If you came here looking for the latest faddy detox diet or juice cleanse that promises to burn fat, cleanse your aura, and give you the glowing complexion of a baby’s bottom… you’re in the wrong place.
Fun fact #1 – Detox diets are scams. You don’t need a juice cleanse.
Fun fact #2 – Toxins are not just things that you eat or drink. Toxins can be habits that mess with your progress. So detoxing goes beyond drinking lemon-honey-ginger-unicorn-feather concoctions and praying for miracles.
And the only kind of detox you actually need : are these workout habits wrecking with your progress?
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Admit it. Skipping or slacking off warm-ups is something we all do. It may because we find them boring, think we’re rushed for time, or don’t know how to warm-up.
I’m going to skip the part where I list out many compelling reasons why you should warm-up, and you nod along in agreement, and still skip your warm-up anyway. (A Google search will suffice if you are really interested). What you do need to know is,
A good warm-up helps your body perform better in your workout, and prevents the risk of workout related injuries.
Continue reading ““But warm-ups are boring” : why you should do them anyway, and how you can make them more fun”
Single-arm Kettlebell press FTW!
The kettlebell Press is arguably one of the most shoulder friendly pressing variations there is.
For fitness professionals / movement geeks : “It involves the coordinated action of the serratus anterior and the middle trapezius muscles, which together lead to the proper rotational action of the shoulder blades.”
For regular folks : “it lets your shoulder do its thing.”
Continue reading “Push more weight : 4 steps to a stronger Kettlebell Press”
AND you can burn fat, build your ‘core’, improve grip strength and total body strength with this simple (but not easy) exercise.
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