Year: 2017

What is the Body Boss Method?

What is the Body Boss Method?

If you are active on social media, you have probably heard of or seen adverts for the Body Boss.  This is a 12 week long workout plan which claims to get you the body of your dreams!  It is a high intensity workout planned over 12 weeks, gradually getting more difficult as the weeks go on, and your fitness level increases. The 12 weeks is broken down into 3 phases of 4 weeks.  The first starts you off with HIIT training, resistance exercises, light cardio and plyometic exercises to target a wide range of muscle groups.  There are 3 main…

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Do I Need a Life Coach?  Deciding Whether to Take the Plunge

Do I Need a Life Coach? Deciding Whether to Take the Plunge

A life coach is someone who provides guidance to people who want to achieve certain goals but aren’t sure how to go about them.  Choosing a good life coach involves knowing your needs and goals, and finding potential coahes through either referral or personal references.  Make sure you research your coach carefully and perhaps try a sample session to see how it goes. When it comes to assessing your needs, life coaches often work in specific areas such as business, relationships, gried, mid-life issues etc.  Deciding what you want a life coach for is part of the equation.  It is…

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Why You Should Add Weights to Your Workouts

Why You Should Add Weights to Your Workouts

We all think we know what we are doing when it comes to getting fit and losing weight – but there is one key mistake many women are making in the gym.  They simply aren’t using the weights section enough (if at all!).  Lots of women are scared to lift weights because they are worried the extra muscle will make them look bigger, or bulky.  This really isn’t the case, as women do not have enough of the hormone Testosterone in their bodies to be able to “get bulky”.  It isn’t exactly easy for men to bulk up that much…

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Starting Out as a New Runner for Exercise

Starting Out as a New Runner for Exercise

Running is known to be a great exercise for people looking to get fit, lose weight and clear their minds.  It is not easy however, and simply getting out of the door and running may end up causing injury!  Here are the ways to ease into running gently to avoid hurting yourself. Start with a good pair of shoes – running trainers are built to support the foot better and prevent injury Begin slowly – start with a few minutes of walking and add 30 seconds or so of running, alternating with walking.  This allows you to build up your…

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