As shown here with Danni the chin up can be used as a back and arm accessory exercise, much like the pull up, to increase arm and back pulling strength, increase muscle hypertrophy of the back and biceps, and improve grip strength and muscle endurance necessary for heavy lifts or grip dependent exercise. Being able to move your…

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1.Sprinting will reduce body fat and strengthen you far more than long slow cardio as sprinting requires maximum recruitment of muscle.After about 8 seconds sprinting sends acid signals to the muscles,which activate the fast twitch fibres.Did you know fast twitch fibers are thicker than slow twitch fibers and they grow in size when activated by…

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The route to success in any area of life can be summed up in a simple, easy-to-remember formula. Decide what you wish to do, and then do it just like our client Angie she has been a great supporter of our services for over 12 month’s. That may seem entirely obvious, and indeed it is.…

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Here’s a little “Weekend Survival Guide” – designed to help your healthy eating plan survive those dreaded weekends: Plan family activities like bike rides or outdoor games. This helps you spend time with your family and burn calories at the same time! Carry a water bottle with you to your weekend activities. This will help you get your water for the day and resist…

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QUESTION: Do you think that the intensity of your workout is “THE THING” that gives you results or is it more about being consistent with your workouts? I like doing these kind of workouts, but I’m having a hard time pushing myself that hard every day and I’m finding now that I’m starting to dread doing…

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These are the 3 guidelines to follow after a workout: 1. As with every meal, you should include a lean, complete protein source, such as grilled chicken breast, cottage cheese, or protein powder. These are not only high-quality protein sources, they are also “quick-digesting proteins”, which is optimal after a workout (so the proteins’ amino acids reach…

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here are 3 tips that will limit cravings, and over-all sugar consumption: 1. Focus on Protein: often times when we craves sweets it’s because we are lacking protein. Remember, serotonin is made from an amino acid (the building blocks that make up protein). PLUS, sugar alone causes your insulin, or blood sugar levels, to shoot up and then…

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Have you ever started a weight loss or exercise plan, veered off course, and then decided you’ve already “blown it”, so might as well continue being “bad” and start over on Monday? If so, you’re not alone. It’s very common. Instead of straying from the plan on Friday night and then getting right back on track…

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For me as a seasoned Personal Trainer this 12 week challenge is all about sharing my journey and making it as easy as possible for you to succeed. As a personal trainer and business owner my time is valuable so i wanted to think about  the most user-friendly program ever for me ! In 12…

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When you jump out of bed at the buzz of your alarm for an early morning workout, eating breakfast might be the last thing on your mind. But after fasting all night, your energy stores are depleted — and the last thing you want to hear during a gruelling workout is your stomach growl. f…

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