriving on the site he weighed 187 lbs and wanted to lose weight so […]

March 6

Are You a Tofi?

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"Tofi = Thin on the Outside, Fat on the Inside" Tofis are people who appear thin, but have lots of internal fat.  Too much internal fat (aka visceral fat) is hazardous to your health because it is situated around the organs.  Tofis look healthy, but are not… What are the causes? Not enough exercise.  Although […]

January 20

How To Get Rid Of A Double Chin

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If you want to skip reading and go straight to the action, here’s a good program:  Get Rid Of Your Double Chin I’ve never really worried about getting fat, I’m a healthy eater and I do a lot of sports, but I’m not getting any younger and while watching the pictures of our latest holiday […]

November 14

The Truth in Getting Six Pack Abs!

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Before you understand the quickest way to get a ripped six pack, you must first understand truth. Once you have separated truth from misconception, lies, myths, and rumors you can then get the ripped six pack you are looking for. Let me clear things up for you. Even fitness experts are out to get you […]

November 9

5 Benefits of Cardio

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Cardio. For some it’s a dreaded word and for others it’s a passion they can’t get enough of. Either way you look at it though, cardiovascular exercise is one of the key components that should never be left out of a fitness plan. Cardio, short for cardiovascular exercise, is any movement that gets your heart […]

October 26

You are only as strong as your weakest links.

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It seems that most articles written today are trying to improve your bench press. It makes sense though, what other exercise is more of a measure of your gym success (excuse the sarcasm)? However, if you want real success in the gym, whether it be increasing strength, losing bodyfat, or gaining muscle, you will also […]

October 12

Sit Ups While Pregnant?

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Sit-ups are generally not recommended during pregnancy. This is because the movements involved may traumatize the uterus or abdomen. Sit-ups are of particular concern after about the 4th month of pregnancy. Any time you are on your back after this point, you run the risk of the uterus compressing the vena cava (a major blood […]

October 11

My Favorite Get Back In Shape Exercises

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Well as we all know in life we have obstacles and difficulties that can stop us from doing the things we should. This year I was lucky enough to welcome my first child into the world. Because of this we decided to move cross country to be closer to the family. These large changes meant […]

July 17

Funny Runnning Quotes

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If you do much running in your exercise routine then you should take a break and read some funny and inspiring running quotes to keep you going.