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Why Strength Training is SO Important as You Start Aging

Posted on: September 25th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

John Falkinder from Steamtrainfitness wrote this article on the importance of strength training as you age.  As you steadily head towards retirement age it becomes progressively more important to take care of your health and physical capabilities because, for most people, your muscle mass is on an ever increasing downhill slide. So you could say……..Size […]

What The Body Mass Index (BMI) Tells You — And What It Doesn’t

Posted on: August 8th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

BMI, we’ve all heard about (and feared?) this measurement. Girls Gone Strong explains what BMI actually is, what it does, and what is does NOT do. Enjoy! ___________________________________________________________________________ Think back to the last time you went to your doctor or healthcare provider. Odds are if they checked your body weight and height, they also calculated […]

RISE & GRIND

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

I can’t believe I’ve only just run into Artemis Scantalides’s website. Please read more great articles on her website. Enjoy today’s blog! Often you see people post the phrase “Rise & Grind”. What does that mean? Does that mean that you wake up at 4:00 a.m. and crank out work until 7:00 p.m. like a […]

4 ways mindfulness will boost your results at the gym

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by KensingtonUser

Today’s blog is about using mindfulness as a tool to get more out of your workout. Written by Karina Inkster from KarinaInkster.com ___________________________________________________________________ It’s 7:30am on a Tuesday morning. You’re at the gym: ear buds in, music pumped, and treadmill cranked. You’re trying to focus on reading the closed captioning on the TV screen in front of […]

3 Things to Change in Your Diet and Exercise Routine When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Posted on: February 8th, 2017 by KensingtonUser

When people try to get fit, the main factors they pay attention to are diet and exercise. Believe it or not, diet and exercise are just a part of the factors that determine whether or not we achieve our goals. One of the most underestimated factors in the health and fitness equation is sleep.Today I’d […]

Changing Your Life Is Not A 45-Day Challenge

Posted on: December 10th, 2016 by KensingtonUser

Today’s blog is written by Pete Hitzeman from Breaking Muscle. Coach and Assistant Editor CrossFit, Cycling, Endurance Sports, Running “Check out our new 30-day detox!” “Sign up for the 90-day paleo challenge!” “Get ready for bikini weather with our 45-day beach booty diet!” Most every gym, website, and self-proclaimed Facebook fitness expert on the planet has […]

Sleep As A Catalyst For Fat Loss

Posted on: November 3rd, 2016 by thekensingtonstudio

Over the past year, I’ve continually identified sleep as the limiting factor for many people’s weight loss attempts. Beyond tracking food intake and exercise, I’ve had people I work with track sleep. It doesn’t have to be detailed; I just want to know if they’re over seven hours or under. It’s striking how much sleep […]

7 Habits of Highly Lean People

Posted on: August 31st, 2016 by thekensingtonstudio

Keep it simple, stupid! Succesful fat loss and more than than: the maintenance of a lean and healthy physique is a matter of habits, not FADs, hypes & experiments. I recognize myself in most of these habits, do you? Have a look and ask yourself what you could change to become leaner! Thanks Andrew for […]

The Mind-Boggling Bullshit of Health and Fitness

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by thekensingtonstudio

Nia Shanks ranks very high on my ‘favourite fitness bloggers’ list. Do have a look on her page NiaShanks.com for a range of well written, educational articles. Today: she’s telling it like it is. I wish i would have written this article myself, please share with everyone that needs this! The Mind-Boggling Bullshit of Health and […]

Exercise to beat depression?

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by thekensingtonstudio

There’s a growing body of evidence that suggests exercise can help combat depression, stress and anxiety. But how much exercise should you do, what kind, and what does it actually do to our brains? How does exercise help my mental health? Sorting your head out is rarely just about changing one thing in your life, […]

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