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How to Relieve Mental and Physical Stress

We are all stressed out because of many different reasons. Almost every person today including children experience some level of stress on certain aspects. It is important that you take the time and the right measures needed in order to relieve this stress that gets built up in your system be it physical or mental. Carrying a lot of stress with you will only cause you to fall sick and feel depressed a lot of the time. So here are some ways in which you can reduce the level of stress in your life. Take Time for Yourself You should
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Summer Body Warrior Challenge – wk2 strength

Use this strength session to compliment your wk2 cardio and step it up!  Equipment Weight plate 5kg, 10kg, 15kg Mat Cone This one is a tough one. So be ready to put that warrior paint on and bring it. This workout can be done indoors or outdoors, just ensure you have approx. a 20 m length of space you can run. Set you mat up with your weighted plate in the middle. Put a cone (or choice of marker) approx. 20 metres from your mat. This circuit workout comprises four exercise combinations followed by six shuttle runs. You need to
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10 weight loss rules to swear by

Ideal Bodies Online’s Sue Heintze shares some key tips. 1. Eat more vegies Not only are vegies low in calories and packed with nutrients, but they also have a high thermic effect, meaning they use a lot of energy just to digest (particularly if eaten raw or as close to raw as you can  manage). The post 10 weight loss rules to swear by appeared first on Women's Health and Fitness. Guest


7 benefits of Bikram yoga

We know the well-documented yogic promises of improved flexibility, balance and core strength. But what’s the benefit of adding heat? Bikram expert Amy King of Bikram Yoga Victoria and Lucinda Mills of in Melbourne state their claims. The rest is up to you. Improve your » Weight Bikram Known for burning anywhere between 500 to 1,000 calories a session, Bikram yoga warms muscles to help burn fat easily. Hot Yoga Weight normalisation is about finding balance, and all the work we do on the mat helps you become exquisitely self-aware, but also wonderfully balanced and deeply content. This helps transform
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The Okinawa Principle

The theory: Based on the inhabitants of the Japanese islands of Okinawa, where people live long and relatively disease-free lives, the ‘Okinawa principle’ follows a simple 80/20 approach to the amount of food you eat: Eat until you’re 80% full because it takes 20 minutes for your brain to register that you’re full. For: “Eating a low-calorie or calorie-restricted diet has been shown to lower the risk of developing chronic disease and thus slow the ageing process,” says naturopath Sarah Stevens. “Okinawans tend to have a lower body mass index, resulting in a lowered risk of diabetes, heart disease and
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Natural born beauty

Cameron Diaz’s trainer, Teddy Bass shares the secrets to her toned physique With a background as a professional dancer, Teddy came to LA nearly 15 years ago to pursue a career as a video dancer. Instead, he ended up getting qualified in fitness at the University of Southern California (UCLA) and started training celebrities. Teddy was so great at his job that through word of mouth he started training all the big celebs like Christina Applegate, Rosanna Arquette, Sheryl Crow, Nicky and Paris Hilton, Kimberly Stewart, Lucy Lui and of course the world’s hottest bod right now, Cameron Diaz. The
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Cover Model Top 10 Finalists 2017 Cover Model Top 10 Amy Lee Cover Model Top 10 Ashleigh Boehm Cover Model Top 10 Brittney Cutts Cover Model Top 10 Camilla Payne Cover Model Top 10 Elise Carver Cover Model Top 10 Grace Shelmerdine Cover Model Top 10 Kate Townsend Cover Model Top 10 Sarah Boulazeris Cover Model Top 10 Sinead Disaya Cover Model Top 10 Sofia Toumbas The post cover-model-top-10-videos-2017 appeared first on Women's Health and Fitness. Guest


Trikonasana (triangle pose)

Trikonasana (triangle pose) helps alleviate stress in the low back as well as stretch the legs and waist while keeping energy up by strengthening the legs and core. How to Take a wide stance with legs straight. Keep the back foot parallel and front foot facing forward. Lengthen the waist and bring your front hand to the shin or floor and top hand to the sky.  Keep the waist long, legs straight but not locked and core engaged. Repeat on other side. Collin Poole, senior yoga teacher, Kaya Health Clubs. Photo credit: Kaya Health Clubs. The post Trikonasana (triangle pose)
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How to break through cardio plateaus

If cardio is your thing, try new classes, get outdoors and give interval training a shot. It’s going to do wonders for your cardiovascular fitness, as well as your fat-burning potential. If you found a fantastic workout five months ago and figured it was a keeper, no wonder you’ve hit a wall! While you’ve been having fun and shaking that Zumba booty, at a cellular level your body has been eyeing off a comfortable rest. Poorly designed training programs or monotonous routines are a breeding ground for plateaus and an easy way to waste years of well-intentioned exercise. If you
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Standing oblique crunch

PT Nerissa Peach demonstrates this simple yet effective ab exercise. How to: Begin by standing up straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold a kettlebell in your right hand with your palms in. Keeping your back straight, bend to the right as far as you can, then return to the start position. After finishing your desired reps, change the weight to your other hand and repeat on the opposite side. Remember to bend only at your waist. NEXT: Amazing ab workouts>> The post Standing oblique crunch appeared first on Women's Health and Fitness. Guest