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Is Skipping Good For Weight Loss?

  How Skipping Helps You Lose Weight Everyone is looking for fun and effective ways to lose weight, and skipping is one of these ways. Do you remember when you were young, skipping rope with your friends and didn’t have extra weight to shed? Ahhh the memories… And the good news is, you’re never too… Read more

Postural Alignment

Why is correct posture so important? Quite often poor posture or weakness in postural muscles is a large contributing factor to conditions such as neck, shoulder & back pain. Improving posture is also one of the most important common goals of our EFM members.  How can pilates movements improve posture? Strengthening the main stabilising &… Read more

Is Walking Good For Weight Loss?

How walking helps you lose weight Do you need a simple yet very effective way of losing weight? Try walking! Walking is a great way to burn extra calories and even if you’re just walking around your neighborhood it’ll still fire up your fat burning and help you along the way to weight loss. Walking… Read more

Honesty

Today I thought I’d talk about something very close to my heart; something paramount in maintaining a good relationship with your gym: HONESTY. EFM is a very personal business. It’s not a 24 hour gym where you’re just a number and a wallet. I feel I have a great relationship with all of my members,… Read more

Is Cardio Good For Fat Loss?

How cardiovascular exercise helps you lose weight In simple terms, cardio exercises increase metabolism and burn calories, hence helps with weight loss. But beyond the weight loss benefits, by doing regular cardiovascular exercise, you will improve both the health of your heart and lungs. There are many cardiovascular exercises that you can include in your… Read more

Does Resistance Training Help With Weight Loss?

How resistance training helps you lose weight Resistance training is all about using a counter force to exert against your body movements. This may come in form of weights, elastic bands or even your own body weight. The main idea of resistance training is building and toning muscle strength though most people confuse this with… Read more

8 Food And Nutrition Myths Busted

  The rise of the Internet has also supported the increasing interest of many in nutrition and fitness. Much information is easily available online. However, we need to be careful because not all viral information on the Internet is necessarily true. Here are some of the popular myths to watch out for: 1. Consuming calories… Read more

8 Weird Ways To Stay Healthy

  What are the best methods for becoming healthy and fit? Most people and experts would tell us the well-known combination of eating the right food in the right portions and regular physical activity. In addition to that, we need to avoid unhealthy habits like smoking (of course). However, there are also some unusual tips… Read more

5 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Health

  If you want to be at the peak of health, you need to be armed with the right knowledge about your body and how to take care of it. Knowledge is power right?! Here are some health and fitness concepts not many people fully understand, but you ought to know about your health and… Read more

Coach Roger’s 2018km’s in 2018

It’s Christmas week of 2017 and a New Year dawns. I start to think, what challenge can I present myself this year? It’s been a lean couple of years for me with running, so why not a running goal! But what? A marathon? Probably not. Half marathon? Yeah, but I’d probably do that anyway, along… Read more

8 Workout Myths That Have Been Debunked

  We’re often led to think that when many people give the same advice, it must be true. However, not all advice on fitness and exercise from just about anyone can be automatically relied on as correct. Here are some facts on the following workout myths: 1. Soreness in your muscles is the result of… Read more

5 Reasons To Drink More Water

We all know water is needed by our bodies and without it, we can’t survive. However, we don’t drink as much water as we should everyday and we often drink only when we get thirsty. There are more health benefits of drinking water than we think. Here are the top reasons why we should remember… Read more