CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING PHYSIO IN CAMBRIDGE!

I am not exaggerating when I say those words “amazing physio” – If you find one you are indeed lucky!

In Cambridge I am privileged enough to know some very good sports injury specialists, however […]

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“I WANT A FLAT TUMMY!”

Yesterday I saw via my Facebook feed that literally 100’s of my friends had joined a 30 day Ab challenge. It went on and ON all day.. More and more people were joining it. So […]

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CELEBRATING LIFE.. AND A LIFE ACHIEVEMENT x

 

 

 

There have been so many things I’ve wanted to write about recently, but nothing has come out – and instead I’ve found myself staring at a blank screen for what seems like HOURS, always […]

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Am I STRONG ENOUGH?

Happy Friday to you peeps. I wrote a blog back at the beginning of Feb called the Kettlebell Swing which talked about my own training for a 3 day fairly tough Kettlebell certification. My colleague […]

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Are you getting enough Vitamin L ..

Vitamin L .. more commonly known as the LOVE VITAMIN.. ONE of the most important nutritents for optimal health + well being..

 

 

Vitamin L can be found in all sorts of places if you look […]

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The Kettlebell SWING

Hello all :-)

I hope you’re having a lovely weekend so far despite the rain..   I was practicing my Kettlebell Swing this morning with a colleague and we managed to swing my lovely NEW […]

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#GOODGYM comes to Cambridge

Hey #Cambridge peeps … I have come across this…. –>

http://www.goodgym.org/proposals/cambridge

 

 

Which seems like a very cool initiative to bring people who have an interest in running together locally, but with the aim of helping the wider community.

To […]

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Saying THANK YOU!

Sometimes when life gets you down or there seem to be insurmountable difficulties to face we can often get swept up in overwhelming negative thoughts + thinking patterns (If you read my blogs regularly […]

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How to keep yourself HAPPY this JANUARY !

Happy January 2014 peeps – I am writing this post because so many people I know feel completely miserable at this time of year (myself included) ;)  I am not a naturally of sunny […]

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5 Tips to help YOU look after YOU this Christmas :)

Tis the season to be JOLLY or so they say…. the season to eat+drink+be merry “cos it’s christmas” .. FOOD EVERYWHERE.. However please bare in mind it may not be the food that you […]

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LAZY ARSE….

I have recently been diagnosed with a lazy ARSE.. As in I have one, I am not one (God forbid).. Well not this week anyway :) But interestingly (That one is for you Jess […]

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I’m a PT… Get me outtaaaaa HERE!

This week (11.11.02) I decided that on my week off I would attend a Bootcamp week in Plymouth with a friend.

I based my decision to attend this residential Bootcamp around the fact that I […]

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SMALL THINGS TO IMPROVE YOUR WORK LIFE BALANCE…‏

 

WHAT’S YOUR WORK LIFE BALANCE LIKE?

I met with one of my new Nutrition Health Coaching clients this morning, and one of the things that shone through (for both of us if I’m honest) is […]

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My Son is a LEDGE! :)

Yesterday my 13 year old son came home from school and told me about his day.. This is in all honesty not THAT unusual, but now he is growing into a hormone ball […]

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SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE :-)

Morning all.. I felt the need to share this amazing smoothie recipe with you guys, as it has just massively lifted my spirits after what can only be described as a heinous workout…. 30 […]

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IS YOUR INNER CHILD HOLDING YOU BACK?

IS YOUR INNER CHILD HOLDING YOU BACK?

For many of us exercise can seem like a chore – there is a desire (somewhere!) to ‘get fit’ and ‘tone up’ all in the pursuit of a […]

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I admit I made a mistake…

 

 

My training days were planned like this:

 

Monday: CrossFit training – which is basically strength work, and then a 15 min (approx) hellish workout

Tuesday: Training with my friend Scott Cooke in the morning, and then […]

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CELEBRATING ACHIEVEMENTS

MORNING ALL :-)

 

This is a Sunday morning post dedicated to all the Cambridge Bootcamps women, both normal CBC and online TribeCBC.

 

This last block has seen some tremendous achievements + I didn’t want it to […]

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This was, is, will be me..

