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    How do regular gym goers retain their motivation?

    Motivation

    It is fair to say that millions of people around the world like the idea of improving their health and well-being, well in theory. Putting this initial motivation to good use, visiting the gym on a regular basis and doing something to increase your daily exercise is all very simple at the start. However, once the initial “honeymoon period” is over, what motivates you? Prompts you to go through the boredom/pain barrier to visit the gym? What keeps you interested?

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    Forget the Path of Least Resistance: Conditioning Your Body and Mind

    A healthy diet goes a long way

    If your only intention when working out is to become strong as an ox and build muscle so you can look like a superhero then you might be wondering if conditioning is really that important. Besides, getting lean and avoiding gaining fat can simply be handled with good nutrition and an exercise routine, right? Your body can benefit greatly from both physical and mental conditioning. If done correctly, you can significantly improve your performance, intensity, and muscle growth. Physical Conditioning

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    Exercise, mental strength and focus

    Exercise, mental strength and focus

    The idea of exercising to keep fit, lose weight and build up your muscle tone is something that many people aspire towards. It is not necessarily the exercise itself which is challenging but the mental strength needed to keep going and the focus required to get there. We will now look at some simple techniques to increase your mental strength and focus which will give you more “headroom” to concentrate on exercise. Mental strength When we talk of mental strength

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    10 reasons to get fit

    We can all probably list 100 reasons not to do more exercise but many of us now realise keeping fit has a whole range of benefits. We will now list 10 reasons to get fit, many of which you’ll already be aware of but it does no harm to be reminded. Reduce cholesterol There are two types of cholesterol, bad cholesterol and good cholesterol, and thankfully exercise reduces so-called bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol. A win win! Better sleeping

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    6 “Secret” Fast Fat Loss Tips

    Arnie

    “WEIGHTLOSS” I meet people all the time who are looking to lose weight, most of them tell me that they’ve tried all sorts of strategies, and nothing seems to work. When I start to question them about their diet and exercise the same things almost always come up. That’s why I’m going to refer to these 5 tips as “secrets” it seems like nobody out there knows them! If you’re looking to get a nice lean body then put these

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    Going The Distance

    It’s a pleasure to spend time with you guys and explain how my approach to personal training is helping more people get active. I think it’s important for me to say I am not on a mission to change the face of personal training! I train my clients both in person and via Skype, and I believe they both have their merits. I view internet based Skype workouts as an alternative, not necessarily a replacement, for modern day personal training.

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger’s biceps training routine

    Arnie

    This article is submitted through our Guest post feature, please encourage more guest posts by commenting , liking and sharing where possible… Anyone who is even remotely serious about his bodybuilding hobby (or career) knows who Arnold Schwarzenegger is. Basically, he is the icon of the bodybuilding; he is the one who got it mainstream and popular. Before Arnold, bodybuilding was a sport for “freaks”. It was completely underground, and few people know about it. With his titanic body, iron

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    3 Reasons to Train Your Legs Hard

    This article is submitted through our Guest post feature, please encourage more guest posts by commenting , liking and sharing where possible… Most people, especially beginners avoid leg training at all costs, or do very little and/or the easiest exercises. Here is the deal – if you don’t want to train your legs, you might as well forget about bodybuilding. It’s like running 100-meter sprint with your hands tied behind your back – still doable, but do you really need

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    Goal Setting: How To Make Sure Your Goals Are Achievable

    Using your metabolism to help weight loss

    Do you want to set a goal but you’re unsure which shape that goal setting should encompass? This article will explore what pro athletes and veteran amateur athletes do to set goals. We will explore outcomes, planning, mentalities and more importantly thinking clearly. Goal setting is perceived as boring and this can be a realistic description. However, the effectiveness of setting a goal, monitoring that goal and achieving that goal has a psychological effect that helps athletes or amateurs continue

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    5 Surprising Weight Loss Tips And Tricks

    Healthy eating and exercise is the very spirit of a healthy lifestyle. A gym membership and a vigorous intake of fresh wholesome foods, which includes vitamins and minerals along with your five a day, should help any dedicated individual to lose weight. That being said, there is no issue in helping Mother Nature along is there? Your diet, the way you exercise along with your mental attitude will all play a big part in how your body reacts to weight

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