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Weight Training: toning, size, endurance & strength

1.  Using weights is NOT bodybuilding

There is a common misconception that if you so much as look at a weight, you will turn into Arnold Schwarzenegger.  This is not true.  Using weights in different ways will have vastly different effects on your body.  Weights are commonly used for:

2009-08-14

Good Eating: Simple rules to live by

What do I need to eat?

Complex Carbohydrates

There are 6 basic parts that are essential to a healthy diet.  These are:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein
  • Fat
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Water

But we will look mainly at the first three:

2009-08-14

An Introduction to Getting Fitter

1.  What is “Fit”? A definition of fitness is: “The ability to do a task” This means there are different types of fitness for different tasks.  For example, different types of fitness are needed to:
  • Run a marathonRoad Running
  • Sprint 100 meters
  • Last 12 rounds of boxing
  • Finish the Tour de France
2009-08-14