Posts Tagged ‘ crossfit ’

Benefits of resistance training

December 5, 2011
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Benefits of Resistance Training Resistance training, also known as weight or strength training, is probably the best type of workout to tone up, develop body shape, increase strength, and maintain fitness. Most people, especially those who are into sports, consider resistance training as an essential element for fitness and power enhancement, but many non-athletes don’t understand the aerobic and general health benefits of resistance...

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Local produce – the best kept secret in food

July 18, 2011
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It’s always a great test of an idea to imagine an intelligent alien coming to earth for the first time and introducing them to a situation.  So, if an alien came to earth and turned on the TV for a day (or listened to many so-called experts), they’d believe that eating healthy meant ordering fat-free salad dressing on your McDonald’s salad and buying organic...

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High Intensity Interval Training

January 12, 2011
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            Many people want to get more from their workout routines without adding more time. Exercising in intervals can help you lose more fat, enhance your cardiovascular fitness and improve your athletic performance. This is the reason why high intensity interval training (HIIT) is becoming more and more popular with fitness gurus and athletes. Let’s start with what HIIT really is – High Intensity...

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Less is more with workouts

December 19, 2010
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Everyone knows that exercise is valuable for maintaining health. But in this busy fast paced world, many people find it difficult to find time to exercise on a regular basis.  And, many people believe that a good workout takes an hour, 90 minutes or even more. But, there is some good news! Some new evidence suggests that performing short, intense workouts can provide better...

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