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Smutty Fitness: Continued muscle soreness

Hayley Posted by Hayley at March 12, 2015 14:52:32 March 12, 2015 14:52:32
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Hi Hayley, I workout regularly 3 to 4 times per week. The problem is I am always sore.  Muscle soreness. If it's not my triceps, it's my quads, if not my quads, it is my back, if not my back, then it is my shoulder muscles. You get the picture. I have a difficult enough time getting motivated to workout but then I am so sore for days afterwards. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Belly blasters

Hayley Posted by Hayley at March 5, 2015 16:39:56 March 5, 2015 16:39:56
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Last week I posted about lifestyle changes in an attempt to reduce belly fat (click here for a refresher) and I promised this week to show you a few of my favourite exercises for strengthening and toning your abs. These exercises can be done anywhere and all you will need to complete these exercises properly is a deflated rubber ball. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Stress and Belly

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 27, 2015 16:43:58 February 27, 2015 16:43:58
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Hi Hayley! I was just wondering if you could recommend any exercises that slim down the waist specifically (i.e. without also slimming the hips/chest)? Basically my dream body is the hourglass figure. I'm in my early 20s and my stomach is (already) very much my problem area. While I know that it's not really genetically possible to reconfigure body shape, nor to spot-reduce fat, I keep holding out the probably illogical hope that there is some exercise or even food that encourages weight loss specifically on the waist/abdomen region. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Weight loss but no poo

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 26, 2015 17:10:10 February 26, 2015 17:10:10
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Help! I don't know who to ask and am too embarrassed to Google this! I recently started exercising daily (elliptical, strength, and cycling) and I have overhauled my diet. I eat lots of veggies and get my protein from white fish or sometimes white meat chicken. No more Ranch dressing on my salads, no more red wine (mostly), no pasta, and little sugar. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Thoughts on the HCG Diet

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 24, 2015 15:39:46 February 24, 2015 15:39:46
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This morning two of my clients brought up the HCG diet in their workout, which is something that I had never heard of before. They were expressing concern to each other as they had noticed lately that they’d read on a few mom blogs that some women were promoting this diet as a great way to lose weight. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Biking is a pain in the ass

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 20, 2015 16:09:45 February 20, 2015 16:09:45
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Hi Hayley, After not having been on a bicycle in two decades, I bought myself cheap mountain bike last fall. I only rode it a few times as I was in so…much...pain. I can handle my legs feeling like jello but my ass hurt so bad, it felt like I had bruised the bones. When the weather gets nice I want to start again, what exercises do you suggest to help make me stronger for biking? More importantly will my butt get used to the seat or do I just have a crappy bike? Should I get a padded seat? I will be riding it on a walking /cycling trail that is fairly flat. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Treadmill or elliptical?

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 19, 2015 14:48:41 February 19, 2015 14:48:41
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Hi Hayley, Which do you recommend - treadmills or elliptical machines?  And if I'm considering buying one for home, can you recommend a brand that is actually worth the investment? S ___ When it comes to exercise, unless you are training for something specific, it does not matter what you are doing to get your heart rate up, you just need to be getting your heart rate up. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Your first triathlon

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 12, 2015 15:25:09 February 12, 2015 15:25:09
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Hi Hayley! I just (literally just now) signed up for my first ever sprint triathlon in May and I already have jitters. I have always wanted to do one, and thanks to joining a swim team I am in better shape than I have been in years.  I am not too concerned with speed, my goal is to finish strong and feel like I tried my best. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Fitness Favourites 2015

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 5, 2015 17:11:13 February 5, 2015 17:11:13
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February, it has to be one of my favourite months. The dark days of January are finally behind us, our resolutions are long forgotten and we are living life again, inspired and excited for spring. This is usually when I update my running and exercise wardrobe, adding a few key pieces to inspire me to get training for my spring and summer races, which will be here before I know it. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Cheat Meals

Hayley Posted by Hayley at February 3, 2015 15:19:31 February 3, 2015 15:19:31
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Hi Hayley! I'm wondering what your stance is on cheat meals. I found an eating plan that I like and it advises eating healthy, non-processed food Monday through Friday, then having two cheat meals on the weekends. I find it easier to cut out processed food when I know I can indulge at the end of the week. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Shedding body fat

Hayley Posted by Hayley at January 29, 2015 20:55:42 January 29, 2015 20:55:42
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Hi Hayley, Recently I had the opportunity to use a "bod pod," which assessed my body fat %/age. A quick summary: I'm 30, 5'10" and weigh 156 (that goes as high as 160 on any given day depending on what I've eaten or drank, but not usually any lower than 156). I work out 4-5 times a week, usually with cardio (straight jogging 3-5 miles or doing intervals on the treadmill) and doing intermittent lifting/hiit stuff (on my own, not with a trainer). Full Article

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