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Get Fit To Survive Winter Wake Ups

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Winter is most definitely here! Those icy mornings can make it difficult to wake up as leaving the warm, comfy confines of your duvet and blanket to face the chilly reality outside is far from pleasant. And if that alarm clock goes off when it’s still dark to get in that early morning sweat session, waking up can often seem ...

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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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EMS Training Can Give You Back Your Precious Time

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If, like so many people today, you’re faced with the need to lose a few kilos or improve your fitness, you’ve probably failed to achieve anything close to the improvements that you hoped for. Progress, if any, was probably quite limited, despite devoting far more time to this pursuit than you could really afford. It’s a common enough scenario. In ...

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Rest Between Sets

Rest between sets

Learn more about this integral, yet often overlooked element of your training programme By Pedro Van Gaalen, Editor During training our muscles derive the energy they need to contract from different energy systems, depending on the load, intensity and duration of the specific exercise. All of these factors combine to ‘overload’ and impose a certain degree of stress on the ...

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Build your base

One of the key elements of a proper periodised training programme commonly followed by elite and professional athletes is a preparatory period of exercise called base training.

One of the key elements of a proper periodised training programme commonly followed by elite and professional athletes is a preparatory period of exercise called base training.

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