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'biggest Loser's' Jillian Michaels Ramps Up Fitness Routine Fit Expo experts plan 150 + fitness education programs this weekend

Dr. Michele Olson, of the American College of Sports Medicine, agrees with the 10 percent rule as a general means of adjusting exercise intensity or length in order to gain improvements at a reasonable rate. "It can help you progress but is not such a leap that you might risk over-exertion or injury," the exercise physiologist said. She said periodization, or varying the type, intensity and duration of an exercise can prevent staleness, reduce fatigue and injury and produce power changes. Michaels's weekly routine is nothing if not varied. <br>Source:

Fitness First’s marketing director talks us through the gym chain’s major rebrand

Locally the business is receiving an injection of AU$30 million on top of the average $20 million spent each year on maintenance, and the new $7 million club at the busy Melbourne intersection of Flinders and Elizabeth Streets. But that new club location is the exception to Fitness Firsts strategy for the coming years. From its entry into this market 10 years ago through acquisition of existing health clubs, Fitness Firsts reach peaked at 100 locations. It has scaled that back to 78, with the focus for next three years on upgrading existing locations. <br>Source:

Fitness Trackers And Sleep: How Accurate Are They?

Ibrahim also recommends balancing intake volumes by eating smaller amounts more frequently throughout the day to maintain steady blood sugar levels and control the urge to splurge. While eating the right foods supports fitness goals, maintaining food quality is also important. The smart nutrition author will demonstrate how to clean and prepare food best. Wax and parasites wreak havoc on the body, explains Ibrahim. The food cleaning demonstration will also show how to help keep food fresh for longer periods. <br>Source:

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