Category Archives for "Exercise"

No Motivation To Exercise?

When you’ve got no motivation to exercise but you KNOW you need to get in shape, how do you kick yourself into gear and get started? Getting back into an exercise routine after you’ve been out of the habit for a while, or starting for the first time, can be daunting. What if you find […]

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What are the Calories Burned by Exercise

The calories burned by exercise obviously matter because it contributes to the energy balance. Meaning, it will help you to burn more calories that you’re eating, so you’ll lose weight (presuming that’s your goal). But how many calories are burned during different types of exercise? What type of workouts burn the most calories? Does everyone […]

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6 Exercises for Back Pain

Doing a few simple exercises for back pain can really help to reduce symptoms or even prevent back pain from occurring in the first place. If you have an actual injury you need to get advice from your healthcare professionals as each person’s problems are unique. But most pack pain isn’t due to injuries, it’s […]

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How To Exercise While Injured

For anyone who exercises an injury that sets them back feels like the worst thing that can happen. Whether you workout because you love it or because you have a goal you’re aiming for, a set back is never welcome. But there are ways, depending on the type and severity of your injury, to get […]

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Ab Exercises for Diastasis Recti

If you have Diastasis Recti after having a baby (where your tummy muscles haven’t closed properly) then you need to be careful what ab exercises you do. Endless sit ups and crunches not only don’t help they can in some cases actually make it worse! Here are three alternative exercises which engage your core muscles […]

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What’s The Best Time To Exercise?

What is the best time to do a workout? Earlier or later in the day? Is it ok to do a ‘fasted workout’ i.e. before food or should you eat before? What about pre-workout supplements containing Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) and caffeine? I answer this and show you how to decided what the best […]

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