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Fitness DVDs By Reality Stars – Are They Actually Good Role Models?

Fitness DVDs By Reality Stars – Are They Actually Good Role Models?

Recent figures show that the fitness DVD industry generates a whopping $300 million in the US every year; that's a lot of cash for the celebs that have simply whipped their butts into shape.

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Training & Exercise

Will Cardio Ruin my Gains

Will Doing Cardio Ruin My Gains?

Look. We all want to look good and feel healthy don’t we? Whilst some of us spend hours in the gym pumping weights whilst others are cardio monkeys and don’t really lift, the big question is will doing cardio ruin my gains?

The concerns about doing cardio playing havoc with strength and muscle growth are not new. Exercise junkies have studied doing aerobic and strength training at the same time, also known as “concurrent” training, for decades.

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11 Mistakes YOU'RE Making At The Squat Rack

How To Get Fit For Free

Gyms are amazing places. While their primary function is to help people get fit, stronger and leaner, they actually can do so much more.

There are plenty of ways to work up a sweat without the use of a gym, here's how…

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11 Mistakes YOU'RE Making At The Squat Rack

11 Mistakes YOU'RE Making At The Squat Rack

You walk into a gym, a relatively busy gym, and notice that one piece of golden equipment is free. It's almost never free. Even on those days when it's just you and that old man on the static bike watching TV.

Making sure not to draw too much attention just in case someone, somewhere also notices that the rack of squat is empty. You finally reach your destination, load the bar and… make an absolute mess of it.

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How To Get The Perfect Bum

How To Get The Perfect Bum

  • When it comes to working out, one of the main goals is to achieve the perfect bum
  • But how do you get there? Fitness expert Melody Coleman gives us the top tips

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Can Kettlebell Exercises Improve Your Sex Life?

Can Kettlebell Exercises Improve Your Sex Life?

  • Kettlebell exercises are hated by some people in the fitness community, but there’s one bedroom benefit that nobody really knows…
  • But can Kettlebells really improve your sex life? UK Kettlebell Champion Jamie Lloyd turns into your love counsellor by looking at the facts.

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Diet & Nutrition

Are Health Drinks Really Healthy?

Are Health Drinks Really Healthy?

Wheatgrass smoothies. Coconut water. Charcoal. Even vinegar. The list of “healthy” drinks is seemingly never ending with new trends appearing daily, but are they really any good for you?

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Indulge on Chocolate

Why We SHOULDN’T Be Afraid To Indulge This Easter

“A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.” It’s a phrase we all heard growing up and one that makes most people think twice about indulging in all the chocolate in the world at Easter.

The thing is, this phrase has recently been proven to be true as new research reveals the actual consequences of merrily living off Hot Cross Buns and chocolate eggs for a day.

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Is Eating Chocolate Good For You?

Is Eating Chocolate Good For You?

Short answer – yes! Chocolate is good for you, which is great news as we prepare to indulge a little this weekend – woo hoo!

So, you see that little shred of guilt sneaking its way into your thoughts about that chocolate egg – get rid, because the ultimate comfort food has been proven – by science, really… - to boost overall health.

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What Is Worst?

What’s Worse: Going To Bed Hungry Or Snacking Late At Night?

So, you’ve made it through the day sticking to your diet like the pages of your favourite mag from when you were 14, and you’re feeling pretty good.

But as your bed time approaches a familiar pang begins to unfurl in the pit of your stomach...

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10 healthy cooking tips

10 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips for Lazy People

Cooking – it’s not for everyone, and HEALTHY cooking? Let's just say it can be… challenging… especially when you have neither the time or the willpower to learn how to cook food that’s actually good for you.

But don’t worry, lazy chefs, we’ve put together our top 10 healthy, lazy cooking hacks so you can eat right and feel great without much fuss.

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Opinion

Fitness DVDs By Reality Stars – Are They Actually Good Role Models?

Fitness DVDs By Reality Stars – Are They Actually Good Role Models?

Recent figures show that the fitness DVD industry generates a whopping $300 million in the US every year; that's a lot of cash for the celebs that have simply whipped their butts into shape.

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Sugar Is Poison

“Sugar is POISON”

Nutrition consultant Jennifer Bulcock explains the truth out about the simple sweet stuff, which seems to cause so much controversy.

“Sugar: a simple carbohydrate which is quickly digested and causes a spike in blood glucose when consumed on its own.”

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Spring Clean Your Way Fit

How To Spring Clean Your Way Fit

It’s only a very short time before we’ll all be parading our buff bodies in the summer sun.

But if, like us, you’re a little bit concerned – especially if your New Year’s resolution seems like a very distant and alcohol clouded memory – you’ll be glad to know that there are plenty of ways to burn those calories simply by doing a little spring clean.

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Sleep More Grow More

Sleep More, Grow More – 6 Tips For A Better Night’s Kip

That amazing feeling when you wake up after a deep, restful and simply blissful night’s rest is probably one of the best in the world, but for many gym goers up and down the country it’s merely a fantasy.

In fact, a recent study by the National Sleep Foundation showed that almost half of the adults polled believed they rarely, if ever, got a good night’s sleep.

This may explain, then, why so many people are groggy and grumpy during their early morning gym sessions and why these baggy eyed zombie folk have trouble making the most of their workouts…

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How To Get The Perfect Bum

How To Get The Perfect Bum

  • When it comes to working out, one of the main goals is to achieve the perfect bum
  • But how do you get there? Fitness expert Melody Coleman gives us the top tips

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Can Kettlebell Exercises Improve Your Sex Life?

Can Kettlebell Exercises Improve Your Sex Life?

  • Kettlebell exercises are hated by some people in the fitness community, but there’s one bedroom benefit that nobody really knows…
  • But can Kettlebells really improve your sex life? UK Kettlebell Champion Jamie Lloyd turns into your love counsellor by looking at the facts.

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