 

This blog post has been rattling around my head for a few days ~ I wasn’t sure whether it would be appropriate to write this stuff down, however, If I can’t be honest about […]

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WONDERWOMAN WORKSHOP #CAMBRIDGE #FITNESS

 

I am very excited to announce that I have managed to get Suzanne Lubuska from Go Commando https://www.facebook.com/pages/Go-Commando/360515427317473 to come and give all you Cambridge ladies an out of the ordinary 3 hour workshop. These Wonder […]

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Fit-Mum learns to Oly-Lift

So last weekend I attended an Olympic Lifting course run by Ushomi and taught by the great coach BJ Rule. BJ taught me many years ago when I took my first ever Kettlebell course, so was […]

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DO SOMETHING FUNNY FOR MONEY….. #RND #CAMBRIDGE

Hey guys,

If you are based in Cambridge this Saturday the 16th March 2pm, and you would LOVE something to do on a Saturday afternoon with your family, we may have just the thing….

 

 

We are […]

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LOSE 7LBS IN 7 DAYS?? Cambridge Bootcamps ;-)

Hellllooooooo and welcome to my NEW blog! :-) I have been chosen as Cambridge’s Jamie Oliver food ambassador, and as a result I am making it my mission to get CAMBRIDGE HEALTHY!!! I work with […]

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LOSE 7LBS IN 7 DAYS?? Cambridge Bootcamps ;-)

Hellllooooooo and welcome to my NEW blog! :-) I have been chosen as Cambridge’s Jamie Oliver food ambassador, and as a result I am making it my mission to get CAMBRIDGE HEALTHY!!! I work […]

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CONFESSIONS-OF-A-FIT-MUM-CAMBRIDGE

Morning all, as always I do want to write a long + thoughtful blog post but time being what it is these days, it’s terribly HARD to fit everything in! I am a self-employed […]

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CAMBRIDGEBOOTCAMPS~KETTLEBELLS~CROSSFIT

JANUARY NEWS

Hey guys, I hope this letter finds you well – I am happy we have finally had some sunshine today!! :D

Firstly I want to apologise for the last letter as I was made aware […]

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KETTLEBELL FEVER COMES TO #CAMBRIDGE

HEY LADIES :)

I hope you are having a fab January, despite the freezing weather – our girls have been out there all this week in the freeeeeeeezation – love the STRONG determined amazing women […]

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If I can do it YOU can do it #CambridgeBootcamps

Hello guys, I was chatting to someone in a meeting yesterday in a meeting and realised whilst I was talking that people may not know about my own journey into fitness.  So many women […]

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Are YOU running the #Cambridge-Half 2013?

HELLO ladies, as we draw nearer to the re-launch of our 2013 Cambridge Bootcamps, we have some exciting news!  We became aware that many of you were running the Cambridge Half this March. Lots […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CAMBRIDGE BOOTCAMPS :D

Happy New Year to you amazing lot!! Thanks to all who supported us at Cambridge Bootcamps in 2012 :D We have had ups+downs this year, but in the main, the Camps and all the […]

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CROSSFIT IN CAMBRIDGE

HELLLOOOOOOOO!

Since qualifying for my CrossFit Level 1 in 2011 my dream was to open my own box, however sadly this never materialised – BUT now two box’s have opened up in Cambridge which is […]

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The GOOD, the BAD, + the UGLY!

I have been very quiet on my own blog for some months now, but the sun is finally shining today, and I have many words swimming around in my head, so i thought I […]

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Cambridge Bootcamps meets the original Kettlebell Queen!

Yesterday I had had an awesome day at a Kettlebell workshop in London with none other than Kettlebell Queen Lauren Brooks. I discovered Lauren almost 4 years ago after being introduced to Kettlebells by […]

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BOOTIES AND BELLES RAISE OVER £200!!

Evening ladies!! Just want to talk about this week because it has been a PHENOMENAL week for Cambridge Bootcamps and Cambridge Kettlebelles.

Last weekend we were asked to organise a charity bootcamp to raise money for theArthur Rank […]

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GOALS+ACTIONS FOR 2012 ;O)

Are you ready for this?2011 was actually a pretty AMAZING year – one of the best for me.  I became CROSS-FIT certified (Level 1) (Major achievement for me!!)  I got a STUDIO with the […]

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winning the Velvet award :)

winning the Velvet award :)

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CAMBRIDGE BOOTCAMP HAPPY NEW YEAR NEWS :O)

Good day to you people, and a very happy new year to you all :o)
 
I hope you have had a splendid time over this christmas and new year period as I have, and very […]

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HOW DOES NEGATIVITY IMPACT ON YOU?

I am going to write a blog from my heart this morning, as there are a few things that have been bothering me recently. In the last few months, I have received a few […]

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CAMBRIDGE PERSONAL TRAINER DOES KETTLEBELLS AT #GYMFREE WORK-SHOP

This weekend, I was invited to attend a #gymfree work shop run by two PT friends of mine, Mark Raynsford and In-Kilter Fitness as they came to Cambridge just for one day. I have known […]

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CAMBRIDGE BOOTCAMPS WINS AN AWARD!!

