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Hard Cardio for Weight LossTemplestoweWhen talking about weight loss, cardio training is essential for great results because the repetitive nature of the exercises allows the body to work at a greater metabolic state for long periods of time, particularly compared to weight training. This heightened energy expenditure burns through the body's energy stores, including the much-despised body fat stores. Many of our awesome clients in the Vision Personal Training network have gone on to complete half and full marathons, triathlons and other endurance feats taking upwards of 2 hours to complete. It would make sense that the longer time you spend exercising the faster you lose fat, right? Why then does your exercise program contain a requirement of 'hard cardio'? The type of cardio that you can only do for a few minutes at a time before needing a breather. Would it make more sense to add more low to moderate cardio where you can work not only for longer periods, but also complete the training without needing a rest?
- Fitness and Training
Stretching and its benefitsCastle HillStretching and its benefits, first off it enables flexibility, one of the commonly known benefit of stretching is improving flexibility and range of motion. In turn this can improve your physical performance and help reduce your risk of injury. Secondly it can promote increased recovery after weight training thr
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The "Big Change"Surrey Hills'The joy of menopause is the world's best-kept secret. Like venturing through the gateway to enter an ancient temple, in order to claim that joy a woman must be willing to pass beyond the monsters who guard its gate. As you stand at the brink of it, it can appear that only darkness, danger and decay lie beyond. [But] … as thousands of women from all cultures throughout history have whispered to each other, it is the most exciting passage a woman ever makes.'
- Weight Loss
How to beat the top 3 excusesDrummoyneWe've all been there, especially during those first few weeks of beginning an exercise routine. The alarm clock goes off and the muscles are sore, it feels as though the time between closing your eyes to go to sleep and opening them again was a mere blink and you can feel the past few days of training are starting to take their toll on the muscles. So how do we push on when we're convinced we have nothing left in the tank? 1. "I'm too tired." Heard this excuse before? Maybe you're guilty of it yourself. Studies have shown that just 30 minutes of LIGHT exercise can improve energy levels by increasing circulation and delivering more oxygen to cells. Getting out of bed, stretching and moving your body will reduce tiredness and wake you up naturally and prove to your body that you're not actually 'too tired'. It's also a lot more sustainable in the long run, less likely to cause injury and ensures that cravings stay away which in turn makes it a lot more likely that you will be able to commit to your new, healthy lifestyle.
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