Category : Fitness Friday

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Body Mobility and Stretching routine – why we need it

Compare the above two images: one taken on a train in today’s London, UK and the other taken on a subway in 1947. The similarities are striking! We seem to have evolved from reading the newspaper to browsing and consuming media on our smartphones and tablets. A big difference is that there is an expiry date to newspaper.

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Want to lean out your thighs part 2 – Training Regimen

Last week we’ve discussed a topic that trouble many of us girls (myself included): how to achieve leaner thighs. We took a look at how genetics, body composition, metabolism, diet all play a role. This week I’ll venture into the more controversial areas of this topic: training methods to achieve toned and lean thighs. I

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Who knew barbell front squats can be so fun?

One cool thing about picking up a new hobby is that you have so little prior exposure to it, so everything you do become new learnings and you can see almost immediate progress. So it is also for my experience in picking up barbell front squats. The hardest part about front squats is holding the

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Why should girls not be scared of deadlifts?

If you’ve recently inquired after my weekend plans, you’ve most likely heard me talk about a gym called Afterburn Fitness and are probably wondering to yourself what kind of sane person would consider “working out” as fun weekend activities. I can’t quite recall when this interest began, but I can honestly say that I look forward to

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