I am very pleased to tell you guys, that Cambridge Bootcamps won an award at the Velvet awards on Friday night. Laura, Adrijana and I went along nervously in our posh frocks (YES, no […]

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MORE CORE??

Many women ask me what are the best ‘exercises’ to get rid of tummy / thigh/ arm fat. We do A LOT of exercises at the bootcamps, which cover all these area’s and I […]

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Hurtling into week three..

Good afternoon guys, my posts have been pretty sparce since day 10? I think?  I have been tremendously busy, and it turns out I WAS extremely pre-menstrual, and therefore was a BITCH for double reasons […]

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NOT.a.BITCH

Days 8 + 9+10  :0) Cambridge Personal Trainer is NOT pre-menstrual ;)) 

Hah! So, it turns out that last weeks BITCH was literally due to the detox, and not entirely my hormones… Well, I say […]

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Days 6+7 : Starting to feel human again :0)

Cambridge Fitness Coach gets through days 6 and 7.. :0)  YES!! Wooooo, I have to admit to feeling so groggy during that first week, that I began to question why I was doing this.. […]

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Liver Toxicity/ PMS Part 1

Day 4 and 5 – Cambridge Personal Trainer is still pretty grumpy and flat..  Apologies for not updating yesterday, I have been mainly trying not to kill any person who comes into my path ;) Oh, and researching […]

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DAY 3 – DAZED AND CONFUSED

Day 3 – Cambridge Personal Trainer ….. Takes the day OFF!!  So, day three is nearly finished, thank GAWD!  I have mainly today hidden from the world.. I literally haven’t had a day off […]

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DAY 2 G.R.U.M.P.Y

Day 2 – Today i have been mostly feeling G.R.U.M.P.Y!!  I have a head ache, and actually feel like I am pre-menstrual. Physiologically, all that’s happening is that I am starting the process of […]

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CONVENIENCE AND CHARDONNAY ;)

hey, Day one for me on the 30 day Elimination plan as set out in Cambridge Bootcamps  –  I have been planning this for a while, and feel particularly motivated following my 6 day […]

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CAMBRIDGE PERSONAL TRAINER OR FITNESS COACH?

Having  just spent 6 days interning with the UK’s leading Fitness Coach – Dax Moy –  I can  honestly say that I have been pummelled, decompressed, facilititated and blown away with knowledge – and that actually […]

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AN HONEST ACCOUNT OF BOOT-CAMP VS LIFE #CAMBRIDGEBOOTCAMPS

I wanted to share this NOTE with you all, as it was written by one of my lovely girls about the latest EACH 30 day Nutrition challenge we have recently undertaken in Cambridge Boot […]

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A REFELCTION ON 2010

As we head into another year, I wanted to take this time to reflect on the accomplishments of this past year, which in all honesty have been immence. Out-Fit Cambridge Boot Camps has literally […]

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CAMBRIDGE BOOT CAMPS 28 DAY LBD CHALLENGE WINNER

hello………

I know a lot of you have been waiting for the winner to be anounced…

It has seriously been one of the most DIFFICULT decisions I have ever had to make since the Cambridge Boot […]

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HOW DOES NEGATIVITY IMPACT ON YOU?

I am going to write a blog from my heart this morning, as there are a few things that have been bothering me recently. In the last few months, I have received a […]

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Diets are a bunch of Crap!!

Diets really are a waste of time, seriously, they truly SUCK if you want to achieve proper health and vitality, and who REALLY wants to be on a diet (when it starts with the […]

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Cambridge Personal Trainer meets Phil Richards :)

As most of you will know, I spent three wonderful days studying with Phil Richards. He is a strength and conditioning coach in the UK and a leading Nutritionist. He has spent thousands of […]

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Questions – Did YOU have one??

Good day lovely ladies,

 

Thank you so much to those who came to the 90 min  ‘Kettlebelle Booty Blaster’ camp yesterday.

 

As promised here are the questions/ and answers summarised for you. Feel free to add […]

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KETTLEBELL TRAINING IN CAMBRIDGE

Are you looking for a NEW and CHALLENGING work-out in Cambridge??

Well, look no further.. I am sure you have heard of KETTLEBELL TRAINING?? You must have – all the celebs are being quoted as […]

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SUGAR LOVE PART DEUX

I have to say I have been really impressed with the efforts of all of you who have supported me in my attempts to become sugar free. It has been a difficult but worthwhile […]

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SUGAR LOVE

 

I am writing this blog post to discuss and motivate me (others?) to wean from sugar. I have realised with somewhat delayed horror that I am completely addicted to sugar, even with my supposed […]

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HOPE!!

