Fitness Tips

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4 Easy to Follow Fitness Tips

Published by SteBacon on 16/09/2013

Here are four easy to follow and awesome fitness tips to help you become healthier, stronger and fitter each day. They will ensure you can develop both physically and mentally and find that happier more confident place.   Eat more Thin…

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43 Powerful Reasons to Lose Weight

Published by SteBacon on 30/12/2012

We all have our own reasons to lose weight, get fit and become more healthy. Here are 43 of the most common reasons people want to lose weight, how many of them can you relate to? Improved health and wellness…

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Best Time of Day to Exercise – When is it?

Published by SteBacon on 28/11/2012

Everybody has their own ideas and beliefs about when is the best time of day to exercise. Some people like to get up and get it done first thing in the morning and others prefer to exercise late in the…

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Achieving Better Health – 7 Top Rules

Published by SteBacon on 25/09/2012

Achieving better health and fitness can be challenging for even the most dedicated of us, but when applied each day these top 7 rules for better health can help you to attain more of it, forever… Remove the word ‘should…

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Lose Weight by Switching to Smaller Plates

Published by SteBacon on 11/09/2012

Lose weight by switching to smaller plates? You may have come across this basic advice before and thought it was a bit gimmicky, leading you to dismissing it without a second thought. There’s lot’s of pointless and inconvenient…

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Lose Weight Fast – 5 Simple Steps

Published by SteBacon on 08/09/2012

Do you need to make a big change to the way you look and feel? If you are reading this then you likely want to lose weight fast and get fit quickly, it’s probably something you have been thinking…

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Benefits of Drinking More Water – 3 Good Reasons

Published by SteBacon on 14/07/2012

There are plenty of articles around the internet and other useful sources of information that reinforce the benefits of drinking more water. Most of us certainly don’t drink enough water despite being subjected to this healthy information on such…

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Top 7 Reasons You Got Injured During Exercise

Published by SteBacon on 07/07/2012

There’s nothing worse than getting injured during a training program or exercise session, especially when much preparation and planning has gone into getting started and you feel you are doing really well and making quality health and fitness gains…

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What are Electrolytes and do we Need to Replace them After Exercise?

Published by SteBacon on 03/06/2012

Athletes, coaches and sport scientists have had an understanding of electrolytes for decades.  They know what they are, what they do and why we need them.  However, a recent surge in the marketing of specially made sports drinks, waters, tablets…

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What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness?

Published by SteBacon on 21/05/2012

You have likely experienced the evil of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) several times before.  It is the intense feeling of pain in certain used muscles around your body after a hard workout. It becomes most noticeable 2 – 3 days…

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Rapid Weight Loss Workout: The Outdoor Warrior

Published by SteBacon on 02/05/2012

A rapid weight loss workout for all you outdoor warriors.  Those of you that love nothing more than to head to your local park / green space to workout or often need to escape the four walls of the gym once…

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How to Overcome Adversities During Exercise

Published by SteBacon on 22/04/2012

I just got back from a long ride out on the bike. It was one of those days and fitness sessions when you quickly realise things are not going to go your way. I’m sure you have experienced the…

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4 Reasons you may be Sabotaging your Fitness Progress in the Gym

Published by SteBacon on 26/03/2012

Gym time is almost always considered precious.  It is a time when we can escape the stresses of the day and make improvements to the way we look and feel, which helps to boost our confidence and happiness. Unfortunately we…

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Do We Really Need Sports Dietary Supplements?

Published by SteBacon on 16/03/2012

This is a topic that often stirs up one heck of a debate amongst fitness enthusiasts and professionals. One side of the argument will make strong claims that we can obtain all the necessary nutrition from food, and the opposite…