Fancy new, shiny machines and equipment will not improve your weight/strength/tone/fitness etc. You do that by moving your body with speed, vigor, intensity and variety. And to do that takes the right attitude, not something you buy from a tv advert. Save your money and do some burpees instead :)
Spent all day in work at the gym helping out people where i could, and noticed i was telling the same things to almost everybody. These are just a few of the fundamental mistakes made in the gym. If you can correct these, you will be well on your way to a better workout!
1. Losing weight, or losing fat?
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:
What do I need to eat?
There are 6 basic parts that are essential to a healthy diet. These are:
But we will look mainly at the first three:
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- Sprint 100 meters
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