I tried FitnessGenes DNA Analysis

As human beings with a variety of body types, we all react differently to diet and exercise, but the big question is why? How can you be sure that you are making the most out of your workouts and eating the right food? FitnessGenes has come up with the answer to these never-ending questions: their DNA Analysis and Action Blueprint. As someone who has become interested in fitness and health recently, I jumped at the chance to find out what my genes could tell me about how my body responds to diet and exercise. After receiving the box, I provided…

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Staying Fit and Healthy on a Student Budget

Research shows that if your body feels better, so does your mind. Exercise and other physical activity produces endorphins (chemicals in the brain that act as natural painkillers), improving the ability to sleep, which in turn reduces stress. People often assume that the Gym is the only way to lose weight, keep fit or tone up. For students, joining a Gym can add on an excessive cost. However, there are multiple different ways to keep fit while being a student. There are plenty of workouts that can be found on YouTube, Instagram, and even on the apple or android app…

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New Year Resolution – Get Fit

We all set New Year resolutions, whether that’s to drink more water, focus on our studies or travel. It’s a great way to sit down and prioritise what we want to achieve throughout the year. Whatever you choose to focus on, many of us will be choosing to live a healthier and fitter lifestyle, and even if this only lasts a couple of months, it does all the world of good for our bodies! Here are a few items I’ve received over christmas that have made all the world of good for my fitness routine!DynamiX Star Sports Bra If you’re female…

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Walking Off That Christmas Dinner

We’ve all pushed our stomachs to the limit and now we’re paying for it. Plates of pigs in blankets, succulent turkey breast and honey glazed carrots followed by trifle, cheesecake and ginger bread houses. How could we possible have said no? But now we’re stuck to the settee, eyes beginning to ache from the hundreds of films we’ve watched over christmas and our stomachs are buying in front of us, showing the food baby we developed over the past couple of days.it may seem like the last thing you want to do in the moment but a stroll in the…

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How Exercise Can Help You Get Over The Post-Holiday Blues

The end of summer is a misery for many of us – because we’ve just come back from holiday, we’ve put on a few pounds and it’s time to start whinging about going back to school.We may have also over-indulged on alcohol, which we know is never good for our bodies or our fitness.It’s also the most popular season for couples to split or take time out from each other. As a result, many people feel uncomfortable, anxious or depressed.Bodybuilding.com, the world’s largest online fitness community, knows that once you get motivated, exercise can make a big difference.Research has shown…

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