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Muscle TONE or muscle DEFINITION?
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Muscle TONE or muscle DEFINITION?

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Mar 13, 2014
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Why you don’t want to tone up Okay, so every woman wants to develop TONE, don’t they?  Well maybe not everyone.  Much of the media directed at women encourage the achievement of ‘muscle tone’.  In response to the question from a personal trainer at the gym “What do you want to achieve through exercise?” one of […]

How to get fit
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How to get fit

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Feb 28, 2014
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How to get fit – even if you hate exercise Okay this post is a little later than promised. I’m sorry. I’ve been working very hard on some important research proposals – looking into the effects of different types of muscle rehabilitation strategies in patients who’ve had a knee replacement or who have suffered a fracture […]

The 1.5 mile run test
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The 1.5 mile run test

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Feb 14, 2014
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How Fit am I? Okay, so here’s the second of the two simple tests of ‘fitness’. Remember we talked about cardiovascular fitness as being the capability to sustain prolonged exercise in the previous post and the assessment we looked at was the 12-minute run test?  Well, here’s an alternative fitness test: The 1.5 Mile Fitness […]

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