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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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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Post Training Nutrition

Post training nutrition is a very important part of your overall diet. There are countless snacks and supplements dedicated to this purpose – post training nutrition for muscle and general recovery. Do you really need those supplements? Well, what you need is the particular nutrients, taken at the right quantities.

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Before Training In London – Think!

17 Nov No Comments Rolandas Personal Training

Majority of people who start their fitness training in London (I’m based here so I can’t speak of other geographical locations) have no clue how things work. That is not strange off course. For example, I am a personal training professional, I do not know much about fixing cars as

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