Category Archive Fitness

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why it’s never too late to start exercising

Exercise for over 40 year olds is even more important than in your younger years.

If you’re over 40 and have never worked out or done a lot of exercise, it’s possible you may be thinking “It’s too late to start now!” The truth is it’s never too late to start an exercise program.

In fact, exercise for over 40 yos should be a top priority. Here are some points that will explain why.

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4 reasons to work out as a couple

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘Couples who sweat together, stay together’? It may sound a little flippant, but there’s actually some very valid reasons why partner workouts are a great idea.

I typically encourage clients to seek out a work out buddy. This could be a friend, work colleague or family member. But when your work out buddy is your life partner there’s even more benefits.

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whatever you do… don’t diet!

Here’s why you shouldn’t ‘diet’… but rather change your lifestyle

The change of seasons marks the time when many people review their goals. Talk to a neighbour or friend, and you’re likely to come up with at least one person who wants to ‘improve their fitness’ or ‘lose some weight’.

Goal-setting is considered normal, but just how beneficial is it? How helpful is going on a diet or starting to exercise only to dump it two or three months down the line? Read More

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when to use a personal trainer

If you’re debating whether or not you should invest in personal training, here are five points to help you determine if you’re at a stage when you actually need one.

1. You’re Lacking Motivation

We’ve all been there – it’s hard to get out of bed or off the couch. Hiring a personal trainer is a built-in gym buddy—one who will make sure you get in the best workout you can every time. It helps that you’re paying your trainer, too; if that’s not enough motivation, we’re not sure what is!
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new anti-aging research on strength training

First published on www.mp-body.com

How many times have you heard someone older than you say things like: “Don’t get old” or “Wait to you get to be my age”?

We can’t stop aging but we don’t have to feel like we are getting older – in our bodies, health and energy levels. New research shows, intense resistance exercise is a key part of that.

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7 things you didn’t know about exercise

First published on www.mp-body.com

1. Exercise cuts your risk of cancer
Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, who recently reviewed 52 studies of exercise and colon cancer, found that the most active people were 21 percent less likely to be diagnosed with this cancer than their least active counterparts. Brisk walking or other moderate activities may lower the risk of colon cancer, but studies show moderate-to-vigorous exercise is needed to reduce the risk of breast cancer.

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