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What is tempo training?

What is it? Tempo training – also known as Fast Continuous Running (FCR), lactate-threshold (LT) or anaerobic threshold training (AnT). As the glut of names suggest, it's a popular form of training. Where LSD...
Long slow distance training

What is it? Long slow distance exercise – LSD (!) for short – is the type of training most people associate with cardio. As the name cleverly suggests, LSD involves covering a relatively long...
The Fat Burning Zone: What you need to know

Set foot in any gym or on any piece of cardiovascular equipment and you'll find it impossible to miss the charts directing you to train in the enticingly sounding "fat-burning zone." You've heard about...
Endomorph Body Type

Ask anyone to imagine a knockout body and they’ll picture an in-shape endomorph with curves in all the right places. Since time immemorial, the female endomorph has been the epitome of femininity, just as...
The best exercise for endomorphs

The best type of cardiovascular exercise for endomorphs is on that you can sustain for at least 20 minutes, engages the large muscle groups (i.e. legs, back) in a continuous, rhythmical fashion and allows...
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You can't outrun a bad diet, but you sure can boost how many calories you're burning when running - or working out generally. There...

Your co-workers have been raving about it. Health guru's can't stop extolling its benefits. Celebrities swear by it. It's over 100-years old which, in...

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten. That applies to exercise too! If you do the same workout...

Walking may seem like a simple activity and really, it should be. But with so much time sitting down, a lot of us have...

Running, spinning, yoga and Pilates might all get the glamor and attention when it comes to stripping fat, toning up and getting healthy. However,...

We all know how to do it. We do it every day. So you'd think that there wouldn't be much that could go wrong...

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There's a vast array of running shoes out there. Buy the right running shoe and running is a dream - you won't even notice...

At a certain time of year the common cold is all but unavoidable. And though it might not be a serious medical condition, it...

Although very rare, it is a sad but unavoidable truth that female runners must consider their safety when out clocking up their weekly mileage....

Do you often have to loosen your clothes and unbutton your pants after a meal? You’re not alone. According to statistics, a massive 10...

Has digestive discomfort become a fact of life for you? Do you believe that gas, bloating or constipation is unavoidable? If yes, then here’s...

Bacteria. The word alone conjures up the unhygienic and the unfavorable. But these little guys are misunderstood. Not all of them are bad. And...
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