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Fitness

Calisthenics - Worth the effort?

YES ! Here is why... This type of bodyweight training you might of heard about already. It is considered one of the most effective types of bodyweight training you can get, which is exactly why it is a fundamental i...
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Fitness, Workouts

The Dad Bod Dilemma

  You may have noticed it gradually. Or maybe, the realization hit you like a bucket full of ice water. The dad-bod... you have it. This is a social phenomenon that needs to be dealt with. It is something that ...
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Fitness, Workouts

WHY LOW-INTENSITY CARDIO STILL ROCKS

HIIT may be IT ~ But don’t throw Low Intensity away! There has been a lot of hype over HIIT, and with good reason. This science-backed, super intense exercise session challenges us. And with so little time to spar...
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Body Positivity - A Harmful or Healing Concept?

The body positivity movement is fast growing, hungry in its quest to slam the ‘ideal’ body outlook created by the media over the years. It’s aim - creating a better self-esteem, based on a positive outl...
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Fitness, Workouts

Are you making these mistakes at the gym?

Is your workout going nowhere? Is it leaving you with the wrong kind of pain, etc, etc, etc...   It doesn’t matter what’s going wrong, it’s happening.   This means it’s time to ...
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Fitness, Workouts

Bodyweight vs Weight training

DING! DING! DING! Welcome to the ultimate training showdown! In the one corner we have the crowd favorite- Weight training! In the opposite corner we have the challenger- Bodyweight training!   The referee bl...
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Fitness

We say: No more myths!

“They say…” Probably one of the most dangerous phrases in the English language. When a sentence starts with those two words; what follows is usually baseless nonsense. Unfortunately, the fitness wor...
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Fitness, Workouts

Functional Fitness: Fashionable, Functional and FUN!

Now that you’ve started working out, you’ve learnt a thing or two. One of those lessons is probably that not all exercises were created to encourage practicality. Let’s be honest, you don’t just...
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Fitness throughout the ages!

Let’s take a walk through memory lane, to fully appreciate our modern privileges. Timid 1910’s: Basic hip stretches… in ankle length skirts (okay?). If that wasn’t quite your style then...
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Find your fitness note!

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato Music heightens everything. And- it&rsqu...