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Moves for heel lovers

We all know the long-term (and even sometimes painful short term) effects of wearing heels all day long. If you are one of those people who can’t stay away from these leg accentuating works of art which turn a couple of heads, here is a list of stretching, massaging, and strengthening moves that will keep your legs feeling as good as they look. 

 

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Upper body strength for beginners

Have you ever wondered what people with great upper body strength do to maintain those toned triceps, biceps and amazing chest muscles? Well stop wondering, here are a few exercises recommended for that beginner?

 

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4-guilt-free treats

Indulging our sweet tooth is hard to resist, even when we are on a strict diet. One can’t help but be mesmerised by those decadent brownies and those mouth-watering death by chocolate exploding cupcakes sold at your favourite bakery. But worry not anymore, because there are guilt-free tasty treats to satisfy all your sweet treats cravings.

   

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6 New Wacky exercise crazes

One thing you have to admire about humans is having a sense of humour and being inventive. We can reincarnate, reinvent, and blend trends in fashion, music and exercises. The fitness industry is constantly creating new trends and crazes to keep people interested in exercising. Here’s 6 wacky exercise crazes –that may or may not sweep the industry.

 

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5 Easy on the go exercises

When you are constantly on the road, it’s difficult to find the strength to keep up with your exercise schedule, let alone get to the gym. Here are your 5 gym on the road exercises which can be spiced up by adding exercise bands, a medicine ball, a jump rope, and boxing gloves with pads. Try to mix up the workouts for variety, which will keep you mentally fresh, and also helps you physically respond better.

 

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5 side sculpting exercises

A toned and sexy body is what we all want, but we tend to forget that your obliques, hips, and thighs are a big part of what determines your body's shape. Working them creates an all-around definition and gives you a great lift. Neglecting to exercise your side muscles not only prevents you from that great shape, but it’s also causes a great deal of muscle imbalance. Here’s how you can ensure you target this all important muscle group.

   

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Nova: New Class on the block

Looking for exercise that works all the body’s muscles at once? Youth Fit Africa took part in a Discovery Health Vitality fitness party at Virgin Active in Bryanston to try out the new all over super body conditioning Nova class. Nova mixes Pilates and yoga, with routines incorporating core control, back strengthening, upper body resistance and thigh toning - basically all the types of chiselling we all want.

 

 

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Pump up your cardio

Do you feel that sometimes you sluggishly drag yourself to jump on that treadmill? Maybe grow resentful of your cardio exercise because of boredom? Add variety and pump up your cardio with this 4 high impact, back to basic, energy moves.

 

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Exercises for your body type

Hardly anyone is graced with a perfect body type and naturally perfect muscle structure, but with the right exercise and nutrition plan you can achieve that. Before starting your training and nutrition regimen, it is always a great idea to acknowledge your body type. By knowing your body type it will help you to better tailor your diet and exercise plan and set realistic, attainable goals.

   
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