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5 reasons to workout at home

Workout at home or sign up to my local gym? That’s the question most people are asking when they are trying to workout what’s best for their body. The reality of it is that both the gym and working out at home have their advantages and disadvantages. Here are my 5 reasons to workout at home:
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Warm up routine before a workout

Warming up the muscles is an important part of the workout. Spending a few minutes to warm up would improve your performance, protect you from injuries and make your muscles more flexible. Find out about the benefits from a warm up routine.
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Busted: stereotypes of people who workout

If you type “stereotype” in your favourite search engine, it comes up with: “A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.” We all use them and sometimes we are stereotyped too. People who workout are no exception.
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Set your goals: Skinny guys who want to gain weight and build muscles

Have you ever wondered why, despite your hard work, time and effort you put into something, you see little or no results? That’s probably because, when you started, you didn’t take enough time to evaluate your abilities and carefully set your goals.
Weight training program: 4 day lifting plan for beginners

Weight training program: 4 day lifting plan for beginners

The 4 Day Lifting Plan for Beginners is the second in the Weight Training Program for skinny guys. The plan is based on Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 training system and developed by Chris Heskett. The exercises in the plan require access to a fully equipped gym with free weights.
Do you really eat, sleep and breathe fitness?

Do you (really) eat, sleep and breathe fitness?

It’s time for a thought-provoking article. Don’t worry though; I'm not going to go on about the meaning of life. Instead, I'm trying to find out if keeping fit should be done to excess. If you eat, sleep and breathe fitness (or you think you are), then read on and let us know what you think.
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How to stick to your New Year’s Resolution and become fit and healthy

Wouldn’t it be great if, for once in your life, you were able to stick to your New Year’s Resolution and become fit and healthy? It would, wouldn't it? That’s why, in this article I am going to lay out everything you need to know in order to do just that.
Weight training program: 3 Day Lifting Plan for beginners

Weight training program: 3 Day Lifting Plan for beginners

Our 3 Day Lifting Plan for beginners is the first in the Weight Training Program series for skinny guys. It’s developed by fitness model and strength coach Chris Heskett and suitable for anyone who has access to a fully equipped gym with free weights.
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How to lower your body fat

Even if you are a skinny guy (or a girl), you need to think about your body fat. There are two types of fat your body carries: visceral and subcutaneous. The first type is the one that wraps around your internal organs. The second type is the fat layer beneath your skin. This is the fat we all notice and worry about. Here are a few basics on how to lower your body fat.
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Six (direct) exercises for six pack abs at home

Having a defined six pack could be a challenge. That’s because how good your abs look depends not just on the exercises you do but on your body fat as well. To lower your body fat, you need to be on a good diet and do regular cardio sessions. To build your six pack abs, you need to exercise them and leave enough recovery time between sessions.

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Weight training at the gym: 4 day split workout routine

If you are serious about transforming your body, you are more than likely to move on to a split workout routine at some point...