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One Arm Push Ups - advanced, but NOT impossible

One arm push ups speak of an advanced level of strength and technique, yet they are within your reach with the correct graduated exercise program. read more

Added on 02.09.2013

Myth: 'Five a Day' of Fruit and Vegetables will help you lose weight

Probably the best known and most widely promoted nutrition message of the modern age - yet it has no scientific basis when it comes to weight loss! read more

Added on 26.08.2013

The Stationary Lunge or Split Squat Exercise

The lunge is not really one but an extensive group of exercises, which together make up the best exercise group for the leg and hip complex by a mile. read more

Added on 19.08.2013

Myth: Cholesterol is bad for you and will kill you

Cholesterol has been demonised but it is, in fact, so important to our bodies that we would not be able to function or even live without it! read more

Added on 12.08.2013

The Door Frame Pull Up

How do you do pull-ups without special equipment in the gym, or at the very least a pull-up bar screwed into your doorway at home? read more

Added on 05.08.2013

What to look for in a Personal Trainer

My requirements as an employer are also what you as a client or patient should be looking for when considering whether or not to work with a trainer. read more

Added on 29.07.2013

Myth: A 3,500 calorie reduction results in the loss of a pound of fat

It's time to rediscover a simple truth that we've known for nearly 100 years; approaching weight loss from a 'calorie deficit' viewpoint is just nuts! read more

Added on 22.07.2013

Myth: 3,500 calories is equivalent to a pound of fat

You'll find this statement in government leaflets, nearly every diet book written, and countless websites. You WON'T find a scientific explanation! read more

Added on 15.07.2013

Myth: People gain weight because they take in too many calories

Whilst we can't completely ignore calorific intake, the truth is that we gain weight when we store a certain type of fat in our bodies. read more

Added on 08.07.2013

A gluten-free diet stops my mother's intestinal problems and arthritis

I've been fighting the good fight against grains (particularly those containing gluten) for years, so I have to share my mother's good news with you. read more

Added on 05.07.2013
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