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Extreme Sports – Go Karting

Ok, so this may not be quite as extreme as jumping from airplanes a kilometre up in the sky but it’s still a great one for adrenaline junkies! For many people go kart racing conjures up fond memories of racing friends and family down the closest neighbourhood hill in a home made contraption that may,
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The Power Of Eyebrows

Just as people notice your hair, people also notice your facial features. Like your eyebrows. There are industries devoted to ‘editing’ this facial feature and women in particular spend countless hours of their time plucking, waxing, colouring and otherwise altering this facial feature. Some of those procedures are painful so the fact that so many
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Exercise

How to Effectively Use Complexes in Your Training

How to Effectively Use Complexes in Your Training Upon reading the title of this article, your first question may be... "what are complexes? I've never even heard of them!" You wouldn't be alone - most people haven't heard of them! They're like a version of a superset, where you pair exercises together without a rest.
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Health and Fitness

Relaxing Your Way To Better Health

Stress is one of the banes of modern life.   It is at the root of, or involved in, many of the health problems so many of us suffer from today. But, short of taking drugs like Prozac, Lexapro, Zoloft, Celexa et al, what can a stressed out person do about it? What is stress
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Exercise

How To Get Your Fitness Regime Off to a Flying Start

If you’ve just decided to get in shape, there’ll be a million different options in front of you, each with their own benefits. You may even be filled with a level of excitement about transforming your health and physique, chomping at the bit to get started. That’s brilliant – at this point enthusiasm is more
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Exercise

One Kit Workout For a Busy Gym – Dumbbells

In January the gym goes absolutely crazy, filling with eager new members who are trying to lose weight, see off the Christmas excess and stick to their new years resolutions. If you don’t know what you’re doing in there it can be a nightmare – you’re waiting for kit, struggling to find space and sometimes

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Exercise

How Much Should We Be Walking?

We've all heard that we should be walking at least 10,000 steps per day, but how and why is this figure agreed upon? Is it an arbitrary figure based on assumption, or is there actual science backing up the claim? Furthermore, what are the benefits of walking? Why should we be doing it? Read on
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Health and Fitness

The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

Who doesn’t love a piece of chocolate! As it turns out, this tasty treat is doing you more good than harm. ‘Real’ chocolate is made from cocoa butter extracted from the fruit of the Theobroma cacao tree. This tropical evergreen tree, originally native to Central America, reaches heights of between 3 and 7.5 metres. It

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5 Inspirational Books for Men

The beginning of a new year is a time when a lot of us set a new plan for the next year. It’s a time when we can start with a clean slate, set out a few goals and do our best to achieve them. Goals are always easier to achieve when you have suitable

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The Science In Herbal Remedies, Or Is There Any?

Advertising for them abounds. On the Internet, in health magazines, and anywhere else advertising is allowed. But do they actually work? Many will tell you they don’t, and they’re just a bunch of quackery. Others swear by them, and refuse to believe there could be any element of truth in the ‘quackery’ theories! What are
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Why Should We Eat Vegetables?

We’re all told as children that we should eat our vegetables, but why exactly should we? What are the reasons – we know they’re ‘good for us’, but what exactly does that mean? In this article we’re going to look in more detail at what that means and how why vegetables should feature more prominently

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Exercise

Intensity vs Frequency – How Should We Train?

There's a lot of debate amongst the personal training community about whether or not we should train less frequently but at a high intensity, or more frequently at a lower intensity. To answer this question accurately, we've got a lot of things to consider because as with many things in health and fitness, there are
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