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FOUNDATION NOT CORE

18th October 2018

One of the most overused phrases in health and fitness – “you need to strengthen your core” “it all comes from your core” “use your core” but what the hell does it actually mean and how do you know if you have it turned on?

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WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL EXERCISE?

17th October 2018

You have probably seen self-proclaimed fitness gurus on Instagram and Facebook do a squat exercise with the use of a BOSU ball and calling that a functional workout. But if you ask them what function exactly does the exercise serve, most wouldn’t know how to answer that question.

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CARDIO VS HIIT - THE EXPERTS WEIGH IN

30th September 2018

According to some health and fitness experts, cardio is actually the least efficient form of exercise. Why? because cardio isn’t metabolic, meaning it doesn’t have the sought-for ’afterburn’ effect; in other words, people who do steady state cardio do not burn calories after the workout is finished, unlike those who do strength, resistance training and HIIT.

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SHORT, INTENSE BUT STILL ENJOYABLE? WELL, THAT'S WHAT THIS STUDY TELLS US!

20th September 2018

Indeed, people tend to avoid any changes or activities that are in any way difficult to them – that’s just human nature. Everyone knows that eating healthy and exercising has amazing benefits not only to our appearance but, much more importantly, to our overall health as well. However, it’s not that people don’t want to get results, it’s that they don’t want to go through a lot of pain to get them.

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THE BEST HIIT WORKOUT FOR YOU

20th September 2018

High-intensity interval training is a workout trend that hasn’t stopped gaining momentum for over a decade, and for good reason: it works. Although it may sound intimidating to some people, some recent studies have shown that it’s a pretty enjoyable experience, overall.

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