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[Why to] Warm up before any workout

"Warm-ups are important because typically we exercise after sedentary periods of time or after having just woken up," Says Rebecca Kennedy, a certified trainer. [1] Ladies, are you making the common mistake of not stretching properly? Instead of jumping on a cardio machine, or joining a spin session right away,...

[Why to] Drink coffee before workouts

Did you know just the smell of coffee can perhaps be enough to reverse the effects of sleep deprivation on the brain? A team led by Yoshinori Masuo at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tsukuba, Japan found - when sleep-deprived participants were exposed to the...

Ladies in Bradford Try This App

Ladies in Bradford, it’s time to take your health, and your fitness into your own hands. Literally. It’s time to stop feeling helpless, and escape the difficulty of managing your food plans more easily, even during the hustle and bustle of a working day. And if you're still using your...

[Why to] Tune your treadmill settings

Ladies, when you’re next on the treadmill giving it your personal-best —  Ask yourself one question… Did you switch the incline level any higher than 0.0? According to Women’s Health Magazine, “most runners fall into one of two camps: They’ve never touched any incline button, or they beep their way to...

3 Reasons Why You Need to Sweat

Ladies, making enemies with your sweat glands is like unfriending your best friend, your GHD straightener, and the world’s entire supply of chocolate. All at once. Or to that effect. In this article, we’ve delved into 3 confidence-inspiring reasons you will want to sweat more. Whether it’s during an exciting...

[WHY] You shouldn’t drink 8 glasses of water.

Don't sweat over '8 glasses of water'.   So you’ve just heard the ‘8 cups a day rule’ is a lie.  But, before you charge for the Whatsapp and Facebook icons above, and share your new found knowledge... ...here’s some interesting facts, you'll FIRST want to know. So why is...