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exercise this christmas
exercise this christmas
exercise this christmas

Making the healthy choice: How to stay in shape over the festive period

We all know the temptations that come our way over the festive period, whether it’s the canapés that look so delicious, the drinks that flow freely at the office party or the chocolates that you are offered every time you pay y...
 
Fitness
 
naturally increase your testosterone levels
naturally increase your testosterone levels
naturally increase your testosterone levels

4 ways to naturally increase your testosterone levels

Testosterone is somewhat of a dirty word. Misconceptions about testosterone arise, however, due to an inherent lack of understanding about its benefits. The common consensus is that high levels of testosterone result in negativ...

 
Fitness
 
health and fitness by strensa
health and fitness by strensa
health and fitness by strensa

5 small changes that will immediately improve your health and fitness levels

If you’re new to exercise, or you’ve simply gotten out of the habit of training regularly, the road to feeling fit and healthy can seem like a long one, filled with daunting obstacles along the way. Often, this feeling that get...
 
Health
 
Broccoli
Broccoli
Broccoli

7 foods that boost your metabolism

If weight loss and building lean muscle mass are your primary fitness goals, it pays to take an interest in your metabolic rate. While one’s metabolic rate is determined to a degree by genetics, it is certainly possible to spee...
 
Health
 
skipping
skipping
skipping

Lessons from the playground: Why skipping is a great addition to your training regime

Skipping may be a form of exercise that you attach either positive or negative childhood memories to, but if you’re looking to spice up your training regime, add a bit of variation and burn a lot of calories, then skipping coul...

 
Health
 
Guava
Guava
Guava

The top 6 foods for boosting your immune system, naturally

If you’re exercising moderately, but on a regular basis, the good news is that you’re already boosting your immune system, naturally. If, however, you are undertaking more strenuous exercise, research indicates that it can have...
 
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HIIT
HIIT
HIIT

HIIT – New Kid on the Block?

Have you been hit over the head with a little something called HIIT lately? If you haven’t then you are in the minority because, believe me, it is much bigger than a stone age battle club! From scientific research study to offi...
 
Health
 
Chemical structure of leptin, a hormone secreted by fat cells that reduces appetite and that plays a role in the development of obesity.
Chemical structure of leptin, a hormone secreted by fat cells that reduces appetite and that plays a role in the development of obesity.
Chemical structure of leptin, a hormone secreted by fat cells that reduces appetite and that plays a role in the development of obesity.

Leptin: The hormone with the key to effective weight loss

Weight loss is a complex beast. If reducing your body fat composition is you’re primary fitness goal, there are a wide range of factors that play a role in reducing your body fat percentage. These factors range from the make-up...

 
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Suspension Training with Strensa
Suspension Training with Strensa
Suspension Training with Strensa

Suspension training: The ultimate full body workout?

Here at Strensa, we are always on the lookout for ways to spice up our training schedules. Sports science dictates that carrying on with the same routine month after month eventually sees your gains plateau, but for me, persona...
 
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weight loss the f word part 2
weight loss the f word part 2
weight loss the f word part 2

The F Word (Part 2) Katrin Schlee busts some myths.

If you enjoyed reading the F Word (Part 1), you will feel ready to learn all about the truth behind fat loss and dieting. Shedding pounds is, after all, what is behind the average person’s decision to join a gym, put on t...