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Wk1 – Full Body KB Strength Workout

This morning, back to it, I managed to try out my full body strength home workout using kettlebells. I ended up having 8 exercises and the whole thing took a rather express 26 minutes! (but was still challenging and hard … Continue reading

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Why do Compound Exercises?

You might have read in my last blog post that I was kind of making fun of some guys in the gym who were pumping iron doing bicep curls… (or bicep girls). 😉 Isolation exercises such as bicep curls are … Continue reading

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Gym all to myself (& the bicep girlers :-)

This is one of the main reasons I get up at half 6 in the morning to go to the gym (instead of later on when its busy). I had this area all to myself this morning for about 20 … Continue reading

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Super Lean Strength Workouts

So, I’ve been doing my Body Shock Power Workouts 3 times a week, for just over 3 weeks now, and as with anything, I like to improve it and make it easier to remember. I did have 6 workouts made … Continue reading

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LOWER for 5: hold it: LIFT for 1

I’ve signed up to an email newsletter from Jonathan Bailor (the Author of the book Smarter Science of Slim) along with his podcasts. And I have to say, they make very interesting reading / listening. See here for more on … Continue reading

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How much exercise to lose weight? Not that much!

You’re ready to take on the battle of the bulge. You’ve got your diet plan down, but you’re not sure how much you should be exercising to lose weight. Two days a week? Three? Maybe six or even seven? My … Continue reading

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New ViPR Workout

Inspired by the new Function Zone at Bellahouston and the new abundance of equipment in there… I figured it would be a good idea to get to know some of the equipment and get some good workouts from them. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Updated Strength Page

I’ve got around to updating my Strength page with the Strength workouts I’ve been doing.  A mixture of cardio warm up, weights and plyo, and abs, plyo or kettlebell, my Strength workout is designed to challenge you, make you work … Continue reading

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Spring Summer Strength Workout Challenge

Following around 12 weeks of my Winter Strength Workout Challenge, I’ve decided its time for a bit of a mix up and I’ve created a new Spring Summer Workout Challenge for 2012. I’ve really enjoyed getting back into the gym … Continue reading

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Weight Lifting Tips for Women

Women are hitting the weight room in record numbers, and a new study found that weight-training injuries among women have jumped a whopping 63 percent. Here are the most common slipups and how to fix them, so you leave the … Continue reading

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