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5 Minute Tone Up Video

We want to bring you the best possible fitness experience, so we’re launching our new fitness video section.  Each week we’ll add a new 5 minute work out video to the blog so you can improve your fitness with a … Continue reading

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How to do the Plank for Longer

The plank is a powerful exercise for developing core stability and strength.  A strong set of core muscles will help you in almost any other type of exercise including running and sport because it trains you to hold yourself in … Continue reading

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Top 5 Exercise Myths

With a subject like fitness where there are lots of “experts”, but not many experts, there will always be a lot of disagreement about what’s right and what’s wrong.  There are so many myths about exercise and fitness – what … Continue reading

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Calculating your Maximum Heart Rate

Aerobic fitness training is more effective if you get the intensity right.  For most people, the most convenient way of measuring intensity of exercise is to use a heart rate monitor and keep their hear between certain boundaries.  Calculating your … Continue reading

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5 tips to lose 5lbs in 5 weeks

We blogged a couple of days ago about how many calories you need to use to burn 1 lb of fat, and that got us thinking about small changes we could make in our existing lifestyles to  lose 5lb in … Continue reading

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Calculating Your VO2 Max

While BMI Calculators are an indicator of your health, the most accurate measure of your fitness is your VO2 Max.  Calculating your VO2 Max is essentially tells you how efficiently your body is able to convert energy from food into … Continue reading

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Press Ups

Press ups are the staple of any fitness plan, and a great way to build strength and definition in your upper body.  Good form is important in maximising impact and there are numerous different press up variations that you can … Continue reading

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Introducing the Vytalz Daily Challenge

Getting fit should be fun if you’re going to stay motivated, and friendly competition is a bit part of that.  That’s why we’re introducing a new feature to Vytalz today.  A daily fitness challenge.  Everyday, we’ll be tweeting a link … Continue reading

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