You are here – there is a reason. You are here – you want something better.
You are here – you have a chance.
Take it – grasp it and hold on with all your might.
There […]

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Strange questions/ myths I get told about FAT LOSS…….Part ONE

1. Muscle weighs more than fat

 

Ok, so this is quite a confusing one, but also one I hear a lot, particularly in women who have just started their exercise regime, in fact it seems […]

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I can’t tell you how good the Cambridge Bootcamps are… BUT…

This lovely camp member can. Her name is Megan….

Read about her experience :-)

“I ran past Charlie’s poster on another bloody run that I’d had to literally drag myself into my joggers and trainers for […]

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100 Days left….

I have been inspired to write this post by a colleague of mine who talked about goal setting and accountability… And it got me to thinking about my goals fot this year, and more […]

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PROCRASTINATION

WHAT ARE YOUR EXCUSES TO NOT EXERCISING??

As one of Cambridge’s busiest Personal Trainer’s I hear many many excuses as to why people CANNOT exercise. I do find myself getting slightly irritated by this as […]

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MUSINGS FROM MY SICK-NOTE BED…

Well, this week I was diagnosed (remotely) with swine flu. I wasn’t seen by anyone… No, I wasn’t  allowed to venture near  the GP surgery(!) I was called by a sympathetic GP who listened […]

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PUT YOURSELF FIRST – PUT YOUR HEALTH FIRST.

THIS BLOG WAS WRITTEN BY MARIA OF http://www.aspace2b.co.uk/index.html

Put Yourself First …. Put Your Health First!

” The following is a summary taken from my workshop and talk on 30/6/09 at the David Lloyd Gym, Cambridge. In […]

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Is your Inner child holding you back?

IS YOUR INNER CHILD HOLDING YOU BACK?

For many of us exercise can seem like a chore – there is a desire (somewhere!) to ‘get fit’ and ‘tone up’ all in the pursuit  of a […]

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STRESS – GOOD OR BAD??

I was working with one of my clients last week, and she has prompted me to write this article on the body’s physiological reaction to stress, and how exercise can help this.

My client had […]

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Weeks 7 and 8 of Storm Force w.o’s

Again, I have to apologise for the slackness in my writing this update for you weekly –  BUT I have completed weeks 7 and 8 of the JON LE TOCQ programme which will soon […]

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Week 6 and back on track

So, following from last weeks blog where I was struggling to get my nutrtion on track, I really feel that I have nailed it this week, and have again had great fun with my […]

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Weeks 4 and 5 of Storm Force Work-outs….

Hey guys,

I have been a little slack in writing recently, and I am supposed to be writing a weekly blog for these work-outs, the 12 week challenge that has been given to me by […]

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What one action are you committed to taking TODAY?

Well, Dax promised he’d be back ‘tomorrow’ and it’s been a week..

A family emergency got in the way and he was unable to get back to us and share some more of his goal […]

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Week 3 of Storm Force Work-outs :-)

Ok, so i got through week 3, and I have to say I really really enjoyed my work-outs this week.. The first w/o involved getting  a pack of cards and an exercise was assigned […]

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What the Secret Didnt tell You…

Have you seen the movie The Secret?

If you have you’ll know that it practically became the goal-achievement ‘bible’ overnight due to it’s very simple, yet very powerful message about how you can be, do […]

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A FRIENDLY KICK UP THE BUTT…

Hi again peeps..

What were you doing 77days ago?

I know, funny question, but there is a point, you see, today is day 76 of 2009 which means that 77 days ago you were celebrating […]

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Motivation

A colleague of mine shared this post on Motivation with me, so I thought I would share it with you guys..

It is very inspiring :-)

“You must be the change you wish to see in […]

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WEEK TWO OF THE STORM FORCE CHALLENGE

Ok, so week 2 has been completed. What a great week of work-out’s it has been. Challenging and uplifting. The w/o’s are based around Interval Training and supersets – they change daily and I feel like […]

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Releasing the inner Panthress

Hey guys,

I have been set a 12 week challenge by a friend of mine – fellow fitness coach Jon le tocq of BodyClocq Ltd.  He has asked a few other PT’s to be guinea […]

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INTERVAL TRAINING – BENEFITS OF….

INTERVAL TRAINING ARTICLE 
Have you ever wondered why you are not seeing results in the gym any longer and feel frustrated because you seem to spend hours in the gym – Are you finding […]

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