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How many calories are burned while lifting weights? So you’ve started in the gym, you’re going to be getting in shape, back in shape, back on track. Whether going at it alone or with the help of a trainer/coach, you know lifting weights should be the foundation of a sustainable and effective workout regime. Regardless…

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Personal trainers are not just for the rich and famous or professional athletes, although they often make good use of their services. Plenty of ordinary men and women tap into this valuable resource of knowledge on fitness, exercise and nutrition too. Whether you are just starting your journey to fitness and looking for advice and…

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We all know that doing some kind of exercise is good for our health, but putting that thought into practice isn’t always easy. Gyms can be expensive or intimidating, especially when you out of shape. Even those dedicated to working out or playing a sport regularly can struggle when travelling or working away. The fitness…

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You’re a personal trainer, not a salesperson. But you still need to attract new clients, advertise your services and generate leads. It’s all about the delivery: while conventional salespeople, like estate agents and marketers, need to meet targets, you probably work for yourself. While you’ll want to attract as many clients as possible, a calmer,…

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Maintaining a healthy diet can be a challenge even for those with the best intentions. The most important thing to remember is that dieting is not supposed to be a punishment. Even though it might feel that way if you’re used to eating things that are not-so-healthy, but ‘oh-so-tasty’, well, there are ways you can…

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If you’re a distance runner, you’ve probably heard of barefoot running as a training method and might be considering it for yourself. After all, there is a decent amount of evidence that shoes weaken the muscles in our feet and legs, which could lead to more injuries than we’d otherwise have. Well, before you take…

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Doctors and nutritionists are still learning and debating why gluten sensitivity is on the rise. The truth is that statistics indicate that more people are sensitive, allergic or intolerant to gluten than ever before. If you are wondering if going gluten free is for you, talk to your doctor, talk to a nutritionist, then get…