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‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 1

‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 1

BODY ‘Fad’ Diets – Do they work? PART 1 Us women are all too familiar with many different diets available today, from the obvious ones to the, er, not so obvious. However because there are so many pages of information (whether it be true or false) it’s hard to find your way through the labyrinth. I know that when I am researching different diets and lifestyles (yes, I plead guilty too …

The Most Common Fitness Myths For Women!

The Most Common Fitness Myths For Women!

BODY Fitness Myths for Women’s Workout If you are trying to get fit, work your body and become generally healthier, you should know more about your exercise and dismiss some of the common myths someone else may have told you in the gym or at the office. For example, it is a myth when you read somewhere that you can specifically spot reduce fat on your body. A good workout taken …

Etiquette and Hygiene Tips for the Gym!

Etiquette and Hygiene Tips for the Gym!

BODY Etiquette and Hygiene Tips for the Gym Most of us that go down to the gym do so to get in shape, become fitter, and in turn hope that effort rewards us with good health. Everyone uses the gym for the expensive equipment and perhaps a motivation technique, but what they don’t think about it that the local gym is a breeding ground for germs and poor hygiene. The gym …

How Many Calories Do You Need Daily?

How Many Calories Do You Need Daily?

BODY How Many Calories Do You Need Daily? Men will need to intake more calories per day than women, as men are generally bigger than women. Over the course of a day men require an average of around 2,600 calories per day, and women just 1,800 to 2,000. But this figure depends on factors like how active you are and what your BMI is. Your BMI is your body mass index. …

5 Most Effective Cardio Workouts!

5 Most Effective Cardio Workouts!

BODY 5 Most Effective Cardio Workouts! Your body will thank you if you give it a cardio-vascular workout. It may not leave you with bulging biceps, but what woman would want this anyhow? Cardio works on the muscles around the heart and lungs, and improves general health and fitness in these organs. Cardio is the main method of exercise to lose calories and will help make your lifestyle much more healthy …

Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight in a Relationship!

Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight in a Relationship!

RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight in a Relationship When you fall in love it can change the body’s chemistry alarmingly and it can make you feel very excited and happy inside. Over time a developing relationship becomes settled and you eventually consider yourself to be no longer “on the shelf” as it were. The trouble is that once we become comfortable and settled in a relationship, the need to slim …

How to Get Fit Without Even Trying!

How to Get Fit Without Even Trying!

BODY How to Get Fit Without Even Trying!    I’m not what you’d call an exercise person. I’ve had phases in the past but the best you’ll get out of me nowadays in terms of intentional exercise is the occasional trip to the local swimming baths or the odd (enforced) attempt at Just Dance on the Wii. The latter often leaves me feeling like I just completed the London Marathon with …

8 Top Tips For Burning Fat In The New Year!

8 Top Tips For Burning Fat In The New Year!

BODY 8 Top Tips For Burning Fat In The New Year! 1. Don’t be too enthusiastic with your exercise choices: We can all get super motivated after new year and somehow think they are all exercise superhero’s and go for the really intense exercises. The best way to burn fat is to pick exercise that you know you can do frequently and properly. 2. The more intense the exercise, the more …