Are Carbohydrates Bad?

Carbohydrate Pizza from Richmond Gold's Gym

I am about to use a four-letter word, so please pardon my language C-A-R-B. Phew! There I said it. It seems everyone these days is anti-carb. I will begin by saying that I, too, was afraid of carbs. I was convinced they were evil and they were the reason I never felt lean enough. I…

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What is Missing From Your Training?

Girl running up stadium stairs

Is something missing from your training? Does it matter? You train your ass off, sticking to the plan like white on rice. Sometimes you are short on time, whether it is because work schedules or family duties or any other aspect of life, so you do a warm-up set and get right to it. Those…

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It’s not what you do, but how you do it

Ann Burns Pistol Squat with Kettlebell

The statement above is true, but as with everything, it depends: if you are doing something stupid, it does not matter how well you do it. Use common sense. I know common sense is a little lacking these days, but try. This applies to life and to fitness. To be successful, you need to be…

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Eating A Healthy Breakfast

There’s a reason people call breakfast the most important meal of the day. Starting your day with a healthy, balanced breakfast is the best way to promote a healthy lifestyle. Getting into the habit of making and enjoying a nutritious each morning will give you the energy you need to start your day off properly. A…

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Track Your Gym Progress With Photos

Unfortunately, it is common for people to follow a programme for a few weeks or a month and feel as though they are not making any progress, or as though their body is not reacting to their hard work and dietary changes. It is easy to look in the mirror each day and not see…

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Home Workouts Without Weights

Home Workouts with Golds Gym

Not all of us can make it to the gym as much as we would like. Early morning commutes and late nights at the office can make sticking to your planned routine even more of a challenge than your workouts. Thankfully, there are a plethora of exercises you can complete in your own home that…

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Best Protein Powder for Weight Loss

best protein eggs

So You’re Trying to Lose Weight The gym houses a range of people, each one trying to reach their ultimate goal in the least amount of time possible. For those looking to lose weight fast, you know that it can be a struggle when sticking to a workout routine doesn’t seem to yield much. Although…

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Best Fitness Gifts for Men – Top 5 Products They’d Love

Many men love fitness, there’s not a doubt about that. But sometimes, it can be difficult to know what types of fitness related products that these men like to receive. You can check out the guide below and learn more about the top 5 products that are the best fitness gifts for men. Let’s start…

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High-Intensity Interval Training For Women

High-intensity interval training sees an increased popularity these days. This type of training is commonly called HIIT workouts. They involve repeated bouts of high-intensity effort which is followed by various recovery times. The periods of intense work can range from 5 seconds to 8 minutes long and they are done at 80% to 95% of…

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Eliminate Back Pain With Simple Exercises

Did you know that stretching can help you avoid surgery? There are 30 million Americans who suffer from low back pain, and only 10% of them need surgery. If you don’t have a slipped disc or pinched nerves, then you most likely have inflamed muscles, or the culprit is tight. To your surprise, the inflammation…

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