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Burn Calories By Running

Burn Calories By Running

Running is probably the most common physical activity in which millions of people participate every day. There are many forms of running; jogging for general health and fat loss, sprinting for competition or building explosive power, and competing in marathons, this being one of long term goals for many aspiring runners. Probably the most common motivator for people starting a running routine is to lose weight in the form of body fat percentage. Fat loss however is not the only benefit of running. Partaking in a regular running programme brings many other benefits to the human body such as strengthening

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Ketosis for fat loss – Before you start.

Ketosis diet for fat loss

This method of fat loss seems to be getting a lot of attention at the moment although the concept is not new. I feel that many people who are looking for good fat loss results are approaching the method without being correctly prepared. There is no doubt that you can achieve amazing fat loss results in a relatively short period of time and a big draw to this diet seems to be the fact that you can actually eat fat and even make meals like bacon and eggs part of it… But is it really as simple as that? I

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5 best practices to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol levels can be combated in a number of ways, without having to go on medication. Always consult with your doctor before making these changes and they’ll guide you in the right direction. Let’s look at how to lower cholesterol by changing your lifestyle with these top five tips. 1 - Healthy diet The number one way to lower cholesterol levels is by altering your diet, especially if you eat foods high in saturated fat and sugar. Go for healthier and lower fat options, rather than the saturated type you find in fatty foods like sausages, bacon and the

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Marathon & Half Marathon Training For Beginners Audio book.

Running audiobook

The Marathon & Half Marathon Training For Beginners Audio book is here and it has been narrated by Matt Addis. I am really excited about this project and as always, want to help you hit your fitness goals! This time I want to share my personal experiences, trials and tribulations of my transformation from none runner to half marathon, full marathon and endurance runner. You can hear a sample of the book by following the link below. Look for the "Play" button and let it roll :-) Full and half marathon training for beginners, tips and advice through the power

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fitness and exercise motivation – Top 5 tips

Fitness and Exercise Motivation

About the author: James Atkinson ( “Jim” to his friends and readers” ) of JimsHealthAndMuscle.com is an ex airborne soldier, bodybuilder, long distance runner and fitness and exercise motivation guide. He is now a successful fitness author who loves nothing more than to see his readers achieve their fitness goals and change their lives for the better. Top 5 fitness and exercise motivation tips Introduction: Without the right motivation, any fitness or weight loss goal is almost definitely out of reach! How is it that some people can find it in themselves to achieve jaw dropping weight loss results that

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The 22 Best Pieces of Fitness Equipment for Home Workouts

Home workouts

Home workouts are very attractive! Not having to pay a gym membership is one thing, but there are a whole host of other benefits that are appealing to would be home workout enthusiasts. No travel time needed to get to a gym If you are new to training, you wont have to be daunted by the gym culture Free gym membership You can get great fitness results from your own living room Recently, I bumped into another home workout fanatic, also called James. James has put together a great guide for anyone who is looking to get into home workouts.

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Strength Training

Strength training is not just for bodybuilders and power lifters. Strength training, to me, is a fundamental part of any training cycle. It is the foundation for a stronger end result. When training for strength, you should mainly stick with the big compound movements like squats, bench press, dead lift etc. I've always felt that these exercises are the “bread and butter” of any training routine. When starting from scratch (new to training altogether), I would not advise jumping into a strength training program. The best thing to do is to start with a general fitness program. The length of

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General Fitness

General fitness is where it all starts for any trainer or athlete. If I was sitting on the sofa for the last 30 years and suddenly decided that I wanted to become a bodybuilder or compete in an iron-man challenge, I would not start a hardcore bodybuilding routine or start running steeplechases right off the bat. It takes time to get to this point. My general rule for any type of trainer is to build a strong foundation, and then build on that. For example, if I've been sitting around for 30 years and then decide that I wanted to

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Setting Fitness Goals

A big factor for me in any project (whether for building muscle, losing fat or general fitness) is goal-setting and crystal clear objectives. I have found that a great tool for this purpose is a time-scale. For the number of years that I have been into fitness, weight-lifting and bodybuilding, I have discovered that, to get my desired results, I have to set for myself a series of short term goals and objectives that when all achieved will culminate to the final accomplishment of a bigger goal. If I was to compete in another bodybuilding show, for example, I would

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STICK TO THE PLAN!

One thing that I have been guilty of in the past is not sticking to the plan. I would decide on a training program and train in this way for a week or two, and then read some other idea and migrate to this new way of training… and then, a few weeks later, hear of yet another great way to train to get some fast results and start to follow this… This is not a great way to train. In my opinion, the best thing you can do is to research a sound training plan and stick to this

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