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butt workout

Butt Workout

Want to firm and tone up your butt? The butt is an area which can carry stubborn body fat and is therefore an area of the body which females often want to target for fat reduction. Below is a workout which targets the muscles of butt, as well as advice[…]

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arm workout

Arm Workout

The muscles of the arms, the flexors and extensors, are recruited during many upper body exercises such as the bench press and chin up. The arm muscles will receive a significant level of stress from a routine which is composed of compound exercises, even if there is no curl or[…]

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Sets And Reps

Sets And Reps Explained

Sets and reps are fundamental to the structure of most weight training routines, yet for anybody new to exercise the terms may not be fully understood. “Sets” and “reps” are explained below. “Reps” explained “Reps” is the shortened term used for “repetitions”. rep•e•ti•tion n. The act or process or an[…]

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Basal Metabolic Rate

Understanding the Basal Metabolic Rate

You’ve probably heard of the basal metabolic rate, or BMR, but do you really understand what is? The basal metabolic rate is the minimum amount of calories that are needed to sustain the life of a resting individual. If you are a person with weight loss on your mind you[…]

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bodybuilder sleep

So How Important Is Sleep Anyway?

Is not getting enough sleep stopping your weight loss goals? Disrupting your sleep/wake cycle will stress your body and increase your chances of gaining weight and putting a stop to your weigh loss because of hormone imbalances. It is fair to say that generally as a race we sleep when[…]

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calve training

Get The Most From Your Calve Training

As we all know, the calves are a very stubborn body part to develop and are often unresponsive to any passive training techniques. Unlike other body parts which can grew reasonably well from the major compound exercises, the calves usually require a more direct and aggressive approach. As we naturally[…]

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workout schedule

Lunch Hour Workout Schedule

Maintaining a workout schedule can seem an ever increasingly hard feat if you work and have kids. With the weekdays consumed by work and the weekend taken up by family commitments, it can seem there is no time at all to stick to a sustainable workout schedule. For those busy[…]

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beginners weight training

Beginners Weight Training Top 5 Tips

Beginning weight training can be confusing. Which exercises should I be doing? How often should I weight train? Do I need them protein shake thingies? With an ever increasing resource of information available to many on the net, including conflicting advice, and advice which appears to have alternative motives, such[…]

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calories burnt

How Many Calories Burnt During Exercise And Fitness Activities?

The number of calories expelled during exercise and fitness activities is a topic of interest for many. The balance of calories consumed and calories expelled ultimately impacts weight management, and therefore many who wish to reduce body weight will seek to exercise and control their dietary intake to ensure healthy[…]

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Mass Building Reps

Exercises And Reps When Mass Building And Cutting

After the initial gains which come from beginning a weight training program, gains in muscle growth can begin to dry up resulting in many trainers periodising their training. Gaining muscle mass and reducing body fat very rarely go hand in hand for advanced trainers, with each goal requiring specific conditions[…]

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