Fit for Health, Life and Performance.

1. Fit for Health

The World Health Organisation defines health as:

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.

Two thirds of the adult UK population is now considered obese. According to figures from the National Audit Office, obesity can take up to nine years off your lifespan. You are also far more likely to get many other problems, including:

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Infinite Interval Timer

What is the Infinite Interval Timer?

It is a very simple but massively versatile way of timing virtually any interval training session. It is a series of mp3 files of 10 seconds, 20 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes and 5 minutes in length. These are to time how long your work/rest intervals can be. You can tell when they start/stop by a 5 second countdown followed by a ringing bell (like you hear in boxing).
To make the Infinite Interval Timer work, just download it, unzip the files (they are compressed for easy downloading), load it onto your mp3 player and listen to when the bell rings!

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Introduction to How to Lose Weight

1. Losing weight, or losing fat?

First of all, you need to decide if you want to lose weight, or if you want to lose bodyfat. Losing weight is simple.  Just stop drinking any fluids (water etc) for a few days, or simply chop off a leg or two.  I guarantee the scales will show you losing weight, but it is far from a healthy option! Losing bodyfat is equally simple and MUCH healthier!  So I will go into a bit more detail about this. UPDATE:  If you want to know more about the ways to measure your body weight or body fat levels, take a look at my 2 part article telling you all you need to know (Body Composition part 1 – Body Weight)

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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:

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