Krista

Krista Bugden worked as a Rehab Exercise Expert at a physiotherapist clinic in Ottawa, Canada for 4 years. She has an Honours Bachelor Degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa. She uses her extensive knowledge in this area to educate others through well-researched, scientific, and informative articles.

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10 Best Dip Bars in 2021

10 Best Dip Bars in 2021 (Review) On top of the regular home gym gear, such as racks, barbells, plates, and dumbbells, dip bars are becoming an increasingly popular must-have. After all, a dip is a very challenging exercise that targets almost the entire upper body. While this exercise primarily engages the triceps, it also …

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10 Best Weight Benches in 2021

10 Best Weight Benches in 2021 (Review) Like a squat rack, weight plates, and a barbell, the weight bench is an essential piece of gym equipment in any home gym set-up. The truth is that bodyweight exercises will only get you so far. If you want to progress and keep gaining muscle, you need to …

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What’s the difference between a blender and a food processor? Our expert explains all

What’s the difference between a blender and a food processor? Our expert explains all Are you on the hunt for a new kitchen appliance? Do you want something that will make mixing foods or ingredients that much easier? Perhaps you’ve done some browsing and a little bit of research, and yet, you’ve come to a …

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Body Fat Percentage to See Abs

What Body Fat Percentage do you Need for Abs? For men, if you’re sitting at a body fat percentage between six to 17 percent, you should have visible abs. For women, this body fat percentage sits a little higher at 14 to 24 percent. Surprisingly, it’s not all about doing crunches to get the washboard …

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Are the Calorie Counters on Elliptical Machines Accurate?

Are the Calorie Counters on Elliptical Machines Accurate? You’re chugging along at the gym or at home. The elliptical machine display shows your heart rate, your resistance, and your time on the machine. However, it also shows your calories burned. But is it right? Is it really showing the actual amount of calories burned? The …

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How Many Calories do you Burn on an Elliptical

How to Maximize the Number of Calories Burned on an Elliptical Machine Elliptical machines are one of the sought-after pieces of equipment during peak gym hours. They are one of the best calorie burning cardio machines. Elliptical machines also improve your aerobic capacity, increase leg strength, improve your balance, are easy on the joints, and …

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