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by Michelle Homan Hiring a personal trainer can be one of the most beneficial decisions to be made when attempting to reach your health and fitness goals.  But before you pick up the phone, there are a number of important questions you should be asking yourself.  Being honest with yourself

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By Dr Kristie Some people are reluctant to begin an exercise program, but when they finally make the commitment they give it 110% of their effort. While such motivation is laudable, exercising too vigorously or frequently can lead to a common problem in the fitness world – overtraining. Overtraining has

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By Lisa Mason You’re probably already aware of the many benefits of getting and staying in shape and leading an active lifestyle. Once you’ve made the important decision to begin a new fitness routine, where do you begin? The biggest challenge is not only taking that first step, but committing

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From Lycra leotards to maple-infused water, the fitness industry is not without its fads. Luckily, for those who would rather shed pounds than dollars, this year’s trend is a “back to basics” approach using proven methods to get you fit, lean and toned. So before you leap into the rip

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By  Alexa Rose Weak or ‘lagging’ muscles are a common problem for many bodybuilders and frequent exercisers. Many people have areas on their body they feel do not show the same rate of muscle growth, even though they work at them just as hard. There can be many reasons why

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By John Dunnery Whether you’re a water polo player or a chess fanatic, a piano aficionado or an aspiring chef, there are times when you want to achieve peak performance. Perhaps you are taking a test, performing in a competition, or playing in a championship game. Maybe a special friend

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By Wanda Marie  If you’re busier than ever these days, you’re admittedly not alone. Even so, a hectic schedule is not an excuse to cut workouts from your calendar. In fact, evidence suggests you might be shooting yourself in the foot by eliminating your trips to the gym. These are

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By C. S. Nelson You pushed yourself hard at the gym or out on the trail, making every effort to increase your health, endurance and stamina. And for your sweat and pain you probably woke up the next morning with delayed onset muscle soreness, commonly known as DOMS. It has

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From Lycra leotards to maple-infused water, the fitness industry is not without its fads. Luckily, for those who would rather shed pounds than dollars, this year’s trend is a “back to basics” approach using proven methods to get you fit, lean and toned. So before you leap into the rip

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Nigel Lum-Cox A lot of scientific research has gone into maximizing results from fitness training. This research has shown that tempo manipulation is one of the best ways to develop lean tissue. What is tempo manipulation? Tempo manipulation is the process of controlling the speed (tempo) of each repetition in

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