Why Women Should Lift Weights in the Gym

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You know what drives me bonkers when going into pretty much any gym? It’s the people you see strutting away on the treadmill or cross trainer at a slooooow stready pace and then leave the gym.

When was the last time you saw a woman weight training? Yup, it does happen but far far less that it should. When women do use weights, they tend to use just small dumbbells which wont do much at all.

Total respect to any women who has seen the light in weight training, but unfortunately they are usually not doing it to its full potential but its still fantastic to see woman who do weight train as it aids weight loss tremendously.

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Interval Training for Ultimate Fat Loss

From 40-60 minute boring cardio to 20-25 kick ass fat burning..

If you are used to steady cardio for 30-45 mins in the gym, have you turned to interval training for much more efficient fat loss?

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For many years, to many to think about I spent a huge amount of time going for long run’s, with my time to do a 5k and 10k getting pretty good but it always did concern me the amount of pressure we put on our knee’s.

An example aside from runners are cyclists and the many people over the years I have heard of that required knee operations due to the wear and tear put on the knees themselves.

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Why Sugar Stops You Losing Weight

What many people do not realise is that sugar is worse for you that fat. The trouble is since the 1970’s the world got turned upside down and the governments advertised a low fat died as heart disease was on the rise. What happened since then is that heart disease increased dramatically as soon as the low fat diet was introduced, but why?

It all boils down to one main factor – They replaced fat with sugar.

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Have a look at the image below which is from a well known brand of low fat yogurt. Notice the fat is very low but the carbohydrates is high, then look at the sugars. Pretty much all sugar, to keep the taste. 

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