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Royal Canadian Air Force Exercise Plan

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This exercise plan was designed for the Royal Canadian Air Force by Dr Bill Orban in the 1950s. It’s a series of exercises for men called 5BX (Five Basic Exercises) that you perform for 11 minutes every day, and exercises for women called XBX (Ten Basic Exercises) which take 12 minutes per day. You don’t need….

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July 23rd, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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30 minute 500 calorie cardio exercise plan

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You can burn 500 calories in 30 minutes with this training plan by NASM-certified trainer Taylor Ryan. It can be done in the gym or at home. Plyometric exercises are a great way to burn fat fast. This routine combines some of the best moves you can do for a killer cardio session. Do the….

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July 14th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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Top 10 benefits of exercise (in addition to weight loss)

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We all know that exercise is great for weight loss and keeping fit. But there’s tons of other benefits too. Check out our top 10 exercise benefits here (other than weight loss, of course!): Top 10 benefits of exercise, other than weight loss: 1. Helps to fight many health conditions and diseases. 2. Strengthens and boosts your….

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May 6th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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Top fitness DVDs for 2014

Did you make a resolution to get fit this year? Instead of spending a fortune on gym membership, try one of these alternatives in the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re a yoga bunny or short of time, there’s something for everyone. Davina – Fit in 15 Davina McCall’s fitness offering for 2014 is….

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March 21st, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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30 Day Squat Challenge

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Why are squats good for you? One of the best exercises, whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose weight (or both), has to be the squat. This 30 Day Squat Challenge will take you from your first day of squats, right up to 250 reps by the end of the month. Squats can be done….

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March 18th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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19 best exercises to lose weight

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Effective workouts are just as important for weight loss as a healthy diet. The best exercises for weight loss usually include a cardio aspect and a toning aspect, and you should see quick results. Here’s our top exercises to lose weight, which are popular for weight loss, and burn the most calories. There’s bound to be….

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March 13th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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7 ways to burn calories without breaking a sweat

Here’s some unexpected ways to burn calories without doing very much at all. Keep cool “Drinking ice cold water means your body has to work harder to keep warm,” says Dr Marilyn Glenville, author of the Natural Health Bible For Women. “Therefore you burn more calories while you drink.” You could burn up to 70….

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February 27th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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The next big fitness and diet trends for 2014

Indulged a bit too much over the festive season? Had a few too many mince pies? Have a taste of one of the next big super foods, try your hand at the latest fitness trends or give your system a cleanout with a detox. Make 2014 your healthiest yet! Speedflex Described as a unique and….

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January 3rd, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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Everyday activities that burn more calories than you think

We know that an average spinning class can burn up to 700 calories, and an hour’s vigorous hula-hooping will use up 600 calories, but what about the days when you simply don’t have time to go to the gym (or just can’t be bothered)? Here are some calorie-burning activities that might help take the guilt….

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December 2nd, 2013 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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30 Day Plank Challenge

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Many of you have asked for information on ways to exercise and get toned, and this 30 Day Plank Challenge is one of the most popular trends at the moment thanks to social media. Here’s all the information you need to get started. What is planking Plank exercises are a popular element of isometric training,….

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November 26th, 2013 Author: Kelly Bloxham

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