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Cover Model Q.A. Lilian Dikmans

Cover model Q&A: Lilian Dikmans Cover model Q&A: Lilian Dickmans Lawyer turned fitness model, pro Muay Thai fighter and trainer, Lilian Dikmans knows a thing or two about pushing the limits and creating her own version of success. We caught up with our August 2017 cover model to find out what makes her tick. MOVE I usually train myself four to five times a week. I do a mixture of muay Thai, boxing, functional conditioning exercises, and some Pilates and yoga when I can fit it in. If I have a fight coming up, training increases to six days a
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Bedroom Makeover How to Get a Good Nights Sleep

Bedroom makeover: how to get a good nights sleep Bedroom makeover: how to get a good nights sleep Interiors blogger and stylist Eve Gunson shows you how to design the perfect room for catching plenty of sleep. Calmness is key: Creating a space that provides a sense of relaxation and restfulness is the most important factor and freshly washed bed linen can really help you drift off. Try washing your sheets once a week and adding a fragrance such as lavender (which research shows has calming and soothing effects) to help you unwind. Lighting: Use bedside lamps, pendants or floor
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Energy Counter

Each individual is different when it comes how many calories you need each day to lose, maintain or increase weight. Based on your height, weight and activity level the Energy Calculator can estimate this for you. Age Enter your age here Weight   Kilograms   Pounds Height   Centimetres   Feet Inches Sex femalemale Activity Level InactiveLightModerateHeavyVigorousExercise to gain weight You require  Calories (equivalent to) Kilojoules to maintain your body weight Activity Level CalculationsINACTIVE: You participate in no regular exercise or physical activity. LIGHT: You participate in no regular physical activity, however incorporate 3-4 hours of walking or standing per day as part of
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Step-up with a bicep curl

Work your biceps, butt and legs with this fat-blasting workout from Nichelle Laus.   How to Stand with left foot on a sturdy bench, step, or chair with a dumbbell in each hand. Step up onto the bench and raise the right thigh so it’s parallel to floor; at the same time, curl weights up toward shoulders. Return to starting position, switch legs and repeat. NEXT: Browse more exercises for toned arms>> Photo credit: Dave Laus The post Step-up with a bicep curl appeared first on Women's Health and Fitness. admin


Criss Cross

Find yourself slouching at your desk? Pull your body out of lazy habits with this Pilates exercise, designed to help you even up. How to 1. Start on your back, holding a Pilates ring or squishy ball to the ceiling with the legs in table-top 2. Exhale to curl up with the body and twist to one side, extending the opposite leg 3. Inhale to alternate to the other side. You want to tap the opposite arm to the bent leg and straighten the other leg, hovering it above the mat. Keep it quick and dynamic without pauses Tip: To make this exercise
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Colon cleansing for weight loss? It’s tipped as a fast way to flush away festive excesses. But do you really need a colonic? Colon cleansing for weight loss? – Women’s Health & Fitness You’ve got to give it to the colonic industry. No other sphere of medicine has managed to make private business quite so glamorous; it seems that as long as it’s in the confines of a dedicated clinic, a bowel motion is a modern badge of honour. A statement that you make mistakes, but own them. Google’s keyword auto-fill says concepts most often linked with the anatomical version
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Overhead lunge A simple addition to your lunge repertoire. Really effective as a warm-up of mid-set exercise to keep heart rate elevated and work with body weight. Overhead lunge for glutes & arms – PICTURE – Women’s Health & Fitness How to Raise your arms overhead and step forward with your right leg or left leg. Lower your body until your right thigh is parallel to the floor and your rear knee nearly touches the floor. Abs engaged and back long in one line from the floor to the sky. Workout: Nikki Fogden-Moore Photographer: Keith Hamlyn The post 1467-overhead-lunge appeared
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Keeping fit and healthy with Bec Louise Chambers We caught up with coach and health fitness writer Bec Chambers to chat about all things health, fitness and body confidence. Keeping fit and healthy with Bec Louise Chambers ON INSTAGRAM I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was four years old, and I started blogging in 2013, which naturally progressed to Instagram. My writing has always focused on women and their bodies, minds and fitness. Fitness has been a major part of my life from a young age, but at about 17 I went down an extreme dieting road that
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815 bodyblitz diet plan

12-week diet plan Want to change your body in 12 weeks? This BodyBlitz diet and meal planner will help you stay on track So you want to lose weight? Most people know that the weight-loss equation is largely dependent on how much exercise you do and what type of diet you follow. While physical activity at least three times a week will help you shed those extra kilos, most experts agree that diet is the first thing you need to change in order to see results. Making the change Many of us have eating habits that have been ingrained in us since we were
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Superset leg day workout

Take your leg day workouts to the next level with this superset style circuit. The rules: Perform this leg workout twice a week. Keep two to three days between sessions. Once you get used to the moves you can add more weight.  Superset 1: Squat with wide stance x20 + Stable lunges x15 per leg (4 rounds) Do 20 squats with wide stance. Make sure your weight is on your heels and your knees are pointing the same way as your toes. After your 20 squats, do 15 stable lunges with your right leg starting in front. Then switch sides.  Make sure your
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