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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 26th July 2021

Saturday 24th July 2021

Hi, The first article is "Weight Training for all (part 2). Weight training is an excellent way of combating several symptoms we all face as we get a little older. Resistance exercise can reduce bone deterioration and build bone mass, preventing osteoporosis. Working your muscles can also inhibit the affects of sarcopenia, the age related loss of muscle mass, strength and function. After the age of thirty there is a loss of 3 to 5% of muscle mass per decade. This will make day to day tasks gradually harder to perform and slowing down metabolism - increasing the risk of weight gain. The second article is "How do you calculate your calories?" We recommend the Mifflin-St. Jeor equation, which has been found to…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 19th July 2021

Monday 19th July 2021

Hi, The first article is "Weight Training for all". When it comes to weight loss, health and quality of life a little weight training can go a long way. Most people think that cardiovascular exercise on machines such as treadmills and exercise bikes burns more calories than lifting weights. But that isn't necessarily correct. Resistance trainings works your muscles as well as your heart and lungs. This will improve your overall health and help you drop a clothes size faster. Much faster. The second article is Workout habits you should drop now. Some people don't get the most out of the gym. These guidelines might help you to achieve better results. The exercise of the week is a squat to two arm press. The recipe…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 12th July 2021

Monday 12th July 2021

Hi, The first article is about the Torso/Limbs, Split, a every other day training system that allows you train each body part every 4 days. This workout is designed for the intermediate gym users looking to develop a symmetrical physique in only 3 workouts per week. You alternate between 2 workouts: A: chest, back and shoulders B: Quads, hams, biceps, triceps, abs and calves The second article is the third part to "What Is The Right Way To Lose Fat?" There isn't necessarily a singular way to lose fat, but these articles should give you a basic overview of what do / not do to lose fat sensibly. The exercise of the week is a barbell Romanian deadlift, shrug to calf raise. The recipe…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 5th July 2021

Monday 5th July 2021

Hi, The first article continues from last week's article: What Is the Right Way To Lose Fat? To lose fat you need to couple a calorie deficit with a high-level energy expenditure. We all know this. But what guarantees the weight loss is just fat? The second article asks "Do you really need weighing scales?" Losing weight and losing fat are not always the same thing and regularly checking your body weight isn't always an accurate reflection of progress. It's just an easier concept to sell. Weight loss could stem from water, muscle and water. The exercise of the week is a flat dumbbell chest press. The recipe of the week is a simple fish soup. I hope you enjoy this newsletter but…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 28th June 2021

Monday 28th June 2021

Hi, The first article is about the right way to lose fat. This is the first part of this article. It's too long for a newsletter and gives you something to look forward to for next week. The next article covers the last 5 of the 20 Most Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods on The Planet. Try to factor as many of these into your diet as possible. The exercise of the week: single-leg squat, curl- press. The recipe of the week: Super-quick fish curry. I hope you enjoy this newsletter but if you have any questions please come and ask me. Gym Only memberships: Joint/Student (per month): 12 months: £20 3 months: £23 1 month: £26 Single (per month): For single prices, please check our special offers: http:www.woodlandsfitnessrowsley.co.uk/special-offers Student prices are…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 21st June 2021

Monday 21st June 2021

Hi, Why do you counting reps? Your muscles can't count. They understand tension and the amount of time they're under that tension. The first article explains time under tension and how to apply it to your training. The next article covers the next 5 of the 20 Most Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods on The Planet. Try to factor as many of these into your diet as possible. The exercise of the week: Single-leg squat touchdown to overhead press. The recipe of the week is Spaghetti Bolognese. I hope you enjoy this newsletter but if you have any questions please come and ask me. Gym Only memberships: Joint/Student (per month): 12 months: £20 3 months: £23 1 month: £26 Single (per month): For single prices, please check our special offers: http:www.woodlandsfitnessrowsley.co.uk/special-offers Student prices…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 14th June 2021

Monday 14th June 2021

Hi, The first article this week carries on from last week's article about Metabolic Training. You can build muscle and burning fat at the same time - if you implement the correct strategies. The training methods in the article include supersets, circuits, speed, low rest and compound movements to combine traditional weight training and cardio. The next article covers the next 5 of the 20 Most Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods on The Planet. Try to factor as many of these into your diet as possible. The exercise of the week is the squat curl & press. This is another fantastic total body move. The recipe of the week is a saag paneer curry. Saag paneer is a classic vegetarian Indian dish of cooked spinach studded…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 7th June 2021

Monday 7th June 2021

Hi, The first article this week is about building muscle and burning fat at the same time. There are training methods that involve intense, efficient cardiovascular and muscular training. Metabolic Training can involve supersets, circuits, speed, low rest and compound movements; it almost always packs a double-punch of aerobic and anaerobic work, breaking down barriers between traditional weight training and cardio. The next article covers 5 of the 20 Most Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods on The Planet. Try to factor as many of these into your diet as possible. The exercise of the week is the cable squat to row, This is a fantastic total body move. The recipe of the week: Slow Cooker Coconut Quinoa Curry. Yes, I know it's more of that veganness,…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 31st May 2021

Monday 31st May 2021

Hi, Right then, here we are with the latest Woodlands newsletter. The first article is about hitting the weights. Too many think body transformation is about cardio. No. If you're not already hitting the gym and racking up the weights, now's the time if fat loss is your goal. Even if you start small and work your way up to heavier weights, gaining muscle is going to put you on the fast-track to hitting that goal. When it comes to exercise, you have to train with weights to increase lean mass. Fat is burned inside of your muscle cells. The bigger and more plentiful your muscle cells, the bigger your fat-burning furnace. Think about how much fuel a Range Rover will use…

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The Woodlands newsletter: Monday 24th May 2021

Saturday 29th May 2021

Hi, Right then, just so you don't need to scroll through pages of incessant rambling, I'll start with Monday's Bank Holiday opening times; 8am to 2pm. The first article answers this annoying question: "Can you lose 10 Ib in a week?" The simple is as follows: yes. But it won't be quality weight loss and I really wouldn't recommend it. The next article is about histamine intolerances. While they may vary, some common reactions associated with this intolerance include headaches or migraines, fatigue, hives, nausea and vomiting. The article will list foods to avoid and foods you should try to eat more of. The recipe of the week is a sausage & bean casserole. It contains chorizo and who doesn't like chorizo? The exercise…

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