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Are you training effectively enough?

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, In : Training 

Yes, you go to the gym 5 times per week. Yes, you spend a fair hour and even more in the facility. The question begs: What do you do while you are there? It is amazing how many people sit around and do nothing for minutes on end in a gym. All they do is hog a piece of equipment for far too long. Is going to gym a social affair? For some people that is a resounding yes! This is where I meet people, friends and maybe future dates. Good for them. They must not expect to see results in the abdomi...


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One exercise, full body workout!

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, In : Training 

Low and behold the single exercises that will make you cry. It is also the single exercise that will exercise every single muscle in your body. It will challenge you in ways that you did not know. It will make you feel like a king when you talk about it but will make you look like a pauper while you doing it. Yes, we are talking about the BURPEE!

This is the ultimate, no nonsense exercise. You do not need a gym, you do not need a designated machine, and you do not need loads of space. All yo...


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Back down at your own risk – ways to increase your fitness in less time

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, December 14, 2009, In : Training 

The old story goes like this. “Too busy, no time.” No, this is not for last minute Christmas shopping or going out with friends for  a session of bonding and some drinking. This phrase will always refer to training and working out. Isn’t it just amazing that we will always put our health last? We will go and eat too much, drink too much and party way too much but we will never train too much.

In all fairness, we do have little time in this busy lives of us. We have to rearrange our sch...


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What is the deal with kettlebells?

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, November 23, 2009, In : Training 

The human body is a very strange, exciting and willing machine. It is also a very effective machine that adapts to just about anything and everything we throw its way. It is happy to do what you tell it to, it will tell you how it feels for the next couple of days, but adapt and become stronger and a lot more effective and efficient. This is why our work is cut out to keep challenging our bodies to become the nice looking machines that let others glance with envy when they walk past. Toss awa...


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