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Personal Training Benefits

6 Feb No Comments Jane Uncategorised

How Personal Trainers Can Reduce Injuries and Increase Fitness Summer weather is just around the corner, along with swimsuits, sundresses, tank tops, and a strong desire to lose weight, increase fitness levels, and hit the gym. So many people make their New Year resolution to go back to the gym

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Training Like Batman

17 Jan No Comments Rolandas Bodybuilding & Weight Training, Fitness

There once was a time when Batman was portrayed as an average-sized human being, with nothing particularly super about his physique (think Adam West in a leotard in the 1960s TV series). However in comic books, his body would give real-life body builders a run for their money, but when

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flexibility training 3

20 Dec No Comments Rolandas Fitness, Personal Training

PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching is one where muscle group is passively stretched, then isometrically contracted against resistance while in the stretched position, and then is passively stretched further on. Basically, it is a combination of passive and isometric stretching. PNF is the most effective currently known way to increase

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Flexibility training 2

1 Dec No Comments Rolandas Fitness, Personal Training

I’ve discussed dynamic stretching in the previous post. Let’s see what static stretches are. First of all, they are great for cooling down after weight training or other kind of intensive training. Static stretching – can be classified to active, passive, isometric and PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretches. Active static

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Flexibility Training

16 Nov No Comments Rolandas Fitness, Personal Training

Flexibility training is such training when you stretch your muscles in order to: Get more flexible Maintain your flexibility level Warm up and loosen up before intensive workouts Improve muscle recovery after resistance training Quicken muscle healing when it has been pulled/sprained or is chronically tight Dynamic stretching – controlled

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Daily Water Needs

5 Oct No Comments Rolandas nutrition, Useful Tips

  Typical daily water needs figures for a sedentary individual are: • Urine – 1.2 litres • Feaces – 0.75 litres • Skin evaporation – 0.4 litres • Respiration – 0.15 litres • Total – 2.5 litres An hour of exercise uses another 1-2 litres of water, depending on training

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Creatine & ZMA

26 Sep No Comments Rolandas nutrition, Personal Training, Useful Tips

Creatine is used by body to produce energy, ATP (Adenosine triphosphate – transports chemical energy within cells for metabolism), within the first few seconds of high intensity effort before the ATP generation occurs at any appreciable rate from glucose breakdown. More creatine stored in muscles means you can keep the

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Basic Fitness Beginner Mistakes

9 Sep 1 Comment Jackie Fitness, nutrition, Personal Training

People have many reasons for working out: to build and tone up muscle, get rid of excess fat and lose weight, strengthen limbs or even get rock-hard abs. Whatever the goals are, are you achieving them? If not then you may be making basic fitness beginner mistakes that are preventing

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BCAA, L-Glutamine & Multivitamins

6 Sep No Comments Rolandas nutrition

BCAA consist of the 3 essential amino acids – leucine, isoleucine and valine. It is well established that branched-chain amino acids, especially leucine, stimulate protein synthesis. Also, BCAA reduce the rate of protein breakdown. These qualities are particularly precious when you are on a fat cut-down diet regime and the

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Protein Powders

23 Aug No Comments Rolandas Fitness, Natural Bodybuilding London, nutrition

The most popular protein powders are the ones derived from cow’s milk: whole milk, casein and whey protein. The whole-milk protein powders have lactose and fat filtrated out of it, while keeping casein and whey (the ratio of 80 % casein and 20 % whey) intact. The full digestion of

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