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How to workout at home

Location, location, location If you’re living with housemates or family, you probably won’t want to be somewhere too noisy or cramped. Because of that, it’s best to find a room where you’re less like…
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What counts as exercise?

Let’s consult the experts. According to the Cambridge dictionary, exercise is “physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy”. That’s a pretty broad definition. Basically, any act…
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Power walking – how can you benefit from it?

Power walking is an effective way of achieving a healthy body, including a healthier heart, insulin levels, BMI, posture and improve your general fitness levels. Regular walkers, you can make the step…
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Sausage and Egg Muffins

Serving: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Nutritional Facts Calories: 121  Carbs: 1g  Fats: 6g  Protein: 15g Ingredients 1 lb. breakfast turkey sausage 6 egg whites 1 green onion, sliced Salt and pepper to…
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How to stay motivated to exercise

It can be hard to stay consistent, but consistency is key to making long term improvements to our health. Not every workout has to be intense or amazing or personal best smashing  Sometimes, you jus…
How much exercise is needed

How much exercise do you need?

The answer to this question can vary a lot depending on who is asking it! To work out how much exercise is right for you the main thing to consider is what your goals are. Are you looking to lose or m…
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What exercise burns the most calories?

Running Running is considered by many as being one of the best exercises for burning through calories quickly, although the exact amount that you can burn will depend on a few things such as running…
Exercise Tips for working out

Exercise Tips

Tip 1. Never underestimate a warm up! Injuries, pulled muscles and stiff joints make exercise a complete nightmare! A short warmup before you start can have huge benefits. Not only will you be more r…
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How does exercise help lower blood pressure?

How can exercise lower blood pressure? Exercise improves the health of heart and blood vessels. It makes your heart stronger so it doesn’t have to work as hard to pump blood around your body. Exercis…
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How does exercise help depression?

Depression can leave people unable to concentrate on or complete basic tasks, unable to enjoy life and unable to feel hopeful for the future. If you're experiencing the symptoms of depression it's imp…
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Exercise for Anxiety - does it work?

How does exercise help anxiety? First, the science-y bits. Increasing your heart rate increases the availability of neurochemicals like serotonin which can reduce symptoms of anxiety. Exercising make…
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What are the benefits of exercise?

Understanding the huge range of benefits for mind, body and spirit that can be unlocked through exercising is a great way to motivate you to take that first step and do that first session, whether it…