Month: May 2014

With promises of 15-minute fat loss workouts, two-minute routines and adverts for the latest workout trend or craze guaranteed to get you in shape in double-quick time, the world of women’s fitness is a minefield. But how much of this stuff will actually hold up and how do we separate the good from the bad […]

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Right. Here’s the good news. When it comes to training frequency, more is not necessarily better. How many times per week you exercise is dependent on various factors, such as your goals, nutritional status and training history, not to mention practical things such as the time you have available. For non-specific fitness goals where it’s […]

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Should you drink protein shakes? “If you exercise, chances are you’re aware of protein shakes and their role in aiding recovery and boosting results. In fact, even those with an aversion to exercise are likely to have come across protein shakes, not only in terms of what they can do for your performance, but also […]

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Excerpt: “Jean-Claude Vacassin, founder of W10 Performance Gym, is convinced that ‘people are bored of fad diets’. Vacassin, whose old-fashioned attitude to carbs has attracted a clutch of Victoria’s Secret models and former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts, says: ‘The problem is that people do low carbs from Monday to Friday but then eat crap and […]

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