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Strength training prevents muscle weakness (video)

It is no surprise to hear that strength training will prevent muscle weakness. As we get older our muscles naturally waste away if we do not do strength training. Doing a strength training program one or twice a week will help you function more efficiently

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Strengthen you shoulder to prevent headaches and poor posture (video)

headaches, neck stiffness and poor posture are all to common in today's society. By strength the posture of your shoulder you can prevent shoulder pain, and neck stiffness. This simple exercise will help you improve you posture so these issues are not impacting your life.

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Developing Shoulder Stability and Shoulder Strength (video)

A great exercise to help develop shoulder stability is the seated row, there is number of ways to do the seated row, during this video I will discuss different ways to look at doing the exercise to develop shoulder stability and prevent shoulder injury

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Regular Exercise Will Improve Your Mobility (video)

Regular Exercise Will Improve Your Mobility (video)

Regular strength training will help increase your range of movement, By participating in a strength training program you will function more effectively throughout life.

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Learn how to squat without pain (video)

Learn how Lifestyle Essentials exercise rehab specialist makes squatting easy and pain free. Watch the video now.

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5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Do Strength Training

5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Do Strength Training

With the Rio Olympics just around the corner and one of my favourite events on the horizon (weightlifting), I knew I had to do a piece on an important but often misunderstood subject - strength training. When strength training is mentioned, the first thing that often comes to mind is a bodybuilder doing crazy amounts of exercises to prepare for a competition. 

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Circuit Group fitness classes, increase your bone mineral density

Circuit Group fitness classes, increase your bone mineral density

There are many different types of group fitness classes you can do. One of the more effective classes for strengthening your joints and bone mineral density is a strength circuit class.

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Strength training helps recovery from back surgery

Strength training helps recovery from back surgery

Major back surgery is becoming more and more common. Although the techniques and surgical methods have improved there is still a mixed out come of results. One thing is guarantee is if you do not do the right rehabilition program after the surgery can end up worse off then in the first place. 

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Are Weight Belts A Great Training Tool Or Just A Fashion Accessory?

Are Weight Belts A Great Training Tool Or Just A Fashion Accessory?

Do you wear a weight belt in the gym? If so, why do you do it? It’s true that when you wear a weight belt, you’ll feel stronger, but do they actually make you stronger? 

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Why should you do strength training?

Why should you do strength training?

Strength training is one of the most important aspects of any core strength exercise program. Yes, it is important to do cardio workouts and stretching, but the core to any weight program or general health exercise program must include strength training.

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Strength training helps prevent type 2 diabetes

Strength training helps prevent type 2 diabetes

Strength training can boost your metabolism, help you lose weight, decrease body fat and stabilise your blood glucose levels. This helps reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.  Type 2 Diabetes is ‘diabetes by choice’, harsh but true! Having Type 2 Diabetes is completely up to you. This is because it is caused by your diet and your lifestyle. 

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Strength Training Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Strength Training Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Strength training is an essential part of any program for relief from back pain. The muscles in the back are specifically designed to support the spine and when these muscles work correctly they reduce the amount of stress being loaded into the joints. 

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