MUST-TRY INTENSE EXERCISES

BY The Blog Team

In order to see quicker results, think BIG! Multi-joint and multi-planar exercises not only work your entire body but they also get your heart-pumping, which means more calories burned in less time! Complete each exercise for 50 seconds with a 10 second rest between each exercise, and repeat the circuit 2-3 times. These are must-try exercises that will motivate you to reach your goals this year! READ MORE >

THE STRONGER EVERY DAY WORKOUT

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Strength training for women has gone mainstream. Mums, grandmas and even teenage girls are buying into the motto, “Strong is the new skinny.” Pushing past your perceived limits on a regular basis builds confidence. Strength training also boosts your metabolism long term, enables your body to burn more fat throughout the day, and prevents osteoporosis by increasing bone density. Ready to get started? Here are a few tips. READ MORE >

Recovery: Bouncing Back From Intense Workouts By Fabletics

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Everyone knows that a new year means an entirely new workout. And whether you’re hitting the cardio machine, or getting your circuit training on, it’s important to be mindful of your body. Intense workouts may often cause a little (or a lot) of stiffness and soreness, and therefore, recovery is key to not only feel better, but to ultimately lead to the best long-term results, too. Here are a few easy ways to recover. READ MORE >

GYM EQUIPMENT BASICS

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It’s that time of year when we’re inspired to dust off our membership card, lace up our trainers, and head straight to the local gym. But where do we begin? If you’ve never been trained on proper weight training techniques, machines are a great way to start. Machines guide us in proper movement patterns, which make them safe and easy to use, and with visuals and instructions, they’re also less intimidating. Best of all, machines provide much needed stability and assistance throughout the exercise, keeping our range of motion safe and effective and reducing our risk of injury. READ MORE >

A GUIDE TO STATIC STRETCHING

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Static stretching means holding a stretch in a stable position for a certain amount of time. When you static stretch, you are effectively lengthening and pulling apart the muscle, causing it to relax and extend itself. This type of stretching is best saved for the end of a workout once you’ve tired out those muscles and is designed to help your body lengthen, relax, and steer clear of any injuries. Here are the stretches you should master. READ MORE >