Monthly Archives: July 2012

Daily run

At first an ordeal and then an accomplishment, the daily run becomes a staple, like bread, or wine—or air. It is also a free pass to friendship.

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50 fitness facts you need to know

Here are 50 fitness facts to live by… : 1.Carbohydrates, protein, fat, and alcohol have 4, 4, 9, and 7 calories per gram respectively. 2.It takes a 3500 calorie deficit to lose 1 pound. 3.Insulin and growth hormone have an … Continue reading

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Be active and enjoy your exercise

Exercise is not about going out to punish yourself and feel pain… it’s about being active in something you actually enjoy doing. If it’s not fun for you… go find something else to do that is fun. 🙂

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Kaizen Runners did our 5k!

Today our Kaizen Runners ran their 5k! They all did brilliantly. Here’s us at the start line next to the Squigley Bridge just after 10:30 this morning: Nicola, Pauline, Sandra, Steve, Mhairi, (me), Debs, Joy, Leigh and Carly. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Kaizen Runners 5k is here!

Well today sees 12 really great individuals who took up the Kaizen challenge to train to run 5k run their first 5k! We’ll be starting from the Squigley Bridge (city side) going east for a bit past the casino, then … Continue reading

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A change will do you good

In few weeks I’ve changed the way (times & amounts), and what I eat.  Just to see… to see what happens.  To see how I feel, how my energy levels are and to see how I feel overall. I took … Continue reading

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Do’s and don’ts of Successful Strength Training

Do Use Compound Movements Compound exercises involve the movements of several joints. They allow for maximum muscle fibre and motor neuron recruitment. Don’t waste your time with isolation exercises. For 90% of fitness individuals, compound exercises will be all they … Continue reading

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Sugar in drinks : our fat cells love it

Sugar in drinks: any drinks, coke, chocolate milk or fresh fruit juice, they all raise our insulin levels and tell our bodies to store fat! Think you’re bring good drinking diet drinks? Sure you don’t get the calories that are … Continue reading

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Legs, Back, Shoulders, Abs workout

I’m putting this on here so that I (hopefully) drag my a$$ out of bed tomorrow morning to go to the gym before work! Here’s what I’m planning: 5 min cardio warm up then: The first three groups of exercises … Continue reading

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Natural Selection

I read this recently and it made me think: Luau is a great guy from America who posts about his running and Autism as his daughter Brooke has it. I think his posts are often thought provoking and interesting. … Continue reading

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