Protein Importance 4 Training

26 Mar No Comments Jane nutrition, Personal Training

The importance of good quality protein in the diet for personal training Achieving the body you want is 80% down to diet and 20% down to exercise. Bottom line, nutrition and personal training go hand in hand. If you’re serious about transforming your body through personal training then eating right

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Coffee & Fitness

18 Feb No Comments Jane Fitness, nutrition

Why You Should Incorporate Coffee In Your Fitness Program It is estimated that almost 90% of the world has had some form of caffeine at least once, and keeps using it according to the Modern Cyborg blog. In London, it is said that 50% of citizens take it on a daily basis.

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Emotional Eating

29 Jan No Comments Rachel Eddins Fitness, nutrition, Useful Tips

How Emotional Eating is an Obstacle to Your Best Body Feelings are fattening. It’s true. It’s not a good idea to eat them. Not if you want to get fit or stay fit. When you eat your emotions, rather than process them and let them go, your body can get

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Hydrating Pre, Post and During a Workout

22 Jan No Comments Jane nutrition, Useful Tips

According to the Natural Hydration Council, only about 16% of Brits are drinking enough water each day, resulting in a nation of rather fatigued people. Water performs crucial roles within the body, such as carrying nutrients and regulating body temperature. Any personal trainer will reiterate the importance of keeping hydrated and will

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Intermittent Fasting

26 Jul No Comments Guest Blogger Fitness, nutrition

Intermittent fasting: a longer way of life For many of us, the idea of having a toned, fit physique is appealing, but so too are generous helpings of our favorite foods. And there’s usually only one winner. But what if you could have the body without having to eradicate the

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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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