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Strength Training Benefits for Women

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Electro Muscle Stimulation (EMS) training was introduced to South Africa in 2011 with the launch of Bodytec®, the original EMS studio in Cape Town, which now boasts 30 studios across the country. The training method sees users wear body suits attached to electrodes that send electric impulses through the body during a workout which activates up to 90% of your ...

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5 Ways to Stop Winter Snacking

Whenever a craving hits it’s said you should grab a cold glass of water. Yeah – that’s not going to cut it on cold winter days. Try these tips to help you cut down on the winter snacks… #1 – Fill up on fibre Extensive research has shown that people with fibre-rich diets tend to carry less fat and have ...

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3 Reasons to Try EMS Training

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Electro-muscle stimulation, or EMS training is challenging the belief that to achieve success you need to put in long hours, by demonstrating that great things can also be achieved by simply working smarter. Just because all physical exercise involves muscular contraction doesn’t mean that such action must be voluntary and the result of excessive physical effort. These contractions occur naturally ...

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2 Weeks to Improved Glucose Metabolism with HIIT

In our on-going fight against obesity-related lifestyle disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, it seems we have two effective approaches at our disposal. The first is our diet, where a low-carb, high-fat approach tends to yields the best results, with positive benefits also witnessed with intermittent fasting. However, new research also reveals that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases glucose metabolism in ...

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7 Reasons to Eat Breakfast

Cutting down on the calories shouldn’t mean skipping meals, but it can be a struggle to cut down calories during the day.

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The Best Exercises for Blasting Calories

It’s time to declare war on the excess calories that are holding you back from a lean, toned physique! The question is, which exercise kills off calories fast? Remember, not all exercises are created equal, as running on the treadmill for 30 minutes at a pace of 6 min/km will burn more calories than cycling on the stationery bike at ...

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5 Reasons You’re Not Leaning Up Fast

You’re training consistently with sufficient intensity and your workout is well aligned with your goals, but yet you still struggle to drop those last lingering kilos! The only place left to look now is your nutrition – 1) You’re eating too many carbs Most people, especially those with a history of being overweight, are likely insulin resistant to some degree. ...

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