Browsing Archive: October, 2010

No Time to Train!

Posted by micheal hogan on Friday, October 29, 2010, In : Finding the time to exercise 
Do you find it hard to make time for training?
Well listen up.

Not every session has to drag out for hours or even an hour. Some times when you think you have no time to get to the gym a quick, intense half hour routine can be just as good when it is carefully planned to get the most from your session.

In fact to change up your whole routine why not try 6 half hour sessions one week and 3 one hour sessions the folloing week.
It keeps your body guessing and having to constantly shock itself to ada...
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Should women be lifting weights?

Posted by micheal hogan on Friday, October 22, 2010, In : women and weight training 
simple answer....YES!!

For years many women had and still have a fear of doing any sort of resistance exercises in a gym. Just to clarify that a resistance exercise simply means using weight such as dumbells or even just bodyweight to improve muscular endurance.

Other benefits of doing resistance exercises are:

  • increased metabolic rate
  • increased muscle tone and definition
  • less chance of injury
  • less chance of lower back problems

The most widely cited reason for many women not doing resist...


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