HIIT Workouts for Beginners

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So you want to know more about HIIT training! Doing HIIT workouts (HIITs) can be a great way to get your cardiovascular training in, while also building muscle. The acronym stands for High Intensity Interval Training, and if you’re just starting to use this type of training in your fitness plan, it’s important to make sure you are consistently keeping proper form in …

How to Lose Those Love Handles!

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If you just do more exercises, you’ll tone up quickly and finally get rid of those love handles…right? Not so fast! There are three exercise-related ‘triggers’ that actually cause us to maintain, or even increase, our love handles. But don’t worry—you’re about to discover what those triggers are, and what you can do to finally get a handle on those …

Can’t Lose Weight? 7 Reasons Your Weight Loss Plan Isn’t Working

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You made the decision to get fit and lose some excess pounds. Then (hopefully) you started an exercise plan and backed that up with a nutrition program. And that was all you needed to do, right? You made the choice to eat right; to exercise three times a week…but just when you think you’re on a roll, a special occasion (and ‘celebration food’) pops …

Recovery Time – It’s What Makes Workouts Work

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Here’s a fact that will probably surprise you: it isn’t training that makes you stronger—it’s the rest between training periods that actually improves our fitness. The reason for this is actually quite simple. When we rest, our bodies adapt to compensate for the stress it endures during our workouts. The change to our bodies happens as our bodies recover and …