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Benefits of Body Weight Training

Bodyweight exercises such as push-ups, sit-ups and dips use your own bodyweight for resistance as opposed to the weights attached to resistance training machines. Let's take a look at the main differences and benefits of bodyweight training over machine use. Movement Bodyweight training allows for completely natural movements. With no part of your body being restricted or in a fixed…
Body Compass
12th March 2019
Training

Benefits of Isometric Exercises

Time Isometric hold exercises, named for the holding of a stationary position for a certain length of time, are a wonderfully convenient way to improve strength. With many individual holds taking 60 seconds or less to complete, they are great for those who don’t have much time. Most holds can be performed for around 30 seconds as a beginner and…
Body Compass
28th February 2019
Training

5 Benefits of HIIT Training

HIIT (high intensity interval training) involves short bursts of high intensity workouts designed to raise the heart rate followed by ‘rest’ periods of low impact workouts. A typical HIIT workout lasts from 10-30 minutes and provides a whole range of benefits. With lower time commitments and health benefits comparable to other forms of exercise, HIIT training is an effective way…
Body Compass
30th October 2018
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HIIT – Best for Weight Loss

All exercises that require activity will burn calories, so why is HIIT the best option for weight loss? Here’s why. Time Because of the nature of HIIT workouts, you can expend just as much energy as you would during moderate-intensity exercises in half the time, meaning you can burn just as many calories more quickly. This is great for athletes…
Body Compass
12th March 2018

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