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Weight Lifting for Women | The Tale of Two Twins

Weight Lifting for women is a good thing, not bad! Resistance training helps increase lean body mass, which in turn, boosts metabolism. When compared to dieting alone, resistance training has LASTING RESULTS. Consider this: The Tale of Two Twins Two identical twins; Margaret & Lisa, weighing in at 90kg & 40% body fat… Margaret decides ...
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Nutrition Coaching -X-Life Accelerated Fat Loss. Eat Fewer Carbs to Control Insulin

7 Principles of Accelerated Fat Loss

In my article, ‘Weight Lifting for Women,’ I tell the ‘Tale of Two Twins.’ I hope you’ll agree that story goes some way to proving why dieting alone doesn’t work. Whoever you are, whatever gender, resistance training is a GOOD idea. In fact, twice weekly resistance training is number 6 of the 7 Principles of ...
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X = Ski-Fit Freebies

X = SKI-FIT MOBILITY & STRETCH This 15 minute ski-specific Mobility and Stretch session forms part of the X = Ski-Fit 15 min HIIT video series, created by Niseko Black’s Head Ski Trainer and X-Life’s Master Personal Trainer & Action Sports Conditioning Pro, Bruce T: MORE FREE workouts and other cool STUFF: The rest of ...
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Ask the Expert: Should I Try Intermittent Fasting?

Is Intermittent Fasting a good idea? What is it and how is it supposed to work? Science shows it can help burn fat, build muscle, and boost longevity—maybe. If you’re thinking about fasting to get in shape, read this article first. Source: Ask the Expert: Should I Try Intermittent Fasting? | The Beachbody Blog
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How Zigzag Dieting Can Bust a Plateau | The Beachbody Blog

ZigZag diet – fact or fiction? You decide…At this time of year, when resolutions are being broken, perhaps the following article on Beachbody’s blog (the guys who brought us Insanity, P90X etc) could help everyone feel a little better about themselves! ‘Zigzag dieting is the most powerful tool in your nutrition arsenal for breaking through a ...
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Christmas Survival Guide

Some great advice for the holiday season in this Christmas Survival Guide… It’s official. Holiday season is here. Starting this week health conscious people everywhere are bracing themselves for two solid months of parties, feasts and festivities. It can be overwhelming… Source: Your 9-Step Strategy to Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays
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Body Composition - Blood Analysis

Why Analyse My Blood?

When embarking upon a fitness program, in order to ensure it is safe to do so, any good Personal Trainer will require their clients to undergo a few simple measurements, such as having their blood pressure taken and, of course, recording their client’s height & weight etc. Some trainers may also perform further measurements enabling them to calculate ...
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Get A Health Check Before Starting A Fitness Program!

The X-Life formula is all about results. We believe in methodical, scientific processes & a clear understanding of your starting point leads to the ability to determine your success. A health check provides exactly that. It gives us a baseline from which to progress, with the ability to effectively track & record every success, no matter how small. That’s why ...
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