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Smutty Fitness: Thoughts on the HCG Diet

February 24, 2015 15:39:46 Posted at February 24, 2015 15:39:46
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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

February 20, 2015 16:09:45 Posted at February 20, 2015 16:09:45
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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?

February 19, 2015 14:48:41 Posted at February 19, 2015 14:48:41
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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

February 12, 2015 15:25:09 Posted at February 12, 2015 15:25:09
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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

February 5, 2015 17:11:13 Posted at February 5, 2015 17:11:13
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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

February 3, 2015 15:19:31 Posted at February 3, 2015 15:19:31
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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

January 29, 2015 20:55:42 Posted at January 29, 2015 20:55:42
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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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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Smutty Fitness: Running after back injury

January 22, 2015 15:26:53 Posted at January 22, 2015 15:26:53
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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Dear Hayley Last September I ran my second race ever and first half marathon (a huge deal for me because I began running last February and I never thought I´d be able to do the 21 km distance). Unfortunately, four weeks after the race I had a serious bike accident and broke a vertebrae. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Balance in a fitness routine

January 16, 2015 16:15:16 Posted at January 16, 2015 16:15:16
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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Hi Hayley! I've been pretty active and working on my health for probably the last six years — since my first year of university. I've gotten to a weight I'm happy with, and I'm not so much worried about weight loss than my shape and tone, but sometimes I feel like if I do too much cardio with running or spinning, my muscle percentage suffers. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Keeping off the 10

January 15, 2015 15:23:48 Posted at January 15, 2015 15:23:48
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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Hi Hayley, I’m wondering about making the most of a silver lining. I got sick while travelling and picked up a particularly nasty bug that hung on for two weeks. Now that I’m finally out of the woods with being ill/treatment I've discovered one benefit – I've finally lost about 10 pounds that had been haunting me. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: New Year changes

January 8, 2015 15:50:53 Posted at January 8, 2015 15:50:53
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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Well, it is the first week of the New Year and I would not be surprised if most of you reading this have set a New Year’s resolution that involves some sort of weight loss or fitness gain. You are lugging your gym clothes to work, packing your lunch bag full of veggies and lean protein and you have vowed to stay away from anything with sugar in it. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: Get better at pushups

December 5, 2014 14:20:27 Posted at December 5, 2014 14:20:27
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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Hi Hayley, I cannot do a pushup on my toes and I don't think I'm alone. I am a fit person that exercises 5-6 times a week with a combination of weight lifting, running (easy, speed work, hills, tempo, and long runs), and swimming. I am not a petite person (5'10" 175lbs) but this shouldn't stop me from being able to do great pushups. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Late night cravings

December 4, 2014 15:13:53 Posted at December 4, 2014 15:13:53
Hayley Posted by Hayley
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Hi Hayley.  I'm a grazer, I don't eat a lot at one meal, but I'm constantly eating little bits.  An hour or two after a pretty healthy dinner, I'm hungry again.  I know that eating before bedtime isn't great for you, and usually I'm on track calorie wise until then, but then it's all over and I end up eating ice cream or a big bowl of sugary cereal. Full Article

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Smutty Fitness: Fitness Gifts 2014/15

November 28, 2014 15:35:22 Posted at November 28, 2014 15:35:22
Hayley Posted by Hayley

It is that time of year again where we start thinking about what we are going to get the fitness-obsessed friend, sister or girlfriend (ladies, pass this article along to your partners) in our lives for Christmas. Here are my five favourite must-haves for 2015, all ranging in price and function. And trust me, if you are at all into fitness as well as looking good while being fit, these items are essentials. Full Article

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