You bound out of bed, ready to face the day ahead – only to find yourself feeling lethargic later on. Even though you may get at least 8 hours of sleep at night, tiredness can kick in – and no matter how enticing that yummy meal with friends, fabulous shoe sale, or vital football game sounds, you ...
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Thank you so much to everyone who has been encouraging Lucy with her training, as you can see, her hard work is paying off! Our very own manager from Wood Green is entering the British Natural Bodybuilding Federation competition on the 22nd July at St Albans Arena. She is entering the ‘Figure’ category & it is her first ...
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Since easyGym opened, we’ve seen so many of our members become confused with the hundreds of different diets and exercise routines out there. So we’ve put together some ‘top tips’ of how to achieve the body you want, maintain a healthy lifestyle and actually enjoy doing it! After all we want you to succeed, so will do ...
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We all know that we should eat lots of fruit and vegetables, but how many of us actually manage to eat 5 portions every day? What counts? And how important is it? These are often questions our members at easyGym ask us, along with how to do so on a budget. What is 5-a-day? 5-a-day advice for adults is ...
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The answer: NO! In fact, warming up & cooling down is probably the most important part of your workout! A proper warm up prepares you for exercise, as it increases the blood flow to the working muscle which results in decreased muscle stiffness, less risk of injury and improved performance. Benefits of a proper warm up: Increased temperature - ...
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Always tired? Feel like you are running on empty? Join the club – increasing numbers of us are suffering from constant fatigue. In today’s society, the pressures of work, running a home and maintaining a social life often means we burn the candle at both ends, which means we often fall short of the recommended 8 hours sleep ...
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There are two main considerations when it comes to a healthy diet: · Balance – this means eating a wide variety of foods · Proportions – consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight There are five main food groups, from which our diet should include: 1) Fruit and vegetables These should make up about a ...
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