Can you do the 10 reps in 10 minutes, challenge?

Fast training doesn’t necessarily equal fast results. By slowing down, you can actually speed up your results and have greater results across more domains than just calories burned. Here’s the most simple way to convey this approach.

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Tried everything but still fruitless? Here’s where we come in

Before you continue to lose faith in the fitness industry and give up on your dream body, here is how you can make some quick assessments and decisions as to whether or not the next gym is going to live up to your needs and provide value for money.

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I’ll wait until I’m fitter… Then I’ll join the gym.

How many times have you said this to yourself? If you take a second to reflect on this, would you give the same advice to someone who wanted to see an accountant or financial planner? Yes, we have some athletes who are “rich” in their athletic ability, but most of them didn’t start like that with us. They walked in as total beginners, learned the fundamentals in a safe and controlled environment and were held accountable to doing the things necessary to achieving their goal.

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Stop using calories burned as your only training metric

Doing any sort of exercise is better than no exercise at all, however, wouldn’t you agree that if you’re going to do the hard work of getting up, getting to the gym and flogging yourself for 45 minutes each day, you would rather the path of least resistance that yields the most results?

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How to attack your first week back at training

15 weeks without the gym requires a strategy. Whilst some of us have trained, it has probably looked and felt a little different because not all exercise and training is created equal (physiologically speaking). Reconsider trying to undo 15 weeks of bad habits in a single week by applying the following steps.

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Stop replicating what other people are doing

Do you remember in school when you would copy the person next to you, only to find out they didn’t have a clue either? So you’d both end up with shit marks? Well, when you’re copying the people you see on Instagram, you’re doing the exact same thing as you did in high school. Here's what you should do instead.

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