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Why Hardcore Is Ahead Of The Game – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Why Hardcore Is Ahead Of The Game Article c/o the Studio Pole marketing team It was less than 10 years ago when almost no opportunities for the average amateur pole dancer existed. For those who were starting their journey in the competition circuit, to enter a comp meant going up against the seasoned professionals. Many of us in the industry often reminisce about starting out the competition journey with in-house studio competitions, or braving it at the local ‘pub comp’.…

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The best places to winter run – Running Fitness Article

The best places to winter run Almost every city in Canada has now experienced their first real snow, which means that winter running is officially underway. Especially if you’re a morning runner, finding a runable route before 8 a.m. can be a challenge. However, most cities make an effort to clear one of their paths, so if you know where to go, getting your miles in is entirely possible. RELATED: The best Canadian cities for running Calgary Calgary is home…

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APC and Australian Pole Expo Move to Victoria in 2019 – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

APC and Australian Pole Expo Move to Victoria in 2019 by Alessandra Izzo aka Ally Cat   Not that long ago, I discovered something that made my little Victorian pole dancer heart squeal with excitement. I found out that the finals of the Australian Pole Championships alongside the Australian Pole Expo will be held in Melbourne on November 15-17th this year. This is massive news for all of us south of the border, because it’s the first time ever we’ve…

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APDM Top 50 2018/19 – Who Got The Votes? – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

APDM Top 50 2018/19 – Who Got The Votes? With so many wonderful humans in the Aussie pole community, there was always going to be a chorus of voices wanting to praise the efforts of it’s members. So, today we are releasing the full list of everyone who received nominations (minus the Top 50) in our public vote to create the APDM Top 50 of 2018/19. In total, 447 people received votes. Here is the list in alphabetical order, with their…

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Halloween Heaven Pole & Lyra Competition – Another Howling Success! – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Halloween Heaven Pole & Lyra Competition – Another Howling Success! written by Louise Keegz Halloween evokes thoughts of the supernatural, the afterlife, the misfits and the lost souls. A place beyond reality, in the realms of the underworld and the deep unknown. Add in a bunch of performers yearning to express their darkest desires, the side of them that isn’t acceptable to society, a stage set fit for a horror film, a sprinkle of Chilli and you’ve got yourself a…

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Everything you need to know about the 2019 U Sports Cross-Country Championships – Running Fitness Article

Everything you need to know about the 2019 U Sports Cross-Country Championships This Saturday are the U Sports Cross-Country Championships and it’s looking like one for the books. The championships are a culmination of months of gritty cross-country training in a race to see which teams and individuals end up on top. With only five days until Canada’s best collegiate cross-country runners meet at Fort Henry in Kingston, here’s everything you need to know about the event. Photo: Kevin MackinnonRELATED:…

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REVIEW: Saucony Triumph 17 – Canadian Running Magazine – Running Fitness Article

The Saucony Triumph is one of the brand’s most popular shoes–and it’s been given some high-end upgrades. The Triumph 17 is quite different from its previous iterations, but despite a lot of change, it runs better than ever. The latest shoe from Saucony is building on years of experience to bring the runner the ideal ride. To clear one thing up, the ISO 5 was the last model of the Triumph–in case you were confused by the ’17’. Photograph by…

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TCS New York City Marathon elite preview – Running Fitness Article

The New York City Marathon is this Sunday, and it is shaping up to be an exciting race, partly because defending champions Mary Keitany and Lelisa Desisa (who won the marathon at the recent World Championships in Doha) will be back, but also because of the long list of Americans (especially on the women’s side) who will be looking for their spot in the Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta on February 29. To qualify, they must run the B standard…

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Mass Training Program and Best Bulking Foods For Hardgainers – FitFrek – Workout Fitness Article

Mass Training Program and Best Bulking Foods For Hardgainers – FitFrek Commonly people think the best exercises are the ones that directly stimulate a targeted muscle group. While yes, that is a great way to activate certain muscle groups, that isn’t necessarily the best way to build on size. It’s a good way to struggle for years to put on size. Compound lifts are not only the best way to build strength and size but it’s also the most effective. Start your first few…

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Do I need a personal running coach? – Running Fitness Article

Some runners run for health reasons, some runners run for time to themselves and other runners are running to get fast. If you’re in the third category, chances are you’ve considered whether joining a team or hiring a coach would be beneficial for you. RELATED: I just ran my first 5K. Am I ready for the marathon? Runners who would benefit from a personal coach Lauren Roberts is a Toronto-based physio therapist and owner of The Running Physio who says…

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6 Tips For New Runners To Avoid Injury. – Fitness Article

Last week I received a message on Instagram from a new runner, she has recently started running and is working towards a goal of running a half marathon later this year. Her question was ‘How many times a week should I run? Will I get injured if I run too much?’ I get a lot of questions about running, recovery, and injuries so I thought I’d share my top tips in one post … ALWAYS Warm Up! Even if it’s just…

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2018 What A Year! | adriennelondon.com – Fitness Article

2018 What A Year! | adriennelondon.com At the end of last year, one evening in the week between Christmas & New Years, I took a huge piece of card from Jude’s desk and I sat on the floor in the lounge. I had four different coloured sharpies and I started to write a plan for the year ahead. I wrote 2018 in the middle of the page and then I started to write down anything and everything until the whole…

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The Power of Habits | adriennelondon.com – Fitness Article

The Power of Habits | adriennelondon.com This year I have been on a personal mission to learn more about human behaviour, self improvement, success and high performance. I’m fascinated by the idea that you can essentially practice, improve and master anything if you have the right systems. I’m constantly looking for ways to improve and challenge myself, both mentally and physically. One thing that keeps coming up again and again is the power of habits. Many expert coaches talk about…

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A Complete Guide to All Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series Poses – Fitness Article

The rigorous and disciplined practice of Ashtanga yoga was first developed in Mysore, India, and introduced to the West in the 1970s by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The practice consists of six series of Ashtanga yoga poses: Primary: known as yoga chikitsa, or yoga therapy, this series of Ashtanga yoga poses centers around forward bends. Second/Intermediate: known as nadi shodhana, meaning nerve cleansing, this series focuses primarily on backbends. Advanced A, B, C, and D: known as sthira bhaga, or…

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London Fitness Blog | |FafitsakeFaFitSake – Fitness Article

Tesco have released an exciting new range of ready meals! Lets cut to the chase…I’m a meat eating ex rugby player. My background is quintessentially ‘typical bloke’. I come from a market town in Wales where there used to be 20+ public houses on the high street and where the drinking culture mixes perfectly with the rugby club ethos of train hard, play harder…both on and off the the pitch! My parents, and their parents, would crack open the gin…

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London Fitness Blog | |FafitsakeFaFitSake – Fitness Article

Maximising training sessions isn’t only about what happens inside the gym!   Let’s start with this question… When is the best time to train? I’ve been asked this question countless times over the years and the answer remains the same – ‘when the body is at its optimal state under the circumstances’. The ‘circumstances’ I am referring to are regular people like you and I – not full time professional athletes, who have the luxury of a lifestyle that mostly…

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London Fitness Blog | |FafitsakeFaFitSake – Fitness Article

I have been a coach for over 10 years now… …but recently I’ve started to notice that people appear to be busier than ever! I can see it when my clients walk in the door, through their body language and then through their performance in sessions. It seems that there are a million and one things to do each day and this can take its toll…on your body and your mind! As a result I have spent more time, in…

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